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.

James Harden: A Rockets Legend

“#Rocket4Life” was a guarantee that superstar guard James Harden made to the Houston Rockets’ fan base in a September 2017 tweet. However, as demonstrated many times before, a few years is sometimes all it takes for the NBA’s best to no longer feel at home with the franchises to which they once committed their future [...]

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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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