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U.S., Mexico must leave Concacaf to restore competition

February 5, 2013

Although both Concacaf powerhouses — the Mexico and the U.S. men’s soccer teams — tied in their latest friendly matches, expectations are still high for both sides before the final round of Concacaf...

Belgium National Team poised for powerful return

Belgium National Team poised for powerful return

January 30, 2013

When thinking of Europe’s strongest soccer powerhouses, the Belgium National team does not often come to mind. During the ’80s, Belgium had a surprising number of good performances against strong squads...

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NJCU snaps Violets’ winning streak

December 4, 2012

The No. 21 NYU  men’s basketball team lost to the New Jersey City University Gothic Knights at Coles Sports Center. With a final score of 60-50, the Violets, who had a perfect 4-0 start to the season,...

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Looking past the jerseys and deeper into Football

November 30, 2012

“Why are there so many rules? Do they like getting hit so much? Why do they even call it FOOTball if they avoid having to kick the ball?” For my entire life, all those questions have fluttered around...

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NYU tops Thanksgiving tournament

November 26, 2012

By winning both games this weekend, the NYU men’s basketball team became champions of the 2012 Hamilton College Thanksgiving Tournament. The tournament was held in Utica and Clinton, N.Y. The Violets...

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Men’s basketball hosts and wins tourney

November 19, 2012

The NYU men’s basketball team holds the title of NYU Tip-Off Tournament champion after winning the season-opener against the SUNY Geneseo Blue Knights and the final match against the John Jay College...

Lakers threaten to extinguish Heat

Lakers threaten to extinguish Heat

November 15, 2012

Miami Heat forward Lebron James attempted to predict his future tally of National Basketball Association Finals wins at the official Miami Heat Big 3 preseason presentation to a roaring Miami crowd on...

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Men’s soccer ends season with champion status

November 12, 2012

The NYU men’s soccer team won their third consecutive game in three days on Sunday at Gaelic Park and claimed the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III Metro Championship. Three consecutive...

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Super teams are rare, but dominate soccer

November 8, 2012

The 2004 U.S. Olympic Basketball Team, the 1972 Miami Dolphins football team and the 2012 Los Angeles Angels baseball team are all examples of greatly anticipated super teams that were expected to go on...

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Men's soccer suffers defeat in last game of season

November 5, 2012

In their final game of the 2012 season, NYU men’s soccer fell to number 11 Brandeis University 1-0 on Saturday, Nov. 3 at Gaelic Park. This is the fifth straight loss for the Violets, which leaves...

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Violets fall to Richard Stockton College in overtime

October 23, 2012

The no. 19 ranked NYU men’s soccer fell to the Richard Stockton College Ospreys in overtime on Monday, with a score of 2-1 at Gaelic Park in the Bronx. This final regular season non-conference loss...

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Senior forward Kyle Green scores in soccer, comedy

October 23, 2012

This week, our featured NYU athlete is senior forward Kyle Green of the men’s soccer team. Green is studying Economics in the College of Arts and Science, and he has scored nine goals in 11 games so...