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Reputation of Patriots as NFL’s dominating team

This Sunday, the New England Patriots face the Los Angeles Rams at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta for Super Bowl LIII. The Sidekick Staff Writer Anika Arutla explains the reputation and negative connotation surrounding the Patriots as they enter their 10th Super Bowl.

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

February 2, 2019

Every now and then, each major sports league has one team that wins consistently and often, if you are not a fan of them, it is slightly infuriating. For example, Brazil has won the most FIFA World Cups and the Golden State Warriors have dominated the NBA in recent years.   More recently and prominently, the New Engl...

Actions without consequences: the inconsistency of NFL treatment to domestic violence

Actions without consequences: the inconsistency of NFL treatment to domestic violence

Kathryn Rudd, Staff Writer

April 11, 2016

Who knew TMZ would actually be capable of putting something useful out into the public? Despite the exploitation of the assault by former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice to wife, then-fiance Janay Palmer in 2014, the video released of Rice hitting Palmer in a Las Vegas elevator gave an up-close...

What gets in my Hair: Reckless online behavior

What gets in my Hair: Reckless online behavior

February 6, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor What gets in my hair? Irresponsible and reckless behavior when communicating online. The internet is truly a wonderful place. You can instantly access a wealth of information that is vaster than all of the written information in the history of mankind combined. ...

Just one of the guys: NFL writer inspires young journalists

Just one of the guys: NFL writer inspires young journalists

November 17, 2012

By John Loop Sports Writer SAN ANTONIO - Charean Williams knows what it is like to be one of a few females employed in a male-dominated work force. But Williams, a veteran NFL beat writer for 19 years, assures it does not make her job any less enjoyable. On Friday, she addressed high school...

Ridiculous blown call costs Packers game, uproar over refs ensues

Ridiculous blown call costs Packers game, uproar over refs ensues

September 25, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Since the beginning of the NFL season, the familiar black and white uniforms of referees have dotted the field as usual, but with an unfamiliar set of faces occupying them. Hired by the NFL to officiate all of the games until an agreement can be reached with the normal,...

Professional athletes playing for the pay

Graphic by Brian Hwu,

May 7, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer Most people watch sports, whether its baseball, basketball, football or even hockey. These sports are meant for entertainment, and just like any other job, the players should get paid. But do they ask for too much money? Most major sports have been through a lockout, ...

Grading the Dallas Cowboys 2012 Draft Class

May 1, 2012

By John Loop Staff Writer Jerry Jones surprised every one last Thursday when the Cowboys and the St. Louis Rams swapped picks to allow Jones and company to take LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne at pick number six. Along with their next two days of picks, here is a recap of all of Dallas' draftees. First Round (...

Fantasy football increasingly popular among CHS students

September 26, 2011

By Seth Slover Staff Writer Fantasy football, once considered simply an outlet for over-obsessed football fans, has grown on students at Coppell High.  It is now common to walk down the halls of CHS and hear students discussing their latest match-ups or potential trades.  The allure of fantasy...

Wait is over, Gridiron greats return

September 13, 2011

John Loop Staff Writer The first week back on the gridiron had its ups and downs, as NFL fans got their much-needed influx of football since the 130-day labor standoff started. The league kicked off week one of the regular season last weekend with the first slate of games. On Sunday, the Carolina...

Brady should lead AFC to victory in Pro Bowl

January 28, 2011

Peter Sblendorio Sports Editor For the second consecutive season, the bye week in between the NFL Championship games and the Super Bowl will be filled the NFL Pro Bowl. While much of the league’s top talent will be on the field for this Sunday’s all-star game, one player in particular should...

NFL Conference Finals predictions

January 21, 2011

Peter Sblendorio Sports Editor AFC Championship: The Jets have been the most impressive team in the postseason thus far. Behind a pair of stout defensive performances and the hot play of sophomore QB Mark Sanchez, New York has dominated on both sides of the play at times in knocking off Peyton Manni...

NFL First Round Playoff Picks

January 5, 2011

Adam Bremner Staff Writer Now that the NFL's roller coaster of a season has concluded, the playoffs hang in the balance and provide some compelling first round matchups. Here are previews and picks of the wild-card games. AFC #6 New York Jets (11-5) vs. #3 Indianapolis Colts (10-6) At Lucas Oil Stadium this weekend, the Colts ho...