Conquering Collegiate Hockey Against All Odds

On the first day of training camp, NYU Ice Hockey Head Coach Chris Cosentino told his players, “Battles win shifts, shifts win periods, and periods win games.” He emphasized the importance of attention to...

Forget Hogwarts — NYU Quidditch Is Flying High

At the start of his first year, Robert Mast tagged along to Club Fest with a friend. He jokingly signed up for NYU Quidditch on a whim, and when his friend asked him if...

Go Hard or Go Home: Why Division III?

Most kids who grow up playing sports say they want to be a professional athlete, and most professional athletes come from well-known Division I programs. Big Division I schools have a heavy athletic culture,...

The Best Sports Mascots, Ranked

To some, mascots may seem utterly useless or distracting from the actual game. To others like me, however, that is exactly what makes them so important to the American sporting experience. Whatever your stance...

MLB Playoff Preview and Predictions

The 2019 Major League Baseball regular season was a rollercoaster. With four no-hitters, four 100-win teams and new records for home runs and strikeouts in a season, there were plenty of surprises, heartfelt moments...

Men’s Basketball Hires Mental Health Coach

Men’s basketball Assistant Coach Jake Rachbach, NYU Athletics’ newest hire, plans to focus on players’ mental performance to improve on-court play. With a master’s from Temple University in kinesiology, Rauchbach’s main objectives with the...

Don’t Sleep on Coltrane Tait

Coltrane Tait takes classes in Stern, pulls all-nighters in Bobst and makes the usual trek to MCU Park in Brooklyn for NYU baseball games. He is also the co-founder of a start-up aimed at...

The Multifaceted Debate of Whether We Should Pay College Athletes

It is one of the most debated questions in sports. The NCAA makes an estimated one billion dollars annually. But for the 480,000 student-athletes in this country, not one penny of salary was earned....

The Problem With Kobe Bryant’s Support of Women’s Sports

It has been an objectively good summer for women’s sports. The United States women’s national soccer team won its fourth FIFA World Cup and continues to make national news in its fight for fair...

Graham Chatoor Sets New Records at UAA Swimming and Diving Championships

Graham Chatoor shined in the University Athletic Association Swimming and Diving Championships by setting new pool, meet and team records, establishing himself as one of the top long-distance swimmers in the nation. He earned...

The Case for More Female Referees

As the case is made for more representation for women in the sports world, many are debating the scarcity of female referees. This season the National Basketball Association had one female referee out of 64...

As the Knicks Wrap Up Worst-Ever Season, a Look at Owner James Dolan’s Legacy

James Dolan’s tenure as owner of the New York Knicks has been mired in controversy and filled with shocking and often ridiculous incidents, leaving many fans, including myself, tired and desperate for change. Dolan...
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