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The U.S. Women's National Team guaranteed their World Cup win long before the final

By Lucie Peyrebrune | July 15, 2019, 5:12 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

On July 7, the United States defeated the Netherlands 2-0 in the final of the 2019 Women's World Cup. But the United States' second consecutive World Cup championship was won long before co-captain Megan Rapinoe's game-winning penalty kick in the 61st minute of the final.


The MLB is striking out with young viewers

By Sam Kulp | Sept. 3, 2018, 9:28 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Baseball is becoming less popular among younger fans.


Women's tennis matches should be best-of-five sets

By Arthi Thyagarajan | Oct. 16, 2017, 1:24 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Another U.S. Open wrapped up on September 10th, and it's about time to question whether women tennis players deserve equal pay.


Maryland women fall short of Final 4

By Lauren Frost | April 4, 2017, 12:58 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

March Madness; one side of the tournament has coverage for every game, millions of viewers and followers who make their own brackets and follow along. However, many people forget that there is another side to the madness, the women's side.


Wizards rise to third place in Eastern Conference

By Benjamin Yokoyama | Feb. 24, 2017, 2:05 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

The Washington Wizards began the season poorly, to put it bluntly. John Wall played well some games, other games Bradley Beal took the starring role. And yet the Wizards could not put two and two together and reach their full potential.


SCO Fantasy Football Picks Week 16

By Charles Lott Benjamin Yokoyama | Dec. 23, 2016, 9:53 a.m. | In Sports Blog »

Get ready for your fantasy football championship! Every four weeks SCO editors Ben Yokoyama and Charlie Lott will post their fantasy football predictions. This week they are joined by Blair senior Steven Dunne.


SCO Fantasy Football Picks Week 12

By Charles Lott Benjamin Yokoyama | Nov. 24, 2016, 1:45 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Every four weeks SCO editors Ben Yokoyama and Charlie Lott will post their fantasy football predictions. This week they are joined by BNC scriptwriter and ultimate frisbee captain Nate Blower.


SCO Fantasy Football Picks Week 4

By Charles Lott Benjamin Yokoyama | Oct. 2, 2016, 9:27 a.m. | In Sports Blog »

Every four weeks SCO staff writers Ben Yokoyama and Charlie Lott will post their fantasy football predictions alongside those of a special guest teacher.


SCO Fantasy Football Picks Week 1

By Charles Lott Benjamin Yokoyama | Sept. 11, 2016, 1:32 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Once a week SCO staff writers Ben Yokoyama and Charlie Lott will post their fantasy football predictions alongside those of a special guest student from the general Blair population.


SCO Fantasy Football Preview

By Charles Lott Benjamin Yokoyama | Aug. 31, 2016, 1:04 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

The NFL season is on its way, and along with it comes the fantasy football season. Silver Chips Online's Ben Yokoyama and Charlie Lott are back this year with their picks of the week to help you set your lineup. Below is a preview of the upcoming season, along with sleepers and busts to avoid in your fantasy football draft.


USA advance in Copa America Centenario

By Charles Lott | June 16, 2016, 10:26 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

The United States national men's soccer team beat Paraguay 1-0 Saturday in Philadelphia. This victory puts America in first place in their group, allowing for the opportunity to play either Peru or Ecuador in the quarterfinal round.


SCO NFL Mock Draft

By Charles Lott | April 28, 2016, 1:46 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

The NFL season is well and truly over, putting the SCO fantasy football articles on hold until next year. But it's never too early to prepare for the future, so without further ado, here is the Silver Chips Online 2016 NFL Mock Draft.


Nationals offseason moves hope to prove helpful down the stretch

By Benjamin Yokoyama | April 9, 2016, 2:53 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

The Washington Nationals have flipped a lot of players over the offseason after a disappointing finish last season, and getting toppled by the New York Mets for the National League East.


FIFA elects new president

By Nicholas Shereikis | March 9, 2016, 8 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

This year, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) finally voted in Zurich on Friday, Feb. 26 to elect Gianni Infantino as their new president.



SCO Fantasy Football Picks for Week 16

By Charles Lott Benjamin Yokoyama | Dec. 20, 2015, 12:11 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Once a week SCO staff writers Ben Yokoyama and Charlie Lott will post their fantasy football predictions alongside those of a special guest teacher and one student from the general Blair population.


NFL Week 16 Predictions

By Sandeep David, Lauren Frost, Charles Lott, Robert Pfefferle | Dec. 20, 2015, 12:01 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Standings: 1. Bobby: 119-76 2. Lauren: 118-77 3. Sandeep: 114-81 4. Charlie: 112-83


NFL Week 13 Predictions

By Sandeep David, Lauren Frost, Charles Lott, Robert Pfefferle | Dec. 6, 2015, 1 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Our prediction squad's standings continue to tighten up week after week. This week we see the Vikings battle for the lead of the NFC North, and the Panthers will try to remain undefeated against the offensively loaded Saints. Check out these predictions to see who our experts think will win these big games in Week 13.


NFL Week 12 Predictions

By Sandeep David, Lauren Frost, Charles Lott, Robert Pfefferle | Nov. 28, 2015, 1:06 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Standings: 1. Bobby: 92-55 2. Sandeep: 88-59 3. Lauren: 88-59 4. Charlie: 86-61


SCO Fantasy Football Picks Week 12

By Charles Lott Benjamin Yokoyama | Nov. 26, 2015, 12:32 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Once a week SCO staff writers Ben Yokoyama and Charlie Lott will post their fantasy football predictions alongside those of a special guest teacher and one student from the general Blair population.


NFL Week 11 Predictions

By Sandeep David, Lauren Frost, Charles Lott, Robert Pfefferle | Nov. 22, 2015, noon | In Sports Blog »

Standings: 1. Bobby: 84-49 2. Sandeep: 80-53 3. Lauren: 79-54 4. Charlie: 78-55


Fantasy football is changing NFL fans

By Benjamin Yokoyama | Nov. 20, 2015, 1:17 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Some fantasy players find that friendly competition between league members is the most important part of their weekly games, not to mention bragging rights for the rest of the week when they win. Others remain loyal to their NFL teams while playing fantasy sports, but find ways to still be competitive.


NFL Week 10 Predictions

By Sandeep David, Lauren Frost, Charles Lott, Robert Pfefferle | Nov. 15, 2015, 1:56 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Standings: 1. Bobby: 79-40 2. Lauren: 75-44 3. Sandeep: 75-44 4. Charlie: 71-48


SCO Fantasy Football Picks for Week 9

By Charles Lott Benjamin Yokoyama | Nov. 8, 2015, 11:36 a.m. | In Sports Blog »

Once a week SCO staff writers Ben Yokoyama and Charlie Lott will post their fantasy football predictions alongside those of a special guest teacher and one student from the general Blair population.


NFL Week 8 Predictions

By Sandeep David, Lauren Frost, Charles Lott, Robert Pfefferle | Nov. 1, 2015, 12:54 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

The eighth week of the NFL season is sure to be an exciting one. The highlight matchup is on Sunday night between the Packers and the Broncos. Within our experts, Bobby maintains a slim lead over the rest of the pack, while Charlie continues to fall further and further in last place.

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