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New ruling frustrates Semenya’s future

New ruling frustrates Semenya’s future

Shannon Burns and Hailey Deitelbaum

May 13, 2019

Last week, the future for Caster Semenya, a South African distance runner and Olympic gold medalist, changed forever after a ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Semenya opposed a 2018 policy of the International Association of Athletics and argued against its discrimination as she thought it l...

How are the Yankees so good?

How are the Yankees so good?

Tyler Redding, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2019

During the offseason, general manager Brian Cashman referred to the Yankees as “a fully operational death star.” Well, a month into the MLB season, the Yankees are second in the American League East with a 17-11 record. They are only 1.5 games behind the surprising first place Tampa Bay Rays. ...

An argument against Pete Rose

An argument against Pete Rose

Tyler Redding, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2019

On August 24, 1989, Major League Baseball’s All-Time hit leader Pete Rose was placed on baseball’s ineligible list. He is banned from playing or coaching in the majors. In 1991, the ban extended into the Hall of Fame. The all time leader in games played (3562), at bats (14053), hits (4256), ...

Celebrating Women’s History Month – the woman who made sports history

Celebrating Women’s History Month – the woman who made sports history

Hailey Deitelbaum, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2019

Serena Williams, a professional tennis player with 23 Grand Slam Titles, is more than just a successful athlete. She is an inspiration, mother, wife, and a role model for women of all generations.   Williams is an athlete who is fearless about standing up for what she believes. From being a blac...

Celebrating Women’s History Month – the woman who fights to show women’s worth

Celebrating Women’s History Month – the woman who fights to show women’s worth

Shannon Burns, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2019

Skylar Diggins-Smith is a WNBA player who is the point guard of the Dallas Wings and played for Notre Dame. As a highly talented WNBA player, she has spoken up recently about the NBA and WNBA pay inequality. She is a prominent advocate for equal pay in the WNBA compared to the NBA and a role mode...

Celebrating Women’s History Month – the woman who runs the Yankees

Celebrating Women’s History Month – the woman who runs the Yankees

Tyler Redding, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2019

In a male heavy industry, Yankees’ general manager Brian Cashman’s right-hand man is actually a woman, which just adds her value to Women’s History Month. In December 2001, Jean Afterman joined the New York Yankees as the assistant general manager. She became just the third woman ever to tak...

Harden scores 61 in a game

Harden scores 61 in a game

Tyrell Allen, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

On January 23, 2018 , The Houston Rockets won against The New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. The Rockets won 114 - 110 over the Knicks. James Harden not only bumped his most points scored in a game up to 61, he also matched  Kobe Bryant’s record for most points scored in Madison Square Gard...

Olympics medalist announces his cancer diagnosis

Olympics medalist announces his cancer diagnosis

Shannon Burns, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

Olympic silver medalist Max Parrot, a Canadian snowboarder, announced that he was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma in December. Hodgkin lymphoma, according to the Mayo Clinic, is a cancer in the lymphatic system wherein cells in the system grow abnormally and can spread further. “The first sy...

Mbappe donates his world cup earnings to charity

Mbappe donates his world cup earnings to charity

Nicola Iannicelli, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2018

French superstar Kylian Mbappe has donated all his world cup earnings to Premiers De Cordee, a charity which helps handicapped children play sports. Mbappe will be donating 500,000 dollars that he earned through the course of this summer’s World Cup in Russia. According to The Washington P...

Derrick Rose has a 50-point night

Derrick Rose has a 50-point night

Tyrell Allen, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2018

Derrick Rose, 30, was once considered one of the best players in the NBA and won the league's MVP award in 2011 with the Chicago Bulls. After years of serious injuries, he is returning to play with Minnesota Timberwolves. Shortly after his legendary 2011 run with the Chicago Bulls, D’rose tore his...

Cano and Diaz join Mets

Cano and Diaz join Mets

Tyler Redding, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018

On Saturday, December 1, 2018, The New York Mets and the Seattle Mariners agreed to a trade that would send second baseman Robinson Cano, right handed pitcher Edwin Diaz and $20 million to the Mets in exchange for outfielders Jay Bruce and Jarred Kelenic, right handed pitchers Anthony Swarzak, Justi...

Urban Meyer retires

Urban Meyer retires

Mark Nofri, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018

Urban Meyer. Michigan owner. An all time great. The Ohio State football coaching legend has just announced his retirement from the great game of college football this past Tuesday. He will be coaching his last game this January 1st, the famous Rose Bowl against the Washington Huskies. This com...

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