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Tyler Pasko

Tyler Pasko has 8 articles published.


Previewing the 2018 NBA Draft

  This year’s NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball season is well underway and has yet to disappoint. Ever since the final buzzer of the 2017 March Madness tournament, college basketball fans have been looking forward to this season, citing the sheer amount of talented players poised to make a name for themselves on the court.… Keep Reading


Predicting the success of the NBA rookie class

The 2017-2018 NBA season was highly anticipated, partly because of the frantic free agency period, but largely due to the amount of rookie talent that entered the league. Big name college basketball stars like Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball, and Malik Monk inundated sports broadcasts, articles, and talk shows for months in preparation for the season.… Keep Reading


Wade Reunites with Lebron

This NBA offseason has been filled with ample excitement. Blockbuster trades have occurred, new “Big 3’s” have been formed, and old teammates have reunited. While the season’s outcomes are largely unpredictable, one thing is for sure: LeBron James is happy to have Dwyane Wade back on the court with him. LeBron and Wade have been… Keep Reading


Ball Family Balls Hard

For the last year, the basketball world has focused heavily on everything related to the Ball family. Whether it be Lavar Ball (the father of the family) and his antics or one of the three sons, LaMelo, LiAngelo, or Lonzo having a historic night on the court, the family has undoubtedly become a household name… Keep Reading


NBA MVP Race Is Tight

As the NBA’s season inches to a close, the MVP discussion has begun to heat up. This year’s MVP race is strikingly different from past years’ as there is still no clear favorite 69 games into an 82 game season. Just one season ago, Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors was unanimously named unanimous… Keep Reading


The Season of March Madness is Upon Us

March is always looked upon with great elation — spring break, the beginning of beautiful weather, and the initial sights of budding flowers. However, if you are a college basketball fan, you know exactly what causes most of this unbearable anticipation — March Madness. Perhaps the most exhilarating, awe-inspiring athletics event of the year, March… Keep Reading


Men’s Tennis 2017 Preview

With spring just around the corner, it shouldn’t be surprising to learn that the Swarthmore Men’s Tennis team is getting ready for another successful season. While the Garnet lost Matt Hirsh ’16 and William Chung ’16 to graduation last year, they’ve filled their positions with three freshmen, Kevin Xu ’20, William Teoh ’20, and Max… Keep Reading


College Athletics: Business or Experience

The National Collegiate Athletics Association’s existence, according to its website, is predicated on “integrating intercollegiate athletics into higher education so that the educational experience of the student-athlete is paramount.” Of course, this mission can manifest itself in many ways, the most common taking place at the Division I level, where students are offered scholarships to… Keep Reading

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