CNU and the incredible home team

Home field advantage? Who cares? ~Matthew Scherger, BreakingCNU Editor~ Another semester, another CAC tournament. Once again, the basketball teams storm through the regular season conference play.  Despite some close calls, both men’s and women’s teams begin the tournament with that number one seeding, winning the right to host the games.  The home field advantage is…

Softball and Baseball season openers

How did the teams do on opening weekend? ~Michael Innacelli, CNUTV Managing Editor & Sports Editor~ The sixth ranked CNU Softball team began their season with mixed results this past weekend. They played a double header on Sunday against the Emory and Henry Wasps. #6 Aubrey Bates began her season on the wrong foot. After…

CNU’s favorite teams: NCAA division I basketball

Five students and one staff member explain why they support the teams they do and how each team holds a special place in their hearts University of Maryland, Baltimore ~Morgan Barclay, Editor-in-Chief~ I’ve never been a fan of sports, but I am a fan of stories, underdog stories especially.  It’s no wonder I did not…

Money Moves: Super Bowl ad revenue

How much are Super Bowl ads worth? ~Matthew Scherger, BreakingCNU Editor~ ~Michael Innacelli, CNUTV Managing Editor & Sports Editor “How much money does CBS make on the ads from the Super Bowl?” I feel like I ask that every year around this time. It really is incredible how much money it costs for a simple…

Before and after: Super Bowl LIII

The biggest sporting event of the year happened last Sunday, two students give their opinions before and after the big game ~Ryan Lynch, Staff Writer~ It’s coming. The most anticipated Sunday of the year is here.  The Super Bowl is undoubtedly the largest annual sporting event in America.  Emphasis on event, as nowadays the focus…

Sexism in sports

~Taryn Hannam-Zatz, Staff Writer~ Men’s and women’s sports have always been viewed in a different light.  The fight to bridge the gap between men’s and women’s sports in the United States took off beginning in 1972 due to the introduction of Title IX. According to the U.S. Department of Education, “Title IX protects people from…

Why I quit sports

~Emma Dixon, News Editor~ Throughout all of middle school and the beginning of high school, I was a jock. I played any sport you could think of: volleyball, basketball, soccer and softball. Although I played all of these, softball was the main sport I excelled at. I began playing when I was a young child,…

Club sports: More than just a game

Club sports provide personal growth, marketable skills on and off the field ~Ryan Lynch, Staff Writer~ You’ve just moved-in on campus at CNU; wide-eyed and eager to start your college career.  It is easy to get overwhelmed with the plethora of choices at one’s disposal when coming to CNU.   You could join a club,…

Money Moves: Women’s equal pay in sports

WNBA players want equal pay, can they get it? ~Anna Thomas, Staff Writer~ Within the past several years, the push for equal pay among the sexes has taken off.  And with it has come the conversation of fair pay in the sports world.  The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) has been one point of interest…

The great OT debate

Football fans express frustrations with NFL regulations following conference championships, is change imminent for the league? This past weekend created a whirlwind of emotions for football fans, warranting a harsh critique of the NFL’s rulebook from both championship games.  Earlier on Sunday the New Orleans Saints hosted the Los Angeles Rams, resulting in a Rams…