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Willett wins Masters as Spieth struggles

This past Sunday at Augusta National Golf Course, Englishman Danny Willett won his first career major in his second appearance at the Masters. Willett played a fantastic round, with a bogey-free 5-under-par, which matched the best score of the tournament. Amazingly, two weeks ago, Willett was not even expected to play the Masters because his…

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76ers GM Hinkie resigns

Kobe Bryant’s retirement announcement would have moved Genghis Khan to tears. Sam Hinkie also stirred emotions with his resignation letter—confusion being the most powerful one. The former Philadelphia 76ers general manager delivered the 13-page manifesto to team ownership April 6, and it was a mouthful. He attempted to justify the three years of bottoming out…

Men’s volleyball advances to semifinals, face fourth-seed York
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Men’s volleyball advances to semifinals, face fourth-seed York

After achieving a 15-1 CUNYAC conference record this season, the Baruch College men’s volleyball team advanced to the CUNYAC tournament as the second seed behind the Hunter College Hawks. Baruch’s record reflects the stature of a team ready to compete in championship games. The Bearcats seemingly walked into this year’s season with the intention of…

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UConn routs Syracuse, wins fourth consecutive national tite

The University of Connecticut women’s basketball team capped off a historic campaign, winning big over Syracuse to cement their second-straight undefeated season; this is the fourth-straight championship for the Huskies. Despite bold game predictions, the Huskies took care of business early on; the high caliber Syracuse orange was neutralized just minutes into the game. The…

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Giants, Jets head in opposite directions

In the NFL’s offseason free agency frenzy, the New York Giants and Jets have come out with completely different results. The Giants made great moves and improved their lackluster defense, but the Jets lost key players and have not adequately filled those holes. The Giants’s available cap space has allowed them to improve the talent…

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Villanova upsets North Carolina 77-74

March Madness, a race that started with a frenzy of 64 teams, came to a close on Sunday, April 3, as Villanova took down North Carolina, 77-74, on a 3-point buzzer beater to capture the 2016 NCAA men’s basketball championships. The team’s win gave Villanova its second title in the program’s history and was the…

Baruch ends losing streak, sweeps York College
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Baruch ends losing streak, sweeps York College

After a 10-game losing streak, the Baruch College women’s softball team won its first game of the season last Tuesday night against Yeshiva University’s Maccabees. Finishing the final inning with a total of 17 runs to the Maccabees’ six, the lady Bearcats are aiming toward turning things around in their upcoming games. The Bearcats have…

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Times investigation reports alarming increase in concussions

For the last few years, the NFL has begun to acknowledge the growing concern of concussions in professional football. This is especially true considering its admission last week that there is a link between concussions and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease caused by repeated brain trauma. On March 24, The New York…

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