MLB: Playoffs indeed will be a classic

Reading Time: 1 minute If the last two weeks of the regular-season carry over to the National League playoffs, the teams and fans alike will be on a roller-coaster ride.None of the postseason berths in the NL were decided until the final weekend–making for a anxious few days for several teams.

Making headlines

Reading Time: < 1 minute NBAAlthough New York Knicks head coach and team president Isaiah Thomas is planning to appeal, he was found liable for sexual harassment against Anucha Browne Sanders, a former Knicks marketing executive. If the ruling holds, it isn’t Thomas who will be forking over the more than $11 million in damages, it is his boss who will pay.

Easy win against Utes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Knocking in one goal after another, Utah Valley was able to beat the University of Utah 13-1 in its second game of the season.  Although it was apparent that the game was going downhill for the Utes, the Utah Valley players still played their hardest on the ice.

UVSC has connections among Flash hopefuls

Reading Time: 2 minutes Almost every child shooting baskets in their driveway or in an empty gym dreams of playing in the NBA. Grown men still try to do whatever it takes to stay in the game, and this was readily apparent during the Utah Flash’s tryouts at OpenCourt in Lehi last week.

Preseason best time for Price

Reading Time: 2 minutes Without question, Ronnie Price is one of Utah Valley’s most notable and noticed graduates. As the only basketball player from UVSC to go straight to the NBA from college, Price gets a lot of love around here. Every game Price has played in Utah during his NBA career has forced him to be the last player on his team to leave the building.

Campus sports

Reading Time: < 1 minute Oct. 9 Women’s VolleyballAt BYU, 7 p.m.Oct. 12 SoftballAgainst Salt Lake Community College, 4 p.m.Oct. 13Softball Against Southern Utah At BYU, 4 p.m.Oct. 18 Women’s volleyball Against Boise State, 7 p.m. Oct. 19 Women’s soccerAgainst New Jersey Institute of Technology, 3 p.

Sports briefs

Reading Time: 2 minutes VolleyballUtah Valley swept the Division-I Independent weekly awards after the team went a perfect 4-0 last week. Senior Jessica Endres earned Offensive Player of the Week and sophomore Allyce Wilson nabbed Defensive Player of the Week honors. Endres led the Wolverines to a first place finish at the NJIT Invitational and was named to the all-tournament team.

Craig clings to his breastplate

Reading Time: 2 minutes The definition of a hypocrite, one who professes virtues that he does not respect to secure the advantage of seeming to be that which he despises, was never more singularly personified than it is in the Republican senator from Idaho, Larry Craig.Last week when a Minnesota judge denied Craig’s appeal to retract his guilty plea from his disorderly conduct charge, which came from a sex sting operation, Craig instead retracted his promise to resign by Sept.

Staff infection

Reading Time: < 1 minute I’d love to follow the Mandy Moore tour, but can’t. Something called a restraining order. -Luke HickmanI wish I could hang out with my mom. I can’t, however, because she lives on an alpaca farm in West Virginia, which is a four-day drive for me, and I don’t have the flow to fly.

Stand up, quit sitting on the fence, and take a stand; decide for yourself

Reading Time: 2 minutes On the heels of General Petraeus’ address to Congress and the ever-present debate of whether or not we should be in Iraq, a lot of Americans are left wondering, now more than ever, What exactly is our government’s objective in Iraq?Today, throughout the world, our government sees it as their responsibility, and god-given calling, to uphold everything that they deem "right," and to force those beliefs on people throughout the world.