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The Sochi Games: Raising The LGBT Flag

Kardelen Akkus

February 12, 2014


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

The University of New Haven’s Institution for Social Justice along with UNH Pride held an informative social on Thursday, Feb. 6, in light of the harsh treatment of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender society in Russia, where the Winter Olympics commenced Friday. The event attracted about ...

Super Blowout

Chris Schnabel

February 5, 2014


Filed under National Sports, Sports

Sunday, Feb. 3, marked the biggest football game of the year in America, Super Bowl XLVIII. The league’s best offense, the Denver Broncos, took on the best defense, the Seattle Seahawks; it was a match made in football heaven. Then, shortly after 6:30 p.m., the first snap happened. Before that snap, even the Broncos looked out of sync. The kickoff was taken out of th...

Taylor’s NFL Picks: Super Bowl Edition

Taylor Hauck

January 29, 2014


Filed under National Sports, Sports

The Game That time of the year is here again! Are you ready for some football? Super Bowl XLVII is upon us and it takes place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ, Sunday, Feb. 2, at 6:30 p.m. The game will be televised on FOX with Joe Buck and Troy Aikman calling the game. Erin Andrews and Pam Oliver will be on the sidelines. Peyton Mannin...

New Haven Represented in the Majors

Chris Schnabel

December 5, 2013


Filed under National Sports, Sports

The University of New Haven will have representation in the majors as Dave Wallace moves in to coach in Baltimore.   Former Charger, class of 1969, Wallace has been hired by the Baltimore Orioles to be their new pitching coach for the upcoming major league baseball season. Wallace won a World S...

Taylor’s NFL Picks-Week 8

Taylor Hauck

October 23, 2013


Filed under Features, National Sports, Sports

(Winning picks in BOLD) Carolina Panthers @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers The panthers have won two games in a row and have reached .500 on the season. They look to make it a third win in as many games when they play the winless Buccaneers. Tampa Bay can’t seem to find an answer and are unable to compe...

Post Season Projections Follow up Article

Chris Schnabel

October 16, 2013


Filed under National Sports, Sports

As of Oct. 10 The division series is now officially over. In my last article I had the Dodgers vs. the Pirates and the Red Sox vs. the A’s, but that didn’t end up becoming the match up. The Pirates went five games with the Cardinals, but just couldn’t pull through and lost the series. The A’s also went five games with the Detroit Tigers and after a dominant p...

Post Season MLB Projections

Chris Schnabel

October 9, 2013


Filed under National Sports, Sports

As of Oct. 3, the Major League Baseball postseason is under way after a regular season filled with action and excitement; from the one game playoff, to get to a one game play off, to the retiring of MLB legends Mariano Rivera, Todd Helton, and Andy Pettitte, to rookie sensations Jose Fernandez and Matt...

Saying Goodbye to a Legend

Chris Schnabel

October 2, 2013


Filed under National Sports, Sports

On Sept. 26, 2013, the world said goodbye to a legend. They also said goodbye to a man that we might never see again. Mariano Rivera retired from the game of baseball, leaving many baseball fans in tears. Let’s go back to Sept. 26, it’s the eighth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays are beating the New York Yankees 4-0, the crowd then hears “Enter San...

Taylor’s NFL Picks

Taylor Hauck

September 18, 2013


Filed under National Sports, Sports

Who will come out on top this season?  Kansas City Chiefs @ Philadelphia Eagles -The Eagles suffered a heartbreaking loss to the Chargers on Sunday. They need to step up their defense to help complement their high-powered offense. The Chiefs have been impressive thus far starting 2-0, but the Ea...

Taylor’s NFL Picks

Taylor Hauck

December 5, 2012


Filed under National Sports, Sports

Denver Broncos @ Oakland Raiders The AFC West champion Broncos are cruising along this season. They have won seven straight and look to continue their run against a very weak Raiders team, which has lost five games in a row.   Baltimore Ravens @ Washington Redskins The Ravens suffered a...

Taylor’s NFL Picks

Taylor Hauck

November 28, 2012


Filed under National Sports, Sports

New Orleans @ Atlanta Atlanta has looked sluggish after their 8-0 start. Their only loss so far is come by the hands of Drew Brees and the Saints. Expect the Saints to sweep the season series.   Jacksonville @ Buffalo The Jaguars look much better with Chad Henne under center. They alm...

Florida’s First Female Quarterback

Elissa Sanci

September 12, 2012


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

Erin DiMeglio is unlike any girl in Florida. When she’s not at home doing chores, at school in class or babysitting, she is playing football as the only female quarterback on an all-male football team in Florida. Although she is only the third-string quarterback for South Plantation High School,...

Pistorious Apologizes for Timing of Complaints

The Associated Press

September 5, 2012


Filed under National Sports, Sports

LONDON (AP) — Oscar Pistorius apologized Monday for the timing of his complaints about a rival’s blades following his defeat in the Paralympic 200-meter final, but insisted that officials need to change the rules to prevent some runners from getting an unfair advantage. The so-called “Blade...

Cummings Wins 13th Vuelta Stage, Rodriguez Leads

The Associated Press

September 5, 2012


Filed under National Sports, Sports

FERROL, Spain (AP) -- Stephen Cummings won the 13th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Friday, and Joaquin Rodriguez maintained his overall lead. Rodriguez stayed 13 seconds ahead of Alberto Contador and 51 seconds ahead of Tour de France runner-up Christopher Froome of Britain after all three crossed...

Jets to Bench Hunter; Howard to Start at RT

The Associated Press

August 29, 2012


Filed under National Sports, Sports

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Wayne Hunter saw it coming — just as everyone else did. Rex Ryan announced Thursday that the veteran right tackle was demoted and replaced by Austin Howard as the starter for the New York Jets' exhibition game against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday night. Hunter, who...

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