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Revolution

Michael Sam Sets a Precedent

Michael Sam Sets a Precedent

Qeyana Kennedy, Staff Writer

February 24, 2014


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Michael Sam is a defensive football player who is currently waiting to be drafted to the NFL. While playing for the Tigers at the University of Missouri for four years, Sam accumulated 123 tackles, participated in the 2014 Senior Bowl and scored the winning touchdown in the Cotton Bowl against the Oklahoma...

Captain Clutch Calls it Quits

Captain Clutch Calls it Quits

Tommy Capobianco, Staff Writer

February 24, 2014


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Derek Jeter, captain and shortstop for the New York Yankees, began his storied baseball career with the local Tampa Yankees team affiliate in 1992. He struggled early, failing to get a base hit in his first seven at-bats during that time. Jeter’s inconsistent play in the beginning was of great concern...

Pewter Pirates Get A Makeover

Pewter Pirates Get A Makeover

Caitlyn Stevenson, Editor-In-Chief

February 21, 2014


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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have recently been a team of change. With four new coaches in the last ten years, stability for the NFL football team has been a rare occurrence. The new coach, Lovie Smith, is bringing about a change of his own. For the first time since 1997, the Bucs are changing their field...

Signing Day

Signing Day

Jon Heidenberg, Features Editor

February 11, 2014


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February 5, 2014 was a big day for several Freedom High School seniors. Seven students signed a National Letter of Intent to play sports at different college athletic programs around the country. Many family members and friends attended the ceremony to support each athlete. The first athlete to sign a...

Unionizing College Football

Unionizing College Football

Tommy Capobianco, Staff Writer

February 11, 2014


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The National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA, is the highest governing body of college sports in North America, organizing over 1,200 institutions’ programs throughout the United States and Canada. According to documents released by the NCAA this past year, they reported a total revenue of...

Derrick Coleman Doesn’t Let Adversity Hold Him Back

Derrick Coleman Doesn’t Let Adversity Hold Him Back

Kevin Chow, Staff Writer

February 11, 2014


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Just like every other player on Seattle, Derrick Coleman is a Super Bowl champion. While he is no superstar on the Seahawks yet, his road to the NFL was humble. Born in 1990, the 23-year-old 6 foot 233 lb fullback is the first deaf offensive NFL player. Coleman’s life story was powerfully depicted...

The Debacle That Was The Super Bowl

The Debacle That Was The Super Bowl

Tommy Capobianco, Staff Writer

February 11, 2014


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Four million dollars.  Certainly, that is enough money to buy a nice house, a car, retire comfortably, put your children through college, and see the world. It was also the price tag for companies to run a 30-second commercial on FOX, the network that aired Super Bowl 48. That’s a lot of cash for...

Safety of Sochi

Shahrzad Jabalbarez, Shawn Karahalios, Ashlyn Leto, Staff Writer

January 31, 2014


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The 2014 Winter Olympic Games will be held in Sochi, Russia from February 7th through the 23rd.  The famous games held every four years usually brings excitement and amusement, but these games have brought upon an unwelcoming terror. On December 29th, a suicide bombing in the Russian city Volgograd le...

Super Bowl Finances

Super Bowl Finances

Qeyana Kennedy, Staff Writer

January 29, 2014


Filed under News, Sports

On Sunday February 2nd, the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos will be competing to see who will win the 48th Super Bowl. The game will be held at the Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. As the city prepares to host the largest sporting event of the year, thousands of dollars have been ...

Go Big or Go Home

Go Big or Go Home

Tommy Capobianco, Staff Writer

January 29, 2014


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More than four months after the first NFL game of the 2013-2014 season was played, the teams geared to compete in this year’s Super Bowl have been decided. The Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos have both won their respective conference championship games, giving them the chance to face off in Super...

War Eagle!

War Eagle!

Tommy Capobianco, Staff Writer

December 5, 2013


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The Alabama Crimson Tide started this college football season ranked #1 and remained there for 14 weeks until last Saturday night’s Iron Bowl when their in-state rivals, the #4 ranked Auburn Tigers upset them 34-28, handing them their first loss in an unbelievable ending. The game was tied at 28 when...

Freedom Golfer Plays With The Pros

Terese Romeo, Staff Writer

November 19, 2013


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Freedom junior Terese Romeo recently returned from an opportunity of a life time. Romeo was one of 81 kids selected to participate in the Nature Valley First Tee open. A tournament held at one of the most prestigious golf courses in the world, Pebble Beach, California. Here, there has been many prof...

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