Articles by Carly Helfand
Aug. 25, 2017
NFL preseason starting quarterback decisions
While the preseason tends to be a fairly meaningless time in terms of determining the direction of the season, there are some higher-level insights that can be gleaned from the action. So far in the NFL preseason, a few intriguing storylines have emerged.
Aug. 11, 2017
Jay Cutler and Adam Gase reunited in Miami for 2017
Former Chicago Bears quarterback, Jay Cutler, came out of retirement last week to sign a one-year-deal with the Miami Dolphins. Cutler played eight years with the Bears before they released him during the off-season. He had announced his retirement and was set to work as a sports commentator until a starting quarterback position opened up in Miami. Ryan Tannehill who was the shoe-in starter for the Dolphins, suffered a severe knee injury that will keep him off the field for possibly the entire season.
Jul. 28, 2017
Ezekiel Elliott faces more discipline from the NFL
The National Football League and the Dallas Cowboys are in the midst of an investigation regarding an incident that occurred involving their star running back, Ezekiel Elliott.
Jul. 14, 2017
Dak Prescott allegedly involved in memorabilia scandal
Rookie year wonder and starting quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys, Dak Prescott, is being accused of allegedly using a machine to sign his autograph instead of signing memorabilia by hand. Prescott is signing memorabilia for a memorabilia company called Panini.
Jun. 9, 2017
Predators fight back to make Finals a series
We have ourselves a series as the Stanley Cup Finals are now tied 2-2. The Nashville Predators proved their resilience when they bounced back on home ice from a two-game deficit against the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Predators outscored the Penguins 9-2 over the two games.
Jun. 2, 2017
With 2-0 lead, Penguins are in position to repeat
The Stanley Cup Championship series is finally here. After weeks of grueling competition and intense hockey, only two teams remain to battle it out. The Nashville Predators are looking to win their first Stanley Cup championship in the history of the franchise. On the opposing side, the Pittsburgh Penguins are seasoned veterans in Championship play and are hoping to capture yet another championship.
May. 19, 2017
Pitching woes bring Mets down in division
The New York Mets are in full crisis mode right now as their once elite pitching core is falling apart. The team has been losing games frequently and has given up leads late in games.
May. 12, 2017
Second round comes to an end in the East and West
With the second round of the National Hockey League Stanley Cup Playoffs now in the books, the Conference Finals loom ahead. The second round was a fiercely fought bout for all eight teams involved, and the four conference finalists still have much work ahead of them.
Apr. 28, 2017
Men’s and women’s tennis wrap up season at CAA Championships
The Drexel University men’s and women’s tennis teams competed in the Colonial Athletic Association Championships this past weekend in North Carolina.