Articles written by: Ray Miketta

Former Champs Fall in Round of 32- Wildcats take early departure in NCAA Tourney
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Former Champs Fall in Round of 32- Wildcats take early departure in NCAA Tourney

      For the Villanova Wildcats, the 2015-16 season was one to remember. Led by four-year starter, captain and Langhorne, Pennsylvania native Ryan Arcidiacono, the Wildcats started the season ranked no. 11 in the AP Poll with high expectations after a Round of 32 departure in the NCAA Tournament […]

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Eastern Announces Partnership in Education Eligible Partnership Grant Program

      On Feb. 22,  Eastern University’s College of Education partnered with a grant program called the Eligible Partnership Grant Program. Awarded by Governor Tom Wolf and Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera, more than $3 million was given to three universities: Eastern, Cabrini and LaSalle.       […]

EU Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams End Successful Seasons
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EU Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams End Successful Seasons

      The Eastern University Eagles Men’s Basketball team accomplished this year what other teams were not able to achieve in school history: win 11 conference games. Thus, the Eagles were granted the chance to have a playoff game at home for the first time in seven years. The […]

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Your MLB Trade News

MLB Transaction Log (as of 3/9): Arizona Diamondbacks–2/10: Acquired RHP Frank Duncan from the Pittsburgh Pirates via trade for 2B Phil Gosselin. Atlanta Braves–2/12: Acquired 2B Brandon Phillips from the Cincinnati Reds via trade for LHP Andrew McKirahan and RHP Carlos Portuondo. Baltimore Orioles–2/10: Acquired RHP Gabiel Ynoa from the […]

In October of 2014, former Yankees’ shortstop Derek Jeter founded The Players’ Tribune, a journal that provides professional and collegiate athletes with a platform to write and publish.
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Derek Jeter’s Players’ Tribune- Where athletes find their voices

     Since the very beginning of media outlets, newspapers and television and radio programs have been running stories about sports. The articles that were written typically only covered the teams that competed in big games and highlighted athletes that were deemed important by professional journalists. Derek Jeter, retired shortstop […]

In 2015 the Philadelphia 76ers began making personnel changes in both management and athletes in order to build a team with true playoff abilities.
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Philadelphia 76ers Finally on Track: Does Philly’s b-ball team have a shot at playoffs?

     The Philadelphia 76ers certainly had a January to remember. Coming off of three years in the basement of the NBA, the Sixers are showing signs that they are headed in the right direction. This past January marked their first winning month since November 2012. Since that time, the […]

Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station is currently undergoing significant renovations.
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Momentous Plans for 30th Street Station

     As commuters travel to and from Philadelphia daily, they may have noticed the outside of one of the main transit buildings going through a makeover. The building that is being renovated is the 30th Street Station. Built in 1933, the station serves as the center of all train […]

The Wild Ride of the NFL Playoffs
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The Wild Ride of the NFL Playoffs

     During the weekend of Jan. 14-15, the National Football League (NFL) hosted the second round of the playoffs, known as the Divisional Round. Eight teams from across the country battled it out as another chapter was written to determine which two teams would represent their conferences in the […]

If you are prepared for when snow hits EU, you can “sit back and enjoy what God has to offer with the scenery the snow can create.”
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Preparing for Snow at EU

A lright, folks, we have finally reached the dead of winter, yet we have not had enough snow to cause major problems for our campus. Do you recall last January, when Eastern received about two feet of snow and many of us brave souls ventured out and uncovered our cars […]

The Philadelphia Phillies match up against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in 2012.
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What Happened to the Phillies? A breakdown of Philadelphia’s baseball drought

     If you have grown up in the Philadelphia area  and enjoy baseball like I do, you may have looked forward to when the Philadelphia Phillies played to try to go for the W. Enjoying the Phillies may not be worthwhile right now due to the team’s recent struggles. […]