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The 2020 NBA draft: emotion, determination, and development

Seeing how the National Basketball Association (NBA) made enormous strides to finish it’s 2019-20 season with zero COVID-19 cases down in the bubble, it was no surprise that draft night would be a similar experience. This year’s draft, originally scheduled to be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn in late June, was instead a […]

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Why are sports seeing a historic dip in ratings and viewership?

As is the case with all broadcasted content, ratings are extremely important for the survival of sports. They can tell a story about the viewers’ and society’s perception of any given sport. This year, however, viewership for such prominent sports leagues as the NBA, NHL and NFL has come under fire for numbers that strikingly […]

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The Los Angeles Lakers win most significant NBA Championship in recent memory

On Oct. 11th, the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Miami Heat in Game 6 of the 2020 National Basketball Association Finals; a feat that seemed impossible in March. When the world was put on hold due to COVID-19, NBA fanatics wondered what would happen to their beloved sport. After a positive COVID test from Utah […]

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