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The NBA playoffs: Can the newcomers bring new energy to the party?

Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor April 29, 2022

The NBA seems to be in a period of transition with stars like Lebron James and Kevin Durant making way for a new generation of stars like Joel Embiid, Nikola Jokić and Giannis Antetokounmpo. In addition,...

Sidelines: End of lockout/free agency

Madeline Marriott, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor March 25, 2022

The first pitch of 2022 MLB regular season is about to be thrown, and some big changes in the last few weeks will have rosters looking a bit different.  The lockout, which came to an end on March 10...

The Leopards hosted two Patriot League doubleheaders last weekend. Pictured: sophomore pitcher Kenny Campbell. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Baseball hosts two Patriot League doubleheaders

Daniel Figler May 4, 2018

The Lafayette baseball team hosted two doubleheaders against Bucknell and Navy this past weekend at Kamine Field. Before Saturday’s first game, the team honored the nine graduating seniors in the class...

The 2018 Winter Olympics will begin in PyeongChang, South Korea on Feb. 9. Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Sidelines: Five Things to Watch for at the Winter Olympics That Have Nothing to Do with Sports

Rachel Robertson February 9, 2018

The Olympics have always been about more than who can score the most points or win the most gold medals. Though we want to know who can make the most dazzling saves, grab the biggest air or shoot the most...

The Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots compete for the Super Bowl LII title on Feb. 4. Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Super Bowl Predictions: Writers explain their NFL Championship picks

AJ Traub February 2, 2018

Henry Schweber: New England Patriots While we have both number 1 seeds in the Super Bowl, there is still a clear underdog. The Philadelphia Eagles lost star quarterback Carson Wentz to a season ending...

Senior Dave McGriff won both the shot put and the weight throw at the indoor rivalry meet. (Photo Courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Track and field falls short at the indoor rivalry meet

Julia Owens January 26, 2018

Lafayette and Lehigh went head to head again when the men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at Lehigh on Jan. 20. Both Lehigh’s men’s and women’s teams won overall, but Lafayette...

Lebron James has been the face of Cleveland athletics since he returned to the Cavaliers in 2014. (Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

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...

Sports Recap Central

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...

Remembering Roy Halladay: The legacy of one of baseball’s greatest pitchers

Rachel Robertson November 17, 2017

This week was a sad one in the sports world. The news of the Roy Halladay’s death hit me and baseball fans everywhere very, very hard. In every sense of the word, the man they called “Doc” was a...

(Photo Courtesy of Shannon Calvert)

Equestrian Team finishes fall regular season first in region: gears up for national show, invitationals

Kathryn Kelly November 10, 2017

After almost doubling in size since last year, the Lafayette Equestrian team finished its fall regular season this weekend tied with Rutgers for first place in the 10-team region. Lafayette will be sending...

By the numbers

Rachel Robertson November 3, 2017

22:23.7—time for cross country’s top finisher freshman Gabrielle Galletta in the Patriot League Championship, a new personal record and good for 35th place. 42—combined shots for the field hockey...

Anna Ptasinski charges towards opponents. (Photo Courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Leopards prepare to take the court: A preview of men’s and women’s basketball

Amy Hewlett November 3, 2017

Men: 2016 Season Record: 9-21 (4-13 in conference) Players to watch: Senior forward Matt Klinewski returns after leading the team last season in points per game (ppg) and rebounds per game, with 16...

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