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Washington Square News

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Athlete of the week: Freshman Golfer Kavian Bina

September 19, 2012

Meet Kavian Bina, NYU’s male Athlete of the Week. He is a freshman golfer from Villanova, Pa. He can be considered a walking billboard for NYU. Sara Levy: Did choosing a college or university depend...

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Roddick’s retirement leaves void in American tennis

September 18, 2012

Few tennis players get the chance to end their careers in front of their fellow countrymen. One of those fortunate few, Andy Roddick said farewell to professional tennis at the 2012 U.S. Open after an emotional...

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Fans lose when NHL locks out players

September 18, 2012

According to Sports Illustrated, the National Hockey League’s collective bargaining agreement expired at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, triggering a lockout of the players and the franchise owners....

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Men’s tennis split first tourney of the season

September 17, 2012

The NYU men’s tennis team commenced their 2012-2013 season at the Lion’s Kickoff Tournament hosted by The College of New Jersey this past Friday and Saturday. Friday’s schedule included doubles...

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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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Men’s soccer breaks record with 6-0 start

September 17, 2012

fifth place in career points. Green now has 59 points, 24 goals and 11 assists. “It is great to get some goals and move up on the points list,”  Green said. “But, at the same time, the stat that...

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Sports Weekend Watch: Catch the best football action

September 14, 2012

September is one of the most exciting months in American sports. The NCAA football and National Football League seasons have begun, and Major League Baseball is in the middle of its run to the postseason....

Charges against Armstrong should not overshadow successes

September 13, 2012

Internationally renowned and respected cyclist Lance Armstrong chose to discontinue contesting the charges imposed on him by the United States Anti-Doping Agency that accused him of using performance-enhancing...

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Violets take down Hunter College

September 13, 2012

Last night was Hunter College’s longest drive back up to the Upper East Side as the NYU Violets avenged last year’s loss against the Hawks in a four set win at Coles Sports Center. The Violets improved...

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Men’s soccer stays hot, shuts out CCNY

September 13, 2012

In their first away game of the season, NYU men’s soccer won 4-0 versus the City College of New York in Purchase, NY. With this victory, the Violets continue their winning streak, making their record...

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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...

Jets and Giants kick-off an exciting season

September 12, 2012

Football is back. These three words are music to the ears of not only New York football fans but NFL fans everywhere. The Jets are coming off a season that proved to be a letdown after failing to make...