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Stern junior Jack Walter in a game against RPI on April 8.

Women’s Golf Captures Fifth Straight Liberty League Title

By Brendan Duggan, Sports Editor May 6, 2019

Baseball After a dominant 16-1 victory over Baruch College on Tuesday, the NYU baseball team faced off against Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey City University and St. Joseph’s College...

Women's tennis claimed multiple victories at the UAA championships in Florida. (Courtesy of NYU Athletics)

Women’s Tennis Shines at UAA Championships

By Brendan Duggan, Sports Editor April 29, 2019

Baseball The Violets played in a doubleheader against Emory University on both Saturday and Sunday at MCU Park. In the first game on Saturday, the Violets secured a 7-4 win, as CAS senior Jack Elias...

First-year Owen Mountford competes in the shotput in a meet on March 24. Mountford won the discus at the TCNJ Invitational Saturday with a mark of 41.32m. (Photo by Sam Klein)

NYU Track and Field Shine in New Jersey

By Brendan Duggan, Sports Editor April 7, 2019

Softball After defeating Hunter College twice this past Thursday, the NYU softball team lost four straight games to Brandeis University and are now 13-9 on the season. In the first game against Hunter...

SPS junior Julian Montilus runs the 400m hurdles at the USF Bulls Invitational on Saturday. He placed sixth overall in the event. (Photo by Sam Klein)

Stern Junior Sets NCAA Swimming Record

By Brendan Duggan, Sports Editor March 25, 2019

Women’s Swimming  Competing at the NCAA Division III National Championships in Greensboro, NC, the NYU women’s swimming team placed fifth out of 50 teams, recording 203 points, their best finish...

NYU Swimmers during a meet on Oct. 6. First-year swimmer Graham Chatoor set conference and NYU records to earn national berths in the 1650-yard and 500-yard freestyle. (Photo by Sam Klein)

Swimming and Diving Make Waves at UAA Championships

By Zach Han, Sports Editor February 19, 2019

Men’s Basketball The men’s basketball team fell to UAA rival Carnegie Mellon on Feb. 10 after relinquishing a 10-point lead in the first half and failing to fight back, losing 70-66. CAS junior Dom...

Zion Williamson and the Blue Devils have exceeded expectations this season, setting the stage for a strong March Madness run. (via WikiMedia)

March Madness Selection Sunday Preview

By Matt Stingone, Contributing Writer February 19, 2019

Selection Sunday is only one month away. March Madness is almost here. So now seems like the perfect time to try to get into the heads of the selection committee and predict who they will choose as the...

Jay Williams and Kevin Connors, ESPN college basketball commentators, wait to go live. A new ranking system for college basketball has been adopted in an effort to improve accuracy. (via osan.af.mil)

Introducing the New NCAA Evaluation Tool Ranking System

By Zach Han, Sports Editor December 3, 2018

The NCAA decided to make a drastic change to its Division I men’s basketball ranking system when it introduced the NCAA Evaluation Tool prior to the start of the 2018 to 2019 season.  After much...

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice who was suspended for six games after punching his-then fiancée Janay Palmer. (Keith Allison via flickr.com)

The NFL Fails to Punish Violence

By Bela Kirpalani, Contributing Writer December 3, 2018

On Friday, news broke that Kansas City Chiefs star running back Kareem Hunt was cut from the team, following his paid suspension from the NFL. The league’s decision came in response to a released video...

Nike recently unveiled a new series of advertisements, including this billboard of Colin Kaepernick by Madison Square Garden. The text over the image of Kaepernick, the NFL quarterback who started protesting police brutality in 2016, reads

Hip-Hop and Rap Stand Behind Kaep

By Brendan Duggan, Sports Editor December 3, 2018

Three years ago, during the 2016 NFL season, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick decided to take a knee during the playing of the national anthem, sparking controversy across the league....

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Swimming and Diving Finish First Half of Season on a Strong Note

By Brendan Duggan and Zach Han December 3, 2018

Women’s Basketball Following an 11-point win over Smith College on Nov. 25, the NYU women’s basketball team faced off against Stevens Institute of Technology for their fourth game of the season. Nursing...

Women’s Golf Team’s Successful Campaign

By Bradford Yau, Contributing Writer October 29, 2018

The fall campaign for NYU Women’s Golf has finally come to an end. The Violets played their final tournament of the season on Oct. 13 to 14, in Bloomfield, New Jersey as part of their annual NYU Fall...

(Graphic by Tony Wu)

Los Angeles and Boston Control Their Coasts

By Brendan Duggan, Sports Editor October 29, 2018

After making it back to the World Series, the Los Angeles Dodgers have claimed their spot as the best team in Major League Baseball’s National League for two years in a row. After winning two games at...