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Mayweather vs McGregor Face in Fight of a Life Time

      On Aug. 26 2017,  Floyd Mayweather Jr. put his undefeated boxing record on the line against UFC star from Ireland, Conor McGregor. How this fight came to be is a story like no other, resulting in two people from different fighting backgrounds coming together for one epic […]

Los Angeles Dodgers On The Brink Of Baseball History
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Los Angeles Dodgers On The Brink Of Baseball History

      Over the past 148  years of professional baseball, people from all backgrounds have joined a team to partake in  America’s pastime. Every great sport has its different milestones and achievements, and baseball is no different. In 2017, the Los Angeles Dodgers have the oppurtunity to do something […]

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Thousands of Football Fans Headed to Philadelphia For NFL Draft

      From April 26 to 28, the City of Brotherly Love will host the 2017 NFL Draft. It will be the first draft in Philadelphia since the draft began in 1936. Back then, the draft was less in-depth, as the players who were drafted were only split into […]

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 […]