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The Eagles set the record against the Cavaliers at 21-20 with their 17th consecutive victory in the “Battle of Eagle Road,” a rivalry dating back to 1982.

In what was an intense, though, for the most part, not so competitive encounter, Eastern University Men’s Soccer worked around their longtime rivals, the Cavaliers of Cabrini College, to secure a win for the young team. The Eagles controlled the possession of the ball, as well as the pace of […]

Rafael Nadal with his U.S. Open Trophy
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Served Too Short: A recap of the recent U.S. Open, including Serena Williams, Bianca Andreescu, and Rafael Nadar.

A few weeks ago, the 2019 U.S. Open Finals were held at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York, Sept. 7 and 8. The finals featured Serena Williams versus Canada’s Bianca Andreescu for the women’s singles match and Rafael Nadal playing Russia’s Daniil Mendvedev. Both of these finals offered great record-breaking potential […]

Kapler was dismissed of his role as Phillies general manager after two seasons
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You Were Great Gabe, But Time Marches On: The departure of the Phillies general manager and how the team moves forward.

Recently, the Philadelphia Phillies decided to move in another direction with then Phillies manager Gabe Kapler after two subpar non-playoff seasons going 161-163. The Phillies have decided on Joe Girardi to fill in the now-vacant position.  He brings to the Phillies a championship pedigree with 10 seasons as the Yankees […]

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The Future is now: New coaches push forward the vision of competition, faith and success.

As the summer sets and a new school year opens its doors, there is much for which to be excited, especially as it regards EU Athletics. With the Softball field reconstructed, Lacrosse field further maintained, and new equipment added to the Fitness Center, the addition of four new head coaches […]

Equal Pay for Equal Work: Inside the US Women’s Soccer team’s fight for justice amid FIFA gender wage gap.
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Equal Pay for Equal Work: Inside the US Women’s Soccer team’s fight for justice amid FIFA gender wage gap.

Over the summer, the US women’s soccer team left the field with their third World Cup win to file a lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation, claiming that they were being discriminated against on the basis of gender.  In March, all 28 players of the US team filed the […]

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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 […]