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Sports reporter Reece Taylor finds the NCAA Mens Basketball Championship to be more entertaining than the NBA Playoffs.

NCAA men’s March Madness is better than the NBA Playoffs

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter March 30, 2022

The day is March 25, 2022. My NCAA Men’s Basketball March Madness Bracket is cooked. To be fair, it was officially done after the very first game, but after the losses suffered by Arizona and Gonzaga,...

Cade Cunningham can propel the Pistons into a promising future.

The Detroit Pistons have found their centerpiece, now what?

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter March 16, 2022

When the Detroit Pistons got the No. 1 in the draft lottery, every fan had the same thought: “Don’t mess this up.”  Over the last 15 years, it’s seemed like they  drafted at No. 7 or No. 8...

Detroits four major professional sports teams: the Pistons, the Tigers, the Red Wings and the Lions

My thoughts on the state of Detroit sports

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor March 16, 2022

It’s been a while since the city of Detroit has truly been a sports city and it’s quite sad. Sports are one of the few things in life that can bring people of all backgrounds together to cheer on the...

Jamal Cain dunks vs Toledo on Wednesday, Nov. 17.

Men’s basketball speeds past Toledo, 80-59 the final

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor November 24, 2021

The Oakland University men’s basketball team used a strong second half to blow past the Toledo Rockets 80-59 last Wednesday at the O’Rena. The energy from the crowd definitely made an impact.  It...

The Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo dominated their playoff run.

Bucks win NBA Championship behind historic game from Giannis Antetokounmpo

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter July 28, 2021

The city of Milwaukee has gotten the greatest gift an NBA team can give to its city: The Larry O’Brien trophy. The trophy comes back to Milwaukee after their win over the Phoenix Suns in Game 6 of...

Scandal exploded earlier this month following leaked audio of ESPNs Rachel Nichols attacking broadcast partner Maria Taylor.

Scandal, talent exodus: the steady decline of ESPN

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief July 28, 2021

Shocking audio leaked earlier this month of prominent on-air ESPN personality Rachel Nichols attacking fellow broadcaster Maria Taylor, claiming Taylor only had her spot on NBA Countdown because she was...

The Point God Chris Paul on the floor directing traffic for the Phoenix Suns. His late career resurgence this season in Phoenix has the Suns poised to win their first NBA championship.

‘Point God’ Chris Paul poised to take Suns all the way

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter July 6, 2021

The Phoenix Suns have been surprising everyone in all the best possible ways. Once the laughing stock of the NBA, the team has turned their losing ways around and become legitimate title contenders in...

Kay Felder was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks on NBA Draft Day as the 54th overall pick then later traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Felder making mark in NBA Summer League

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor August 16, 2016

It didn't take long for Kay Felder to shine. Less than a month after being drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers at No. 54 overall, Oakland University's former point guard started in six out of seven games...

Kay Felder worked out for the Pistons on June 15, 2016.

Kay Felder works out for Pistons

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor June 15, 2016

On the tail end of a more-than-10-city tour working out for NBA teams before the Draft on June 23 at 7 p.m. EDT, former Oakland University point guard Kay Felder made one of his last stops: the Pistons,...

Farewell, Felder: Point guard signs with agents, leaves Oakland basketball, shoots for NBA

Sam Schlenner April 12, 2016

He’s wanted this since he was three years old.“That’s when I picked it up and never put it down.”Kay Felder, Oakland men's basketball team’s former point guard, has signed with agents Michael...

Going undrafted in last weeks NBA Draft, Travis Bader will now look to make an impression in the NBA Summer League.

Bader determined for success

By Jackson Gilbert July 1, 2014

Former Oakland University basketball star Travis Bader signed summer league contracts with two NBA teams, the Philadelphia 76ers and Golden State Warriors.Bader chose to join the 76ers in the Orlando Summer...

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