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Dallas signing Andy Dalton shouldn’t be seen as a threat to Dak Prescott

Dallas signing Andy Dalton shouldn’t be seen as a threat to Dak Prescott

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

Longtime Cincinnati Bengals starting quarterback Andy Dalton’s first foray into free agency didn’t last very long. After being released by the Bengals after nine years with the team, Dalton was signed by the Dallas Cowboys on a one-year contract worth up to $7 million, of which only $3 million is...

NFL Draft First Round Recap: Grades and Analysis of All 32 Selections

NFL Draft First Round Recap: Grades and Analysis of All 32 Selections

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer

April 26, 2020

The 2020 NFL Draft began with its first round on the night of April 23, providing entertainment and a bit of hope at a time when America desperately needs it. With questions about how well a virtual draft event would work, it came as a relief that there appeared to be no major technical glitches. This major technological...

Why we need to pump the brakes on resuming sports in isolated locations

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Ryder Martin, Staff Writer

April 21, 2020

The absence of sports during the COVID-19 crisis has been eerie to say the least. With only the NFL being in their offseason at the time that all the major sporting leagues were suspended indefinitely, the rest of the sports world has been left grappling with questions of when they will get the cha...

NFL free agency opens with numerous big moves

Illustration by Alex Hanks

Ryder Martin

March 31, 2020

The lack of sports due to COVID-19 has really helped drive home just how unnatural the world feels right now. With the absence of all major sports leagues, the past week has felt very disconcerting to fans. Lucky for all major sports fans looking for a reprieve from the stress and worry of the current glob...

Chiefs win Super Bowl LIV

Chiefs win Super Bowl LIV

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

Up 20-10, the 49ers were 12 minutes from Super Bowl glory. After intercepting Patrick Mahomes in San Francisco territory, all they needed to do was keep possession of the ball and keep Mahomes on the sideline. Instead, Mahomes would lead the Chiefs to touchdowns on three straight possessions, outscoring Sa...

Texans lose close division matchup against Colts

Graphic by Ethan Gullet

Cade Draughon

October 23, 2019

The Indianapolis Colts came into this week with a 3-2 record and held second place in the division behind the Houston Texans. Coming off an impressive Sunday night win, 19-13, against the high-powered Kansas City Chiefs, the Colts held their own at home with a 30-23 division win against the Texans, which...

Flippin the Bird: Episode 2

Flippin the Bird: Episode 2

paisano.online1, Ryan Garza, and Jose Bouquett

September 28, 2019

  After a devasting loss to UNT, check out our thoughts on where the season will be going on from here on Flippin the Bird episode 2 Host: Jose Bouquett Ryan Garza Brysen Streeter...

For Antonio Brown, the ruling is under review; now it’s the NFL’s call

For Antonio Brown, the ruling is under review; now it’s the NFL’s call

Xavier Richardson

September 24, 2019

Just when we thought the situation was settled after he signed with the New England Patriots, we were hit with the news of a lawsuit filed against NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown on Sept. 10. The lawsuit filed by former collegiate gymnast Britney Taylor, who had acted as Brown’s trainer shortly...

Flippin the Bird: Episode 1

Flippin the Bird: Episode 1

Jose Bouquett

September 22, 2019

Will UTSA beat UNT? Is Frank Wilson's job in jeopardy? Can Lamar Jackson win in heinz field? Is Tim Tebow a liar? Find out on the first episode of Flippin the Bird. Host: Jose Bouquett Ryan Garza Brysen Streeter...

Dallas Cowboys Season Preview

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Max Aguirre

September 4, 2019

On Saturday, the Dallas Cowboys cut their roster size down to 53. With one week to go before meaningful NFL football begins, this team seems to be headed in the right direction, and by all indications should have a strong season. The Cowboys have considerable talent on both sides of the ball, and it...

Patriots and Rams set to face off

QB Tom Brady attempts to catch a pass.

Carlos Prado

January 30, 2019

Let’s address the elephant in the room. Last week’s NFC and AFC Championship games were wild. Both games went into overtime play, and both games had the visiting teams come out on top. There are a lot of heartbroken fans trying to recover and move on with their lives (Saints fans). With that bei...

Conformation Bias: The blight of American Society

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Brent Davis

September 12, 2018

“YOU ARE A STUPID LIBERAL IDIOT! They are disrespecting the flag and the military of this great country. If you watch Fox News or ask my cousin who was in the military, you would know the real truth of how soldiers feel.” “OH MY GOD YOU RACIST PIG...Are you too slow to comprehend what the pro...