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The NCAA rule changes: What is really going on?

Henry Schweber August 31, 2018

The term “student-athlete” exists for a reason. The NCAA would like you to believe that academics and being a student comes first over secondary activities like athletics. However, the organization's...

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Sports Recap Central

Henry Schweber February 23, 2018

Baseball (1-2) Feb. 16 L, 4-0 @ Davidson In the opening game, sophomore pitcher Brett Kreyer took the loss despite going five full innings and letting up only one run. The Leopards' bats were quiet,...

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Sports Recap Central

Henry Schweber February 16, 2018

Men’s Basketball (8-18) (6-9)  Feb. 11 W, 84-67 vs. Loyola Maryland Coming off a dominant win against Army, Lafayette kept the ball rolling with another blowout win. Senior forward Matt Klinewski...

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Sports Recap Central

Henry Schweber February 9, 2018

Men’s Basketball (7-17) (5-8)  Feb. 3 L, 74-59 @ Bucknell After a hot start, the Leopards offense fell short in the second half, converting on just 36% of their field goals. Freshman guard Alex Petrie...

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Sports Recap Central

Henry Schweber February 2, 2018

Men’s Basketball (6-16) (4-7) Jan. 27 L, 85-74 vs. Holy Cross Following a tough loss, Lafayette was able to keep up their hot three-point shooting, hitting nearly half of their attempts from beyond...

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Sports Recap Central

Henry Schweber January 26, 2018

Men’s Basketball (5-15) (3-6) Jan. 17 vs. Navy L, 75-72 In a tightly contested game from the start, the Leopards came up a bit short against Navy, dropping another close game at home. Junior forward...

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The problem with the Cavs: how to keep LeBron in Cleveland

Henry Schweber January 26, 2018

The Cleveland Cavaliers are at a crossroads. After being thrust back into relevance with the return of hometown hero LeBron James, they have made the NBA Finals for the last 3 seasons in a row. With a...

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Sports Recap Central

Henry Schweber December 8, 2017

Men’s Basketball (1-6) (0-0)  Nov. 29 @ Drexel L, 68-67 Originally up by eight in the final quarter, the Leopards ended up falling to the Dragons by one point in a heartbreaker. A dunk by Drexel...

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Bold predictions: unexpected outcomes for the NFL season

Henry Schweber December 8, 2017

With the NFL season in its final stretch, sports writers AJ Traub, Hannah Greaves, and Henry Schweber make their fearless forecasts. AJ Traub: Jacksonville Jaguars (8-4) and Los Angeles Chargers (6-6)...

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Sports Recap Central

Henry Schweber December 1, 2017

Men’s Basketball (0-5) (0-1)  Nov. 17 @ Villanova L, 104-57 Going up against a top 5 ranked team nationally, Lafayette struggled to generate much offense or prevent many shots from Villanova. Freshman...

How Alabama Almost Pulled Off the Greatest Win in NCAA History

Henry Schweber December 1, 2017

The 14th-ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers topped the 25th-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide 89-84 on Nov. 25, marking Alabama and coach Avery Johnson’s first loss of the young NCAA basketball season. Normally,...

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Sports Recap Central

Henry Schweber November 17, 2017

Men’s Basketball (0-1) (0-0) Nov 10 vs George Mason L, 67-65 The Leopards put up a strong fight against the Atlantic 10 opponent George Mason, barely falling in the final seconds of what was a close...

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