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Curry, now ranking among the best in the NBA, competed in the NCAA Tournament as a first-year and sophomore at Davidson College.
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The Arrival of Annual Insanity- Why we can’t help but love March Madness

      Each year as the winter months fade and the weather grows warmer, we find ourselves in the midst of madness: March Madness, that is. For many sports fans the latter half of winter can feel like a drag as the NFL has wrapped up in early February […]

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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 […]

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Eastern Athletic Teams Hit the Road Over Spring Break

      Between practices and games, travel and rest, Eastern athletes who play spring sports spent their mid-semester vacations in a variety of ways. Read on to learn how these teams have begun their seasons.       Women’s Lacrosse: The Women’s Lacrosse team travelled to Portland, Oregon to […]

Pictured here after winning the 2013 NCAA Tournament, the UConn Women’s Basketball team has won four consecutive national championships.
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All They Do Is Win: UConn Women’s Basketball wins 100+ games

      The University of Connecticut’s Women’s Basketball team hasn’t lost a game since November…2014. Their win streak, which reached 107 games on March 7, is unprecedented, upending the NCAA record that the school had earlier set of 90 wins, which surpassed the UCLA Men’s record established from 1971 […]

Pierce, pictured here in 2008 with the Boston Celtics, will close out his NBA career in 2017 with the Los Angeles Clippers.
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Paul Pierce Says Goodbye to Basketball in Boston

     Paul Pierce, 10-time NBA All-Star  and the 2008 Finals MVP, announced his retirement from the game of basketball on Sept., 26, 2016. In a video released by The Players’ Tribune, Pierce said he would ride out the 2016-17 season, giving himself the opportunity to play in each of […]

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The Enigma of Sports-Related Concussions

     A concussion is a form of traumatic brain injury (TBI) that is clinically defined as a physical insult to the head, causing the brain to bounce, so to speak, against the skull. This sudden disruption in neurological functioning typically results in a brief period of disorientation as well as […]

EU Volleyball’s Giana Cirulli, pictured here with her younger brothers, reflects on the importance of team play and selflessness.
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The Spirit of the Game- Reflections from Giana Cirulli of EU Volleyball

     This past Christmas I decided to take my three-year-old twin brothers shopping for our parents. The last few Christmases had readily turned into everyone watching as my brothers opened gift after gift. They are the youngest (and cutest) of the family, which inevitably meant they were given a […]

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A Heartbreaking Goodbye: Remembering Yordano Ventura and Andy Marte

     The Dominican community is grieving the loss of two well-known and respected Major League Baseball players: Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and former Arizona Diamondbacks player Andy Marte. Early in the morning on Sunday, Jan. 22, both Ventura and Marte died in separate car accidents while in […]

New England Patriots at Washington Redskins 08/28/09
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New England Patriots Defeat Atlanta Falcons for Super Bowl Title

     On Sunday, Feb. 5, the New England Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons to take home the title of Super Bowl LI with a final score of 34-28. This victory marked the Patriots’ fifth Super Bowl win as a franchise, winning titles in 2002, 2004, 2005, 2015 and now […]

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Root, Root, Root for the Home Team

     When I began my search for colleges back in 2012, I developed certain criteria for what I wanted in my future school. I knew I wanted to attend a smaller school; I would feel lost and overlooked at a big state school. I wanted a school in a […]