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Trae Young: Stepping Out of an Overwhelming Shadow

March 5, 2019

Filed under NBA, Sports

For the first three months of the NBA season, it was almost impossible to mention 2019’s fifth overall pick, Trae Young, without being associated to the trade that went down the night he was drafted.   Despite bei...

The Future of the Knicks

Tristin Cruz, Contributing Writer

March 4, 2019

Filed under NBA, Sports

The New York Knicks have won three out of their last five games. Sounds odd doesn't it? As of right now, the Knicks sit as the second worse team in the NBA and could potentially finish this year as the worst. However, there seems...

New York Yankees 2019 Season Preview

Ethan Schwartz, Contributing Writer

March 1, 2019

Filed under MLB, Sports

The New York Yankees enter the 2019 MLB season with extremely high expectations. Anything less than a World Series victory would be a massive disappointment. Aaron Boone, the team's manager, could quickly find himself in the hot...

The Manny Machado Saga

Anthony Baamonde, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

Filed under MLB, Sports

On Feb. 21 the San Diego Padres signed free agent infielder, Manny Machado to a 10-year contract worth $300 million. The quest to sign the all-star third baseman had teams in a frenzy this offseason. Now that the dust has settled,...

Pioneers hockey seniors go off on high note

John Fiorino, Production Manager

February 19, 2019

Filed under Sports, William Paterson Sports

The Pioneers men's ice hockey team beat Penn State-Berks on senior night by a score of 5-2. After warmups, William Paterson honored its four graduating seniors with a small ceremony. Similar to years past, the team gave the...

News and Notes from Yankees Spring Training

Anthony Baamonde, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

Filed under MLB, Sports

With the first Spring Training game action less than two weeks away, the New York Yankees are confident with their group of young talent and savvy veterans, however a few new faces should get fans excited for this season. Although...

The Aftermath of the Knicks Porzingis Deal

Anthony Baamonde, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

Filed under NBA, Sports

It’s been two weeks since the New York Knicks traded their star forward, Kristaps Porzingis to the Dallas Mavericks for Dennis Smith Jr., DeAndre Jordan, a first round pick and Wesley Matthews. The trade came with a lot of...

What Kristaps Porzingis’ Blockbuster Trade Means for the Knicks and Mavericks

Filip Dimitrovski, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Super Bowl week was robbed of its glory and attention of sports fans by the dramatics going on in the NBA this past week, starting out with Anthony Davis informing the New Orleans Pelicans he won’t sign an extension, forcing ...

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