The Renegade Rip

Op-ed: NFL Honors Awards

Angel Magdaleno, Reporter

February 10, 2020

The NFL celebrated its 2019 - 2020 season on Feb. 1 with its annual NFL Honors awards in Miami, Fl. The NFL Honors awards is where the NFL’s best players come together and celebrate the outstanding year the season’s best players had. Over the weeks prior to the awards night, players were given ballots to vote for their pick on players of the year, while coaches were...

BC holds social justice conference for the students

Bianca Cacciola, Reporter

December 11, 2019

BC held a social justice conference in the indoors theater, located on the main campus, on Dec. 10. This event hosted NFL players Demario Davis, New Orleans Saints, and Josh Norman, Washington Redskins, as guest speakers. The conference began by the Aztec people who led a prayer circle and friendship dance for the people in attendance. This activity was to celebrate a different...

NFL column closing thoughts

Tyler Frost, Reporter

December 4, 2019

As we are nearing the home stretch of the NFL season and the semester, I wish everyone good luck on their finals, and good luck to their favorite team in the playoffs. We’ve witnessed a very entertaining season with many surprises. Andrew Luck’s retirement, Lamar Jackson’s monster season, and the Steelers vs. Browns brawl highlight the up and down moments of 2019. There...

The Mid-Season NFL awards

Tyler Frost

Tyler Frost, Reporter

November 18, 2019

Ten weeks into the NFL season, we have a pretty good idea of what players and teams will continue to be big-time as we head toward winter. Though football...

Midseason NFL power rankings and three-word game

Tyler Frost

Tyler Frost, Reporter

November 4, 2019

We have seen a wildly entertaining NFL season thus far. We have reached the midway point in the season, which is a fitting time for all teams to assess...

The Top Quarterbacks in the 2019 NFL Season Ranked

Tyler Frost

Tyler Frost, Reporter

October 21, 2019

Number 1: Russell Wilson (Seattle Seahawks) The Seattle Seahawks have never had a losing record with Russell Wilson under center. Wilson is one of the mo...

Brown leaves the NFL

Tyler Frost, Reporter

October 4, 2019

Antonio Brown is still making headlines, and we should not be surprised. My NFL Column on the last edition of the Rip featured a story about Antonio Brown forcing his way out of Oakland to join the New England Patriots. After 11 short days, the Patriots released the troubled wide receiver after two allegations of sexual misconduct were placed on Brown. Following his release, Brow...

Thoughts on Andrew Luck’s retirement

Tyler Frost

Tyler Frost, Reporter

September 6, 2019

The unforeseen retirement of Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has sent shockwaves throughout the Natiovnal Football League.  Luck, the former number one overall pick in the ...

OpEd: The NFL seeking for a star

Hilario Ismeal Gomez, Reporter

March 15, 2019

The NFL Combine a.k.a “The Underwear Olympics” kicked off Feb 6 and lasted till Mar 4 within Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. This is a showcase for hundreds of the top NFL Draft prospects to showcase theirs on the field skills as well as test the limits of their athleticism. Many make millions by showing off how freaky they can be athletically with their super...

Op-ed: New minor league football promotion debuts

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

February 22, 2019

The American Alliance of Football (AAF), the new-fangled minor league of American football, made its debut on Feb. 9, 2019, which was a red-hot start for the league matching if not surpassing the viewership numbers of the primetime NBA games during the same time slots. Football is king in America among sports and this new AAF league plans to bridge the gap between the NFL...

Patriots claim their 6th Super Bowl ring

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

February 7, 2019

Gritty, grimy and “boring.” That’s how most viewed the 13-3 spectacle that was Super Bowl LIII on Feb .3 with punts and defensive stops highlighting the evening. The offensive upturn of the NFL was seemingly put to a halt in the Mercedes-Benz Stadium by the New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, when he shut down the Los Angeles Rams and offensive guru...

Nike stirs controversy with Colin Kaepernick sponsorship

Miranda Defoor, Web & Social Media Editor

September 13, 2018

Since Nike’s announcement of a sponsorship with famous football star Colin Kaepernick on Sept. 3, many Nike fans and supporters have turned to destroying their merchandise. Nike is the world’s largest supplier of athletic shoes and clothing, making them one of the most valuable sports companies in the world, according to Forbes. Because of this, Nike’s impact is far...

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