The Vermont Cynic

The Patriots clinch predictable Super Bowl win

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Columns, Sports

In the lowest scoring Super Bowl in history, many around campus regarded New England Patriot's quarterback Tom Brady’s sixth title as boring and routine. The Patriots won the Super Bowl Feb. 3 with a score of 13-3. Starting with Brady’s first Super Bowl in 2002, the Patriots have appeared in nine...

Quarterback leads team to season success

Ashley Miller, Senior Staff Writer

January 31, 2019


Filed under Columns, Sports

The Philadelphia Eagles finished the 2018 season on top of the world with second-string quarterback, Nick Foles, leading the path to unexpected triumph. Over the past two years, Foles has proven himself to be an essential asset for Philadelphia. In 2017, Foles took over for the Eagles’ start...

Fantasy football outlooks and picks for week seven

October 21, 2016


Filed under Columns, Sports

WHO I LIKE QB, Matthew Stafford (DET) – I had Stafford as my sleeper last week, and to no surprise, he delivered. With no depth in the backfield, the Detroit offense has been playing primarily in the air, and a matchup against the Washington Redskins’ injury-plagued pass rush is favorab...

Champions League Semifinals Preview

Champions League Semifinals Preview

April 26, 2016


Filed under Columns, Sports

Finally, we have our Champions League semifinalists. Atletico Madrid caused what could be considered the biggest upset, as it took advantage of Barcelona’s slump in form to come out as the winner in the all-Spanish affair. Forward Antoine Griezmann’s double was too much for the reigning champions,...

Newton deserves criticism

February 17, 2016


Filed under Columns, Sports

Leading up to the Super Bowl, talk ranged from  strategy-based discussions of on-field tactics to the antics of Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton and his growing reputation, mostly focusing on the latter. Newton is notorious for his dancing celebrations, particularly the “dab” dance move...

Coach sending wrong message

Joe Gallant

November 19, 2015


Filed under Columns, Sports

The college football landscape is rapidly changing with college football playoff rankings released weekly. However it seems that one major storyline has been hastily swept under the rug: the discipline surrounding Ohio State star quarterback J.T. Barrett. Last week, Barrett pled guilty to an impa...

ESPN’s clear anti-Patriots bias

Joe Gallant

October 5, 2015


Filed under Columns

Deflategate is wrapping up, or is at least on a hold for now, as the Patriots have run out to a 3-0 start. The full fallout from this muckraking has not fully been revealed. The way ESPN, the primary sports media source for many Americans, handled this story however sticks out. ESPN has been the subj...

Ty’s Take: The College Football Playoff

January 14, 2015


Filed under Columns, Sports

One thousand seventy-five  yards of total offense over two games, 84 total points in two convincing victories, one undisputed champion.Ladies and gentlemen, the College Football Playoff works, and it’s here for the long haul.Last night, the Ohio State Buckeyes took home the National Championship as ...

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