Manning seals legacy in sportsmanship

Manning seals legacy in sportsmanship

February 11, 2014
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As Richard Sherman hobbled around the New Meadowlands Arena, in what was a comparatively tame post-Super Bowl celebration, he felt someone tap him on the shoulder. Sherman turned around and saw that it was the Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning, checking to see if the star cornerback was all right. ... Read more »

Men’s, women’s golf serve Madrid community

Men’s, women’s golf serve Madrid community

January 27, 2014
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This January, the NYU men’s and women’s golf teams took a trip to Spain to prepare for the upcoming season. The trip, which lasted from Jan. 4 to 14, included both athletic training and community service. As part of the teams’ service commitment, the golfers worked with “También,” a... Read more »

Knicks re-energized by success, Boston plays for their city in wake of disaster

Knicks re-energized by success, Boston plays for their city in wake of disaster

April 25, 2013
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Madison Square Garden was electric on Tuesday night. The seats vibrated to chants for Carmelo Anthony and the bellowing applause for J.R. Smith, who had just been named the NBA’s sixth Man of the Year. The players started the game with a ton of energy, and the fans remained on their feet for... Read more »

Lakers to go against Jazz in final playoff seed

April 11, 2013
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With the NBA regular season coming to an end, there remains one uncertainty fans should keep an eye on: the eighth and final playoff seed in the Western Conference. At the onset of the season, nobody predicted that the Los Angeles Lakers, a perennial contender for decades, would be jockeying with the... Read more »

Tiger Woods slowly making comeback

Tiger Woods slowly making comeback

April 4, 2013
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It has been five years since Tiger Woods held up a major championship trophy and eight since he put on a green jacket. After his marriage to Elin Nordegren disintegrated in 2009, Woods suffered from a completely tarnished public image and lost nearly all of his corporate sponsorships. Woods announced... Read more »

Athlete Profile: Julius Oppenheimer

Athlete Profile: Julius Oppenheimer

March 12, 2013
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I was fortunate enough to sit down with one of NYU’s up-and-coming golfers, Julius Oppenheimer. He is a freshman who is playing Division III golf after only one season of high school varsity golf. In fact, in high school, Oppenheimer was an award-winning tennis player and a member of the varsit... Read more »

Sports scandals lead fans to question support for athletes

Sports scandals lead fans to  question support for athletes

February 22, 2013
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Athletes are our heroes — they have the perseverance to endure adversity, the passion and drive to claim success and the grace to do it all with an air of effortlessness. We love them because we think they represent what we aspire to be. In recent years, however, it has become increasingly necessary... Read more »

Super Bowl blackout changes course of game

Super Bowl blackout changes course of game

February 4, 2013
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In the midst of an electric atmosphere, at the New Orleans Superdome, the thunderous Raven’s linebacker, Ray Lewis, emerged out of the player’s tunnel. Upon reaching the end of the tunnel, Lewis stood still for a moment, his head turned up at the chaos around him. He seemed to absorb it, to welcome... Read more »

Broncos quarterback Manning receives unecessary flak

Broncos quarterback Manning receives unecessary flak

January 30, 2013
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Peyton Manning refused to leave Invesco Field after his post season loss to the Baltimore Ravens. It must have broken his heart to watch Justin Tucker drive a 47-yard field goal through the uprights, sending the Ravens to an American Football Conference Championship that Manning thought he reserved for... Read more »

Ridiculed 49ers quarterback to face ultimate challenge in Super Bowl

Ridiculed 49ers quarterback to face ultimate challenge in Super Bowl

January 27, 2013
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Colin Kaepernick is a controversial player with an equally temperamental beginning. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback enjoyed his first start in week 11 of the season, substituting for injured quarterback Alex Smith. At the time, Smith was the league’s leader in completion percentage and the third... Read more »

Rex Ryan names Sanchez starting quarterback despite controversy

December 7, 2012
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The morning of Dec. 5, 2012, Rex Ryan, head coach of the New York Jets, best known for his big personality and even bigger ego, named Mark Sanchez the team’s starting quarterback for next week. This decision is highly controversial; Ryan is often crireal viagraticized for his loyalty to Sanchez despite Sanchez... Read more »

Benching NBA stars causes controversy from commissioner

Benching NBA stars causes controversy from commissioner

December 5, 2012
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Last week, NBA commissioner David Stern fined the San Antonio Spurs organization $250,000 for benching their key players on the night of a nationally televised game against the Miami Heat. The game was the last of the Spurs’ six game road trip, and it preceded an important home game against divisional... Read more »

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