NHL Playoff Overtime

April 3, 20160

NHL Playoff Picture

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64 reasons why I love March Madness

March 20, 20160

On my living room wall is a small, orange felt banner with “SYRACUSE” proudly displayed across the top. The swatch…

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What’s an auger?

January 17, 20160

Something really weird happened to me two Saturdays ago: I went ice fishing. What started out as my friend Zach’s…

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The two ways an NBA team can be built

November 29, 20150

The way I see it, there are two types of teams in the NBA: the “bottom ups” and “top downs.”…

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Spring sports preview: When and where to catch the action

January 29, 20150

Hi, my name is Nolin Ainsworth, and I am the new assistant sports editor at The Northern Light. As odd…

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Looking back at the Seawolves’ fall semester

December 10, 20130

With the fall semester coming to an end, it’s time to reflect. Join me as I travel back and reminisce…

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Megatron for MVP

November 21, 20130

Quick trivia question: how many wide receivers have been named NFL Most Valuable Player? Answer: a big, fat zero. That’s…

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Overtime: Combat corner: UFC 167 primer and predictions

November 12, 20130

Georges St-Pierre is gearing up to defend his Ultimate Fighting Championship Welterweight Championship belt for the ninth consecutive time Saturday…

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Overtime: A message for Red Sox Nation

November 5, 20130

The Red Sox clinched the 2013 World Series title last week in Boston, and an entire city collectively rejoiced. The…

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Overtime: Head to head: Forecasting the best and worst of the 2013-14 NBA season

October 29, 20131

Thomas McIntyre and Mark Hoffman are two of the Northern Light’s sports writers — nothing more, nothing less. The duo…

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Overtime: Fantasy football stock report

October 22, 20130

Enough football has been played that we can now project the future using real data, trends, patterns, and results. Forget…

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Overtime: It’s the most wonderful time of the year

October 15, 20130

No, it’s not time for Santa and Yuletide carols. I actually don’t even know what Yuletide means. But one thing…

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Overtime: Flashing forward to the 2014 NFL Draft

October 1, 20130

Sometimes I try to explain to my friends who are Patriots fans what it’s like to root for the St.…

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Overtime: Ranking the NHL’s elite 8 teams

September 24, 20130

I don’t claim to be an expert on the NHL. If I were writing this during my run as one…

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