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NFL needs reform to protect its players

Elliot Rodden Headshot

Elliott Rodden, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

Ever since my dad taught me how to throw a football when I was seven years old, I have loved the sport of football. I spend most of my Sundays watching football and I believe it is a beautiful game when played well. Even so, I believe football in its current state is not sustainable long term. It is...

Athletes reflect on idols, Black History Month

Timothy Duncan is a retired American professional basketball
player who played with the San Antonio Spurs. 
LeBron James is an American professional basketball player
for the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

March 3, 2017

From Jesse Owens to Venus and Serena Williams, black athletes in the public sphere have earned respect and admiration for their actions in competition and out in the world. Student athletes at Guilford took the time to explain what contemporary sports figures they hold in high esteem and why. “I...

Athletes kneel down to protest against injustice

Athletes kneel down to protest against injustice

Daequan Fitzgerald, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016

It is not uncommon for professional athletes to take stands against social issues, specifically racial inequality. Women’s National Basketball Association stars wore Black Lives Matters t-shirts during warm-ups prior to games. LeBron James, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade opened the 2016...

Summer sports highlights

Reese Setzer, Sports Editor

September 22, 2016

There were many sports story-lines throughout the 2016 summer that The Guilfordian was not able to cover. These stories ranged over the spectrum of sports, from remarkable championship moments to the loss of people that were keystones of the sports world. Perhaps the most memorable of these storylines...