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A comprehensive analysis of athletes and their majors

Do all athletes really major in Economics? Conventional wisdom at many Division I schools might lead us to believe that yes, they do. Economics at most colleges and universities is perhaps the most popular major among athletes, with many Division I athletes following traditional business paths. A 2015 study in the Bleacher Report of the… Keep Reading

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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

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2017 MLB Preview: Part One

The MLB season kicked off on Sunday with the New York Yankees visiting the Tampa Bay Rays. If you’re a casual fan of baseball, you may have tuned in and asked yourself why the MLB decided to kick off the season in the half empty-janitor’s closet that is Tropicana Field. Don’t be discouraged, as this… Keep Reading

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Swat Celebrates NCAA DIII Week

April 3 through April 9 is NCAA Division III week, a national event celebrating Division III student-athletes and their impact on the campus communities of the colleges and universities that they attend. This week, the athletic programs of Division III institutions around the country will be holding events highlighting accomplishments in athletics, academics, or community… Keep Reading

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Ball Family Balls Hard

For the last year, the basketball world has focused heavily on everything related to the Ball family. Whether it be Lavar Ball (the father of the family) and his antics or one of the three sons, LaMelo, LiAngelo, or Lonzo having a historic night on the court, the family has undoubtedly become a household name… Keep Reading

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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

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Is UConn Women’s Basketball Too Good For The Game?

Perfection in sports, as in life, is always striven for and seldom attained. Those teams that do achieve the seemingly impossible, however, are hailed as legends for having left their mark on the game. But what happens when perfection becomes the norm? When perfection is not a weighty goal, but an expectation? That is the… Keep Reading

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PC and URI’s Return to Relevancy

As another successful NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament comes to a close, fans have been treated with last-second shots, final glimpses of NBA-bound stars, and Cinderella stories like the University of South Carolina and their run to the Final Four as a seven seed. Duke, a perennial tournament contender was ousted early. Villanova, the defending champions,… Keep Reading

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