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Senior Night honors efforts of Baruch’s graduating athletes
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Senior Night honors efforts of Baruch’s graduating athletes

by Omer Seman

Baruch College men’s and women’s basketball teams honored their seniors before their final regular season games on Feb. 13. Senior Night is always a bittersweet evening for the graduating athletes and their coaches, families and teammates. It is the culmination of hundreds of hours spent on the court, whether they were grinding through practice sessions…

Isles mull relocation rumors while Rangers set sights on playoffs
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Isles mull relocation rumors while Rangers set sights on playoffs

by Andrew Marzullo

Henrik Lundqvist, Mark Messier, Denis Potvin and John Tavares; all names that symbolize the greatness of New York hockey past and present. Arguably the NHL’s fiercest and most personal rivalries play out between the New York Rangers and the New York Islanders. While they both share the same amount of Stanley Cup Championships with four…

Melo’s future with Knicks uncertain
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Melo’s future with Knicks uncertain

by Steven Tsakanikas

The New York Knicks have been a colossal disappointment this season. Derrick Rose is a liability on defense, Joakim Noah is playing unproductively in only 22 minutes a game after coaxing the Knicks out of a $72 million contract last summer and Kristaps Porzingis has not scored 20 points in over a month. Madison Square…

Falcons stunned as Brady leads comeback for fifth Superbowl
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Falcons stunned as Brady leads comeback for fifth Superbowl

by Anthony Delanuez

The New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons recently faced off for Super Bowl 51 on Feb. 5, with both teams having quite a story to tell. Both teams were immensely talented with Most Valuable Player award winners at the quarterback position, pro bowl wide receivers and highly ranked defenses that dominated during the playoffs. The…

Bearcats struggle early on, look to turn fortune in CUNYAC play
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Bearcats struggle early on, look to turn fortune in CUNYAC play

by Omer Seman

Baruch College’s mens volleyball team has struggled out of the gates, losing their first seven games of the season. The Bearcats fell just short of a championship in an exhilarating five-set CUNYAC tournament final in 2016 and anxiously awaited the 2017 season. But as their rotation has lost five seniors to graduation and over half…

Bearcats fight hard, fall short in marquee Battle of Lexington
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Bearcats fight hard, fall short in marquee Battle of Lexington

by Omer Seman

  The Baruch College men’s and women’s basketball teams clashed against the Brooklyn College Bulldogs in a thrilling edition of the annual Battle of Lexington. As the marquee event of Welcome Week organized by the Undergraduate Student Government, a number of clubs participated in the bonafide school-spirit contest. Hosted in the Athletic Recreation Center, the…

Giants’ redzone woes prove costly, Steelers spoil six-game winstreak
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Giants’ redzone woes prove costly, Steelers spoil six-game winstreak

by Anthony Delanuez

Heading into Week 13, the New York Giants and Pittsburgh Steelers were both coming off winning streaks—the Giants putting together six straight, while the Steelers picked up steam riding back-to-back wins. With Big Blue fighting to catch up to the surging Dallas Cowboys and Ben Roethlisberger looking to make good on a rollercoaster season, both…

Lady Bearcats pick up three straight, put season back on track
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Lady Bearcats pick up three straight, put season back on track

by Omer Seman

Baruch College’s women’s basketball team stormed into the Athletics and Recreation Center for its first home game of the season fresh off of two dominant performances against City College of New York and York College. The Bearcats boasted an undefeated CUNYAC record entering their match versus New Jersey City University. During player introductions, senior guard…

Championship-bound Chapecoense faces tragic blow, Brazil mourns
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Championship-bound Chapecoense faces tragic blow, Brazil mourns

by Jonathan Sperling

The soccer world has been left devastated following a plane crash that killed nearly everyone on board the aircraft, including the majority of the Brazilian soccer club Assosiacao Chapecoense de Futebol. Members of Chapecoense, an up-and-coming soccer club that had seen little success until recently, had taken off from Santa Cruz, Bolivia, on LaMia Flight…

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