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Don Hudson: 1929-2018

Liam McMahon

October 18, 2018

On Sept. 30, former Macalester head football coach Don Hudson passed away at 88. Hudson coached at Macalester from 1971-75, as defensive coordinator for a year before becoming head coach in 1972. In moving up the coaching ladder, Hu...

Hosting a Super Bowl isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

Rachel Wilson-King

February 1, 2018

It is easy to get caught up in the pomp and circumstance of the Super Bowl, especially when you are in the host city. Radio ads have been highlighting events around the city, there is a constant stream of information about ho...

The culture around sports and abuse must change

Morgan Doherty

November 16, 2017

On Thursday, Nov. 9, I was at the gym around 10:00 p.m, spinning away on the stationary bike and passively watching Sports Center when a story about Ezekiel Elliott caught my eye. Being a born and bred New York Giants fan, I ...

Sports Editorial: Unity in the NFL? Only to protect the Shield

The Mac Weekly

October 5, 2017

by Justin Chen [email protected] Ever since Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling protest against American racism began, there has been tension between players and ownership in the NFL. With ownership fearing blowback from protests dur...

The NCAA should disband

Matt Steele

October 5, 2017

You’d be hard-pressed to find an organization as inept at doing its job as the NCAA. Since the dawn of athletic scholarships in 1950, major athletic programs have attempted to lure gifted 18 year olds to their campuses by me...

Winning and losing, but mostly losing: on being a Browns fan

February 3, 2017

This year, you will probably see a lot more Cleveland Cavaliers and Cleveland Indians fans than you have previously. The Cavs NBA title win and the Indians MLB runner-up status have new Cleveland fans crawling out of the woodwork. One thing I c...

Jimmy Lee football: a source of pride in a St. Paul community

December 9, 2016

On the corner of Lexington and Marshall in St. Paul lies the pride of the Rondo neighborhood and surrounding areas: the Jimmy Lee Recreation Center. You may have never heard of Stacy Robinson, but the kids who grew up on the pl...

Top 5 Fall Moments

December 9, 2016

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NFL frustrates, loses fans due to poor leadership decisions

November 11, 2016

It’s no secret that the NFL’s ratings are down. The narrative is becoming ubiquitous both online and in print, and given the turmoil that the NFL is experiencing, it’s not really much of a surprise. However, contrary to...

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