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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 […]

Moriah Bourk of Women’s Lacrosse shares her perspective on pouring out one’s resources.
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The Spirit of the Game Reflections from Moriah Bourk of Women’s Lax

      I am a senior attacker on the Women’s Lacrosse team at a Christian university who loves Jesus—but I do have a confession: I don’t read Scripture as much as I should. But really, when do we read it enough? In all honesty, to me, being a Christian has […]

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 […]

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 […]