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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,…

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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