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Muhammad Ali dies unexpectedly after 32 years of Parkinson’s

Shock waves were felt across the world after the recent death of Muhammad Ali on Saturday, June 3. The three-time boxing heavyweight champion died at the age of 74 in Phoenix Arizona from septic shock due to natural causes. In his final hours, Ali was surrounded by his close family members, including his daughter Laila…

Curry unanimously takes second MVP
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Curry unanimously takes second MVP

  On Tuesday, May 10, NBA poster boy Stephen Curry rewrote the record books when he earned the league’s Most Valuable Player award in a unanimous decision, the first player in history to boast such a feat. Achieving MVP accolades for the second consecutive year, “Chef Curry,” as he is nicknamed, is stirring discussion over…

Nyquist shines in Kentucky Derby, fans buzz ahead of triple crown
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Nyquist shines in Kentucky Derby, fans buzz ahead of triple crown

At Churchill Downs last Saturday, Nyquist proved his doubters wrong as he won the Kentucky Derby, with fans setting their sights on the Triple Crown. Nyquist became the eighth undefeated horse in the history of the Kentucky Derby, with an 8-0 lifetime race record. While most predicted that he would win, others believed that mile-and-a-quarter…

Rising Isles top Panthers in six-game overtime-ridden series
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Rising Isles top Panthers in six-game overtime-ridden series

For the current generation of New York sports fans, orange and blue has been synonymous with disappointment. While the Knicks have not done anything to rewrite the script, the Islanders, led by team captain John Tavares, stacked consecutive 100-point seasons and earned a playoff berth as the first wild card in the Eastern Conference. Matched…

Bearcats convincing ahead of playoffs
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Bearcats convincing ahead of playoffs

The Baruch men’s baseball team has been playing outstanding thus far in their season, as they have competed against tough teams and earned their spot in the CUNYAC tournament, which began on May 5. Despite their overall record, 12-16, the men’s baseball team defeated the majority of their in-conference opponents. In fact, their in-conference record…

Cinderella story Leicester City hoists Premier League trophy
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Cinderella story Leicester City hoists Premier League trophy

  With 13 games left in league competition, the Leicester City football club sat atop Premier League standings for the first time in history. Fast-forward to the end of the season and the Foxes’ good fortune has increased exponentially, miraculously beating the overwhelming 5000-1 odds to snatch the title from the grips of familiar league…

Women’s tennis falls short on the road
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Women’s tennis falls short on the road

After capping off an undefeated season with the program’s fifth CUNYAC championship title last October, the Baruch College women’s tennis team returned to action on Tuesday, April 12 against Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, New York. Despite the six-month hiatus, the team did not show any rust, resuming their quest to the NCAA tournament…

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