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Wawrinka upsets Djokovic to conclude action-packed  US Open
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Wawrinka upsets Djokovic to conclude action-packed US Open

This year’s thrilling US Open ended in dramatic fashion when a heavily favored Novak Djokovic saw the US Open title go to Swiss opponent Stan Wawrinka. A dominant semi-final victory had speculators almost certain that Djokovic was on his way to a second consecutive US Open title, but it is clear that many underestimated the…

Women’s tennis undefeated as Bearcats kick-off fall sports slate
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Women’s tennis undefeated as Bearcats kick-off fall sports slate

As fall approaches, the Baruch College Bearcats find themselves on the cusp of their 2016 athletic season. The Fall semester is especially great for the Bearcat faithfuls, as it signals the return of many of the school’s top teams, including the dominant women’s tennis squad and their counterparts on the volleyball court. Over on the…

Baruch hosts panel on Native American Imagery in pro sports
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Baruch hosts panel on Native American Imagery in pro sports

The depiction of Native American culture in North American sports, both collegiate and professional, has been a hot debate topic for the past several years. On Sept. 8, the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity hosted a seminar to allow experts to share their views with the Baruch community. David Rosenberg, associate director of the…

Mets look to translate strong play into late-season playoff push
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Mets look to translate strong play into late-season playoff push

    The New York Mets limped into the All-Star break after three straight losses against the Washington Nationals and failed to inspire hope with a 20-23 record ever since. Trying to tap into last season’s trade deadline magic, they dealt minor league infielder Dilson Herrera and pitching prospect Max Wotell to the Cincinnati Reds…

A-Rod ends career after 22 seasons
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A-Rod ends career after 22 seasons

Alex Rodriguez played his final game in pinstripes on Aug. 12, one week after he announced his retirement from baseball. Despite being the subject of many harsh critiques about his play as of late, the New York Yankees allowed him to quietly leave the team midseason on mutually-agreed terms. The 41-year-old three-time American League MVP…

U.S. Olympic team dominates Rio 2016 with total of 121 medals
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U.S. Olympic team dominates Rio 2016 with total of 121 medals

The achievements of the U.S. team at the 2016 Rio Olympics has led some to conclude that these  athletes have been the best ever assembled for the Olympics. The United States has earned over 1,000 gold medals throughout Summer Olympic history, a feat accomplished by no other nation. Rio 2016 saw many U.S. Olympians excel…

McGregor beats Diaz after five rounds during non-title rematch
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McGregor beats Diaz after five rounds during non-title rematch

During their first fight, Nate Diaz shocked the world by tapping out the well-built Conor “The Notorious” McGregor in UFC 196. The unexpected win infuriated McGregor who yearned for a second fight to prove to himself and his fans that his career was not yet over. “I’ve flown in specific body types to replicate Nate’s…

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