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1 MLB preview: Who reigns supreme after offseason drama?
Hansen--Patrick (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:39, p.06
2/27/2020 The author summarizes the player trading and the offseason drama of the Major League Baseball at the start of spring training.
2 Student researches women in baseball
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Richards--AJ (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:4, p.05
9/12/2019 Graduate student, AJ Richards was interviewed and told her experience of presenting at the Society for American Baseball Research Conference last June. She explains why she wrote her paper about women in baseball. She also thanked the faculty that work at the leisure, youth, and human services department; photo.
3 World Series: Red Sox ready for the Dodgers
Walsh--Frank (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:17, p.06
10/22/2018 The author gives his predictions on who will go to the World Series.
4 Opinion: Yankees-Cubs will make World Series
Clough--Eliot (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:5, p.06
9/10/2018 The author makes his predictions for who will win the World Series.
5 MLB: opening day for Chicago baseball
Pady--Dylan (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:47, p.10
4/2/2018 The MLB season started with the Chicago Cubs taking home a win.
6 The Houston Astros are your World Champions
Pady--Dylan (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:21, p.06
11/6/2017 Columnist Pady talks about the Astros' post-game season leading to the Championship, and what happened afterwards; photo.
7 MLB prediction: Dogers take World Series in six
Wauters--Joel (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:18, p.06
10/26/2017 Columnist Wauters predicts that the Dodgers will win the Major League Baseball (MLB) World Series; photo.
8 MLB teams advance to post season
Wauters--Joel (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:13, p.06
10/9/2017 Joel Wauters discuses which teams in Major League Baseball (MLB) are moving on to the playoffs; photo.
9 Judge and Stanton
Campbell--Jerrius (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:8, p.06
9/21/2017 Campbell discusses the end of the Major League Baseball (MLB) season; photo.
10 Strength in numbers: baseball club building on success
Herring--Ryan (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:18, p.6
10/29/2015 Although UNI cut its NCAA baseball team, the baseball club team continues to grow and improve.
11 It's happening: Cubs make a rare case for baseball greatness
O'Brien--Alfred (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:14, p.9
10/15/2015 Columnist Alfred O'Brien celebrates the recent wins of the Chicago Cubs; photo.
12 With so many deserving, who gets to be MVP?
Deitrick--Kevin (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:12, p.6
10/8/2015 Kevin Deitrick shares his struggle in deciding who the MVPs of the 2015 MLB season should be; photo.
13 October is coming, which team will make a late playoff push?
Deitrick--Kevin (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:6, p.6
9/17/2015 Columnist Kevin Deitrick shares his baseball predictions; photo.
14 For the love of the cubs
Dengler--Sean Henry (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:37, p.6
2/19/2015 Student Sean Dengler discusses the Chicago Cubs.
15 Silly or serious: MLB has to decide what the All-Star game should be
Bemis--Jacob Harry (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:58, p.3
7/12/2013 As of now, fans vote players into the All-Star game. Believes it is time for a change. The picks should be done by the players and/or managers. The team that has the home field advantage in the World Series has usually gone on to win the title; photo.
16 Basketball is ready to flourish worldwide
Dengler--Sean Henry (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:57, p.3
6/28/2013 The three elite sports leagues of the USA are Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, and the National Football League. Baseball has the potential of becoming the biggest sports league in the next ten years if it can make a changes.
17 Instant replay may be baseball's last hope
Bemis--Jacob Harry (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:56, p.3
6/21/2013 The author states that if baseball wants to be around for years to come, there need to be some extreme changes to the game now, and they need to happen fast. Top items to change, learn to appreciate a slower paced game, and umpires' missed calls; photo.
18 Swing and a hit; UNI grad, former NY Yankees shortstop and all-around baseball advocate
Northern Iowa Today 95:3, p.6
5/1/2013 Profile of Tyson Hanish, who developed a model for staying involved in baseball at the Business Incubator; photo.
19 Jackie Robinson biopic '42' falls short of expectations
Lichty--Paul S. (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:49, p.6
4/16/2013 The author believes that the movie "42" does not do justice to the story of Jackie Robinson's life and career. He argues that the dialogue was too corny and they downplayed the extent to which Robinson was discriminated against.
20 Passion is the last true catalyst for rivalry in our changing sports setup
Acton--Brennan Patrick (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.12
4/27/2012 Rivals, no matter what the sport, induce passion among fans, teams, and coaches.
21 Great sports traditions
Bemis--Jacob Harry (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:53, p.8
4/24/2012 Believes that the singing of "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" at Wrigley Field, the beard growing during the Stanley Cup, and Super Bowl Day are three of the most remembered traditions in all of sports; photo.
22 MLB playoff expansion; good or bad?
Kockler--Paul William (Student--2011)
Public Relations News Release 108:48, p.12
4/6/2012 Pros and cons of adding another wildcard team to Major League Baseball playoffs examined; photo.
23 Time for some new national holidays
Kockler--Paul William (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:45, p.13
3/27/2012 The start of the baseball season is the official sign that spring is here. Opening day and Super Bowl Sunday suggested as national holidays; photo.
24 Can Theo Epstein reverse the curse in Chicago?
Bemis--Jacob Harry (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:18, p.10
10/28/2011 Theo Epstein turned around the Boston Red Sox. He has been hired to do the same thing for the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs will bring a new and perhaps more difficult challenge to Epstein.
