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Brady and Belichick clinch sixth Super Bowl win together

Duo Brady and Belichick embrace after 2019 Super Bowl Victory.

Meredith Prud'homme

March 15, 2019

Super Bowl champions, the New England Patriots, clinched their sixth championship win on Feb. 3, 2019 against the Los Angeles Rams, with a final score of 14-5. After defeating division leaders, the Kansas City Chiefs, in the playoffs, the Patriots continued their perfect attendance at the Super Bowl fo...

NFL fumbles as helmet rule fails to effectively combat CTE

At a Houston high school football game, a coach talks to his team.

Caroline Monaghan

January 25, 2019

The camaraderie of a team. Cheers and adoration from the entire school. Scholarships that could cover college tuition. The reasons to play football in high school are greater than just the love of the sport. Still, the risk of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) adds up to something that no sc...

CHS athletes answer: why did you begin to play your sport?

Health benefits and lasting friendships are among the reasons why students start playing sports.

Michael LaRocca, Michael Rau, and Luke Sassa

December 16, 2017

One may not normally associate athletics with Communications High School, but that doesn’t mean CHS isn’t filled with athletes passionate about what they do. And all of them have a distinct reason for why they began to play their sport. Sophomore Joseph Matthews of Middletown was influenced by...

NFL practices protected speech

San Francisco 49ers kneel during the national anthem in 2016.

Madison Vigdor

December 10, 2017

It all started with a kneel. Colin Kaepernick, the quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers at the time, took a knee during the national anthem at a home game against the Houston Texans on Aug. 14, 2016 to start the conversation on police brutality that had been previously avoided. In a press conference,...

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