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Boycotts for Blake

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Tyler Wells, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2020

For athletes across professional sports, the shooting of Jacob Blake was the final straw in a mounting struggle with police brutality. Although games were scheduled to take place, they were replaced by a booming message on behalf of the players, who elected to boycott their games to shift the public eye...

Power 5 conferences set precedents for other schools amid the pandemic

Power 5 conferences set precedents for other schools amid the pandemic

Joe Klaus, Sports Editor

August 31, 2020

As schools begin to return to campus for their respected fall semesters, all eyes are on Power 5 conferences, the Big Ten, South Eastern Conference (SEC), Atlantic Coastal Conference (ACC), Big 12 and the Pac 10 as to what they going to do and potentially set as a precedent for smaller conferences. The...

Tom Brady Leaves the Patriots

Tom Brady signing his contract to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Beth Beaudry, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

Last week, Tom Brady announced he will leave the New England Patriots. Brady posted two statements across his social media accounts: one addressed to his team, Coach Bill Belichick, and the Kraft family, and the second to Patriots fans. Brady said, “I wanted to say thank you to all of the incredible...

Chiefs Have a Comeback, Win Super Bowl LIV

Super Bowl LIV MVP, Patrick Mahomes.

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2020

In a back-and-forth game between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers, the Chiefs won Super Bowl LIV, 31-20. The game took place Sunday, Feb. 2 at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL. Prior to this season, the Chiefs had three rings, their last Super Bowl win in 1969. It was...

Kobe Bryant, his Daughter, and Seven Others Killed in Helicopter Crash

Kobe Bryant, his Daughter, and Seven Others Killed in Helicopter Crash

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash early Sunday near Calabasas, Calif. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, when authorities arrived at the scene, they discovered a bushfire on the hillside...

Patriots, Giants, and Jets Get Their Picks

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Kenny Sorrentino, Business Manager

April 30, 2019

The first round of the 2019 NFL Draft has come and gone. We had a few surprises, some good and some bad. Let’s take a look at some of the big acquisitions: The first pick in the draft went to the Arizona Cardinals who drafted quarterback Kyler Murray. Head coach Kliff Kingsbury gets his man. He recruit...

Patriots to Face Rams in Super Bowl LIII

Patriots to Face Rams in Super Bowl LIII

Kenny Sorrentino, Business Manager

January 30, 2019

Super Bowl LIII is set. The New England Patriots (11-5) will face off against the Los Angeles Rams (13-3) inside Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta. For the Patriots, coming back to the Superbowl for the third year in a row felt unexpected. Many fans were disappointed by 11 regular season wins, and...

Supreme Court OK’s Sports Betting

Supreme Court OK's Sports Betting

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

May 14, 2018

The decades old argument of whether or not sports betting messes with the integrity of the game has finally become obsolete. On Monday May 14, the Supreme Court struck down the 26-year-old Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act that barred state authorized sports gambling with some exceptions. ...

MLB partners with Facebook to broadcast games

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Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

April 9, 2018

     Earlier this year Major League Baseball announced that it was partnering with Facebook to exclusively broadcast 25 games on the social network throughout the season. The deal is said to be worth between $30 million to $35 million. This is the first time that a major U.S. league has agreed ...

Former Chargers Ink Professional Women’s Soccer Contracts

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Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

March 19, 2018

 For the second time this academic year former University of New Haven athletes have decided to take their talents overseas to play professionally. For starters, back in December, it was announced that 2017 graduate Shazzon Mumphrey of the football team signed a contract to play professionally...

Octagon visits Sport Management Department

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Kenny Sorrentino, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

Members of Octagon, the largest sport marketing agency in the world, visited campus this past Wednesday (Feb. 28). The day's discussions were led by Lisa Murray, the company's Chief Marketing Officer, and the Sport Management Department's Executive-In-Residence for this academic year. She and her team...

United States Women Hockey is Bold in Gold

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Angela Tricarico, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018

Nearly 20 years to the day after the United States Women’s National Hockey Team (USWNHT) won gold at the 1998 Nagano Olympics, they were golden once more, defeating neighboring rival Canada in a thrilling and close match. The gold medal returns to the United States, following four straight Olympic...

2018 Winter Olympics Underway

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Kenny Sorrentino, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

    With the 2018 Winter Olympics under way in PyeongChang, South Korea, there's been quite a few headlines:  At the time of writing, the United States has the fifth most medals of any country, with nine total, behind Netherlands (13), Canada (15), Germany (17), and Norway (22). Four years ago, Am...

Philadelphia Eagles Fly to Victory

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Kenny Sorrentino, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII Sunday (Feb. 4) evening, 41-33. On a frigid night in Minneapolis, Minn., the AFC's Patriots and NFC's Eagles faced off in the NFL Championship at the new U.S. Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings. The game beg...

The battle on Native American mascots continues

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Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

February 5, 2018

Earlier this week it was announced the Cleveland Indians controversial “Chief Wahoo” logo will be retired following 2018 MLB season. The logo will be removed from all aspects of the uniform and will be replaced with the Indians primary block C logo. The team had been pressured by MLB to remove the ...

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