More than 30 years after the death penalty, SMU is thriving in a new world of NIL and the transfer portal

In April, SMU football’s Twitter account sent out a graphic featuring its new coaching staff with text reading “All Roads Lead to Dallas.” At the bottom was the image of a gold Pontiac Trans-Am. For those uninitiated in college football lore, Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson allegedly received a gold Trans-Am from Texas A&M to … Read more

Lesson of the Day: Sports Photography

Note: This is our last Lesson of the Day for the 2021-22 school year. Lesson Overview Featured Article: “Our Favorite Sports Photos of 2021”By The New York Times At the end of last year, The New York Times asked photographers to choose their favorite sports images they made in 2021 and explain why they liked … Read more

Thursday Sports in Brief | AP News

NBA SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Klay Thompson shimmied his way to 32 points and the Golden State Warriors advanced to their sixth NBA Finals in the past eight seasons by beating the Dallas Mavericks 120-110 in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday night. Thompson scored 19 points in the first half, including … Read more

Thursday Sports in Brief | AP News

NBA SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Klay Thompson shimmied his way to 32 points and the Golden State Warriors advanced to their sixth NBA Finals in the past eight seasons by beating the Dallas Mavericks 120-110 in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday night. Thompson scored 19 points in the first half, including … Read more

Ali Marpet Explains his Sudden Retirement from the Buccaneers

Tom Brady’s retirement announcement was both upsetting and surprising to almost anyone associated with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers organization. Despite being 44 years old, and having played in the NFL for 22 seasons, his MVP level performance, and disappointing playoff exit in his final season, left fans wanting more. So if Tom Brady’s decision to … Read more