Date archive for August, 2013
Junior wide receiver Brandon Coleman and the Scarlet Knights are unable to get a victory at Fresno State, falling to the Bull Dogs in overtime 52-51.
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By Anthony Rodriguez On Saturday, August 31st, 2013
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Special Team Costs Rutgers in Opener

Football is a three phase game, but rarely do you ever hear analysts talk about special teams in the same regard as offense and defense. When Rutgers University traveled to California Thursday night to take on Fresno More...

New York Liberty vs Minnesota Lynx
By Luis Vazquez On Saturday, August 31st, 2013
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NEW YORK LIBERTY: ALL OR NOTHING

It has now come to this. The New York Liberty, in their final season at the Prudential Center, before returning to Madison Square Garden next year, are a game and a half behind the fourth and final playoff spot More...

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By Steven Korn On Saturday, August 31st, 2013
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Why J.R. Smith Re-Signing Was a Necessity for Knicks

18.1 points per game, 5.3 rebounds per game, 2.7 assists, two game-winning buzzer beaters, dozens of highlight-reel plays and the Sixth Man of the Year: All of those accolades, and many people still think bringing More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Friday, August 30th, 2013
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Yankees Keep Fingers Crossed for Cano Return as Time Starts Running Out

Anyone thinking the Yankees could keep pace in the playoff race probably didn’t expect them to lose two out of three to the Blue Jays. But that’s exactly what happened this week, culminating with Hiroki Kuroda’s More...

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By Alexa Alexandrou On Friday, August 30th, 2013
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Giants Fell Short Last Night to Patriots: 28 to 20

The Giants fell short last night to the Patriots with a final score of 28 to 20. The Giants had five sacks against the Patriots and Mike Patterson made 1.5 of them. Prince Amukamara almost had another interception More...

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By Steven Simineri On Friday, August 30th, 2013
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Yankees Most Likely Losing Not One, But Two Icons…

Yankees most likely losing not one, but two icons… Perfect time to appreciate Andy Pettitte… This baseball season has been one big farewell tour for the Yankees iconic closer Mariano Rivera, and rightfully so. More...

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By Bernadette Pasley On Thursday, August 29th, 2013
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Season Recap: The 2013 NY/NJ Comets

The NY/NJ Comets are the newest team in National Pro Fastpitch (NPF), the nation’s premier softball league for women.  The team recently completed its first season in the league, putting together a disappointing More...

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By Bob Whitney On Thursday, August 29th, 2013
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Rutgers Versus Fresno State – Not Your Opening Cupcake

Rutgers University football coach Kyle Flood had his tongue in cheek when he recently expressed his gratitude to his school’s athletic department for scheduling Fresno State as the Scarlet Knight’s opening opponent. “Nothing More...

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By Jessica Guerra On Thursday, August 29th, 2013
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Montclair State Field Hockey Picked No. 1 in NJAC Preseason Coaches Poll

The New Jersey Athletic Conference announced on Wednesday that the Montclair State field hockey team was chosen to finish above the standings this season after being selected in the 2013 Preseason Coaches Poll. The More...

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By Amy Spivey On Thursday, August 29th, 2013
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GENE HAAS GOES SOLO IN SIGNING KURT BUSCH

Everyone in Stewart-Haas Racing’s public relations department deserves a raise. Just when they thought Tony Stewart’s sprint car accident was about as much as the organization could handle, Gene Haas decided More...

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By Ryan Heine On Thursday, August 29th, 2013
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Callahan Progressing, Staal 100%

As Ryan Callahan continues to heal, his return date remains unknown.  At US Olympic orientation camp earlier this week, the Rangers captain discussed how he has progressed since having shoulder surgery. “I plan More...

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By Guy Kipp On Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
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Matt Harvey’s Elbow Injury Isn’t What Will Derail the Mets in 2014

It has become a rite of August for Mets fans to hear catastrophic injury news about one of their pitchers—whether it’s Pedro Martinez in 2006, Billy Wagner in 2008, Jonathan Niese in 2009, Johan Santana in 2010 More...