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Cardinals hand Bearcats first postseason lost in nine seasons
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Cardinals hand Bearcats first postseason lost in nine seasons

Feb. 19, 2016 marked the end of an era for the Baruch College women’s basketball program. After playing in a league of its own for the majority of the past decade, the eight-time defending CUNYAC-champion Bearcats were dethroned by the eighth seed York College Cardinals in the first round of the tournament. While knocking down…

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Del Potro makes return at Delray Beach

After waiting 11 months, Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina finally made his comeback to professional men’s tennis. Before his resurgence last week at the Delray Beach Open in Delray Beach, Florida, where he reached the semifinals, it seemed unclear whether he would ever return after four wrist surgeries debilitated his career. When he was…

Baruch swimmers rally back to take second at CUNYAC finals
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Baruch swimmers rally back to take second at CUNYAC finals

After finishing with subpar records in the regular season, the Baruch College men’s (2-6 overall, 2-2 CUNYAC) and women’s (5-5 overall, 5-1 CUNYAC) swimming teams entered the CUNYAC championships with a chip on their shoulder. With the season on the line, the Bearcats were determined more than ever to make a statement in the finals….

Bulldogs crush shorthanded Bearcats in back-to-back thrillers
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Bulldogs crush shorthanded Bearcats in back-to-back thrillers

  The Baruch College men’s and women’s basketball teams welcomed their CUNYAC rivals, the Brooklyn College Bulldogs, to the Athletics and Recreation Center to face off in the Bearcats 12th annual Battle of Lexington. The Lady Bearcats dropped the first game of the night, 67-45, and the Baruch men’s team also lost to the Bulldogs,…

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Jackson under pressure as Knicks continue midseason slump

Since New York Knicks president Phil Jackson recently fired head coach Derek Fisher, there has been speculation about whom Jackson will hire as a replacement. More importantly, there has also been doubt that Jackson will do what is right for the Knicks for their long-term success. In March of 2014, Jackson signed a five-year, $60-million…

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Broncos outlast Panthers in battle of defenses at 2016 Super Bowl

In perhaps the best defensive display in Super Bowl history, the Denver Broncos, led by Peyton Manning, Von Miller and the top-ranked defense in the NFL were able to edge-out Cam Newton and the equally-prestigious Carolina Panthers defense. After a turnover-filled affair, Denver hoisted the Lombardi trophy thanks to a late touchdown that cemented the…

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Knicks’ woes trigger sense of urgency

The recent firing of New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher after losing nine of their last 10 games and five games in a row, jeopardizing any chance to make the playoffs, highlights that the Knicks need to do something to improve the team. Especially with the pressure that comes with being in New York, the…

Offense heats up as Bearcats cruise to third consecutive victory
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Offense heats up as Bearcats cruise to third consecutive victory

Coming into the season, the Baruch College women’s basketball team faced many questions as to whether or not they would be able to defend its championship, after losing many of its key upperclassmen to graduation. Without any seniors on the current roster, many believed that the team lacked the experience to win another title. However,…

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