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The Oberlin Review

Cleveland: Ohio’s Detroit!

James Blankenship, Sports Editor
February 18, 2011
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

I’m no Art Schlichter, but I’m willing to bet that some people will be pissed-off after reading this. I’m also willing to bet that those people will be, by and large, of the Oberlin resident, non-student variety. Most likely, they’ll assume that I’m some pretentious college student from Boston...

Handicapping the Carmelo Anthony Situation

Chris Landers, Sports Editor
February 18, 2011
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Each year, the National Basketball Association’s trade deadline wreaks havoc upon the league and its general managers. Contenders contemplate which moves will put their teams over the top, while bottom-dwellers look to rebuild. It’s a time of year when the only constant is chaos, and it is upon us...

NFL Owners’ Greed, Hypocrisy Clouds Their Finest Hour

Chris Landers, Sports Editor
February 11, 2011
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

As the confetti streamed down onto the victorious Green Bay Packers at the end of Super Bowl XLV, the National Football League and its fans should have been rejoicing. The Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers — arguably the two most storied franchises in the game — had just played one of the tightest...

Super Blown: The Super Halftime Show Disappoints Yet Again

James Blankenship, Sports Editor
February 11, 2011
Filed under ARTS, Dance, Music, SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Every time the overhyped monstrosity that is Super Bowl week graces us with its presence, a nation is left wondering, “Can this halftime show really be worse than last year’s?” In the last five years, a spectacle that has become more celebrated than several national holidays (I’m talking to you,...

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Staff
February 11, 2011
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

The Good •The swimming and diving teams were both victorious in a meet against John Carroll University on Jan. 21. Six different Yeowomen won events, while the Yeomen took home seven events of their own in the win. •The next day, the teams defeated Notre Dame College and Ohio Wesleyan in the ...

Machine Workout

Liv Combe, Sports Editor
December 11, 2009
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Needing a break from running along the same three routes in Oberlin, I’ve recently taken to working out in the gym. I tried the treadmill a few times, and then decided that I wanted a respite from running altogether. So I moved to the elliptical machine. This is the machine where you have both your...

The Fall of Yet Another Sports Icon: The Tiger Woods Saga

Hal Sundt, Staff Writer
December 11, 2009
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

At 2:25 a.m. on Nov. 27, Tiger Woods crashed into a fire hydrant. Allegations followed that the face of the PGA was driving drunk, that there was domestic violence within the Woods household and that Woods has had 10 mistresses throughout his marriage. We can continually stress the old adage that...

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