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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette


The All-Star Game will be held in Indianapolis this weekend. (Photo courtesy of

Sidelines: NBA All-Star Weekend

By Jack Paradis, Contributing Writer February 16, 2024

The NBA season is halfway over, and there has been a mix of long-time dominant stalwarts in the East and surprising newcomers in the West. The Eastern Conference has been dominated by the Boston Celtics...

The 49ers mounted an epic comeback over the Lions in the NFC conference championship game. (Photo courtesy of The Phinsider)

Sidelines: Super Bowl LVIII Preview

By Jack Paradis, Contributing Writer February 9, 2024

Another Super Bowl is upon us, and in a repeat of 2020, the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers will face off this Sunday. The 49ers have been the favorite to represent the NFC all year, while the...

Last week capped off an Australian Open marked by several upsets. (Photo courtesy of ATP tour)

Sidelines: Historic Australian Open comes to a close

By Martin Familetti, Contributing Writer February 2, 2024

The Australian Open ended on Sunday at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia. As the opening Grand Slam of each tennis season, players from both the men’s and women’s tours had the opportunity...

The final four teams in the playoffs are the Chiefs, Ravens, Lions and 49ers. (Photo courtesy of The Game Day)

Sidelines: NFL season recap

By Jack Paradis, Contributing Writer January 26, 2024

Yet another season of football has come to a close, but this one felt a little different. One person seemed to be the highlight of the year, and she doesn’t even play the sport. Taylor Swift, along...

Florida State will play in the Fiesta Bowl after being robbed of a chance at the championship. (Photo courtesy of ESPN)

College football bowl preview

By Charlie Berman, Sports Editor December 8, 2023

In the last three days, the tumultuous world of college football has heard the words "screwed, biased, travesty, injustice" echo consistently after the bowl slate was announced Sunday night. This announcement...

Texas A&M is on the hook to pay every cent of the remaining $76 million on Jimbo Fishers contract. (Photo by Carmen Mandato for Getty Images)

Sidelines: Coaching contract arms race

By Charlie Berman, Sports Editor December 1, 2023

The dead money in college football is becoming increasingly hard to stomach as programs from all over the country – both the haves and the have-nots – are firing their underperforming contracted head...

The Leopards are looking to kill the Mountain Hawks tomorrow. (Photo by George Varkanis for GoLeopards)

Why Lafayette will win the 159th Rivalry game

By Charlie Berman, Sports Editor November 17, 2023

Lafayette will win the 159th rivalry game against Lehigh tomorrow on the heels of one of the Leopards' most successful seasons in recent memory.  For one, Lafayette has achieved tremendous success...

One of the major changes in the NFL is the Raiders benching of QB Jimmy Garropolo for QB Aidan OConnell. (Photo courtesy of

Sidelines: Keeping up with the NFL

By Luke Gutleber, Staff Writer November 3, 2023

It has been quite an exhilarating and eventful season in the NFL thus far. First, the Raiders have finally fired head coach Josh McDaniels, a move that should have been made ages ago. Additionally,...

NFL superstars will play in their first games this weekend. (Photo courtesy of ESPN)

Sidelines: NFL Preview

By Charlie Berman, Sports Editor September 8, 2023

The NFL kicks off its 102nd season in earnest on Sunday as the whirlwind of rumors, headlines and nonsense football goes into overdrive. Real football is finally going to get played. AFC East The...

Sidelines: College football summer recap and preview

By Charlie Berman, Sports Editor September 1, 2023

In an era where college football is evolving at a faster pace than ever before, this past summer has been one of the most eventful in recent memory. Following last year's emigration of USC and UCLA...

The Tampa Bay Rays have been one of baseballs hottest teams. (Photo by Nathan Ray Seebeck for USA TODAY Sports)

Sidelines: Baseball is back

By Charlie Berman, Sports Editor April 28, 2023

Spring has once again sprung and with it comes another season of America's pastime. Already with just about 25 games played, the season is off to a hot start, with a number of previously losing teams not...

This years MVP race, which involves Joel Embiid, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Nikola Jokic, is highly contested.

Sidelines: Wrapping up the NBA season

By Charlie Berman, Sports Editor April 14, 2023

The NBA playoffs start tomorrow and as another regular season of NBA basketball has wrapped up, it is time to reflect on the year that was and the storylines that were. This possibly was one of the...

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