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Morgan Wolf
New York, New York
A 17-year-old high schooler who loves to share his thoughts on the world of sports.
Interests: Basketball, Baseball, Football, Gaming
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Following the 2018 NBA Draft, the consensus was that this season’s Rookie of the Year would be either DeAndre Ayton or Luka Doncic. However, after his eye-catching performances at NBA Summer League, it seems like the New York Knicks’ Kevin Knox will be a serious contender for the award. However,... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Wolf
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Of the first ten lottery picks in the 2018 NBA Draft, the most controversial was the New York Knicks’ pick of Kentucky’s Kevin Knox at Number 9. It was so controversial that Knox was booed after being picked. After only a couple of Summer League games, however, Kevin Knox looks... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at The Wolf
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The amateur boxing world was stunned once again late last week as Robeisy Ramirez, 2012 Olympic flyweight gold medalist and reigning Olympic bantamweight gold medalist, disappeared from the team’s hotel in Aguascalientes, Mexico in what looks like the first step of a defection from Cuba. This is far from the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2018 at The Wolf
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Historically, the San Antonio Spurs have been the stable, no-controversy NBA franchise, but that has all been turned on its head with the acrimonious situation involving them and Kawhi Leonard. Since the spring, Leonard has been locked in a fight with the Spurs regarding how they handled his recovery from... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2018 at The Wolf
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In an NBA offseason full of surprises and blockbuster moves, perhaps the most shocking development was that San Antonio Spurs legend Tony Parker will be playing for the Charlotte Hornets next year. This ends an amazing 17-year run where Parker won 4 NBA titles and has certainly cemented his place... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2018 at The Wolf
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Just when you thought that it couldn’t get any worse for beleaguered Argentina, they lost 3-0 against Croatia to put themselves on the brink of elimination from the World Cup. Of all the surprises of the World Cup so far, this is likely the one that takes the cake. Coming... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2018 at The Wolf
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Through the first round of group stage matches, it has become blatantly apparent that many of the favored teams in the tournament simply can’t be favored any longer. This is due to two factors: smaller teams coming through big time and bigger teams, who on paper should be more capable,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2018 at The Wolf
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Today marked a momentous occasion in the history of a passionate, soccer-obsessed country as Panama played its first ever match in the World Cup. It didn’t matter that they lost 3-0 to Belgium, a result that had been widely expected. To the Panamanian fans, all that mattered was seeing their... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2018 at The Wolf
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A historic moment 33 years in the making arrived at the World Cup today as the Mexico beat Germany 1-0 in a thrilling match that rarely wavered in its up-tempo pace. Throughout the match, Mexico managed to contain the Germans, a feat that has rarely been accomplished regardless of their... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2018 at The Wolf
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Today’s match pitting Argentina and Iceland against each other was already going to be more difficult for the Albiceleste than some stat sheet would tell you. However, very few people would have been able to predict exactly how poorly Argentina’s best player would have performed. Following yesterday’s hat-trick by arch-rival... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2018 at The Wolf
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The Portugal-Spain match was insanely great. Plain and simple. Everything that fans could have wanted to see was on full display. Lots of goals: Check. Great ball-handling: Check. Costly errors that add drama: Check. My earlier prediction was 90% right. In fact, it was 100% right until a man named... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2018 at The Wolf
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Today’s momentous group-stage match between Portugal and Spain has been called the greatest group-stage match in World Cup history, and with good reason. This match pits two of Europe’s best and most storied teams against each other from the outset of the tournament. With that in mind, there are a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2018 at The Wolf
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Perhaps the biggest soccer-related storyline that had nothing to do with the 2018 World Cup was Antoine Griezmann deciding whether he would stay at Atlético de Madrid or join FC Barcelona. Fortunately for Atlético fans and fans of a league that isn’t simply a two-team race every season, Griezmann decided... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2018 at The Wolf
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Today begins the most anticipated competition in the world, one that everyone waits for with baited breath for four long years and then celebrates for a month: The World Cup. This edition of the World Cup is in Russia, but the location doesn’t necessarily change the favorites, though there are... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2018 at The Wolf
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What a difference 12 years at the helm of the NFL makes. When Roger Goodell took over for the retiring Paul Taglibue in 2006, he was a proverbial bulldog who wouldn’t hesitate to bark at you if you so much as looked at him the wrong way. But 12 years... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2018 at The Wolf
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Video gamers around the world can’t wait to see what new games will get announced at next week’s E3 2018 (Electronic Entertainment Expo). This is the annual event where the largest video games studios premiere their new titles. The stakes are high for those studios: sales of many of the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2018 at The Wolf
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In the sports world, regardless of the particular game being played, there have always been a few cardinal rules: be respectful of your opponents, maintain a sense of humility regardless of winning or losing, and try to maintain a separation between politics and sports as much as possible. Unfortunately, the... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2018 at The Wolf
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There are a plethora of recognizable names that come to mind when the phrase “MLB Legend” is mentioned. One of these happens to be the name Vladimir Guerrero, the legendary Montreal Expos outfielder whose power and hitting ability was virtually unmatched. He retired a number of years ago, but now... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2018 at The Wolf
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Betting has been a part of sports for over 400 years, so one would think that everyone would be allowed to do it anywhere, right? Unfortunately, that’s not the case in the United States. Currently, it’s only allowed in four states (Nevada, Delaware, Oregon and Montana), but a movement is... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2018 at The Wolf
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Every once in a while, however, a trade rumor comes out that’s so ridiculous, so incredibly far-fetched, that it makes you wonder why sports journalists would even think of turning it into actual credible news. The latest instance of this is the rumor that New York Giants wide receiver Odell... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2018 at The Wolf
For the past few years, despite Real Madrid’s overwhelming success both domestically and internationally, the club has desperately needed a new goalkeeper. This isn’t to say that the incumbent, Costa Rican international Keylor Navas, isn’t good, but it’s time for a change. Especially this season, Navas has shown cracks in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2018 at The Wolf
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The Curry Generation—the name given to the generation of kids who’ve grown up as the Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry has revolutionized the game of basketball—is ready to begin entering the NBA, and it is a scary proposition. And the Generation is led by the University of Oklahoma’s Trae Young,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2018 at The Wolf
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With the NFL playoffs approaching on Sunday, most people are focused on that. But I’m actually thinking about something else. A big part of NFL discussions this season has centered around Colin Kaepernick. The mere mention of his name instantly stirs up emotions no matter the opinion that someone may... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2018 at The Wolf
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Betting has been a part of sports ever since sports became a thing, but the one issue, at least in the United States, is that, for the most part, the activity is actually illegal. Sports betting has always raised several ethical questions, but the fact that people still do it... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2018 at The Wolf
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After overcoming a bad break before his career even began, Ben Simmons is now showing that his name is the next in a long line to be spoken of as “great.” Coming into the 2016 NBA Draft, one name was on the lips of every analyst: Ben Simmons. This Australian... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2017 at The Wolf