Lebron, Toporek, Bryant notoriety overlooks contributions to game

Popular basketball players such as Bryan Toporek, Kobe Bryant, and Lebron James' reputations as selfish players.

Aldon Smith undeserving of MVP honor

The 49ers defensive end has proved in recent games that he is not nearly as successful without the help of fellow defensive player Justin Smith.

Off the Beach and Onto the Pitch With Tristan Medios-Simon

Currently in his second season on the men’s soccer team, midfielder and CAS economics major Tristan Medios-Simon has already made important contributions to the success of NYU’s athletics program. Originally from Kailua, Hawaii, Medios-Simon...

Women’s Basketball Beats Brooklyn, Moves to 7-0

The 25th-ranked NYU women’s basketball team entered part two of a three game homestand at the Hunter Sportsplex last night, taking on the Brooklyn College Bulldogs. Though Brooklyn College threatened at times, the Violets’...

Intramurals offer opportunities for fun

With over a week of classes already complete, students interested in sports and competition can start registering for NYU spring intramurals. Intramurals have become popular at NYU in recent years, and can get very competitive....

Baseball Drops Fourth Straight

Strong days from senior CJ Picerni and sophomore Matthew Millus couldn’t save the struggling Violets on Friday as they dropped a 7-4 contest against Ursinus College in Brooklyn, handing the men’s baseball team its...

Student-Athletes Hit Play on Pre-Game Hype Playlists

One important aspect of music is its ability to inspire a variety of people. Especially before a big event, music can lift spirits and spark motivation. More often than not, athletes use the almost...

Weekly Sports Update: Jan. 27 to Feb. 2

Women’s Basketball Women’s basketball completed a sweep this weekend of its University Athletic Association conference play. The team defeated opponents Carnegie Mellon University and Case Western Reserve University, improving its overall record to 12-8. On Feb....

Weekend: Fall Sports Wrap Up

The fall sports schedule is almost wrapped up for NYU, with the volleyball team falling in ECAC play and cross country down to its final week. Fencing got rescheduled; meanwhile, the wrestling team put...

Wrestling struggles at Ithaca College

The NYU wrestling team wavered for the first time this season on Sunday when they travelled to Ithaca, New York, for the New York State Intercollegiate Championships. The Grapplers, who came into the match...

Sub-par second half sinks Violets against Midshipmen

On Tuesday night, the NYU men’s soccer team travelled to King’s Point, New York, where they faced a difficult match that ended in a 4-1 defeat to the United States Merchant Marine Academy. The Violets...

Jose Fernandez Found Dead in Boat Wreck

Jose Fernandez, the young ace of the Miami Marlins and one of the brightest stars in the MLB, died in a boating accident  in Miami Beach early Sunday morning. He was 24. The Marlins’...
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