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Nicholas DiMaio

Nicholas DiMaio has 6 articles published.

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After 18 Years, Garcia Finally Captures Title

For the last two decades, golf fans have watched Sergio Garcia at his highs, lows, and everything in between. After a stellar junior golf career, Garcia burst onto the scene at the 1999 PGA Championship, where he dueled and narrowly fell to another rising star: Tiger Woods. Garcia’s visible passion and excitement that week excited… Keep Reading

Columns

The Five Most Iconic Philly Sports Figures

Philadelphia has long been known for its rich sports heritage. Fervent fans have rallied behind its sports franchises since Connie Mack made the Philadelphia Athletics into baseball’s first dynasty in the early 1900s. Whether it be Chuck Bednarik’s miracle tackle at the goal line in the 1960 NFL Championship game, Wilt Chamberlain scoring 100 points… Keep Reading

Columns/Sports/Women

Spring Break Brings Success For Swat Softball

Swarthmore’s Softball Team kicked their season off in full gear during their spring break trip to Fort Myers, Florida. The team started the trip on March 5 with an early double-header. Stellar pitching from Emily Bowman ’18 led the team to a dominating 8-0 victory over Albion College. Bowman had nine strikeouts in the outing… Keep Reading

Sports

Trust the Process

The city of Philadelphia has a rich basketball history. The Philadelphia 76ers have produced numerous Hall of Famers such as Julius Erving, Wilt Chamberlain, Charles Barkley, Moses Malone, and Allen Iverson, all of whom have left permanent legacies. However, the Sixers haven’t been serious championship contenders since 2001, when Allen Iverson and company lost to… Keep Reading

Columns/Sports

Thomas and Berger highlight new era

Over the past five years, all eyes in the golf world have been on young stars such as Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, and Jason Day. Now, there is a new young star on the rise, and his name is Justin Thomas. Justin Thomas was a standout golfer at the University of… Keep Reading

Columns/Sports

A tribute to The King, Arnold Palmer

   When most people hear the name Arnold Palmer, they think of more than just a golfer. Arnie, as he was called, led a revolution among athletes, transforming the world of sports into a true business place.  Palmer exclaimed, “Success in golf depends less on strength of body than upon strength of mind and character.”… Keep Reading

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