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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

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The 1973 edition of this column shows how Lafayette would beat USC in the national championship. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette Digital Repository)

A tradition revived

By Jim Simos January 26, 2024

Editor's note: Before there was The Scoffayette, there was a satirical newspaper published during the first week of the spring semester. A feature of the 1970s version was a column that pitted Lafayette...

Alabama QB Bryce Young is the projected top pick in the draft. (Photo by Alika Jenner for Getty Images)

Sidelines: NFL Draft preview

By Charlie Berman, Sports Editor April 21, 2023

After three months of lead-up and constant conversation involving who was going to be the first pick, which QBs deserve more or less attention and whether someone who possibly could be involved as an accessory...

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...

Tampa Bays fall to Dallas has led to speculation about Tom Bradys future in football. (Photo courtesy of Getty Images)

Sidelines: NFL Playoffs

By Charlie Berman, Sports Editor January 27, 2023

We truly saw the highest highs and the lowest lows on the gridiron this year. There were incredible comebacks and sensational catches. But there was also the horrifying near-death experience for Bills...

Sidelines: World Cup 2022

Sidelines: World Cup 2022

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor December 2, 2022

It is once again that time in the United States when everyone, for three weeks, pays attention religiously to a sport they could not be paid to watch 99 percent of the time, until the point when America...

The documentary traces Manti Teos Notre Dame career and how it was impacted by Naiah Tuiasosopo. (Photo courtesy of @mteo50 on Instagram)

Movie Review: Netflix’s Manti Te’o documentary provides insightful, entertaining look at one of sports’ biggest stories

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor October 28, 2022

The Manti Te'o fiasco of early 2013 was, in a sense, the most American story of the last 20 years. It is a tale about one of the most transcendent college football programs, its best player and how that...

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Op-Ed: 2022 NFL Season Preview

By Nicky Nathanson, Staff Writer September 2, 2022

With the NFL season underway in the next few weeks, all 32 teams will begin their journey vying for immortality, the chance to hoist the Lombardi Trophy. The 2022 season features monumental changes...

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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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...

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