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Rousey’s Sudden Fall From Grace

Dan Bisno, Columnist
November 20, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

“She’s the type of fighter that [will] ... get me frustrated to the point that I’ll make a mistake, and she’ll try to kick me in the head. But it’s not going to go like that,” Ronda Rousey told Jimmy Fallon on the Tonight Show on Oct. 7 in anticipa­tion of her upcoming fight with Holly Ho...

The Best of the Bars: A Beginner’s Guide

Isabel Hulkower, Columnist
November 13, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

Like your advisor who you’ve never met and are desperately trying to seek out in the half hour before your registration time, protein can be as elusive as it is important. Protein is an undisputed necessity for energy and daily functioning and should be in absolutely every meal you eat. The constant...

Farewell, Grantland, You’ll be Missed

Dan Bisno, Columnist
November 6, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

There are an exorbitant number of publica­tions and media platforms available to the 21st-century sports fan who wishes to follow the current events of the sports world. While media sources like ESPN and Sports Illustrated dominate the scene, sports journalism has grown so vast that each fan must fin...

Stop Skimping on Skin Care

Isabel Hulkower, Columnist
October 30, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

Aging is an extremely daunting idea from almost any angle, and just one scoop of the inevitable sundae of adulthood is the prospect of fading skin. Though it seems trifling, treating your skin right is extremely important for maintaining a healthy complexion. Many Oberlin students take part in basically...

Cool or Drool: Durant, Smith Square Off in Exaggerated Feud

Dan Bisno, Columnist
October 9, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

National sports nowadays are 80 percent reality TV show and 20 percent actual sports game. With the endless sports commentary shows, Twitter feuds and general gossip, many sports fans have become more enamored with the players’ personal lives than with their game performance. Amid all this excitement,...

Manning Should Set Sights on Graceful Exit

Dan Bisno, Columnist
September 25, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

Deflategate remains a popular news story giv­en the NFL’s recent announcement that they will appeal the reversal of Tom Brady’s suspension by the district court. While this has yet to develop, Brady’s name creates an interesting segue into this week’s topic: the decline of Denver Broncos quarterback...

Stevie Satisfies Appetites, Treats Ailments

Isabel Hulkower, Columnist
September 18, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

Hello Oberlin, and welcome to a fresh new school year chock-full of delight and intrigue. We are currently in the ephemeral time where classes have started but it’s not yet so cold that the only option is “Netflix and chill.” Now is the moment to soak up some sunlight, swim in the Arboretum or...

Cool or Drool: NFL Offseason Goofs

Dan Bisno, Columnist
September 11, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

It’s been a little over seven months since Super Bowl XLIX. America’s most watched sport has been on hiatus and, as always, the offseason has been filled with some of the juiciest sports stories of the year, centered around a variety of players. What were these guys thinking? Did they forget that...

Western Yoga Practices Prove Problematic

Isabel Hulkower, Columnist
May 8, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

If you’ve ever wandered into a mat exercise class thinking you were in for something easy and left in extreme pain, you are not alone. Low-impact exercise classes like yoga and pilates have gained major popularity, and their benefits include but are not limited to: being easy on the joints (no jumping),...

Cavs’ Title Hopes Hit Snag

Dan Bisno and Henry Weissberg
May 1, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

Attention Oberlin College seniors: You have two more sure opportunities to see LeBron live in action this season — maybe forever. Shell out the big bucks and see the best athlete on the planet throw down. It was a midsummer’s dream come true for Cavaliers fans. In early July, as the haze wafted ...

Give the DivaCup a Chance

Isabel Hulkower, Columnist
April 27, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

This is a weekly column devoted to discussing issues related to wellness at Oberlin College. You don’t have to go deep into Oberlin’s reproductive justice scene to hear cries of the wonders of the DivaCup. There are dozens, if not hundreds, of people all over this campus who have basked in its man...

The Return of Alex Rodriguez: Cool or Drool?

Dan Bisno and Henry Weissberg
April 17, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

Warning to Nate Levinson, Sports editor, and fellow Yankees fans: Proceed with caution. We’re back again to update you faithful Review readers on what’s happening on and off the field in the world of sports. This week, we turn to the case of Alex Rodriguez, a one-time superstar and truly dangero...

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