Author Archives: Megan Plain

Megan Plain

About Megan Plain

Megan is a sophomore attending the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. She was raised in Southern California and grew up and avid sports fan. In her spare time you will find her at the beach or watching Netflix. You can follow Megan on Twitter @MeganPlain

 

MLB: Derek Jeter’s Farewell Tour

Last year, everyone celebrated Mariano Rivera and his baseball accomplishments made over the years as a sensational closer. Now it’s Derek Jeter’s turn. The Yankees’ 11th captain, and final member of the Core Four, announced shortly before the 2014 season … Continue reading

NBA: Miami Advances to Eastern Conference Finals

Down by eight with less than five minutes left in the game. Eight wasn’t the largest amount Miami would trail by, largest being ten in the third, but each time they got close to taking the lead Brooklyn would create … Continue reading

NHL: Rangers Advance to Eastern Conference Finals

After the Penguins led the Rangers three to one, New York battled back to win the series and move on the Eastern Conference Finals. This was the first time in franchise history the team would come back from such a … Continue reading

NBA: LeBron Ties Career-High, Nail Biting Fourth

The Miami Heat entered Monday night’s game with a 2-1 series lead, and lead the Nets three games to one in the Eastern Conference semifinals after a 102-96 victory. It was the closest game of the series with a back-and-forth … Continue reading

NHL: Rangers Fight Elimination, Bring End To Slump

An 0-for-36 power-play slump. That’s what the Rangers were facing while going into Friday’s game. The Penguins led the series with three wins and one loss, hoping to walk away from the night with a series victory. Luckily for New … Continue reading

NFL: Giants Grab Odell Beckham Jr. in First Round

Day one of the draft is over, and the Giants used its 12th pick to select wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. Going into round one, Zack Martin was a popular option for the Giants offensive line, but they chose to … Continue reading

NFL: NY Giants Draft Needs

This season, we may see a repeat in the first round of the draft. Last year, the Giants drafted lineman Justin Pugh. This year, Zack Martin is the best candidate for the first pick. Martin played his past four years … Continue reading

MLB: Weaver Holds Yanks, Relievers Give Away Bases

Walks, walks and more walks. That sums up the bottom of the eighth, which was handed to the Angels over a course of six walks in one inning by Yankees relievers, giving the Halos a 4-1 victory. The last time … Continue reading

MLB: Bourjos Ends Slump in Cardinals Victory

Atlanta entered Monday night’s matchup hoping to end its six-game losing streak, but instead added another loss to its record in a 4-3 loss against the Cardinals. St. Luis was looking for a win after having two dropped series, and … Continue reading

MLB: Arenado Continues Hitting Streak in Rockies Win

The Rockies continued to run up the scoreboard on Friday night against the Mets. Zack Wheeler gave up a career-high seven runs over a period of four innings pitched. Colorado treated the game like it was batting practice, earning a … Continue reading