The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Taylor Swift isnt ruining the NFL, misogynists are

Taylor Swift isn’t ruining the NFL, misogynists are

Scott Kent, Opinion Columnist February 12, 2024

With the Kansas City Chiefs winning Super Bowl LVIII, Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce’s relationship remains the talk of sports broadcasters, football fans, Swifties and angry teenage boys. Since the...

Patriots and Rams helmet super bowl matchup.

Super bowl hype touches down on campus

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor January 31, 2019

 Sabrina Hood After two thrilling league championship games, the New England Patriots and L.A. Rams will head to the Super Bowl Feb. 3 in Atlanta. For local New England fans, including many UVM...

Quarterback leads team to season success

Ashley Miller, Senior Staff Writer January 31, 2019

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...

Athletes have the right to kneel for national anthem

Greg Mandozzi, Staff Writer October 5, 2017

Week three of the NFL season is usually the time of year where we see what teams are made of. We notice who might be championship material. We get to see what teams are outshining expectations and...

Fantasy Football Picks for Week 4

Nick Sullivan, Staff Writer September 28, 2017

MUST STARTS: QB Tom Brady (NE) – Brady has already racked up eight touchdowns and thrown for over 1,000 yards throughout three games without an interception. This week he faces an immobile Cam Newton...

Pats clinch big win in overtime

Pats clinch big win in overtime

John Suozzo, Staff Writer February 6, 2017

Super Bowl LI will go down as one of the greatest NFL games of all time. The New England Patriots completed the largest comeback in Super Bowl history to defeat the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 in overtime at...

Fantasy football: what to watch

December 3, 2016

WHO I LIKE QB, Drew Brees (NO) – Brees continues to dominate as a standout fantasy starting quarterback, not just because of his ability to throw well, but because he is able to throw the ball to any...

NFL predictions: Week 10

November 12, 2016

WHO I LIKE QB, Blake Bortles (JAX) – After struggling to get it going against the Chiefs, Bortles will look to rebound against the 5-3 Texans. Houston leads the AFC South right now, but an Osweiler-led...

NFL ratings are down this year: here is why

John Suozzo November 6, 2016

NFL television ratings have decreased during the first half of the 2016 season. Nielsen television ratings have shown nearly a 10 percent loss in viewers over the first quarter of this year’s...

Fantasy Football: what to watch

November 4, 2016

WHO I LIKE QB, Aaron Rodgers (GB) – After throwing four touchdowns and rushing 60 yards against the Atlanta Falcons, Rodgers has earned the must start status this week. Rodgers managed to torch...

Fantasy football outlooks and picks for week seven

October 21, 2016

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...

Star wide receiver has to mature in order to succeed

John Suozzo October 17, 2016

Odell Beckham, Jr. needs to grow up. The New York Giants’ star wide receiver has been the talk of sports media over the past week for his repeated antics in the team’s first four games this...

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