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Four years ago on April 28, I committed to Loyola and now this — my final column for The Phoenix — will be published that same week. When I decided to make Chicago my new …

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I have spent the last year constantly writing about players who have taken their fifth year of NCAA eligibility due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Lucas Williamson. Jenna Ross. Giann Magno. The list goes on. However, …

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Welcome back to the second and final part of the winners and losers of the NFL offseason column series. The offseason grants any city the opportunity to turn its team into a playoff contender. However, …

Sports Columns

The 2021-2022 NFL season was definitely some of the most wild football I’ve ever seen. With underdogs covering the spread more than the favorites and so many blockbuster trades, the intensity and impatience of the …

Sports Columns

I was scrolling through Twitter on Monday when I saw a tweet talking about how there are no beat writers covering Loyola basketball. I couldn’t help but wonder — what does that make me, Lu …

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The lights are off in college basketball arenas around the country as their seats sit empty and waiting for next season. This tournament was one to remember, with many fun and unexpected moments both on …

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The FIFA World Cup has been my favorite sports event for as long as I can remember. After three years of regional competition, the 211 national associations in FIFA compete for a spot in the …

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The last time I was invested in an NCAA Tournament Cinderella Run, I was 18-years-old and traveling four hours south from Dallas to watch Loyola play its Final Four matchup in San Antonio. Coming from …