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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 ...

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,...

Brady Nabs a 5th Ring with Pats Super Bowl Victory

Brady Nabs a 5th Ring with Pats Super Bowl Victory

Quentin Walker, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017


Filed under National Sports, Sports, U.S. News

Ladies and gentlemen, Super Bowl LI is now in the books, it lived up to the hype surrounding it and was even historic. After Luke Bryan’s rendition of the National Anthem, both teams were ready to get things started. The determination to bring the Lombardi trophy to Atlanta definitely showed in the...

Falcons and Pats Advance to Super Bowl LI

Falcons and Pats Advance to Super Bowl LI

Quentin Walker, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017


Filed under National Sports, Sports

With the Super Bowl less than a week away, let’s take a look at how both the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots fared on NFL Championship Sunday. The Atlanta Falcons and Green Bay Packers played the first game on the docket, a game everyone thought was going to be hotly contested throughout. Ho...

Another Star Gone Too Soon

Another Star Gone Too Soon

Aaron Benevides, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017


Filed under National Sports, Sports

Starting pitcher Yordano Ventura of the Kansas City Royals lost his life at the age of 25 after a car accident that occurred in the Dominican Republic. This accident occurred only four months after the death of Jose Fernandez, another MLB pitcher who played for the Miami Marlins. The accident occurred ...

Homeruns Don’t Go As Far As They Used To

Homeruns Don’t Go As Far As They Used To

Christopher DiGeronimo, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017


Filed under National Sports, Sports

Back in the 80s, 90s, and early 2000s Major League Baseball teams would have paid anything to have a 47-home run hitter on their team. Fast forward to 2016 and a player that hit 47 home runs is only getting a three year 37.5-million-dollar contract from his previous team. With that being said there has ...

Elm City Brings Pro Soccer to New Haven

Elm City Brings Pro Soccer to New Haven

Billy Sackmann, Sports Editor

January 27, 2017


Filed under National Sports, Sports

New Haven is a city with a rich history of sports, both collegiate and professional. However, no professional teams currently call the city home. That is set to change, as the Elm City Express are set to start play this May. The Elm City Express is a completely new team, set to participate in the 2...

Knick’s Circus

Knick’s Circus

Christopher DiGeronimo, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


Filed under National Sports, Sports

You may have heard that the circus is closing, but it is being revitalized every night at Madison Square Garden. Die-hard fans are paying money to see superstars such as Carmelo Anthony, Kristaps Porzingis, Joakim Noah, and Derrick Rose, but they might as well pay to see clowns do magic tricks. Knick f...

Are Shootouts on the Way Out?

Angela Tricarico, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


Filed under National Sports, Sports

Imagine this: You’re watching your favorite hockey team play, and they’re playing a team that’s only a little bit better than them. The stakes? A playoff spot. The play between both teams is been pretty equal, and the referees haven’t been too terrible. A few goals are scored. The actual score ...

Vegas’ Road to the NHL

Vegas’ Road  to the NHL

Angela Tricarico

December 9, 2016


Filed under National Sports, Sports

Welcome to the National Hockey League, Vegas Golden Knights. The NHL’s 31 st franchise was finally given its identity on November 22, at a celebration outside the arena they’ll play in. Bill Foley, the team’s majority owner made the announcement alongside the team’s general manager,...

Why Does Everyone Hate the Zebras?

Why Does Everyone Hate the Zebras?

Christopher DiGeronimo

November 28, 2016


Filed under National Sports, Sports

You may hate one team while your friend might hate another team, but it is almost guaranteed that you both hate referees. They run up and down fields across the world showing off their stripes of authority, knowing that every call they make is going to be scrutinized one way or the other. Whether...

The NHL’s Major-Junior Problem

The NHL’s Major-Junior Problem

Angela Tricarico

November 28, 2016


Filed under National Sports, Sports

At the beginning of each NHL season, each team’s management must decide what they’re going to do about their rookies still playing on an entry-level contract. The ELC is a two-way contract, meaning the player is not guaranteed to stick with their NHL team for the whole season, with a time...

PGA Tournament Director Inspires UNH Students

PGA Tournament Director Inspires UNH Students

Billy Sakmann

November 15, 2016


Filed under National Sports, Sports

The University of New Haven’s Sports Management Department hosted another prominent speaker earlier this month. Nathan Groube, Tournament Director of the Traveler’s Championship, visited and talked to students about the twists and turns of his life, as well as how to succeed in not only the spor...

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