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Sports

The Oscars of Sport

We at The Mac Weekly sports section are best known for covering the sports world, but that doesn’t mean we don’t love the arts as well. So, in honor of the 2015 Oscars, we decided to honor the arts with our own flair. Below, you will find our nominees and selections, as voted on by…

Women’s Basketball focuses on the work, not wins
Sports

Women’s Basketball focuses on the work, not wins

For first-year Women’s Basketball head coach Kelly Roysland this season has been full of learning experiences, from getting to know her players to adjusting to competition in the MIAC. “I went into the start of practice [at the beginning of the season], I knew nothing about my players and a lot of them hadn’t really…

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Flagrant Fouls: What is the value of college sports to a community

Collegiate athletics is a business. It is a world unquestionably and unfortunately dominated by television deals, corporate sponsorships, ticket sales and prize money. For many Division I schools, athletics is the chief source of revenue and publicity, so it isn’t surprising that they put all their eggs in that basket. They build multi-million dollar stadiums,…

Macalester Football wins conference for first time in 67 years
Sports

Macalester Football wins conference for first time in 67 years

The sports world is full of clichés. We consistently recycle and reuse the same terminology and phrases to describe players and teams. These overused terms have become one of the most beloved and ridiculous parts of sports culture, but sometimes a team comes along for which there are no explanations as perfectly tailored as those…

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