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Compensation for College Athletes?

Tim Ajmani The Corsair One of the biggest issues involving the NCAA today is whether or not student athletes should be compensated for their services to their school’s athletic programs. A highly debated subject, the topic has perhaps gained more and more controversy due to recent support by high profile coaches. The NCAA has also...

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From book to movie

Tim Ajmani The Corsair A couple weeks ago, I wrote a review on “The Hunger Games” film adaptation based on the novel by Suzanne Collins. As I mentioned in that, it was very good. It got me thinking: What are some of the best recent book-to-movie adaptations out there? Probably high on that list has...

2012 NBA playoff chase breakdown
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2012 NBA playoff chase breakdown

Tim Ajmani The Corsair The NBA regular season is nearing its end. With teams having between nine and eleven games remaining, the race for the playoffs has become closer than ever. Here is my breakdown of the NBA playoff chases in the Eastern and Western Conferences. Eastern Conference Statistically, the Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls...

The Hunger Games: Movie review
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The Hunger Games: Movie review

Tim Ajmani The Corsair There’s only been one series of books that has captivated my interest and desire to finish reading each as soon as possible. That is the story of Harry Potter. Well, that is, up until now. When I started to read Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games, I experienced the same feeling; I...

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The best don’t always win – March Madness

Tim Ajmani The Corsair The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is arguably the most exciting three weeks in basketball in America. The upsets. The extraordinary individual performances. Unforgettable games. And… the best team doesn’t always win. In my eyes, this year’s tournament thus far has been the epitome of that statement. I feel that the team...

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March Madness – 2012

Tim Ajmani The Corsair The NCAA tournament field for 2012 was announced tonight, and as expected, people all around the United States are filling out sheets of paper with 64 teams on them. Ah, yes! March Madness is here! The most exciting time for College Basketball fans! Let us hope that this year’s National Championship...

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The phone can wait

Tim Ajmani The Corsair One of the first columns that I wrote when I started working for the Corsair last year was about my dislike for people who use their cell phones while driving. Well, I just thought I’d reiterate my frustration with those individuals. Yesterday was a terrible day for those who drove with...

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Quick thoughts on 2012 NBA All-Star Game

Tim Ajmani The Corsair Well, you can’t say there wasn’t any defense or physicality in the NBA All-Star Game. The NBA’s 2012 All-Star Game was held Sunday evening with the Western Conference All-Stars defeating the Eastern Conference 152-149. Unlike the NFL Pro Bowl held earlier in February, the NBA All-Star game got a little tight...

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Tim’s Midseason NBA Awards Predictions

Tim Ajmani The Corsair With All-Star weekend right around the corner, the 2011-2012 NBA season is about halfway done. Of course, this is no ordinary season; the lockout forced teams into a condensed sixty-six game schedule. The quality of basketball has degraded considerably. There are more blowouts and sloppy games in this season than I’ve...

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The next Tim Tebow is here

Tim Ajmani The Corsair My final line in the Tim Tebow article that I wrote last September referenced the fact that Tebow’s blown-up image of the “perfect” person created by the media would cause a certain backlash. I’d say now is a good time to revisit it. Tim Tebow crashed the NFL last season. Now,...