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Elm City Express Adds Two Players As Season Approaches

Billy Sakmann, Sports Section Editor
April 15, 2017
Filed under Local, Sports

New Haven’s professional sports drought is set to end very soon. The Elm City Express, a third tier soccer team in the National Premier Soccer League will soon be playing home games in Yale’s Reese Stadium. Unfortunately, non-residents will be moved out of the University of New Haven by the time...

Grad Students Take a Ride to Queens

Sean Kingsepp, Staff Writer
April 15, 2017
Filed under Sports, Student Life

Dr. Gil Fried’s Professional Sport Management class took a trip to Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, to meet with University of New Haven graduate, Chris Brown. No, not the singer, but Brown is now the Vice President of Guest Experience and Venue Services for the New York Mets. The seven students...

Should Tom Brady Retire?

Quentin Walker, Staff Writer
April 15, 2017
Filed under National Sports, Sports

One thing that’s been a topic of discussion this entire offseason has been the longevity of Tom Brady’s career. The Super Bowl LI MVP has been quoted saying he feels like he can play another five to seven years at the level he is playing now, but many fans think that he should just quit while he’s...

Women’s Lacrosse Is the Real Deal

Chris DiGeronimo, Staff Writer
April 15, 2017
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The University of New Haven Women’s Lacrosse team has been on a rampage so far this season. Led by Graduate Student Kendall Cietek, the Chargers have found a way to stay in every game through their explosive offensive production. Cietek has lead the way with 28 goals and 34 points through eight...

Women’s Lacrosse Season Preview

Women’s Lacrosse Season Preview

Chris DiGeronimo, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Charger Rec & Campus Sports, Sports

In case you didn’t know, there is a team on campus that is ranked third in the NE-10 Conference and 11th in all of Division II - that team is the Women’s Lacrosse team. These are high ranks to live up to, but the Chargers look to prove that they belong and that you should believe the hype. There ar...

NFL Season is Around the Corner

NFL Season is Around the Corner

Quentin Walker, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under National Sports, Sports

The “new” NFL season is right around the corner and the New York Jets are on their way to starting the rebuilding process. With the releases of big time names like Nick Mangold, Darelle Revis and Brandon Marshall along with a few other players, the Jets have already freed up $30 million in cap spa...

NHL Trade Deadline Winners and Losers

NHL Trade Deadline Winners and Losers

Angela Tricarico, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under National Sports, Sports

One of the craziest weeks of the hockey season came to an end with the trade deadline on Wednesday, March 1 at 3 p.m. After this date, there is a freeze on trading until the offseason begins. This deadline was a little quieter than ones in the past, with one of the only major trades coming two da...

The NBA MVP Race Comes Down to the Wire

The NBA MVP Race Comes Down to the Wire

Billy Sakmann, Sports Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under National Sports, Sports

With just a month left in the NBA season, Dallas Mavericks billionaire owner Mark Cuban said that Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook shouldn’t be mentioned in consideration for the MVP award.   Cuban says Westbrook shouldn’t be the league’s most valuable player beca...

Local Teams NFL Draft Needs

Local Teams NFL Draft Needs

Quentin Walker, Staff Writer
February 28, 2017
Filed under National Sports, Sports

With the combine just around the corner, NFL teams are getting their draft boards and scouting reports ready.  Teams are figuring what positions they consider as luxuries and what positions they need to heavily draft in. Let’s take a look at the draft needs for some of the local teams:   ...

The Intentional Walk Takes a Walk

The Intentional Walk Takes a Walk

Chris DiGeronimo, Staff Writer
February 28, 2017
Filed under National Sports, Sports

Baseball has always been a sport based on tradition. The sport has been passed down from father to son and from generation to generation. Since the inception of the game, there has been a specific set of rules, and they have always been followed. Since the inception there has always been a tactic called...

Why You Should Watch the MLS

Why You Should Watch the MLS

Erik Nybro, Contributing Writer
February 27, 2017
Filed under National Sports, Sports

The MLS is a growing sport in America and you should start watching. There are stories all over the place and the sport has some great budding rivalries. There is also a great abundance of talent coming through the league right now. The sport of soccer is growing here in the states and we have great...

NFL Draft 2017

NFL Draft 2017

Quentin Walker, Staff Writer
February 21, 2017
Filed under National Sports, Sports

With free agency starting, the next thing that football fans are looking forward too is the NFL draft. But before that takes place the next big event it the NFL combine, where every NFL scout gets to see the draft prospects show their skills in a multitude of drills. There’s one question that a lot of people ...

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