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On the Road to MAC Freedom Championship: Slipping Past Wilkes and Kings in Overtime

      Within the past week, the Eastern Men’s Lacrosse team played against Wilkes University on April 10 and King’s College on April 13. Looking back at how the team played against these two teams last season, both games were an expected win this week. However, each game was […]

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The differences between a D1 and D3 School: What makes an athlete in both programs?

      If you are interested in sports, there is a likely chance that you heard of D1 and D3 schools. In terms of athletics in college, there are three main programs that give out scholarships to prospering athletic schools and these are: the NCAA (National College Association), the […]

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Phillies’ New Trades Determined to Bring Home the World Series: Inside three new players’ determination.

      Previously, the Phillies had a few ‘okay’ seasons. However, with three new players thriving off the adrenaline of being traded to Philadelphia, we are seeing the change begin.       For the 2019 season, the Phillies were able to sign the notable Bryce Harper, J.T. Realmuto […]

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Interviewing the Interviewer: A discussion with Athlete’s in Focus’s Ian Roth

      Ian Roth is a graduate student at Eastern University who has a passion for sports. He received his bachelor’s degree in Middle Education and is currently earning his master’s degree in Multicultural Education. His interview segment with Eastern athletics, Athletes in Focus, allows for student athletes to […]

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On the Road to MAC Freedom Championship: There are small steps towards victory for our men’s lacrosse team.

      The Men’s Lacrosse team has just finished the last round of non-league games and will head into the Freedom Conference games beginning this week. Teams in the line up are Manhattanville College, Misericordia University, Wilkes University, King’s College, Delaware Valley University, among others. Their past couple of […]

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NCAA: Unfair Cartel or Justifiable Nonprofit?: Should NCAA players be paid for their athletic abilities?

      Recently, the media cycle has included a plethora of coverage about alleged unfair financial policies by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).The debate regarding NCAA athletes getting paid is not a new one, as for years critics have claimed that the NCAA profits unfairly off of the […]

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Process This– The 76ers make it into the 2019 NBA playoffs: After several bad seasons, the Philadelphia basketball team make it a year to remember.

      It became a norm to mock and critique the process, a term or slogan that was adapted to describe the state and future hopes of Philadelphia basketball. They were challenged to overcome doubts and statistics alike. Analysis examined constantly the cost for this team to beat the […]

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NFL vs. Nature: Inside how the 2019 NFL Draft is hurting the environment.

      Recently, the city of Nashville, Tennessee, announced its plan to cut down 21 of 68 historic cherry trees that would be in the way of the NFL’s draft stage leading up to April’s NFL Draft event. The irony behind this announcement is the upcoming Cherry Blossom Festival […]

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Patriots owner in sex trafficking scandal

      For those of you who are about to read this article please be aware that it contains information about sexual assault and sexual offenders, and may be triggering to some people.       Bob Kraft, owner of the NFL’s New England Patriots was charged by Florida’s […]

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Philly Fans Send Death Threats to Blue Jays Pitcher: The Blue Jays pitch hit the new prize of the Phillies, Bryce Harper.

      Are Philly fans really known for their aggressiveness?       On March 15, the Philadelphia Phillies played against the Toronto Blue Jays in Clearwater, Florida. Phillies fans are making sure their prized possession comes to no harm and are ready to defend him if he does. […]