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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

NBA and NHL lead sports protests against racial injustice

Abin Boris, Contributing Writer The sports world took a pause a couple of weeks ago after the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin which led to professional players and coaches in the four major sports to cancel their...

Op-Ed: Creating lifelong memories in the Football Office

Alyssa Raga, Sports Writer When I transferred to Utica College for the Fall 2018 semester, I never thought that my job would end up being my favorite part of my college experience. I have been lucky enough to have...

Sports seasons canceled, postponed: Where is sports journalism headed?

Nick McAdam, Sports Editor About one month has gone by since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Since that time, it’s safe to say that much, if not all, of the country and the entire world,...

Trump meets with major sports commissioners, installs hope of sports returning soon

Nick McAdam, Sports Editor President Donald Trump recently held a conference call with the five major North American sports leagues, (NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB and MLS), to discuss the possibility of sports returning. Trump wants the...

When are sports coming back?

Alyssa Raga, Sports Writer Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the pause button has been pushed on sports at all levels. Most professional sports have postponed the rest of their seasons without a current restart date. However, other leagues do...

Professional wrestling continues in empty arenas during pandemic

Dan Piersma, Assistant Sports Editor With the world of professional sports shut down indefinitely, professional wrestling or sports entertainment is still going on with weekly programming. Wrestling events have a new rule, though. While wrestlers are...

Heenan Wins DIII Men’s Hockey Coach of the Year

Dan Piersma, Assistant Sports Editor After a historic 25-2-2 season, the Utica College Men’s hockey team was cut short because of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, but the team still had something to smile about.  Riding a...

Utica’s Hockey Rookie of the Year

Nick McAdam, Sports Editor Utica College’s men’s hockey team grasped the UCHC Championship before the team’s season was taken away from them at the hands of COVID-19. The Pioneers finished with a .897 win percentage, the highest the team...

NFL Free agency continues despite COVID-19

Alyssa McKenna, Sports Writer NFL free agency began on March 18. The legal tampering period is a two-day period, which allows teams to enter contract negotiations with players who are due to become free agents, according to NFL rules....

Tokyo Olympics postponed, set to start July 23, 2021

Michael Schebel, Special Assignments Reporter The Olympic Games is a sporting phenomenon that only comes around once every four years. The 2020 Summer games were set to be held in Tokyo, Japan, but have been postponed to 2021 due...