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Big-men become sharp-shooters in three-pointer-happy NBA
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Big-men become sharp-shooters in three-pointer-happy NBA

The three-point line has captured the hearts of coaches and general managers alike in the National Basketball Association. Ten years ago, the Golden State Warriors led the league in three-point attempts with 24.8 per game. Today, that number ranks 20th. The impetus for this three-point trend is basic mathematics—three points is more than two. In…

Strong play from Anthony, Porzingis and Rose provide Knicks edge
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Strong play from Anthony, Porzingis and Rose provide Knicks edge

Like he has many times before, Carmelo Anthony hit the game-winning shot in the dying seconds of an overtime shootout with the Charlotte Bobcats. With a veteran’s confidence, Anthony received a pass and immediately broke into a post-up against Charlotte’s Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. No. 7 spun around and arched a shot above Kidd-Gilchrist’s outstretched arms that…

Massive upsets in top five headline wild college football week
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Massive upsets in top five headline wild college football week

Chaos and volatility are two of the many reasons college football is so popular. Losing one game could spell doom for a team’s championship aspirations. With the talent so highly concentrated in Power Five conference schools, navigating through a season with a spotless record is a high-wire act. The circus that was Week 11 saw…

Prescott to remain Cowboys’ starter after league-best 8-1 start
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Prescott to remain Cowboys’ starter after league-best 8-1 start

Throughout this NFL season, one of the biggest dilemmas has been the Dallas Cowboys’ quarterback controversy. The Cowboys’ fourth-round pick Dak Prescott shined during the preseason after veteran field general Tony Romo broke a bone in his back. Many thought Prescott’s performance would decline as he went up against starting defenses in the regular season….

Bearcats edge Birmingham-Southern in heated home-opener
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Bearcats edge Birmingham-Southern in heated home-opener

Season openers relieve months of pent-up anticipation and spark excitement for the future. When it comes to drawing enthusiasm from its fans, Baruch College’s men’s basketball team is second to none. It kicked off its 2016-17 campaign against Birmingham-Southern College, a private liberal arts college with just over 1,300 enrolled undergraduates. Its team, the Panthers,…

Warriors off to shaky start despite historic Durant acquisition
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Warriors off to shaky start despite historic Durant acquisition

With the 2016-17 NBA season only a few weeks old, lack of chemistry has become an issue for numerous teams across the league. Take none other than the Association’s newest villains, the Golden State Warriors. Last year, Golden State began the season by winning 24 consecutive games before losing their first game on Dec. 12….

Bearcats roll past John Jay, fall short in CUNYAC Championship
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Bearcats roll past John Jay, fall short in CUNYAC Championship

Outside hitter Sophia Shahipour narrowly connected for a corner kill, co-captain Akilah “Kiki” Meulens frustrated the Bloodhounds with dizzying serves and middle hitter Yijia Cai knocked down two of her eight kills in that dominant stretch. After a long serve by Cai gave the Bloodhounds possession, Bridgette Sarco kickstarted a comeback with back-to-back aces. Stephanie…

Bearcats make surprising playoff appearance, fall in semifinal
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Bearcats make surprising playoff appearance, fall in semifinal

As the Men’s Soccer CUNYAC playoffs inched closer, many were weary that a 1-3-2 conference record would not be enough for the Bearcats to advance. The team miffed on many opportunities to win games throughout the season and now it is feeling the squeeze. Heading into their final regular season CUNYAC match, the Bearcats needed…

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