Sam Zacher


Points in the Paint: Why Basketball is the Best Sport

This quarter the sports section is asking the ultimate unanswerable question: Which sport is the best? Over the next few weeks, the sports editors will make the case for their favorite sports. First up, basketball.


May 1, 2014


Hawks rookie center Pero Antic has been a key to Atlanta's success against Indiana.


April 25, 2014

How can we compensate student-athletes?

College athletes drive a billion-dollar industry, and how to compensate them is a hotly debated issue. Here’s one solution.


April 11, 2014

031114 ARTS Dodgeball (Sam Zacher)


March 11, 2014

For the love of the game: A call to true sports fans

There's a clear distinction between the casual and the serious, true fan of a sports team.


March 6, 2014

Maroons can’t Bear tough offense

Chicago men's basketball didn't close out its season as it hoped it would.


March 3, 2014

Divestment is not only necessary, but feasible

SFCC, UChicago’s fossil fuel divestment campaign, answers Zimmer’s call for more concrete argument.


February 18, 2014

Offensive stars to lead charge into first conference battle

Men's basketball (7–4) defeated Washington and Lee (4–7) last Saturday by a score of 86–74, on the backs of third-year point guard Muskeyvalley’s 22 points and five assists and fourth-year forward Hughes’s 17 points.


January 9, 2014

Chicago offense explodes in victories over IIT, Kalamazoo

Last Tuesday, the men's basketball Maroons (4–2) spanked Illinois Tech (0–6) by a score of 109–46 and proceeded to beat Kalamazoo (3–1) 100–83 on Sunday.


December 2, 2013