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Episode 15: The Black and White Sports Podcast (Emergency Edition)

Episode 15: The Black and White Sports Podcast (Emergency Edition)
December 2, 2020

On the first emergency edition of the B&W Sports Pod, feature writer Quentin Corpuel sat down with B&W business member Will Vander Wal to discuss the stunning John Wall-Russell Westbrook trade...

Athletes disagree over MPSSAA sports season scheduling

(From left to right) Harry Sikes (‘20), Senior Ben Treacy and Chris Yeo (‘20) prepare to take the field during a football game last fall. This years' football season is scheduled to start on February 13.
December 1, 2020

Comradery, commitment and memories that will last a lifetime — all reasons why high school sports hold a special place in the hearts of many athletes across the country. When the coronavirus pandemic...

Episode 14: The Black and White Sports Podcast

Episode 14: The Black and White Sports Podcast
November 30, 2020

Feature writer Quentin Corpuel broke down the wild Week 12 of the 2020 NFL Season. Topics include the qurterback-less Broncos, the Panthers-Vikings ending, the poorly coached Cardinals and Chargers,...

Episode 13: The Black and White Sports Podcast

Episode 13: The Black and White Sports Podcast
November 28, 2020

Feature writer Quentin Corpuel sat down with business team member Will Vander Wal to discuss 2020 NBA free agency moves, including the Pistons and Hornets' puzzling decisions, the revamped Hawks, and...

Episode 12: The Black and White Sports Podcast

Episode 12: The Black and White Sports Podcast
November 23, 2020

  Feature writer Quentin Corpuel and sports editor Gabe Schaner sat down to recap Week 11 of the NFL season. Listen above for their takes on Patrick Mahomes’ MVP candidacy, the reeling Ravens,...

NBA Mock Draft 2020

Georgia guard Anthony Edwards, a highly anticipated pick in the 2020 NBA draft, drives against a Vanderbilt defender.
November 17, 2020

The 2020 NBA Draft will take place over a conference call on November 18 at 7 p.m. The Minnesota Timberwolves will have the first overall pick for the second time in franchise history.  This draft...

Turning a blind eye: Anti-Semitism in sports deserves more attention

Anti-Semitism in sports has been a prevalent problem since the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
November 13, 2020

On July 6, Philadelphia Eagles player DeSean Jackson posted an anti-Semitic quote attributed to Adolf Hitler on his Instagram story, claiming that white Jews were stealing Black peoples’ identity as...

Futures on hold: the fate of collegiate athletic recruiting in the age of COVID-19

Senior Caden Daniels committed to Wesleyan University for lacrosse in August.
November 6, 2020

Every year, thousands of high-school students across the country spend their summers competing for coveted — and limited — college athletic scholarships. They travel all around the United States, playing...

Give the ‘Football Team’ a chance

Though Washington's new team name may seem comical, this change is ultimately for the better.
November 2, 2020

History, tradition, community. Football holds a uniquely sentimental place in the hearts and minds of millions of Americans. The Washington Football Team’s former name, the Redskins, embodied the tradition...

Swimmers and divers reflect on lost summer season

Mohican Swim Club sits empty. The COVID-19 pandemic cancelled the annual summer swim and dive season, something many Whitman swimmers look forward too.
July 3, 2020

At eight o’clock in the morning, the Mohican Swim Club in Bethesda is silent. The birds are chirping, the sun is shining, and the pool water is untouched. That is, until rising junior Henry Cheetham...

2020 NFL Draft winners and losers

The NFL held their 2020 draft April 25. These are the winners and losers.
May 23, 2020

As the 2020 NFL Draft came to an end on Saturday, April 25, fans of teams across the NFL were either rejoicing or sulking based on their favorite team’s picks. Before I head into the details of the draft,...

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