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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 ...

NBA D-League Cashes in with Gatorade Deal

NBA D-League Cashes in with Gatorade Deal

Erik Nybro, Contributing Writer
February 21, 2017
Filed under National Sports, Sports

The NBA Development League, or D-League for short, is renaming their league the NBA Gatorade League. However, Gatorade will have more than just the naming rights of this league. They will also have the rights to the league logo, basketballs, jerseys, on-court signage, and digital properties. Althoug...

A Giant Farewell

A Giant Farewell

Billy Sakmann, Sports Editor
February 21, 2017
Filed under National Sports

After six seasons with the New York Giants organization, wide receiver Victor Cruz was released on Monday. The Giants save an estimated $7.5 million on the salary cap, as they attempt to maximize financial flexibility before free agency begins in March.   Cruz was a fan favorite and the Giants best ...

2017 NBA All-Star Game Review

2017 NBA All-Star Game Review

Billy Sakmann, Sports Editor
February 21, 2017
Filed under National Sports

The NBA All-Star weekend was the only extravagant sports event on television this weekend and it was full of great future and current NBA talent along with great family fun. The first event that kicked off the events on Friday night was the All-Star Celebrity Game. This game featured NBA legends ...

Isaiah Lamb, 5, Becomes Youngest Member of the UNH Men’s Lacrosse Team

Isaiah Lamb, 5, Becomes Youngest Member of the UNH Men’s Lacrosse Team

Aaron Benevides, Staff Writer
February 20, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, Sports, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

The University of New Haven teamed up with Team IMPACT to make five-year-old Isaiah Lamb, a quadruplet with cerebral palsy, a member of the Men’s Lacrosse family. On Friday February 17th, the University of New Haven’s Men’s Lacrosse team had a press conference where Isaiah officially signed as...

Olge, Felizor Named Charger Athletes of the Week

Olge, Felizor Named Charger Athletes of the Week

Samantha Reposa, Assistant Editor
February 16, 2017
Filed under Charger Rec & Campus Sports, Sports

The University of New Haven Athletics Department has named men’s basketball’s Kessly Felizor and women’s basketball’s Katia Oge the University’s Student-Athletes of the Week. Felizor is a freshman hailing from Hightstown, New Jersey and was named the honor after his dominant performance on both ...

NFL Looks at Contentious Free Agency

NFL Looks at Contentious Free Agency

Quentin Walker, Staff Writer
February 16, 2017
Filed under National Sports, Sports

Now that the NFL season is officially over and done with, the free agency race is ready to begin. For some teams this can spell hope and bright future, but for others it could very well spell disaster as big name players change hands from team to team. There are a few really big names going out on the...

NBA All-Star Game Goes to New Orleans

NBA All-Star Game Goes to New Orleans

Chris DiGeronimo, Staff Writer
February 16, 2017
Filed under National Sports, Sports

The 2017 NBA All-Star Game was supposed to take place in Charlotte, North Carolina, but because of political trouble regarding the North Carolina “Bathroom Bill,” which discriminates against the transgender , the NBA decided to pull it from the Hornets and give it to the Pelicans. This is the third...

As One Boston Team Celebrates, Another Changes

As One Boston Team Celebrates, Another Changes

Angela Tricarico, Staff Writer
February 16, 2017
Filed under National Sports, Sports

Last week, Boston saw massive celebrations for one of its major sport franchises. For another Boston sport franchise, it was the end of an era. With 27 games to go in the regular season, and a bye-week on the horizon, the Boston Bruins fired their coach of nearly ten years, Claude Julien. Under Julien,...

Trumped by the Sports World

Trumped by the Sports World

Chris DiGeronimo, Staff Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under Sports

We all know that Donald Trump ran for President of the United States and won, but there have been times in President Trump’s life where he has tried something and failed miserably. You may be thinking “wow you ain’t kidding, he has failed at a lot of things” and that’s where your right, but ...

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