Heimann: College athletes struggle to manage time

One of the hardest parts about going to college is trying to manage time effectively. Regular students have this issue and for students that double as athletes, it is harder for them to do so while also getting the necessary amount of sleep. 

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Major League Baseball should step in to save Mets from themselves

By the end of the night of July 31, the New York Mets had written the ultimate testament to their inescapable mediocrity. 

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Tragedy hits Junior League’s Humboldt Broncos, hockey community mourns unexpected loss

The Humboldt Broncos of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League were on a team bus on their way to a playoff game in Nipawin, Saskatchewan on the night of Friday April 6. Just shy of 30 passengers boarded the bus. 

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Modifications to NFL rules aim to lessen injuries, players voice concerns as result

In the wake of the past few National Football League seasons being full of injury and rule controversy, the NFL owners once again voted to change the game of football. Players in the upcoming season will no longer be allowed to lower their helmets to initiate a tackle. 

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NBA players increase fan engagement by bridging gap between fashion, sports

From the high-profile audience members to the players themselves, fashion strongly influences the experience of a National Basketball Association game. NBA players often are not only professional athletes, but powerful and fashionable celebrities. The opportunities for players to innovate fashion make the NBA more appealing to a wider audience.

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March Madness upset shocks league, provides motivation for underdogs

If you are a college basketball fan, March is the month you spend all year waiting for.

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Women’s Olympic hockey team wins gold for first time in 20 years, provides inspiration for young female athletes

The United States Women’s Hockey team brought home the gold at the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. 

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Despite being unable to finish season, Kristaps Porzingis expected to make successful recovery following surgery

During a heated matchup between the Milwaukee Bucks and the New York Knicks on Feb. 6, tragedy struck yet again for the Knicks. 

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Sports Editiorial: Cleveland’s MLB team eliminates discriminatory mascot, more action required to achieve desired change

The Cleveland Indians have decided to prohibit the portrayal of mascot Chief Wahoo on team uniforms and in their home stadium of Progressive Field starting in 2019. While the team uniforms will change, fans will still be allowed to don and proliferate the logo as much as they like.

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Sports Editorial: Eagles defeat Patriots contrary to being underdog team, Super Bowl LII outcome shocks fans

The Philadelphia Eagles capped off their improbable dream season in dramatic fashion on Sunday Feb. 4, defeating the New England Patriots 41-33 in the Super Bowl LII in Minnesota.

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Sports Editorial: Nassar case highlights need for united front in athletics regarding sexual assault, protection of victims

Former American gymnastics physician Dr. Lawrence G. Nassar received a sentence of up to 175 years in prison on Jan. 24 for abusing young athletes, according to The New York Times. This verdict is extremely important and demonstrates that sexual assault knows no boundaries.

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Sports Editorial: Winter 2018 Olympics will be a positive, world uniting justice-inspiring occasion

From fear of terror attacks throughout the London Games to concerns of mosquitoes diffusing Zika virus during the Rio Games, with each Olympic Games comes a new sense of horrified anticipation. 

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Giants fire personnel, must look toward future for success

The 2-10 New York Giants have been nothing short of a disappointment during the 2017-18 season thus far. It has been a year plagued by injuries, attitude questions and coaching blunders, which the Giants franchise is not accustomed to. 

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Sports Editorial: Major League Baseball season leaves fans wanting more

With the beginning of the World Series on Tuesday Oct. 24, a major problem arises for fans of one of America’s favorite pastimes—the baseball season comes and goes by far too quickly.

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Staff Editorial: Questionable Presentation highlights student support for LGBTQ+ community on campus

Recent concerns regarding the actions of a Geneseo professor instigated students to band together, calling for further investigation. While information is still being gathered, the issue allegedly occurred on Oct. 18 and revolved around a professor handling an LGBTQ+ issue in a way that many students found insensitive. Students—both in and out of the classroom—saw something on the Geneseo campus they didn’t agree with and took it upon themselves to seek positive change.

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Colin Kaepernick fights NFL for alleged collusion, lacks evidence

Free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the National Football League for collusion. He claims that NFL teams have not signed him because owners and executives of two or more teams have decided together not to signhim due to his political opinions. 

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Professional athletes provide guidance after tragedies

The world we live in is full of tragedies. It is something that every one of us needs to adapt to. In this day and age, sports teams take on a unique role. They are part of their respective cities, yet at the same time they are part of something much bigger. 

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NFL anthem protest reignites fierce debate

Both politics and sports are now inseparably tied together. Some people argue that we must keep sports out of politics and vice versa, but the fact of the matter is: it’s too late. It is the contentious climate in which we live. Sports, politics and social culture are all tightly intertwined. 

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Red Sox, Yankees rivalry fueled by Apple Watch controversy

“Baseball is 90 percent mental. The other half is physical,” baseball legend Yogi Berra said. As a man known for his funny sayings, many of them seem to ring true. This quotation is no exception. Baseball is not checkers, it’s chess. To win at the professional level, any advantage over the opponent can prove to be priceless. 

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McGregor contests undefeated Mayweather in a fair fight

The battle was fought between the undefeated, 11 time five-division boxing champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. and current UFC lightweight champion “The Notorious” Conor McGregor. The fight took place at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nev., and was scheduled for 12 three-minute rounds with 8-ounce gloves. 

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