Matthew Benusa

Class of 2021


  • Pirates win first Spring training game

    It’s officially baseball season, and Bryce Harper still hasn’t signed a contract. In more exciting news, the Pirates have won their first Spring training game against the Philadelphia Phillies by a score of 3-2. One game isn’t enough to extrapolate for anything, but it’s always good luck to win the first outing of the season.

    Sports | February 25, 2019
  • penalty shouts

    In a hilarious decision, a group of über wealthy magnates have decided to challenge the NFL’s monopoly on football in the United States. Their new league is called the Association of American Football, or AAF, or as I like to call it, BAD. With four teams in their Eastern Conference and four in the West, there will be at least five games played in Birmingham, Alabama. The last time I’ve thought ab...

    Sports | February 18, 2019
  • March Madness: One month out

    We’re officially one month away from Selection Sunday and the start of March Madness. The usual blue-chip top seeds are in contention once again for their same positions, with Duke, Kentucky, Virginia, North Carolina, Michigan, Michigan State, and Kansas as just a few teams who are all but selected for the NCAA tournament. In recent years, there has been little success in the postseason for teams ...

    Sports | February 18, 2019
  • Genesis 6 Grand Finals and the Super Bowl

    Last week, while the fascist Tom Brady was in the final seconds of another Super Bowl win, the Genesis 6 Super Smash Brothers Melee grand finals were just starting. There was an easy analogy in the finals of each sport, with the eternal champion New England Patriots matching up against the upcomer Los Angeles Rams; in Melee finals, the eternal champion, Juan “Hungrybox” DeBediema just beat out the...

    Sports | February 11, 2019
  • MLB and the Pirates: Free agency update

    Free agency this year for baseball has been slow, to say the least. The two names that are still sticking around, waiting for a contract to sign, are Manny Machado and Bryce Harper. As a small market team, the Pittsburgh Pirates are not really in contention for either player, since they’re star players looking to go to a large market and the Pirates are unable to sign anybody with a contract large...

    Sports | February 11, 2019