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By Bob Whitney On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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MAAC Men’s Basketball Race Heating Up

(MAAC Sports)   Things are really heating up in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference men’s basketball race and you can thank coach Jim Baron’s Canisius College Golden Griffins. The host Golden Griffins More...

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By Bob Whitney On Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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St. John’s Grabs First Conference Win of Season in Providence

(Via mercurynews.com)   Providence, Rhode Island - There was a sense of urgency for coach Steve Lavin and his St. John’s Red Storm as they were about to renew their storied men’s basketball rivalry with More...

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By Bob Whitney On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Improved Monmouth Squad Looks to Take Control of MAAC

Photo by Taylor Jackson   At last year’s MAAC tournament, Monmouth Hawks coach King Rice remarked in a postgame presser how satisfied he was with the progress of the Monmouth men’s basketball program, but More...

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By Bob Whitney On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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St. John’s Ready For Road Battle With Rival Providence

(Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)   The St. John Red Storm and the Providence Friars renew a storied men’s basketball rivalry this evening at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. The More...

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By Bob Whitney On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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Marist comes up short against Boston College

(Via GoRedFoxes.com)   Chestnut Hill, MA. - The Marist men’s basketball team gave the Boston College Eagles a brief scare, trailing by only 41-36 at the half, but succumbed to intense defensive pressure and More...

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By Bob Whitney On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
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Local Foursome Set to Lead Virginia Women’s Soccer to Another Successful Season

(Photo courtesy UVA athletics) The days get shorter, warm days and cool nights, leaves to rake – staples that signal autumn is near. And then there is women’s soccer at the University of Virginia. The More...

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By Bob Whitney On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
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Sicklerville Native, Max Valles, And Virginia Defense Make Statement in Opening Loss

Max Valles. #88 (Photo courtesy of VirginiaSports.com) Most football fans are drawn to the exciting touchdown run, whether it be a pulsating run from scrimmage, dramatic kickoff return or an electrifying pick six More...

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By Bob Whitney On Friday, August 29th, 2014
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Jersey native, Max Valles, and Virginia Host No. 7 UCLA to Open 2014 Season

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Greetings from Charlottesville, Virginia where I am here to cover the opening game of the college football season between the host Virginia Cavaliers and the No. 7 (No. 5 in the DoubleGSports.com More...

Brett Boretti leads the Ivy League Champion Columbia Lions. (Courtesy: Columbia University Athletics/Mike McLaughlin)
By Bob Whitney On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Columbia and Siena set sights on Road to Omaha

Brett Boretti leads the Ivy League Champion Columbia Lions. (Courtesy: Columbia University Athletics/Mike McLaughlin) Its time to “Play Ball” as the 2014 NCAA baseball tournament gets underway on Friday, May More...

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By Bob Whitney On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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Women’s History Month Interview Series: Q&A with Kristi Dosh, Leading Sports Business Reporter

Kristi Dosh is one of the sports world’s leading authorities and reporters on the business of college and professional sports. She has used her lifelong passion for sports and her extensive legal background More...

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By Bob Whitney On Friday, March 7th, 2014
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Rider Advances in MAAC Tournament

(Photo courtesy of Rider University) SPRINGFIELD, MA. – No.8 Rider University men’s basketball team rallied in the second half from an eight point deficit to defeat No. 9 Monmouth University, 71-60, in the More...

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By Bob Whitney On Sunday, March 2nd, 2014
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Women’s History Month Interview Series: Q&A With St. John’s Women’s Basketball Captain Briana Brown

Briana Brown has distinguished herself as a true leader on and off the court for the St. John’s University Red Storm. Brown, a native of Norwalk, Ct., was named the Red Storm’s 2013/14 captain and has clearly More...