25 AL Wild Card: bigger collapse by the Red Sox or comeback by the Rays?
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:11, p.13
10/4/2011 Writers debate what really happened in the race for the American League wild card spot in the playoffs.
26 Baseball: America's pastime
Bemis--Jacob Harry (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:6, p.9
9/16/2011 With the arrival of fall and the National Football League season, people seem to have forgotten the American pastime. It is frustrating that no one seems to know the winner of the World Series, but can rattle off the Super Bowl winners; photo.
27 Three grand slams in one game: the future of baseball?
Acton--Brennan Patrick (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:4, p.7
9/9/2011 Doubts that the record three grand slams in a game will ever be broken.
28 With some effort, any sport can be great
Bemis--Jacob Harry (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:3, p.9
9/2/2011 Forming an emotional connection with any sport can make you a fan.
29 How to make MLB more appealing to the average fan
Kockler--Paul William (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:2, p.15
8/30/2011 Shortening major league baseball games would be beneficial to fans. Excess time taken between pitches should be eliminated.
30 Boomshakalaka!
Friederich--Ryan Leo (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:53, p.15
4/26/2011 A look back at some of the best games in professional basketball, baseball, hockey, and football; photo.
31 Next to baseball, soccer is still not superior
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:50, p.13
4/15/2011 Article is written in response to a column that stated that next to soccer, baseball strikes out. Baseball is defended, including the length of the schedule; photo.
32 Ryan's Rants
Friederich--Ryan Leo (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:50, p.14
4/15/2011 Curses in baseball disputed. Red Sox are playing terribly this season and the Cubs are worse.
33 Next to soccer, baseball strikes out
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:49, p.10
4/12/2011 Case made for soccer being the American pastime instead of baseball. Writer admits that many will disagree with his suggestion; photo.
34 Red Sox fans step back from the ledge
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:48, p.9
4/8/2011 The Boston Red Sox have lost every game so far this spring; photo.
35 Is baseball still America's pastime
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:47, p.9
4/5/2011 Television viewer statistics make the point that the Super Bowl and NBA finals both drew more viewers than does the World Series. The use of steroids and performance enhancing drugs may have marred the sport; photo.
36 This is the season that never ends
Friederich--Ryan Leo (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:46, p.6
4/1/2011 Preseason and post season games seem to be grueling in all professional sports; photo.
37 Career opportunities
Friederich--Ryan Leo (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:45, p.12
3/29/2011 Major league relief pitcher or NFL kicker would be two fine jobs in life. Little chance of injury, short work hours, and a rather long career possible are all pluses for these jobs.
38 Major League Baseball projections
Friederich--Ryan Leo (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:40, p.9
3/1/2011 Spring training games have begun and baseball fans are excited about the upcoming season. It is early, but teams are analyzed and predictions made for success or disappointment for the coming season; photo.
39 What is privacy?
Friederich--Ryan Leo (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:39, p.10
2/25/2011 Sports figures must realize that everything they do will be reported to the public. They really do not have a private life, especially if their actions cross the lines of law enforcement; photo.
40 Celebrate Black History Month
Friederich--Ryan Leo (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:37, p.10
2/18/2011 Many African -Americans have excelled in sports, but Hank Aaron is one that many look up to for his rise from the Negro League to the majors. Jackie Robinson was the first to break the color barrier in professional baseball; photo.
41 We are family
Friederich--Ryan Leo (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:36, p.13
2/15/2011 Family members competing on the same team or different teams make for great sports stories. Family connections are present in all sports; photo.
42 So long, evil empire !
Friederich--Ryan Leo (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:17, p.14
10/26/2010 The Texas Rangers eliminated the New York Yankees from the American League Championships. The Rangers will play the Giants in the World Series; photo.
43 Athletes are human too
Friederich--Ryan Leo (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:14, p.10
10/15/2010 Professional athletes make mistakes. Brooks Conrad made three errors in one game of the National League Divisional Series; photo.
44 Swagger + sports = real entertainment
Friederich--Ryan Leo (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:13, p.9
10/12/2010 Believes that trash talking and swagger of some athletes are making sports more entertaining for many people in the stands; photo.
45 There's no crying in baseball!
Friederich--Ryan Leo (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:12, p.7
10/8/2010 Several strange circumstances with injuries to baseball players reviewed; photo.
46 Ryan's Rants: Officiating in pro sports has been questionable recently
Friederich--Ryan Leo (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:6, p.7
9/17/2010 Notes that umpires and football officials have made obvious errors recently; photo.
47 Ryan's Rants: College athletics are ruining my GPA
Friederich--Ryan Leo (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:5, p.14
9/14/2010 College football games interfere with homework
48 Brad's Sports Blurb: MLB double feature
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:3, p.10
9/3/2010 Rookie sensation Stephen Strasburg is a candidate for surgery similar to the surgery that Tommy John underwent during his career. Now retired manager of the Chicago Cubs, Lou Piniella, will be considered for the Hall of Fame. Should he be admitted?
49 Brad's sports blurb: Pitching dominates the MLB landscape
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:1, p.25
8/27/2010 Pitchers in the major leagues have had no-hitters going into the seventh inning thirty times already this season; photo.
50 Ryan's rants: This summer in sports
Friederich--Ryan Leo (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:1, p.25
8/27/2010 Baseball, UNI winning an ESPY, and the Thomas family being recognized at the ESPY Awards were highlights of the summer.

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