The Eagle

NBA minor league makes major improvements

Story by Jack Meltsner, Sports Editor

May 23, 2019

From D to G, the NBA minor league is making great strides in terms of success and player development. At the start of the 2017-2018 NBA season, Commissioner Adam Silver announced a sponsorship deal between the NBA minor league...

Paying college athletes could prevent conflict for NCAA

Story by Jack Meltsner, Sports Editor

February 1, 2019

A student wakes up abruptly to the ringing of his alarm at four am. He sluggishly rises out of bed and reaches for his phone to disarm his alarm. He is scheduled to practice from four am to seven am, then has class from eight...

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Courtside Commentary

November 27, 2018

Sports Blog: Hornets-Heat to play in round one of NBA Playoffs

Story by Anthony Patterson, Staff Writer

April 17, 2016

The buzz is back! The Charlotte Hornets are back in the NBA playoffs after a one-season hiatus. The Hornets finished with a regular season record of 48-34 which places them sixth in the Eastern Conference and matches them...

Sports Blog: Kobe Bryant shares his feelings about 1996 draft day trade

Story by Anthony Patterson, Staff Writer

April 17, 2016

Kobe Bryant shares his feelings and thoughts on the 1996 draft night trade from the Charlotte Hornets, a day before stepping away from the game. After a long and illustrious career spanning two decades, Kobe Bryant will hang...