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NYU Reacts: Rangers Win Over Canadiens

NYU Reacts: Rangers Win Over Canadiens

By Rachel Ruecker, Senior Editor

April 24, 2017


Filed under Sports

As the Stanley Cup Playoffs journey on, the Rangers bested the Montreal Canadiens in six games. Here's the take from NYU students.

Hockey Enjoys Success in Regular Season Finale

Hockey Enjoys Success in Regular Season Finale

By Rachel Ruecker, Senior Editor

February 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

The NYU hockey team heads into the post-season next weekend riding the wave of a competitive 4-0 victory over rivals William Paterson University.

Staff Picks: Stanley Cup Finals

Staff Picks: Stanley Cup Finals

By Staff, WSN Sports

April 13, 2016


Filed under Sports

Now that the stage is set for the postseason, the WSN Sports Desk gives its expert predictions on who'll take the Cup.

True North Strong and…Not in the Playoffs?

True North Strong and…Not in the Playoffs?

By Rachel Ruecker, Deputy Sports Editor

April 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

The lack of Canadian teams in this year's NHL playoffs is not an accurate reflection of the country's influence on the game, writes Rachel Ruecker.

Root, root, root for your home team

Root, root, root for your home team

By Chris Marcotrigiano, Sports Editor

October 2, 2014


Filed under Sports

For baseball fans from other locales should check out these spots to catch their team in the playoffs.

Competition heats up for wild cards

Competition heats up for wild cards

By Charles Surette, Staff Columnist

September 9, 2014


Filed under Sports

Wild card races in both the American and National Leagues are heating up.

Playoffs should receive more media attention

Playoffs should receive more media attention

May 1, 2014


Filed under Sports

The past week has been an eventful one for the NBA, but not because of basketball. Headlines and leading reports have been dominated by the story surrounding inflammatory, racist comments made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. The incident and the subsequent events leading to NBA Co...

Chandler’s absense directly causes Knicks’ poor performances

Chandler’s absense directly causes Knicks’ poor performances

December 3, 2013


Filed under Sports

If you look at the New York Knicks today, it is difficult to fathom how this is largely the same team that reached the Eastern Conference semifinals last season. In their first 16 games, the Knicks have registered an abysmal 3-13 record. The Knicks’ problems are not too difficult to ascertain....

Despite past flaws, Jets show potential to rocket to playoffs

Despite past flaws, Jets show potential to rocket to playoffs

November 14, 2013


Filed under Sports

  When the New York Jets selected quarterback Geno Smith out of West Virginia University, he boldly claimed the Jets would make the playoffs come January. Many analysts and pundits said this was a ridiculous claim. The Jets were the laughingstock of the NFL and considered a circus. ESPN even...

As championship approaches, Red Sox become league favorite

As championship approaches, Red Sox become league favorite

October 9, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, Sports

For many sports fans, October means one thing — the Major League Baseball playoffs. At month’s end, a new champion will be crowned in the 2013 edition of the World Series. In the beginning, there were 10. Of these teams, the once overlooked Boston Red Sox have emerged as favorites to advance to th...

American, National League Division series stages set for October playoffs

American, National League Division series stages set for October playoffs

October 2, 2013


Filed under Sports

Playoff baseball is finally here, and the journey to the World Series is underway. The postseason is already cut down to nine teams after the NL Wild Card Playoff on Tuesday night. Here’s a look at what’s to come in the division series round: NL — Pittsburg Pirates vs. St. Louis Car...

NFL considers extending postseason, shortening preseason

NFL considers extending postseason, shortening preseason

September 30, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, Sports

Perhaps no other sport is as ingratiated into the American consciousness as the National Football League. By far the most popular spectator sport in the United States, the NFL has grown to become as big a part of society as some of America’s oldest traditions. This stronghold over sports fans ...

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