Professional Athletes are Not Overpaid

For years now, one of the most comment beliefs about professional athletes are that they are overpaid. “They make millions to play a child’s game!” people say, but they are wrong. Professional sports are a multi-billion dollar industry in America. Even college teams make tens of millions of dollars and watching amateur sports is something…

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2018 College Football Rankings

  25. Florida State The Seminoles are a true mystery coming into this season. The squad underperformed in 2017, barely finishing above .500. Despite the losses of Derwin James and Tavarus McFadden to the NFL, as well as Jimbo Fisher heading to Texas A&M, Florida State looks like they can compete and get back to…

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The Impact of the New Redshirt Rule

Earlier this week, the NCAA made a significant change in their redshirt policy for football players. Under this new policy, a player can play in four games while still maintaining his redshirt eligibility, significantly more time than the previous policy, which voided a redshirt after just one snap. The policy is effective immediately and it…

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Championship Weekend: A Beginner’s Guide to Lacrosse

While lacrosse remains one of the fastest growing sports in the United States, it is still met by resistance from some people who perceive the sport to be “soft,” or inferior due to its lack of a professional league that is comparable to the NFL or NBA. The “Lacrosse Bro” stereotype also doesn’t do much…

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Brooklyn Beat Reader Mock Draft

Leading up to the draft, we got some of our readers together to do a five round mock draft, complete with trades. Below are the results of the mock draft. A special thank you to the following for their contributions: Nick Binioris, Sean Lynch, Skylar Sanders, Michael Qian, Dan Austin, Sean Kliemisch, Andrew Young, Kevin…

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Final 2018 NFL Mock Draft

Updated: April 26 at 4:30 following news that the Browns will select Baker Mayfield 1. Cleveland Browns – Baker Mayfield (QB/Oklahoma) I originally had Sam Darnold here, but not it’s being reported that Baker Mayfield will be the pick. I can’t wait for the Browns to select someone else now so I look foolish. 2….

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Items at MLB Food Fest, Ranked

Last weekend, MLB hosted it’s first ever Food Fest, an organized event where all 30 MLB teams participated and served samples of some of the staple foods from their ballparks as well as some sample beers. Given our love for both food and baseball, my wife and I went to the event. Below are each…

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