Category: Sports

SPORTS

The Super League: Soccer’s Biggest Controversy

Soccer’s global popularity is credited to being a sport that is available to everyone around the world — all you need is a ball and your feet. Historically, teams across continents compete and have the chance to become the very best, no matter the club’s past success or financial status. However, the creation of the [...]

Inside the Ring at Triller Fight Club

Sports fanatics, celebrity “stans”’ and entertainment consumers alike turned their eyes to the first-ever Triller Fight Club event this past weekend. The Mercedes-Benz Stadium in downtown Atlanta, home of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United FC, was transformed into a festival-like venue with a boxing ring in the center and a concert stage beside it.   [...]

Annika Urban’s Uphill Run to the Record Books

Three members on the Emory University track and field teams were named University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week on April 12. Among them was sophomore distance runner Annika Urban who set a school record in the 5000m race on April 9 at the Flames Invitational, placing fifth in the event with a time [...]

Reduce the Number of Replay Reviews

The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Atlanta Braves 7-6 on April 11 after a highly controversial late game call. In the top of the ninth inning, with the score tied at six, Phillies third baseman Alec Bohm tagged up from third base on a fly ball to left field and was initially called safe by the [...]

Triller Fight Club: Jake Paul TKO’s Pro Fighter in Atlanta

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - APRIL 17: Jake Paul celebrates after defeating Ben Askren in their cruiserweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller) In the first-ever Triller Fight Club boxing event, YouTube celebrity Jake Paul knocked out former UFC fighter Ben [...]

Emory Teams Dominate Weekend Competition; Softball, Track and Field, Baseball and Women’s Tennis Come Away With Victories

As spring continues to settle in, athletic competitions have continued to ramp up. Better yet, As spring continues to roll in and Emory University adjusts to the better weather, the University’s sports teams are making the most out of their returns to play. This past weekend, the softball, track and field, baseball and women’s tennis [...]

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Tokyo Bound: Emory Alum Andrew Wilson Secures Spot at Olympics

Andrew Wilson swims during his senior year at Emory University. Wilson will represent Team U.S.A. at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. (Emory Wheel) Andrew Wilson (17C), former Emory University swimmer, is headed to Tokyo, Japan, for the 2020 Summer Olympics. Wilson will represent Team USA in the 100 Breaststroke after earning a spot with [...]

Emory Athletics Excited to Welcome Back UAA Competition in Fall

Then-freshman midfielder Alejandro Gomez faces off against Birmingham-Southern College's goalie in their Sept. 8, 2019 match. Gomez and his teammates will return to the field this fall after the 2020 season was canceled due to COVID-19. (Noyonika Parulekar/Contributing) Over the last few months, Emory sports teams have gradually taken steps to return to normal practice [...]

The Super League: Soccer’s Biggest Controversy

Soccer’s global popularity is credited to being a sport that is available to everyone around the world — all you need is a ball and your feet. Historically, teams across continents compete and have the chance to become the very best, no matter the club’s past success or financial status. However, the creation of the [...]

Inside the Ring at Triller Fight Club

Sports fanatics, celebrity “stans”’ and entertainment consumers alike turned their eyes to the first-ever Triller Fight Club event this past weekend. The Mercedes-Benz Stadium in downtown Atlanta, home of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United FC, was transformed into a festival-like venue with a boxing ring in the center and a concert stage beside it.   [...]

Annika Urban’s Uphill Run to the Record Books

Three members on the Emory University track and field teams were named University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week on April 12. Among them was sophomore distance runner Annika Urban who set a school record in the 5000m race on April 9 at the Flames Invitational, placing fifth in the event with a time [...]

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