As if the appraisals of Derek Jeter’s legacy hadn’t already reached a fever pitch, the Yankees’ shortstop ended his last game at Yankee stadium with a walk-off single, providing everyone with a new reason to discuss how good he really was. Jeter suffered the misfortune of playing in an era when the popular film Moneyball popularized sabermetrics. Pre-sabermetrics, players were generally judged on whether they hit round career numbers, (3,000 hits or 500 home runs) and anecdotally.

As I Steelers fan, I admit that I have little sympathy for NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s recent troubles. Goodell’s crackdown on physical play hit the Steelers particularly hard and damaged a team whose identity was built around its physicality. Although Goodell undoubtedly bungled Ray Rice’s domestic violence case, calls for his resignation demonstrate the shrill way our media deals with controversy.

Amherst women’s tennis returned to the top of the NESCAC after a one-year hiatus with a convincing 5-1 win over defending champion Williams. The championship-clinching win followed a 5-3 semifinal victory over Middlebury for the second-ranked Jeffs, extending their winning streak to nine matches. The championship was Amherst’s ninth in program history — a NESCAC record.

Saturday’s semifinal clash, which featured the first-seeded Jeffs against the fourth-seeded Panthers, was a rematch of Amherst’s 9-0 regular season drubbing of Middlebury.

Fourth-ranked Amherst women’s tennis wrapped up an undefeated NESCAC season with a dominating 9-0 victory over 10th-ranked Middlebury. The win was the Jeffs’ seventh in a row, moving them to 16-3 on the year and 8-0 in the NESCAC. Coach Jackie Bagwell’s team will look to maintain their momentum at the NESCAC Championships, beginning on this Friday, May 2 at Bowdoin.

The fourth-ranked Amherst women’s tennis team made a statement on Saturday, knocking off first-ranked Williams by the convincing score of 7-2. The match was the culmination of the Jeffs’ undefeated week, which included four other wins — all against NESCAC opponents. The wins moved Amherst to 15-3 on the year and 7-0 in the NESCAC, extending its winning streak to six matches.

The fourth-ranked Amherst women’s tennis team went 2-1 on its road trip to Maine with wins over seventh-ranked Bowdoin and Bates but a loss to second-ranked Emory. The Jeffs now sport a 10-3 dual match record on the year.

After convincing defeats of Babson and Skidmore, the fourth-ranked Amherst women’s tennis team knocked off MIT on Sunday to win the Nor’easter Bowl championship, hosted by Wellesley College. The Jeffs’ three victories ran their win streak to six matches, and their overall dual match record to 8-2.