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  • Nonfiction > Sports
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    Let’s not talk up a storm that’s not even on the radar. Sure, Houston has their eyes set on free agent LeBron James. So does Los Angeles—both teams. And Chicago. And Cleveland (cue the snorts). They all have their pitches written out, ready to sell their devised plan to James as he returns ...
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    Call it a gift from God. A product of fate, who knows. In the last four years since LeBron James left Cleveland stranded, demoralized, and in a revolting uproar of jersey-fed bonfires, the Cavaliers have somehow had their beloved ping pong ball take a bounce for the best in three of the last four lu...
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    Have you ever wondered, What if, for some reason, I didn’t get a paycheck for the work I did this week? Well imagine busting your tail to the limit at one thing your entire life, overcoming health adversity for the sake of continuing the job, all in hope of having it pay off in millions in the lon...
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    Call it a gift from God. A product of fate, who knows. In the last four years since LeBron James left Cleveland stranded, demoralized, and in a revolting uproar of jersey-fed bonfires, the Cavaliers have somehow had their beloved ping pong ball take a bounce for the best in three of the last four lu...
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    This past week, East Lansing got a little more populated—and a lot more popular. In a matter of four days, two college basketball standouts transferred to Michigan State. Perhaps even more stunning than the closeness in time of the two transfers, both were ironically in close contact with fellow f...
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    If you’re Kevin Love, all you want to do at this point is win. Measuring and weighing in different contract offers, despite how often it’s been reliant on choosing a team, certainly has taken a backseat in Love’s priorities of decision-making for his unforeseen future. And then again, as only ...
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    And then there were two. The team everybody loves to hate and the team everybody hates to love. Sandy South Beach and Sandy Desert of ole Alamo. The primed force of superstars—surrounded with selfless complementary role players—and the tenure of primed force threaded throughout with a roster so ...
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    I’ve heard high school dropouts and blue collared workers echo the same phrase: “Why spend the money to attend college when everything you need to know is on the Internet?” In the heat of the moment, I could never throw together any response with great impact, but having had time to think abou...
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    It was out of line. Then again, his mentality in life always has been. He’s like one of those unknown rock bands that breaks the top charts, out of the blue, and everyone flips out, but not everybody realizes that the band was killing it long before its burst of nationwide buzz. In this case, L.A....
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    Great things can’t last forever. Michael Jordan’s career tried to. The popularity of rapper Soulja Boy wanted to and failed (thank God). 80-cent burritos at Taco Bell had their shot. We can finally add the history-chasing winning streak of the Miami Heat to the prestigious list. 27 straight game...
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    Alright, Bills. Hold your horses. As you may have heard, the Buffalo Bills have shown the Dollar bills to yet another unproven kid under center. This one has the mouth to prove that he will, until he wakes up from his day dream, be a proven quarterback on a proven team. We love the fire that Kevin K...
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    Time can serve to be quite a barrier, can’t it? Time has separated us from 9 years ago, a time when sports held captivation at its best. It was the 2004 MLB ALCS, and the New York Yankees held a sleepy, 3-0 lead over their polar rival from a mere 215 miles away, the Boston Red Sox. Yankees outfiel...
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    Boston, dubbed ‘The Hub’, is more so The Heed of media these days. From the Celtics’ head coach, Doc Rivers, leaving for the LA Clippers; to the ongoing trade rumors around Rajon Rondo, to the official trades of Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, and Jason Terry to Brooklyn in exchange for Gerald ...
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    What’s a reward without risking? What’s praise without pressure to earn it? Well, when you’re 23-32, looking up at rock bottom of your division, you’ll find yourself in line with Mike Tyson at a poker table: scurrying for the opportunity to risk. With the Los Angeles Dodgers pulling up no...
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    What Joe Dumars has done for the Detroit Pistons this offseason may not overcome the flunks he’s had testing his best judgments as their president of basketball operations. This offseason can’t re-pick the 2003 NBA Draft with Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh on the board; it can’t ...
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    It’s hard when you’re a fan. One cannot expect me to accurately predict 30 teams’ fates for this upcoming NFL season right on the dot. I can’t peer through the fog of a crystal ball when the Bills are playing eenie-meenie-miney-mo with three quarterbacks. Nor could I tell you if the Steel...
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    We all respect Robert Griffin III, bow down in his presence, keep him in our prayers, the whole nine. But week 1 was a disaster. In his first taste of physical contact since he tore his ACL in January, he seemed like a fixed up row boat in a tsunami. It started with his interception into triple c...
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    When South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney started this season, expectations seemed big enough for the All-American defensive end. A few injuries later, they can seem bloated. How long of a stretch of diminutive impact on the field, and even complete absence, does it take before the expectations are f...
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    Last week, Auburn’s Jonathon Mincy trotted off the field in untouchable satisfaction. The scoreboard said it all: AUBURN: 31 WASHINGTON STATE: 24 When asked about getting the first win, Mincy merely nodded his head, a face full of towel muffling anything he could’ve tried to say. A towel a...
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    Believe me when I say this: This was more the Tigers’ falter than the Red Sox’s triumph. Detroit, you know exactly what I mean when saying this. Oh, now cut the chatter, Boston. I’ll show every reason. First off, if a question is ever ‘How’d a team ranked 2nd in runs, 1st in batting ave...
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    Hey, Boston, GEICO wants their cavemen back! Wait, are those the… Did the duck commanders lose weight? No, no it can’t be them. Twigs to Paul Bunyan’s family tree? No… Whoever it is, they did not get the memo on where above the shoulders you’re supposed to apply Bosley ointment. Oh, it’...
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    This Thanksgiving will be different. This Thanksgiving, traditions may carry on for the average family’s feast—but not the Lions’ feast. As an average family, go ahead and enjoy that double serving of gravy-soaked turkey and, more importantly, that four-quarter serving of turf-stained footb...
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    Here’s some karma. A month removed from Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito blowing up Jonathan Martin’s voicemail with explicit this and that, it’s been Incognito’s voicemail that’s blowing up. From reporters to friends, this guy probably hasn’t had this many people come to him out...
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    Believe it or not, Ohio State and Michigan State came to be beneficiaries of one another after their Big Ten Championship showdown. In full understanding, the Buckeyes would choose to negate this presumption, but the opinion stands firm in a foundation of proof. From Michigan State’s standpoint...
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    Here’s a guy head and torso above his competition, knee deep in accolades, and the only reason he’s not ear deep is because he’s only a freshman. When asked how old he felt, he responded to the much older reporter with, “I mean, sometimes the way I be walking around, I feel like I’m your a...

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