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Inside the Den Podcast

Inside the Den Podcast

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule
October 2, 2015
Filed under Podcast, Sports

Check out the latest addition of the Inside the Den podcast. Justin and Hayes are back this week with a complete makeover for the Cluster Sports Podcast. With a new name and a new focus on Mercer sports, the guys will get you ready for the sports week ahead. This week a special guest joined the podcast...

Cluster Sports Podcast (Episode 2)

Cluster Sports Podcast (Episode 2)

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule
September 25, 2015
Filed under Podcast, Showcase, Sports

This is the second episode of the Cluster Sports Podcast. Hayes and Justin prepare you for the NFL and College football week ahead. With updates on injuries and thoughts on hot topics from around the  football world. Also they offer up their picks for the key games of the week....

A time of teasing: preseason football

A time of teasing: preseason football

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor
September 24, 2015
Filed under Cluster Editorial, Opinions

Preseason football is a time of teasing for the NFL fan. After, months of waiting, we the football fans, finally get to watch football again. These games do not count but serve as a chance for coaches to evaluate their teams. Now this may seem like a solid concept in a perfect world where football i...

Who will be crowned as the next Super Bowl Champion?

January 29, 2015
Filed under Football, Sports

Super Bowl week is finally here, and it’s time to talk about the actual game instead of the “Deflategate” scandal. The defending Super Bowl champion, the Seattle Seahawks, will be taking on the AFC champion, the New England Patriots, in what could be a great matchup. The Seahawks are looking to...

Why I will not support the NFL

Why I will not support the NFL

Desirrae Jones
October 1, 2014
Filed under Cluster Editorial, Opinions

I’m sure that by now, almost every person with access to the Internet or television has heard about the Ray Rice scandal. In recent days, even more players have been arrested on various abuse or domestic violence charges. However, in spite of these incidents, a recent poll conducted by NBC News shows...

Defense proves crucial in NCAA, in NFL playoffs

Defense proves crucial in NCAA, in NFL playoffs

Matt Williams
January 25, 2012
Filed under Columns, Sports

Defense wins championships–at least so far in 2012. Consider what was eventually the national championship game, LSU vs. Alabama, back on November 5. The final score was 9-6 in favor of LSU…after overtime. Fast forward to January 9, and the game was won handily by Alabama 21-0.  The Crimson Tide proved that...

It is what it is: Raiders off winning path, Davis passes

It is what it is: Raiders off winning path, Davis passes

Joshua Morrison
October 19, 2011
Filed under It Is What It Is, Sports

In the past few issues, we’ve been taking a look at teams who, despite being successful in the past, are now struggling franchises and teams who don’t live up to expectations. The first edition featured the Fighting Irish from Notre Dame, and last issue we looked at the Arsenal Gunners in the Englis...

Behind the Jersey: NFL division dwellers on top in 2011

Samir Moussawel
October 19, 2011
Filed under Behind the Jersey, Sports

There is something in the Gatorade around the NFL this year. With the exception of the always-dominant Patriots and the defending-champion Packers, all the divisions find the usual dwellers riding high. Entering Week Six of the season, the Lions, Bills and 49ers had the same combined record as the Packers,...

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