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Jones, Guerrero, Thome, Hoffman get the call from the Hall

Jones, Guerrero, Thome, Hoffman get the call from the Hall

Matthew Polek, Sports Editor

January 26, 2018


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On Wednesday, January 25th the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) announced the inductees into the National Baseball Hall of Fame for 2018. Players need 75% of voters to check their name to get the call, and, for the first time since 2015, 4 players got over that threshold. Chipper Jon...

NBA All-Star starters announced

NBA All-Star starters announced

John Braziel, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


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The NBA all-star game, set for February 18, has named its starters with their captains being Lebron James and Stephen Curry. The Eastern Conference starters consist of Kyrie Irving of the Celtics and Demar Derozan of the Raptors at the guards. At the forward Lebron James of the Cavaliers and Gianni...

Celtics Legend Jo Jo White dies from brain cancer

Celtics Legend Jo Jo White dies from brain cancer

Mya Gladding, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


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Celtics legend JoJo White passed away on Tuesday January 16, 2018. White was 71 years old. He was a NBA champion and a finals MVP, Olympic gold medalist, and a Hall of Famer. In May 2010, he was diagnosed with a tumor in his brain. In a speech in 2015, he said “The doctor said I wasn't supposed ...

Brady plays through hand injury

Brady plays through hand injury

Nicholas Boudreau, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


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On Thursday, January 18th, 2018, New England Patriots 5-time Super Bowl winning quarterback Tom Brady missed practice because of an apparent hand injury. Due to a handoff to running back, Rex Burkhead, Tom Brady’s hand got his hand cut on the helmet of the running back, but Brady says differently...

Pro Bowl rosters announced

Pro Bowl rosters announced

Andrew Gentile, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


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On Sunday, January 28th, the NFL will be hosting its 67th Pro Bowl game in Orlando, Florida. The Pro Bowl festivities will contain an event on Thursday at 7p.m. called the Skills Challenge as well as the traditional game on Sunday. On Thursday the 25th, the players’ weekend will kick off with ...

Retired soccer star Leon McKenzie speaks openly

Retired soccer star Leon McKenzie speaks openly

Carlos Gonzaga, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


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In the UK suicide is the biggest killer of men under 45, according to CNN. One person takes his own life every 90 minutes, the same amount of time it takes to play a match of soccer. Leon McKenzie was a professional soccer player in the late 90’s to early 2000’s. In 2009 McKenzie tried to take h...

Gronkowski suspended

Gronkowski suspended

Nicholas Boudreau, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


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On December 3rd, 2017, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was penalized for an unnecessary roughness call against Tre’Davious White, the corner for the Buffalo Bills.   The Buffalo Bills safety, Micah Hyde, was surprised that Gronk wasn’t ejected from the game. Gronk will be suspended fro...

Trump and Ball spar on Twitter

Trump and Ball spar on Twitter

My Gladding, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


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NY Daily News On November 8th UCLA star LiAngelo Ball and teammates Cody Riley and Jalen Hill  were arrested in China for shoplifting at a Louis Vuitton store next to the hotel. The three players were to stay in the team's hotel in Hangzhou until the case is adjudicated, which could take days, weeks...

5 MLB stars who could be on the move this offseason

5 MLB stars who could be on the move this offseason

Matthew Polek, Sports Editor

December 7, 2017


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With the Winter Meetings beginning next week, the MLB hot stove is beginning to heat up. Shohei Ohtani has dominated headlines this offseason and he hasn’t even signed yet. He’s been meeting with teams this week and has until December 22nd to sign with a club. The free agent class is headlined by Yu Darv...

Derrick Rose will return to the NBA

Derrick Rose will return to the NBA

Andrew Gentile, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


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On November 29, Derrick Rose decided to continue his career with the Cleveland Cavaliers after insinuating, on November 24,  that he may retire due to his extensive injuries. Derrick Rose began his NBA career in the ‘08-09’ season and automatically drew attention to his game. He averaged 16.8 ...

Giants bench Eli

Giants bench Eli

Matthew Polek, Sport's Editor

December 1, 2017


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On Tuesday November 28th the New York Giants announced that on Sunday Geno Smith will be starting at quarterback against the Raiders. For the first time in 13 years, it won’t be Eli Manning taking the snaps. His streak of 210 games started will be over on Sunday. It’s the 2nd longest streak by a QB,...

Yankee fans shouldn’t hang their heads

Yankee fans shouldn’t hang their heads

Matthew Polek, Sports Editor

October 24, 2017


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“It’s a rebuilding year.” Ha. Someone forgot to pass that on to Joe Girardi and his Yankees. Coming in to 2017 there were a lot of questions surrounding the Yankees. No one knew what the “Baby bombers” we’re going to do. Aaron Judge struggled when he got called up in 2016; Gary S...

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