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    Making Leaps towards the Olympics

    by  • December 19, 2013 • Sports • 0 Comments

    PHOTO By Jerry McCrea

    By JACINTA FORD For almost every athlete, who has ever done a sport, your biggest goal is to go to the Olympics. For many, the Olympics is a dream. For Keturah Orji, it’s becoming a reality. She has made huge leaps towards a future in the 2016 Olympic games, literally. Orji is a 17-year-old senior at...

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    What is the Price of Safety in the NFL?

    by  • December 5, 2013 • Sports • 0 Comments

    By DOUG DEPREKER Safety Brandon Meriweather is now the most feared hitter in football. Opposing pass-catchers are terrified to go up for a ball with him lurking in the area. If he sees the ball in the air, instead of trying for an interception, he only has a knockout hit on his mind. Meriweather has paid...

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    Rehab Assists Student Athletes to Nurse Injuries

    by  • November 21, 2013 • Sports • 0 Comments

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    By ADRIAH ROLLING, JACINTA FORD and KEVIN SEABROOK Student athletes are torn between the demands to be great at their sport along with their school work. Student athlete Elvonney Poole, a senior basketball player talks about his passion for the sport and how he manages the long hours of practice and also maintains his studies. Poole...

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    The Treadwell Factor

    by  • November 21, 2013 • Sports • 0 Comments

    By KEVIN SEABROOK The Ramapo Roadrunners men’s basketball season ended abruptly last season with an 86-78 loss to Morrisville State College in the NCAA tournament. Stephon Treadwell, a senior power forward for the Roadrunners, can look back on a vigorous season with this being his final game in a Ramapo Jersey. In the previous season, Treadwell and the Roadrunners won a New Jersey...

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    NFL Suicide Continues Worrisome Concussion Trend

    by  • October 2, 2013 • News, Sports • 2 Comments

    Oliver at the University of Georgia
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    By JOSH SCHWARZ Another former NFL player was found dead in his home on Sept. 24 as a result of a concussion-induced suicide. Paul Oliver, 29, a former defensive-back for the San Diego Chargers, was discovered in his home with a single self-inflicted gunshot wound. The tragic death is the latest in a worrisome recent string...

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    College Football Playoff System?

    by  • October 2, 2013 • Sports, Uncategorized • 1 Comment

    BCS Bowl trophy

    By KEVIN SEABROOK The BCS (Bowl Championship series) conference commissioners announced last year that they wanted to create a playoff system instead of having the top two teams play for the national championship. The new postseason system will take effect on the start of the 2014-15 college football season. The NCAA committee will choose three sites...

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    NHL Tri-State Preview

    by  • September 25, 2013 • Sports • 0 Comments

    The New York Rangers are ready for another season in Manhattan. PHOTO/Blake Corrao

    By BLAKE CORRAO It’s that time of year again, hockey season is right around the corner. After last year’s shortened season due to the lockout, fans are eager for a full year of NHL action. So just how well are the local team’s chances this year? In Buffalo, New York, the Sabres have been struggling to...

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    NCAA makes Billions off Student Athletes

    by  • September 25, 2013 • Sports • 0 Comments

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    By KEVIN SEABROOK When football player Jonny “Football: Manziel, quarterback for the Texas A&M Aggies was suspended in a direct violation of the NCAA’s code of conduct for college athletes, it sparked a debated topic on whether or not college athletes should be paid. The story seems to regenerate with each NCAA scandal that occurs. According...

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    Johnny Manziel suspension puts NCAA under the microscope

    by  • September 17, 2013 • Sports • 1 Comment

    Manziel is the favorite for the Heisman again this year. PHOTO/RonMoore.org

    By JOSH SCHWARZ Johnny Manziel elevated the debate over whether college athletes should be paid from a sports affair to a mainstream issue over the last few weeks. The Texas A&M quarterback and reigning Heisman Trophy winner was under investigation by the NCAA for allegedly violating bylaw 12.5.2.1, which forbids any player from using his or...

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    New York Giants Fans Prepare For Superbowl XLVIII

    by  • September 17, 2013 • Sports • 1 Comment

    Jim Murphy's Trailer

    By KELLY MOELLER With summer slowly fading away and the fall season creeping in on us, there is one thing on most everybody’s minds this time of year, football! Chances are if you live in the tri-state area you are either a proud Giants fan, or a slightly embarrassed Jets fan. According to an article on...

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    Gender in Sports

    by  • September 16, 2013 • Sports • 0 Comments

    Floyd Money Maywhether

    By KEVIN SEABROOK Whether it’s on or off the field, women’s roles in professional sports are scarce on opportunities, salaries and media, according to the Women’s Sports Foundation. The role of women in decision-making and management is debated heavily today. It creates symbolic matter on the subject of equality. Is equal in today’s world really equal? Gender...

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