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Analyzing the World Cup draw

On Dec. 1st, soccer fans from all corners of the globe gathered around their televisions to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup draw, held at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Russia. For many, the World Cup is more than just a soccer tournament. Because it is the most watched sporting event in the world,… Keep Reading

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Previewing the 2018 NBA Draft

  This year’s NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball season is well underway and has yet to disappoint. Ever since the final buzzer of the 2017 March Madness tournament, college basketball fans have been looking forward to this season, citing the sheer amount of talented players poised to make a name for themselves on the court.… 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

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Athlete of the week: Charles Yang ʼ19

Charles Yang, a junior standout hailing from Naperville, Illi. has started off the 2017-18 Men’s Swim season hot. Yang primarily focuses on the 100-yard freestyle, 50-yard freestyle, the 100-yard backstroke, and the 50-yard backstroke for his events. In a recent Dec. 2 meet against Ursinus College, Yang finished first overall in the 50-yard freestyle, with… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Athlete of the week: Conor Harkins ’21

The Men’s Basketball team started off this season hot, with a high-scoring 111-89 win over Hood College. Freshman Guard Conor Harkins from Greenwich, Conn. made a big arrival on to the collegiate basketball scene in his first career game, sinking nine three-point shots and scoring 27 points to lead the Garnet in scoring. The Garnet… Keep Reading

Men/Sports/Winter

Men’s Basketball hopes to defend title

If you take a walk through the lobby of the Fieldhouse these days, you’ll likely hear the sound of a ball repeatedly striking hardwood. That’s right, basketball is back in season, and the Garnet Men’s Basketball team are making a statement to start the season. They’ve so far gone 4-0, averaging almost 95 points a… Keep Reading

Men/Sports/Winter/Women

Swat Swim dives into their season

Fall sports are officially over, paving the way for winter sports to take center stage here at Swarthmore. Among these winter sports, the Swarthmore Men’s and Women’s Swim Teams seem to be emerging as strong contenders in their respective conferences. Going into December, both teams are currently undefeated, Men 3-0 and Women 4-0,  and are… Keep Reading

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Have college rivalries gone too far?

Collegiate athletics play a significant role in the cultures of higher education institutions and their surrounding communities. This is especially the case at the Division I level with higher enrollments, millions of dollars in scholarships and sponsorships on the line, and increased regional influence. The pressure placed on individual athletes and their respective athletic programs… Keep Reading

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