Sports

It’s called soccer: living abroad

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Tait Jensen Senior Staff Writer (Ed. Note. Senior Staff Writer Tait Jensen ’16 is abroad in England this semester.) There are a lot of reasons Davidson students decide to go abroad. While I might have told both my parents and the Davidson faculty how much I wished to benefit fromRead More

The Hornets make their grand return

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Stephen Pacheco Staff Writer The last time the Hornets were located in Charlotte, Kelly Clarkson had just been named the first American Idol winner, R. Kelly was charged with 21 counts of having sex with a minor, Michael Jackson dangled his son from the balcony of a Berlin hotel room,Read More

National pride gone bad

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Jason Feldman Staff Writer When athletes represent their country, it is inevitable that national pride will manifest in their play and in their fans. But this national pride can often morph into hatred of opposing nations. When combined with prior tensions, sport-driven jingoism can become dangerous for both spectators andRead More

The lovable underdogs steal the scene in October

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Alex Salvatierra Staff Writer The Kansas City Royals find themselves in an almost unprecedented position. For a team that has occupied the lowest rungs of the baseball ladder for a decade, making it to the peak of baseball—the World Series—is nothing short of a miracle. Just to illustrate how trulyRead More

U.S. soccer talent should leave America

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R. Thomas Chafin Staff Writer Millions of Americans fell in love with soccer over the summer as the nation collectively followed our underdog men’s national team in the World Cup. People who had never watched a full 90-minute match were glued to their TV’s watching fan favorites like Michael Bradley,Read More