That Masters is back

March Madness is over. But there is still a light at the end of the tunnel for sports fans. Major League Baseball is in full swing. But from now until Sunday, all eyes will be on CBS for the Masters. There’s just something about Augusta National ... Continue Reading →

Murphy was right to be with family

Daniel Murphy plays second base for the New York Mets and is arguably one of their best players. Last season Murphy played in all but one game for the Mets and posted a .286 batting average along with 78 RBIs. This season Murphy missed the Mets’ ... Continue Reading →

The freshmen can wait

The young guns rule college basketball; the players’ that are too young to even consider when their graduation date might be. That is, if they ever reach their graduation. A rule should be in place that players have to spend two years in college before ... Continue Reading →
Senior guard Desmar Jackson prepares to drive during SIU’s 63-58 win against the University of Northern Iowa March 7 at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Jackson lead the team this season in points, rebounds, assists, steals and free throws, and was the first player in SIU school history to do so.
CHRIS ZOELLER
DAILY EGYPTIAN

At least my granny can shot fake

There is only one shot I have been able to master in the game of basketball: the granny shot. Senior guard Desmar Jackson was a second-team All-Missouri Valley Conference basketball player this year. He has range and has been able to dunk since the seventh ... Continue Reading →

Kid in a candy store, part two

My first Arch Madness as a sports reporter has so far been exciting, overwhelming and stressful all wrapped into one. The butterflies started Thursday when I was walking to the back entrance of the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. It was only an afternoon ... Continue Reading →
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The Wizard pushed for a national holiday

Check out the Prezi above before or after reading the article for more fun facts about Opening Day. Baseball is as American as apple pie, but it’s still unclear if it deserves its own national holiday. St. Louis Cardinal great Ozzie Smith and Budweiser ... Continue Reading →

Kid in a candy store

I had one of the best experiences of my life last Friday. The men’s basketball All-Century Team was honored in a banquet, which featured the best 25 players and four coaches in Saluki basketball history. It was a group of 29 people who each touched ... Continue Reading →

St. Louis should trade the Rams for an MLS team

Check out the infographic below before or after the article to learn more about soccer viewership around the world. David Beckham recently said he was going to bring a Major League Soccer team to Miami; St. Louis has to be be the next city to get an MLS ... Continue Reading →

So many bowls, so little time

The Super Bowl is one of biggest spectacles on television every year, but there are more bowls now than just the big game. One term that has been thrown around for this year’s game is the weed bowl. Colorado and Washington have legalized marijuana, ... Continue Reading →

Love is Most Valuable Player in NBA

Kevin Love has been on a roll this season and is ranked in several categories but his Minnesota Timberwolves, (yes, his team because they have no one else that can lead them) are pretty far down the standings in a stacked Western Conference. Again, Love ... Continue Reading →

A new low for pro baseball

Congratulations Major League Baseball, you have a brand new reason to be ashamed of yourself. Alex Rodriguez, three-time Most Valuable Player and all-around juggernaut of the game, has been suspended for a full 162-game season and any playoff games the ... Continue Reading →

Salukis featured on national stage

senior outfielder Rennie Troggio struggled to hit the ball. Troggio has moved his batting average up to .231, posted 14 RBIs and hit one home run this season. Troggio had a similar year in 2012, when he struggled early then picked up late in the season, ... Continue Reading →

Dawgs power past ‘Hawks

A slumping Saluki senior outfielder Rennie Troggio posted three hits, three runs and three RBIs Tuesday to help lead the baseball team to a 25-3 win over Southeast Missouri State University. SIU’s commanding victory improves the team’s record to 15-16 ... Continue Reading →

Weekly Bark January 24 2013

The National Basketball Association will hold its annual all-star game in Houston on February 17, in which the league’s best players are chosen to represent their respective conferences. Fans vote on which players comprise the team, and the first team ... Continue Reading →

NFL historically cruel to NCAA coaches

After finding success on the collegiate level, some National Collegiate Athletic Association football coaches have to decide whether to take their talents to the professional stage or remain loyal to their university position. A recent trend among NCAA ... Continue Reading →
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