Behind The Pay

Let us shift our focus to the women’s side a bit. Breanna Stewart, a WNBA MVP of the Seattle Storm was carried off the court during a Euro league game in Hungary due to a ruptured Achilles tendon, as soon as the news was released everyone felt her pain. Everyone including the Women’s National Basketball Association. Due to the low pay, women of the league have to rely on playing overseas, which takes a big…

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Behind the Playoffs

Here we are again. Another series of a worldwide sports event that revs everyone up, and I mean everyone. The NBA playoffs. For those who don’t know, the NBA is the National Basketball Association, a men’s professional league in the United States consisting of 30 teams. The playoffs are a best of seven elimination tournament after the regular season to determine the leagues final champion. Basically, it’s March Madness on crack. The only difference is…

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Behind the Brackets

NCAA Tournament  Since 1939 the NCAA tournament has been a game changer. To all those who don’t know, the NCAA tournament also known as “March Madness” is an ongoing single elimination tournament that happens every year. Both men and women hold the same tournament. (Separated of course) But, the kicker is that every team in the Division one bracket doesn’t get to participate. Your team has to win their conference title for an automatic bid…

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Behind the Bleachers

Zion Williamson And the Duke Blue Devils  On Wednesday, February 20th  2019 the world was left in awe. In awe of the Duke Blue Devils lost to the UNC Tarheels and of Zion Williamson’s shoe malfunction. One of the most anticipated games of the year. Tickets up to almost $4,000, the world was waiting for the freshman, Zion Williamson to put on a show. In which he did, for a good 32 seconds. Even Barack…

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Behind the Bleachers

Hello! My name is Sarah Lacey and I am a part of this year’s issue of The Finger Literary Journal here at Finger Lakes Community College. I am a sophomore here at the college and majoring in Liberal Arts and Sciences on the writing track. My job us is to provide you all with beneficial and enjoyable content about something I love very much. Sports have become very prevalent in today’s society, whether it be positive or…

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