Hidden Contender

Despite finishing in the 48–34 jumble of the Eastern Conference last season, the Charlotte Hornets were pegged by preseason oddsmakers as a pseudo contender more in line with the conference’s eighth seed rather than vying to host a playoff series after an offseason that choked their salary cap sheet and forced the departures of Jeremy…

The possible league wide ramifications of KD’s signing

With a simple drawn out blog post, which doubled as a monumental moment in the NBA’s oral history, Kevin Durant pledged his allegiance to Golden State, sentencing the rest of the league to a theoretical guillotine. Golden State’s courting of Durant worked, and the Warriors, temporarily dethroned as basketball’s despotic hegemon by the Cavaliers, reimagined…

How the Thunder dispatched Golden State in Game 1

The Oklahoma City Thunder continued to combat the sharpened scythes of the Western Conference with powerful and brute force as it defeated the Golden State Warriors in Game 1. The locked-in Thunder played with effort and communication defensively, and got just enough offense from its star duo as well as Billy Donovan’s devotion to the…

Parthenon Critique #7- October 23, 2015

Paper Critique: Friday Parthenon- October 23, 2015 The issue was fairly clean overall and made improvements on past issues concerning AP style errors and headline writing. The theme on the front page related to Marshall University’s Homecoming week, but the two lead stories on the news page didn’t pertain to Homecoming. The newsworthy stories are…