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Bearcats remain winless against Violets at inaugural Spikefest
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Bearcats remain winless against Violets at inaugural Spikefest

Coming into the first-ever, Baruch-hosted Spikefest event without a win, the Baruch men’s volleyball team dropped its fourth match of the season against the New York University Violets in four sets on Feb. 4. The highly anticipated match started with the Bearcats drawing first blood, just narrowly edging out the Violets 25-23, but the home…

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Kerber upsets struggling Williams en route to first Grand Slam win

By the way Serena Williams was playing at the Australian Open before the women’s final against seventh-seeded Angelique Kerber from Germany, one would think that Williams, a 21-time Grand Slam champion, would win this one handily. Williams was heavily favored because she had a 5-1 record against Kerber, she had never lost a match in…

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Djokovic prevails over Murray overseas in tight finish

Questions raised about tennis’ “Big Four” from last year’s Grand Slam season had their answers before the final round of the Australian Open. Could Rafael Nadal, a walking Operation board, regain his form? Thanks to a first-round exit, his only chance at a major title could exclusively be on clay. Does 34-year-old Roger Federer have…

Baruch topples FDU-Florham, picks up third win of the season
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Baruch topples FDU-Florham, picks up third win of the season

Despite a moderate 3-3 record to begin the season, the Baruch College men’s basketball team has shown early glimpses of what is to come with its thrilling young roster. Although the Bearcats have had their share of mishaps during the early stretch, they somehow always seem to get back up even when things are not…

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Redskins stir up NFC East as underwhelming Giants fall short

Not so fast, Giants fans! After being atop of the NFC East for nearly half the season, Big Blue relinquished their divisional lead in disgraceful fashion to the Washington Redskins. Right from the start, the Giants appeared flat on all sides of the ball, and despite a late game surge, the Redskins came out on…

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Galloway contributing to rising Knicks

As the New York Knicks continue their moderately successful start to the 2015-16 NBA season, one player has proven he is NBA-worthy, and the back of his jersey does not read “PORZINGIS.” After going undrafted out of St. Joseph’s University in Pennsylvania, Langston Galloway joined the Knicks’ 2014 Summer League squad and certainly raised some…

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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