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German victories signal shift in international soccer

April 30, 2013

Germany and Spain last played in the 2010 World Cup semifinals, with Spain winning a narrow 1-0 victory on the way to its first World Cup trophy. However, in last week’s UEFA Champions League semifinal...

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NYU table tennis team wins titles throughout Northeast

April 23, 2013

Is it table tennis or Ping-Pong? NYU captain Kenneth Lim doesn’t really care, and his team is too good for it to matter. This year, the NYU table tennis team swept all of the regional titles. The...

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NYU Football, what happened?

April 9, 2013

NYU seems to have everything, right? With top notch academics, a popular career center, an incredibly successful alumni network and global sites from Sydney to Shanghai, NYU has all it needs to compete...

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Manchester United loses grip on soccer’s triple crown

April 2, 2013

History. It is the difference between being remembered for only a few years as a “solid team” and sports immortality. A wrong bounce or questionable call is all it takes to upset the balance between...

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Ray Lewis completes career with Super Bowl victory

February 5, 2013

It all ended on a goal line. The San Francisco 49ers were surging after a power outage gave them all the momentum in the closing half of Super Bowl XLVII. The 49ers had the Baltimore Ravens on the ropes...

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Top Fantasy Football players to draft

October 3, 2012

Happy Hump Day. As we reach the middle of the week and the quarter mark of the National Football League’s season, it is time to evaluate your team and make some changes. Today we’ll be looking at some...

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Yanks, Jets face crucial matchups this week

September 28, 2012

The best part about this time of year is that there are plenty of exciting games to watch. Baseball season is coming to a close, with playoffs drawing nearer. European soccer has a fresh feel to it, as...

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Weekly fair or foul: Is NASCAR a sport?

September 28, 2012

“Fail or Foul?” is a weekly series featuring a debate between two sports writers. This week: Is NASCAR a sport? Sebastien: I can’t believe we’re even arguing this. NASCAR is not a sport. While...

Replacement referees disgrace NFL

September 26, 2012

After one of the most controversial calls in recent sports history, the reactions from eveybody in the stadium told the whole story. The Seattle Seahawks, the home team, were ecstatic upon realizing the...

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Men’s cross country wins second meet of the season

September 17, 2012

Last week, the NYU men’s cross country team did not move in the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division III poll. Even after a win in their opening race, NYU stayed...

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Cross country captain hopes for happy ending to running career

September 12, 2012

As a cross country co-captain and track and field runner, Gallatin senior Kevin Bonilla is used to running on pre-determined paths. But he is also no stranger to making his own path. Concentrating on...

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Men’s cross country anticipates successful season after victorious opening meet

September 6, 2012

As a team that often performs well and competes for national championships, NYU men’s cross country continuously faces high expectations. This year, the Violets are ranked 12th in the preseason polls...