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Michael Jordan has long held the title of the greatest basketball player of all time (GOAT), with a slight edge over LeBron James, but does LeBron's 4th championship change the debate at all? SportsMan Kushal gives his take.

The NBA GOAT debate: LeBron James or Michael Jordan?

by Kushal Shah, Sports Reporter November 11, 2020

Regardless of which generation a person is from, regardless of whether they are a basketball, much less, a sports fan, ask anybody who Michael Jordan or LeBron James are, and they certainly won’t hesitate...

Both paths yield entirely different benefits –– the path to the big leagues brings potential fame and glory, while the academic path hauls in a steadier lifestyle. So perhaps Shakespeare had it wrong, after all. To sport or not to sport  –– now, that is the real question.

Going pro: From high school to the big leagues

by Kushal Shah, Sports Reporter March 19, 2020

In the world of sports, it is fair to say that an athlete’s journey to the professional leagues, more often than not, begins in high school. This is how it’s been for years—since back when Stephen...

Kick Back with Kushal: Chiefs take dub over 49ers in Super Bowl

Kick Back with Kushal: Chiefs take dub over 49ers in Super Bowl

by Kushal Shah, Sports Reporter February 8, 2020

Us Niner faithful have just received some of the most tragic and devastating news in the history of the Niners since Colin Kaepernick threw that awful interception on a hail mary play to Michael Crabtree...

Kick Back with Kushal: Another unusual NBA offseason

Kick Back with Kushal: Another unusual NBA offseason

by Kushal Shah, Sports Columnist August 30, 2019

Absent for the summer? Or a rookie NBA fan not yet able to understand the gigantuan and mind-boggling moves this past offseason? Or just absolutely missed out on the cosmic waves that were emanated from...

Jock of All Trades: Episode 2

Jock of All Trades: Episode 2

by Vishnu Kannan, Muthu Panchanatham, and Kushal Shah April 21, 2019

From Harker Aquila, Jock of All Trades is a sports podcast by Kushal Shah (10), Muthu Panchanatham (9), and Vishnu Kannan (9). This edition features an in-depth discussion regarding the NBA playoffs, predictions...

Kick Back with Kushal: Has the NBA finally been freed from the evil Warriors’ clutches?

Kick Back with Kushal: Has the NBA finally been freed from the evil Warriors’ clutches?

by Kushal Shah, Columnist December 8, 2018

Yes, it’s true—it’s all true. After a long period of silence from supposed “contending” teams, the wicked Warriors of the West have finally released their NBA counterparts as their hostages....

Kick back with Kushal: Another season lost for the 49ers?

Kick back with Kushal: Another season lost for the 49ers?

by Kushal Shah , Columnist October 17, 2018

A few weeks ago, my hopes and dreams were slashed. The unexpected happened. The unforeseen happened. The heart-breaking happened. Jimmy Garoppolo, the young buck who the 49ers were going to ride to the...

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