Opinion: NBA All-Star weekend

Stephen Curry, Zach LaVine shine in skills competitions By: Austin Gill ~Copy Editor~ For those reluctant to watch the NBA’s annual All-Star game and its characteristic lack of defense, 2015 offered much of the same. Sunday’s game featured some wild shots and acrobatic finishes, but the low-effort spectacle was, as usual, absurd. The West outlasted the East, 163-158, behind Russell Westbrook’s 41 points. Westbrook, a point guard, tacked on just one assist to earn the game’s MVP award. It was not the All-Star game, but the three-point contest and the dunk contest that proved rousing for All-Star weekend. Golden State’s … Continue reading Opinion: NBA All-Star weekend

Reds bring All-Star Game to Cincinnati

By: Nick McGill ~Sports Editor~ Next July, Cincinnati will be in a whirlwind as baseball fanatics from all over the country will flock to Great American Ballpark where baseball’s best will all be under one spotlight. For the first time since 1988, the Major League. Baseball All-Star Game will take place in Cincinnati in 2015. Riverfront Stadium hosted the All-Star Game then, and now the young Great American Ball Park looks to be a suitable host. Each year the best players in baseball are voted to the All-Star Game where they compete against other superstars for bragging rights for their … Continue reading Reds bring All-Star Game to Cincinnati