Swimmers finish second in weekend meet

Thursday, November 22nd, 2007

Western men's swimming

This past weekend, the Mustangs swim team competed for the Campbell Division championship at the London Aquatic Centre and had excellent results.

Overall, both the Western men and women’s sides finished in second, with a women’s score of 801 points and a men’s score of 737. (read more)

Boras is a dick, Burke is slick, Saban is a clown

Thursday, November 22nd, 2007

Following last week’s humiliating loss to the University of Louisiana-Monroe, Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban likened the “catastrophe” to Sept. 11 and Pearl Harbor. Granted, the Tide have a huge Iron Bowl game against in-state rival Auburn University next week, but it’s still evident Saban is a Tyra Banks-esque drama queen. (read more)

Cash rewards for medalists violates spirit of Olympics

Thursday, November 22nd, 2007

Adam Van Coeverden

Baron Pierre de Coubertin originally conceived a revival of the Ancient Greek Olympic Games, aspiring to promote international athletics and to conserve the Olympic ideals of sportsmanship, unity and amateurism; essentially, it was for the love of achievement rather than for awards. (read more)

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