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Career alterations lead to Murray’s champion status

Career alterations lead to Murray’s champion status

February 12, 2013
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Three major finals. Three major losses. The script for Scottish tennis player Andy Murray’s first three Grand Slam finals spelled failure. The 2008 U.S. Open and the 2010 Australian Open final were one-sided affairs in which Murray  lost to current world No. 2, Roger Federer, both in straight ... Read more »

Grinnell College basketball player draws attention for record-setting performance

Grinnell College basketball player draws attention for record-setting performance

November 28, 2012
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On Nov. 20, 2012, Jack Taylor of Grinnell College scored 138 points in a National College Athletic Association Division III basketball game against Faith Baptist Bible College, which Grinnell won by a score of 179-104. Taylor, a sophomore, took 108 shots, including 71 three-point attempts in 36 minutes.... Read more »

Looking forward to exciting 2013 season for tennis’ Big Four

Looking forward to exciting 2013 season for tennis’ Big Four

November 15, 2012
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The 2012 Association of Tennis Professional Tour has ended its yearly cycle in London after Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer in an extremely hard-fought and compelling finale at the Barclays ATP World Tour finals. After a season of 62 tournaments spanning across 31 different countries, it will surely... Read more »

To keep ahead, Isner needs resilient strength and confidence

To keep ahead, Isner needs resilient strength and confidence

November 7, 2012
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American tennis player John Isner’s 2012 season has been illustrative of the classic case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Isner, currently the top ranked player from the United States, has paradoxically had both the least and most successful season of his career. At certain stages of the tennis ... Read more »

Swimming and diving teams split weekend at Rochester Invitational

Swimming and diving teams split weekend at Rochester Invitational

October 29, 2012
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NYU men’s swimming and diving team competed at the University Athletic Association Invitational held at the University of Rochester on Oct. 26 and Oct. 27. The Violets defeated Brandeis University (294-64) and lost to the University of Rochester (218-150), Carnegie Mellon University (246-122) and Case... Read more »

Men’s swimming, diving open season with win

Men’s swimming, diving open season with win

October 22, 2012
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The NYU men’s swimming and diving team competed in their inaugural meet of the 2012-2013 season on Saturday. NYU took down the State University of New York at Cortland 184-110 at Palladium Athletic Facility. Sophomore Jerry Crowley led the Violets on Saturday, reigning supreme in the 100-yard freestyle,... Read more »

Women’s swimming, diving win opening meet for third straight year

Women’s swimming, diving win opening meet for third straight year

October 22, 2012
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Opening up the 2012-2013 season, the NYU women’s swimming and diving team defeated the State University of New York at Cortland 173-123. The victory marks NYU’s third straight win over SUNY Cortland in the last three years. In the first event of the meet, freshman Caitie Hawthorne, junior Nina... Read more »

Men’s tennis players say goodbye to ATP tour

Men’s tennis players say goodbye to ATP tour

October 17, 2012
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As 2012 comes to a close, we say goodbye to four champions who made an indelible mark on the tennis world. Fortunately, these standouts will be remembered not only for their titles and victories but for their impact as unique and distinctive players. Rainer Scheuttler A 2003 Australian Open finalist an... Read more »

Federer remains most dominant player

Federer remains most dominant player

October 9, 2012
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Roger Federer is considered by many to be the greatest tennis player to ever step foot on a court. The records of his legendary predecessors, once believed to be unbreakable, have been eradicated and rewritten by the Swiss tennis master. His guile and grace coordinate rhythmically with some of the finest... Read more »

Women’s tennis makes strong start

Women’s tennis makes strong start

September 25, 2012
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The weather was merciless for the NYU women’s tennis team this past weekend, forcing the entire Intercollegiate Tennis Association Northeast Regional Tournament to move indoors. Hosted by William Smith College in Geneva, NY, this competition was the opening intercollegiate competitive match of the... Read more »

Men’s tennis split first tourney of the season

Men’s tennis split first tourney of the season

September 17, 2012
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The NYU men’s tennis team commenced their 2012-2013 season at the Lion’s Kickoff Tournament hosted by The College of New Jersey this past Friday and Saturday. Friday’s schedule included doubles matches between NYU, TCNJ and Stevens Institute of Technology. NYU put forth a well-balanced combination... Read more »

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