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Joseph Barile

Joseph Barile has 6 articles published.

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Champions League round of 16 begins

European football’s most prestigious tournament, the Champions League, is in its most exciting stage, the Knockout Round of 16. There are 16 teams in this round, each playing another team in a two-legged matchup, one game at home and one game away. Matchups were randomly selected from a pool of eight winners from the group… Keep Reading

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European soccer transfer window ends

The month of January is one of the most exciting in European football, but not because of anything that occurs on the pitch. January is the month of a “transfer window,” the period in which football clubs around Europe can sign players from the transfer market and make deals with opposing teams. It is essentially,… Keep Reading

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NFL Season Update and Potential Playoff Picture

The 2017 season has been full of twists and turns, from the entire kneeling saga, to the recent benching of New York Giants franchise quarterback Eli Manning, to the issues concerning head injuries. There was also the stellar play of rookie Deshaun Watson of the Houston Texans, whose season was tragically cut short by a… Keep Reading

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Checking in on the Champions League

Europe’s top soccer tournament, the UEFA Champions League, is well under way. The Champions League puts the best teams from a multitude of different European soccer leagues (England, Italy, Spain, Germany, France, etc.) against each other in one tournament. There are several stages to the Champions League. Teams must first qualify by either winning their… Keep Reading

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The Kneeling Saga

To kneel or not to kneel. That is the question. As the 2017 football season plows on, seemingly everybody has an opinion about players who have decided to kneel instead of stand during the pre-game playing of the national anthem. In recent weeks, this issue has captured national attention, so much so that before every… Keep Reading

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Eagles Football: 2017 Season Profile

For many people, the brisk Autumn winds bring the scent of caramel apples, the crunch of fallen leaves, and the warmth of woolen scarves. Everyone has their reasons for loving this special season. Needless to say, for a majority of Americans, fall means one thing; football. Swarthmore students are lucky enough to be located just… Keep Reading

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