Author: Joshua Vinson

May 26, 2017 Joshua Vinson No comments exist

Love them or hate them. Both President Trump and LaVar Ball are good for journalism. On one hand, President Trump and all the baggage that comes along with his presidency has brought back investigative journalism. The more he screams fake news– the more the public wants real news. Newspapers such as the New York Times…

May 17, 2017 Joshua Vinson No comments exist

Boston, Massachusetts — One of the biggest misconceptions about sports journalism is, we, the journalists, are fans of the teams that we cover. However, that is false – our job is to inform the general public about the latest happenings on our beat. This goes back to the three major functions of a newspaper: inform,…

May 9, 2017 Joshua Vinson No comments exist

Arlington, VA —- For some, basketball is an outlet to take them places they’ve never been before. Trey Dickerson is a prime example of this. His college career has made stops at Iowa and South Dakota. Now, in his last season, he’ll be apart of the Patrick Ewing’s era at Georgetown.   “This is Coach’s…

May 5, 2017 Joshua Vinson No comments exist

Washington D.C. —- Light skin “pretty-boy” athletes have it hard nowadays. Their opponents perceived them as weak or soft. So, imagine being a walking sex-symbol that models part-time, but plays basketball. This is the life of Kelly Oubre. However, from time to time, people try to get physical with him.   It happened last night…

May 1, 2017 Joshua Vinson No comments exist

The replay still makes the fainted heart cringe when they see it. Yesterday’s disastrous loss at Boston could have been more costly. Markieff Morris landed awkwardly and stepped on the foot of Al Horford causing him to fall and waddle in pain. He sprained his ankle severely last night. However, despite not returning in Game…

April 25, 2017 Joshua Vinson No comments exist

Atlanta, Georgia — The goal of any team that is up 2-0 with homecourt advantage is to win at least one game on the road. However, the Wizards failed to do so. Now, the question becomes why?  Only John Wall can bring clarity to that.     “Game 3….defensively,” said Wall at the podium after…

April 23, 2017 Joshua Vinson No comments exist

Atlanta, Georgia —- You ever heard the saying, “I wouldn’t do that if I were you?” Well, everything the Wizards did in Atlanta last night is exactly what you should not do if you’re trying to move on to the second-round. However, the Wizards are saying that short-term memory is the mindset and they are…

April 20, 2017 Joshua Vinson No comments exist

A common question basketball fans as each other is: Who has the best back-court in the league? Yes, this question is subjective, nonetheless, can spark an interesting conversation. Many would look at Golden State and even Portland. Despite not playing many games on national television, the Wizards are showing why John Wall and Bradley Beal,…

April 15, 2017 Joshua Vinson No comments exist

The NBA playoffs are here and a champion will be crowned soon. But before we even get to the NBA Finals, let’s take a look at the opening round of the Western Conference playoffs… #1 Golden State Warriors vs. #8 Portland Trailblazers If Jusuf Nurkic was healthy, I’d consider giving Portland another game here. Portland…