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Baruch men’s and women’s swimming teams conquer home opener
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Baruch men’s and women’s swimming teams conquer home opener

Along with the anxiety of heading into a new meet, excitement filled the air across the Athletic and Recreation Center on Monday, Nov. 16, as contestants from Baruch and York colleges headed to their starting blocks, hoping to give their respective teams a first conference win of the season. After three road contests against William…

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Holm delivers rare second-round knockout over Rousey in UFC 193

The mixed martial arts world was rocked at Ultimate Fighting Championship 193 when underdog Holly Holm knocked out undefeated bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey one minute into the second round of the fight. It was less of a competition and more of a convincing display of technical prowess by Holm. A UFC-record attendance of 56,214 spectators…

Bearcats rally past Salve Regina with 23-point fourth quarter
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Bearcats rally past Salve Regina with 23-point fourth quarter

The Baruch women’s basketball team kicked-off its 2015-16 season by splitting a pair of road contests at the Emmanuel Tip-Off Tournament. Although their season opener against Babson College did not fair too well, the Bearcats showed a commendable performance in their 66-61 rout over Salve Regina University. The team finished in third place at the…

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Patriots escape Big Blue scare with game-winning field goal

When the NFL released its schedule for the upcoming football season back in April, the exhibition between the New York Giants and New England Patriots was automatically penciled in as one of the marquee matchups of the 2015-16 storyline. The two franchises have engaged in some of the league’s most famous games, as Giants quarterback…

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Bearcats fall short in closing minutes

Head coach John Alesi and the Baruch College Bearcats will begin a new season as the defending CUNYAC champions. The Bearcats are coming-off last year’s tremendous campaign that saw the team go all the way to the championships and win it for the first time since 1999. The electrifying double-overtime victory will be remembered as…

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Porzingis shows promising start to establish a new Knicks era

It is hard to imagine the NBA without the international stars that grace its court. The San Antonio Spurs would not be the dynasty it is today without Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili. Dirk Nowitzki’s signature one-legged step-back jumper would have been relegated to European basketball, as European players are commonly stylized as being finesse…

Hunter hands Baruch second straight championship defeat
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Hunter hands Baruch second straight championship defeat

With Baruch College down 0-2 against the Hunter College Hawks, head coach Carrie Thomas and her Bearcats prepared to face a daunting third set in the 2015 CUNYAC Championships with an all-too familiar feeling of last season’s finale. The Baruch women’s volleyball team faced a similar predicament last year when they met Hunter for the…

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Domestic violence remains an unsettling concern around the NFL

Prior to the 2015-16 NFL season, the Dallas Cowboys sent shockwaves throughout the league by announcing they had signed embattled defensive lineman Greg Hardy. Earlier an elite talent for the Carolina Panthers, Hardy watched his career tumble amid allegations of domestic violence. The Cowboys’ owner and billionaire businessman, Jerry Jones, was quick to defend Hardy,…

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Kenyans take NYC marathon by storm

Over 50,000 runners participated in the annual New York City Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 1. Both amateurs and elites from around the world traversed the 26.2 mile course spanning all five boroughs starting at Staten Island and concluding in Central Park. Millions of spectators lined up along the race path to cheer on the athletes…

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