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The Oberlin Review

Show Me the Money

Sarena Malsin, Sports Editor
April 8
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

This might be a shocking statement to throw down, so bear with me here: The professional sports world is rife with sexism. Recently, the U.S. Women’s National Team, already known for speaking out against homophobia and various unfair sporting practices, did something about it. On Wednesday, March...

World Cup Woes

Randy Ollie, Sports Editor
April 1
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

While the next World Cup is more than two years away, the United States is in desperate need for a team identity, as well as a consistent starting lineup. After a disappointing 2–0 loss to Guatemala last week by the United States Men’s National Team, American soccer fans were left scratching their...

Dump the Trump Talk

Sarena Malsin, Sports Editor
March 11
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

At a Valdosta State University rally on Feb. 29, yet another public endorsement fell into Trump’s small, small hands — this time from Brian France, chairman and CEO of NASCAR. In a statement to Sports Blog Nation, a NASCAR spokeswoman assured audiences that the endorsement was France’s “private...

Students, Athletes Divided over ‘Zen Zone’ Hours

Students, Athletes Divided over ‘Zen Zone’ Hours

Harrison Wollman, Staff Writer
March 11
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Last Monday, the Department of Athletics and Physical Education introduced its new “quiet hours” for the Philips gym weight room every Monday through Friday during the hours of 9–11 a.m. and 1–3 p.m. Some Philips patrons saw the measure as a step too far in regulating gym use, while others didn’t...

Feature Photo: Quidditch

Feature Photo: Quidditch

Randy Ollie, Sports Editor
March 4
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Oberlin’s first home tournament — aptly titled Ch. 33: Fight and Flight — includ­ed games against Ashland University, West Virginia University, Case Western Reserve University and Carnegie Mellon University this past weekend. Oberlin finished the tournament 0–4, while Carnegie Mellon University...

Intramurals Require Ambition, Accessibility

Intramurals Require Ambition, Accessibility

Sarena Malsin, Sports Editor
March 4
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Organized sports definitely have their allure. Beside the stress release of physical activity, you get the community of a team, the drive and mo­tivation of a coach and the adrenaline from an organized competition. However, this all comes at the cost of pressure, extensive time commit­ment and often...

A Once-in-a-Century Season

Randy Ollie, Sports Editor
March 4
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

With the Major League Baseball preseason in full swing, baseball fans across the country are gearing up for what looks to be another competitive and exciting year for America’s favorite pastime. Along with the excitement and jubilation that precede the start of the regular sea­son this summer, another...

Player Of The Week: Michael Drougas

Player Of The Week: Michael Drougas

February 26
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Fresh off of a North Coast Athletic Player of the Week selection earlier in the month, sophomore Michael Drougas had an impressive weekend against Division II University of Findlay. The Salem, VA, native helped the Yeomen clinch an early 2–1 lead Sunday afternoon when he and his doubles partner sophomore...

Bye Bye, Blatter

Sarena Malsin, Sports Editor
February 26
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

This Friday, it will finally be time for FIFA to elect a new president to replace Sepp Blatter at the special FIFA congress in Zurich. Finally. FIFA, arguably the world’s most powerful international sports organization, has developed a reputation for corruption and dysfunctionality with incredibly...

NBA in Golden Limbo

Randy Ollie, Sports Editor
February 19
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

As another NBA trade deadline came and went on Thursday, the NBA ros­ters officially cemented for the rest of the season. Bar­ring a few possible excep­tions, teams will remain virtually the same until af­ter the NBA Championship this summer, when trades become legal by league guidelines once more...

NO MORE Not Heard

Sarena Malsin, Sports Editor
February 12
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Many nodded in tentative approval at one of the Super Bowl’s many long-awaited ads on Sunday, which featured an iMessage conversation be­tween two friends trying to make plans to watch the game. One of the friends is clearly be­ing coerced by her partner at home not to leave the house, indicating...

“Beauty” Over Backhand?

Randy Ollie, Sports Editor
February 5
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Last week, the tennis world was lucky enough to witness another highly anticipated matchup: the United States’ Serena Wil­liams and Russia’s Maria Sharapova in the quarterfi­nals of the Australian Open. The pair are undoubtedly the world’s most celebrated female tennis players both on and off...

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