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This Year’s Lineup for Thanksgiving Football

This Year’s Lineup for Thanksgiving Football

Nelson Vandenburgh, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017


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The Minnesota Vikings take on the Detroit Lions, and the San Diego Chargers face the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day, 2017. Although this is not a surprise, football on Thanksgiving has been a tradition for many Americans for over 100 years. Many know that the Cowboys and Lions play every day on Turkey Da...

Knicks, Celtics, Nets all early East contenders

Knicks, Celtics, Nets all early East contenders

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

November 21, 2017


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The NBA has gotten off to a quick start, and fan expectations have been flipped upside down. Teams that fans believed were tanking are suddenly good, and teams that were supposed to go all the way have hit a road bump. It is still early in the season, but right now anything can happen. Local teams suc...

The Athletic seeks to “make business extremely difficult” for newspapers

The Athletic seeks to “make business extremely difficult” for newspapers

Angela Tricarico, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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Alex Mather, the co-founder of the online sports journalism start-up The Athletic has one goal: to completely eliminate the traditional newspaper sports section, in favor of his subscription-based website. Co-founder Alex Mather had a rather controversial statement in the New York Times on Oct 23. When asked...

Fantasy Football Sweeps The Nation

Fantasy Football Sweeps The Nation

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

September 6, 2017


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Over the past ten years the definition of “football season” has changed dramatically. Traditionally, “football season” means fans pick one team to root for and you went on the emotional rollercoaster with them throughout the season. Patriots and Giants fans enjoyed success, while Jets fa...

Mayweather takes on McGregor in Fight for the Ages

Mayweather takes on McGregor in Fight for the Ages

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

August 22, 2017


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On May 2, 2015 boxing fans everywhere payed $100 to witness what was billed as “Floyd Mayweather Vs. Manny Pacquiao: The Fight of the Century.” This fight featured two of the greatest fighters of the generation, and the hype was phenomenal. The media could not get enough, boxing experts analyzed every si...

New York Mets Underachieving on All Levels

New York Mets Underachieving on All Levels

Chris DiGeronimo, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017


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It seems that New York sports fans cannot catch a break when it comes to getting disappointed by their teams. The latest team to give its fans agita is the New York Mets. The Mets came into the season with high expectations and some dangerous weapons, but it hasn’t turned out the way it looked on paper....

NFL Draft Preview

NFL Draft Preview

Quentin Walker, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


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The NFL draft is finally upon us, and draft experts have continuously updated and altered their mock drafts. Some have changed drastically and others haven’t budged on their viewpoints on where each prospect is going to go in this year’s draft. There has only been one unanimous pick throughout the path to th...

Teams Eye Larry O’Brien Trophy with Playoffs Underway

Teams Eye Larry O’Brien Trophy with Playoffs Underway

Billy Sakmann, Sports Editor

April 25, 2017


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The first round of the NBA playoffs are underway, and though there are some favorites, the race for a championship is much more open and exciting than in recent years. Four teams have a great chance to win the NBA Finals, and there a couple dark horses that could make some noise and advance under th...

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...

NFL Season is Around the Corner

NFL Season is Around the Corner

Quentin Walker, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

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