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    Head Coaches: The Scapegoat for a Bad Team

    by  • April 22, 2013 • Sports • 1 Comment

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    By FRANK DAPOLITO Every new season of sports has its stories. There are good teams, and there are bad teams. The good teams are praised in every aspect, while bad teams are ridiculed. When a team fails, it is hard to find the quintessential reason for why the team did not perform so well. but...

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    Ramapo Lacrosse Club Seeks Funds

    by  • April 15, 2013 • Sports • 0 Comments

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    By ROSS CAPUANA, FRANK DAPOLITO and MIKE GILL The Ramapo Men’s Lacrosse club is looking to finally become one of the school’s competitive teams. The only problem is the team is scarping by with the funding they have been given. The group has been practicing since fall now, and as the weather gets nicer there are...

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    NFL Asks Players if They Like Girls

    by  • March 14, 2013 • Sports • 1 Comment

    NFL teams have been accused of asking questions to prospects about their sexual orientation according to reports on ESPN.com. As the media and the NFL begins to investigate the only question anyone can ask is why? The NFL combine took place for three days, from Feb. 23-26. Scouts from all 32 teams in the NFL...

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    NFL Combine: How Important is it?

    by  • March 7, 2013 • Sports • 0 Comments

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    By ROSS CAPUANA The NFL combine, a test on college athletes’ ability to run, jump, catch, throw and other intangibles of the NFL game, kicked off last week. The issue that comes into play with the combine is, do these running drills and non-contact drills really determine how good a player you will be in...

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    Karlsson Injury Sparks Protection Issue

    by  • February 28, 2013 • Sports • 1 Comment

    The Achilles tendon, Karlsson's was cut 70 percent through PHOTO/MIKE MONTALTO

    By MICHAEL MONTALTO The Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League suffered an enormous loss, when an opponent’s skate blade sliced a star player on his left Achilles tendon during a game against the Pittsburg Penguins on Feb 13. Last year’s Norris Trophy winner as the leagues best defenseman, Erik Karlsson will likely miss the rest of the 2013...

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    Where is Ramapo Men’s Lacrosse?

    by  • February 28, 2013 • Sports • 1 Comment

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    By ROSS CAPUANA Members of the Ramapo Men’s Lacrosse Club are looking to establish an official team. Although considered a club team, the players have actually been included into a league with a full schedule of opponents. The National College Lacrosse League(NCLL) met with some of the players interested in starting this team and gave them...

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    Football Alumni Bitter Towards the Forgotton Program at Ramapo College

    by  • February 27, 2013 • Sports • 1 Comment

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    By MEGAN FERNANDEZ Ramapo College cleared out all football memorabilia when they discontinued their football program is 1992. Remnants of what was once a football group no longer exist, leaving alumni bitter. Football gear such as helmets, footballs and jersey’s were residual and valuable items for former team players and they were cleared out of...

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    Should College Athletes be Paid?

    by  • February 21, 2013 • Sports • 2 Comments

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    By ROSS CAPUANA Student athletes are putting in hard work, day in and day out to play collegiate sports raising the question: Should they be getting compensated in some way? Cars, sporting event tickets, money to help pay rent, or even money for meals are just a few of the many things that are “illegally” given...

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    Steroids in Pro Sports Affects All Players

    by  • February 14, 2013 • Sports • 1 Comment

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    By MEGAN CLANCY The 2013 baseball Hall of Fame vote was one for the record books, and the reason for that being no one was voted in.  With a class of candidates including Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, whom are clouded by steroid scandals, the shock of no one receiving the honor stunned many loyal...

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    Concussions Spur Talk of Football Safety

    by  • February 14, 2013 • Sports • 1 Comment

    The late, great Junior Seau (middle). PHOTO/David Sizer/Flikr.com

    By ROSS CAPUANA Concussion or brain injury is one of the biggest stories of today’s sports era, especially in football. But with all the technology available why are these players letting themselves endure these major head injuries, and what are we doing to stop it? A concussion defined by the Center for Disease Control is a...

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    World Baseball Classic: Friend or Foe to American Baseball

    by  • February 14, 2013 • Sports • 1 Comment

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    By MICHAEL GILL Pitchers and catchers are reporting to camp at all different times this week, baseball season nears. However, as Major League Baseball prepares in the United States, fans prepare for baseball in a much larger scope. The World Baseball Classic begins in March. And it is not without controversy. The WBC is an international...

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