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Bryson Dechambeau’s Unique Approach Overpowers Competition at Winged Foot

Bryson Dechambeau's Unique Approach Overpowers Competition at Winged Foot

Cam Cobey, Sports Staff

September 22, 2020

Bryson Dechambeau dominated the competition and came out victorious to win his first major at the 120th U.S. Open golf tournament last weekend, held at the famous Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, New York. The course was tough — U.S. Opens are always known to be brutal. The staples of U.S. Open...

How the MLB Awards Will Look at the End of the Season

How the MLB Awards Will Look at the End of the Season

Aaron Notis, Assistant Sports Editor

September 22, 2020

While fans are ecstatic to have even a taste of baseball back this season, this abridged MLB season has been strange and fraught with injuries and Covid-19. The 60-game regular season saw numerous games canceled when teams were exposed to Covid-19. There was no 2020 All-Star Game and several players, such ...

NBA Conference Finals Matchups Show a Shift Away From Superteams

NBA Conference Finals Matchups Show a Shift Away From Superteams

Aaron Silverstein, Sports Editor

September 22, 2020

In the unimaginable year that has been 2020, let us all take a moment to go back to the previous decade — the 2010s. A.K.A the decade of the NBA superteam. The trend that changed the complexion of the league began even before the decade did with Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett linking up with Rajon Rondo and...

Five Takeaways from Matchweek One in the Premier League

Five Takeaways from Matchweek One in the Premier League

Hunter Firment, Assistant Sports Editor

September 15, 2020

Leeds United Look Poised To Be Better Than a Relegation-Battle Squad Dealt with the impossible task of playing world superpower Liverpool in their first Premier League match following a 16-season hiatus, Leeds United made dreamers of football fans everywhere. The lads from West Yorkshire were def...

The Biggest Takeaways from Week 1 in the NFL

The Biggest Takeaways from Week 1 in the NFL

Zach Schiller, Sports Editor

September 15, 2020

Making judgements off the first week of the season is always difficult. Even with months of offseason training and preseason games, it often takes teams a couple of games to find the rhythm and chemistry one would expect to see. For example, last year’s Baltimore Ravens team started out 2-2 before rat...

Dallas Stars Advance to Cup Final Against the Grain

Dallas Stars Advance to Cup Final Against the Grain

Edward Bass, Maroon-News Staff

September 15, 2020

After Monday’s 3-2 overtime win against the Las Vegas Golden Knights, the Dallas Stars have advanced to their first Stanley Cup Finals in over 20 years. Thanks to goals from Stars captain Jamie Benn and forward Joel Kiviranta as well as an overtime blast from rookie Dennis Gurianov, the team has p...

Student Athletes Return to Practice

Student Athletes Return to Practice

Zach Schiller, Sports Editor

September 15, 2020

The end of Colgate's two-week universal quarantine has brought about a series of newfound freedoms for the Colgate student body. For student-athletes, one of these freedoms included the ability to finally return to their first practices since March. Following the school’s transition to Gate 1 on Sept. 8...

Winners and Losers from the U.S. Open

Winners and Losers from the U.S. Open

Cam Cobey, Maroon-News Staff

September 15, 2020

The U.S. Open Tennis Championships concluded this past weekend. Although it was an odd U.S. Open–no fans, masked ball boys and many of the sports’ top players not participating– it was still exciting and entertaining. Dominic Thiem was crowned champion on the men’s side on Sunday in a thrillin...

Athletics Staff Deliver Meals, Help Reopening Efforts During Quarantine

Athletics Staff Deliver Meals, Help Reopening Efforts During Quarantine

Aaron Silverstein, Sports Editor

September 15, 2020

During Colgate’s initial two-week universal quarantine, cross-campus staff volunteers took on thousands of shifts to carry out necessary tasks while student activity was restricted. The majority of these necessary tasks were carried out by various coaches and personnel from Colgate’s Department of ...

Racist Incident Sparks Campus-Wide Response

The response written by the residents of the room targeted by a racist message. The whiteboard reads:

Kirby Goodman and Kelsey McGeough

November 7, 2019

The Maroon-News' full coverage of the racist message written on a dorm whiteboard after updates on 10/30 and 11/2 A racist message written on the whiteboard outside a suite in Russell House, a first-year and sophomore residence in the Bryan Complex, was reported to Campus Safety late in the evening...

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