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The debate of pay for play rages on

The debate of pay for play rages on

With the National Labor Relations Board’s decision to allow football and basketball athletes at Northwestern University to unionize, the expert consensus is that this is the first step toward colleges having to pay their student athletes. While that wasn’t the main objective of the decision, it begs the question of how that would work at […]

WSU defense outdoes offense again at football scrimmage

The juices were flowing for the Weber State University football team on the practice field Saturday, but it didn’t start with the scrimmage. Beforehand, a high-energy dance-off with some surprises broke out between the players, and can now be found on WSU football team’s Facebook page. The friendly competition was intended to get the energy […]

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Sports in Brief April 10

Defense shines in first spring football scrimmage The Weber State University football team held its first full scrimmage of spring camp Friday afternoon at Stewart Stadium. “I really liked the way the defensive played,” said WSU head coach Jay Hill. “They had some key plays, caused some turnovers and really made the offense work. There […]

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WSU trainer, coach and player sound off on concussions

Head injuries are the biggest issue facing the game of football. Millions of dollars are being invested in finding a solution to concussions, or at least a way to cut down on them. “A concussion is a traumatic brain injury,” said Weber State University head athletic trainer Joel Bass. “It alters the way the brain […]

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Men’s basketball and football net marquee games

The Weber State University Athletics Department has announced two major series for the football and men’s basketball programs to be played in the coming season. After being unable to get into a preseason tournament last year, WSU men’s basketball coach Randy Rahe announced that his team will participate in a tournament this year. The Wildcats […]

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If you are anything like me (and, for your sake, I hope for the most part you aren’t), there is now an empty void where football used to be. An itch that every fan is trying to scratch. The means to scratch the itch: you are currently following free agency. Every day I log on […]

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