Charlie Scruton

Charlie Scruton (21C) is from Brooklyn, New York, majoring in environmental science. He is a forward for the Emory men’s soccer team and has also competed in basketball and volleyball. He enjoys a variety of outdoor activities and is an avid Manchester United supporter.

A Victory for the City: Columbus Crew Takes MLS Cup Title

The Columbus Crew rewarded a spirited home crowd with a dominating 3-0 display against the reigning champion Seattle Sounders to claim their second franchise MLS cup title on Dec. 12  The Crew, in front of a limited-capacity crowd of 1,500, were energetic from the first whistle and sustained much of that early pressure for the [...]

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Bubble Madness: NBA Playoffs Unlike Ever Before

In the 2019 NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors took on the Toronto Raptors in a nail-biting series. The playoffs and Finals this year, though, will take place without fans, and NBA teams will remain in a "bubble" to prevent coronavirus outbreaks./Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons After a four and a half month hiatus, the NBA [...]

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In Defense of Draymond Green

On Feb. 27, during a practically meaningless game between the first-seed Los Angeles Lakers and the last-place Golden State Warriors, an analyst on TNT’s “Inside the NBA” and retired NBA legend Charles Barkley opened the halftime show with a series of jokes slandering Warriors forward Draymond Green. Green was ejected midway through the second quarter [...]

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Emory’s Offense Off to Historic Start

The Emory baseball team is off to an impressive start in 2020. With eight wins and just two narrow defeats, the Eagles are powering through their regional foes as they prepare for the start of University Athletic Association (UAA) play at the end of March.  However, this winning start hasn’t been conventional by any means. [...]

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