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Men’s Hockey Heads Into Rivalry Weekend with No. 2 Cornell

Men's Hockey vs. Cornell

Aaron Silverstein, Maroon-News Staff

February 6, 2020

As the season progresses toward the Eastern College Athletic Conference playoff tournament in early March, the Colgate men’s ice hockey team finds itself in fifth place with a conference record of 7-4-3. This means the Raiders are one spot away from earning a bye in the first round of the tourname...

Passing the Torch to the Next Wave of NBA Stars: The International Shift

NBA Stars

Cam Cobey, Maroon-News Staff

February 6, 2020

The NBA has been built on its American stars since the league was founded in 1946. From Bill Russell to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, from Michael Jordan to LeBron James, the faces of the NBA have been predominantly from the United States of America and have played college basketball. But now, we are starting to see ...

The Heroes and Villains Across the Current NBA

Kawhi Leonard

Hunter Firment, Maroon-News Staff

February 6, 2020

So I’m sitting on my bed on a Thursday night watching the late slate of west coast NBA games, and I flipped the channel to Mavs vs. Blazers. While I’m watching the two teams play in a meaningless, middle of the regular season game with potent scoring and almost no defense whatsoever, I noticed some...

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Eric Fishbin, Sports Editor

February 6, 2020

This article is Part One of a three-part series written after an interview with Athletic Director Nicki Moore on Wednesday, January 29. Part Two will discuss Moore’s extensive background working with and counseling student-athletes and how she plans to support Colgate’s student-athletes on and off t...

Super Bowl LIV Preview: San Francisco 49ers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

Super Bowl Preview

Zach Schiller, Assistant Sports Editor

January 30, 2020

After an incredible season celebrating the past, present and future of the game, the National Football League will close out its first century under the bright lights of Miami, Florida when the American Football Conference champion Kansas City Chiefs take on the National Football Conference champion S...

Hinch, Luhnow, Cora and Beltran Fired After MLB Investigation

Astros GM and Manager Suspended and Fired

Aaron Notis, Maroon-News Staff

January 30, 2020

The Astros, the 2017 World Series winner and contenders in 2018 and 2019’s Series, were investigated by MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred for the past two months after they were accused of stealing pitching signs. Following what was repeatedly described by Manfred as an extremely thorough investigation, the ...

Top NHL Teams to Watch Coming Out of the All-Star Break

The Florida Panthers celebrate after scoring in overtime during an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, in Sunrise, Fla. Panthers win 5-4. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Ethan Marchetti, Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2020

As NHL All-Star Weekend comes to a close, teams across the league will begin to make playoff pushes to try and earn a spot in the postseason. While many of the league’s best showcased their skills at the festivities in St. Louis, the collective focus will shift towards the second half of the season and...

Q&A with Men’s Hockey First-Year Forward Matthew Verboon

Matthew Verboon

Eric Fishbin, Sports Editor

January 30, 2020

Eric Fishbin: Hey Matt, thanks chatting with me. It was your second time competing in the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (WJC), I’m curious how last year’s experience might have helped with this year’s tournament?Matthew Verboon: I think being a returner from last year’s World Juniors hel...

Reflecting on the Sixth Annual Black Student Athlete Summit in Austin

BSA Summit

Jordan Williams, Maroon-News Staff

January 30, 2020

To start off the new year, I had the privilege of attending the sixth annual Black Student-Athlete Summit hosted by the University of Texas at Austin. This year’s conference hit record numbers of close to 500 athletes and administrators. Abdoul Kayoute, a junior on the football team, accompanied me t...

Individual Runners Highlight Success at Upstate Challenge in Ithaca

Women's Track and Field at Ithaca

Olivia Fitzgerald, Maroon-News Staff

January 30, 2020

Colgate women’s track and field took a short road trip this Saturday to Ithaca, NY to compete in the Upstate Challenge, which was the fourth meet of the season. The team collectively did not achieve the results they would have liked, but there was still plenty of individual success spread across the t...

Cowboys and Eagles Lead the Pack in Struggling NFC East

Cowboys

Matt Frankle, Maroon-News Staff

December 12, 2019

Throughout the NFL’s 100 year history, no division has sustained more success than the National Football Conference East. Teams in the division have won 13 Super Bowls, more than any other division, and every organization in the division has had stretches of sustained success.However, this season ...

NBA Season First Quarter Reactions: Bucks and Lakers Leading the Way

Giants

T Brewer, Maroon-News Staff

December 12, 2019

The Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers lead their perspective conferences with 21-3 records as of December 10. Giannis Antetokounmpo is playing like the MVP he was last year, averaging 31 points, 13 rebounds and five and a half assists with incredible efficiency.However, the early season MVP cand...

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