Past Articles from Alexander Palmer
Alexander Palmer is an Ultiworld opinion columnist. He is the captain of Columbia University’s Open team, Uptown Local. He has played in the Club series with Flight NYC. He lives in New York City.
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Block On MLU Sponsorship Raises Questions About USAU’s Role
On the surface, USA Ultimate’s recent decision to block the MLU as a jersey sponsor for Championship events is unremarkable.
Feb 5, 2014 by Alexander Palmer in Opinion with 91 comments
Think USA Ultimate Isn’t Serving Your Needs? Then Vote.
A week from today, one of the most important Ultimate events of the year will take place. Somehow, I’m not talking about Club Nationals.
Oct 11, 2013 by Alexander Palmer in Opinion with 24 comments
How To Land A Great Rookie Class: 5 Tips For Retaining New Prospects
By this point in the fall, most college teams will have been practicing for at least a week or two.
Sep 16, 2013 by Alexander Palmer in Analysis with 3 comments
It’s Our House! AMP Uses Late Run To Win Philly Invite
PHILADELPHIA — Playing at home, Philadelphia’s AMP avenged a pool play loss in the finals, taking down Iowa’s Chad Larson Experience 15-13 to take home…
Jul 23, 2013 by Alexander Palmer in News, Recap with 4 comments
Philly Invite: Day One Recap
This year’s Philly Invite, the site of the Triple Crown Tour’s Pro-Elite Challenge for the Mixed Division, gives us an early look at many of…
Jul 20, 2013 by Alexander Palmer in Recap with 4 comments
MLU Suspension, Censorship A No-Win Decision
Major League Ultimate has made a huge mistake.
Jun 21, 2013 by Alexander Palmer in Opinion with 29 comments
ESPN Brings Professionalism To Ultimate Coverage: Here’s How They Can Get Better
It finally happened: Ultimate is now on ESPN. Though the College Championships only streamed online on ESPN3, it was still a milestone for the sport. But their coverage wasn't perfect, here's how they can take their professional coverage even higher.
May 29, 2013 by Alexander Palmer in Opinion with 51 comments
Go Train: When College Players Should Skip The Club Season
I think captains and coaches are sometimes too eager to push their young players to play club over the Summer.
May 13, 2013 by Alexander Palmer in Analysis with 11 comments
Selecting A College Captain: Consider The Culture
There is no one kind of player that makes a good captain.
May 2, 2013 by Alexander Palmer in Opinion with 3 comments
NexGen 2013 Will Be A Great Team, But Is It A Bit…Boring?
Let’s get this out of the way: I think NexGen is just about the coolest thing ever.
Apr 19, 2013 by Alexander Palmer in Opinion with 23 comments
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