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Opinion: Zion Williamson and the case for paying college athletes

Opinion: Zion Williamson and the case for paying  college athletes

Loki Olin, Features Editor

May 4, 2019

Filed under Opinions, Sports

“No one is bigger than the game.” The age-old adage serves as a reminder of humility for aspiring basketball players around the world, and the saying holds true for most athletes. However, an exception has arisen in the form of Zion Williamson, Duke University’s superstar freshman and the 2019 ...

Why Aren’t Urban Athletes Recruited?

Jack Cogen, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

Filed under Sports

The recent successes of Urban’s sports teams may have raised the school’s athletic standing among peers at other Bay Area independent schools but have not yet translated to increased recruiting by colleges known for their sports.     Joe Skiffer, the Urban School Athletic Director, said “eight current...

Editorial: Death of Paterno reminds us to end child abuse

Jason Cinti, Staff Writer

February 11, 2012

Filed under Opinions

It’s tough to turn on the television these days without hearing the name of Joe Paterno, former Penn State head football coach, who passed away at age 85 on Jan. 22 in the aftermath of a child sex abuse scandal. What we do not see every other day on ESPN’s Sports Center or on the front page of...

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