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Players to Watch at Valhalla: Tiger Woods

BY CHRIS HAAS Tiger’s return from back surgery has not been a triumphant one. After a four-month absence, Woods returned to competitive golf a month ago at the Quicken Loan National. His game was rusty as, Tiger himself, warned it would be. He missed the cut for only the 10th time in his career. He […]

A Good Start for Shoni

BY RACHEL SHULHAFER It was like 2013 all over again. Former Louisville guard Shoni Schimmel was dominating the court by scoring a lot of points, making insane shots, and breaking records. Only this time it was for the WNBA All-Star Game. Shoni’s East squad beat the West 125-124 in the first All-Star game to ever […]

The Reds Need to Make a Deal

BY CHRIS HAAS The Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-3 yesterday en route to their 8th series win in 9 tries. The Reds’ furious run coincided with a Brewers collapse and now the Reds sit just 1.5 games out of first place in the NL Central. The Brewers held a healthy 7.5 game lead over […]

Local Stars and the NBA Draft

BY CHRIS HAAS Player: Julius Randle 6’9 Power Forward College: Kentucky Drafted: First Round, 7th Pick by Los Angeles Lakers Julius Randle didn’t have to wait long to hear his name called on Thursday’s NBA Draft but In Julius’ mind the wait was long enough.His message for the 6 teams that passed on him- “They’ll […]

Stars Finally Align for the Reds

BY CHRIS HAAS The Cincinnati Reds are finally healthy and ready to strike. Joey Votto has returned from a strained knee injury and co-ace Mat Latos is back in the fold. The Reds now have their full projected opening day lineup for the first time all season. Latos made his first start of the season […]

Unrest in Brazil Leading Up to the World Cup

BY RACHEL SHULHAFER Brazil lives and breathes soccer. They perfected it. No other country can claim to have the amount of iconic names on the backs of their jerseys that Brazil can, both presently and in the past. Argentina has Lionel Messi; England has David Beckham; Spain has Andres Iniesta. But Brazil boasts Ronaldinho, Romario, Socrates, […]

Louisville Baseball By The Numbers

BY CHRIS HAAS Louisville beat Kennesaw State Saturday night for the second time in as many days to advance to a second straight College World Series. The Cards will face off against a familiar foe in Vanderbilt in the first round. Louisville and Vanderbilt have developed a heated rivalry over the years, as they seem […]

The Reds are Missing Edwin Encarnacion

BY CHRIS HAAS On August 1st 2009, The Reds were 45-57 and well on their way to their 9th straight losing season. Late summer is typically the time of year when teams destined for failure ship off veterans to teams in contention for prospects. Which is why many were dumbfounded when Reds General Manager, Walt […]

The World Cup Won’t Be the Same…

BY RACHEL SHULHAFER This is somewhat old news by now, but I’m just coming out of shock. Last week, Jurgen Klinsmann announced the final 23 men that will be traveling to Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Landon Donovon, the all-time leading scorer, was not one of them. Some people are calling for Klinsmann’s […]

Did The Reds Make The Check Out To The Wrong Guy?

BY CHRIS HAAS Johnny Cueto has been lights out through the first quarter of the MLB season. The Reds pitcher is leading the MLB in nearly every relevant statistic: ERA (1.25), WHIP (.71), Strikeouts (76), and Innings Pitched (72). Wins Above Replacement is an all-encompassing statistic that culminates all aspects of a player’s performance into […]