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York College Upsets Top-Seeded CSI to Win CUNY Basketball Championship

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In one of the most thrilling finishes in CUNY basketball history, the York College men’s basketball team stunned top-seeded College of Staten Island (CSI) in the final minute, for an 87-84 win on Friday at the City College of New York.  With the victory, York secured its first CUNY basketball championship since 2007. Ranked 18th nationally, CSI stumbled More...

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By Bernadette Pasley On Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Baruch College Women Win Seventh Straight CUNY Basketball Championship

Iyana Abrams scored a team-high of 15 points and Frances Henry sunk two crucial three-pointers, helping the Baruch College women’s basketball team beat Hunter College 70-54 in the title game of the CUNYAC Basketball More...

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By Kevin Dolan On Friday, February 28th, 2014

NCAA: Evil Empire or Necessary Rule Maker? PART 5 of 5: A Final Analyze of NCAA Bylaw 12.3

(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) The NCAA has been in the news in recent years for punishing players and programs for breaking bylaws, such as the no agent rule, yet they never explain what happens to the More...

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By Kevin Dolan On Thursday, February 27th, 2014

NCAA: Evil Empire or Necessary Rule Maker? PART 4 of 5: Coach Spurrier’s College Athlete Payment System Idea

John Sommers Ii/Getty Images Steve Spurrier, one of the most famous college football coaches of all-time, was a college star himself.  Spurrier played college football for the University of Florida, where he was More...

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By Kevin Dolan On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

NCAA: Evil Empire or Necessary Rule Maker? PART 3 of 5: The NCAA vs. Terrelle Pryor

(Photo: Andrew Weber, USA TODAY Sports) Terrelle Pryor, at one time considered the one of the top high school prospects of all-time, chose to take his talents to Ohio State in 2008. In his first game at Ohio State, More...

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By Kevin Dolan On Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

NCAA: Evil Empire or Necessary Rule Maker? PART 2 of 5: The NCAA vs. Reggie Bush

Reggie Bush was a two time All-American running back, National Champion and one of the most exciting college football players to take the field during his three years at USC. In 2005, he ran for an astonishing 1,740 More...

By Kevin Dolan On Monday, February 24th, 2014

NCAA: Evil Empire or Necessary Rule Maker? PART 1 of 5: The “Basic Purpose” of the NCAA

Division I Athletics has seen a large growth in popularity and monetarily over the last decade and a half.  This is because of the rise in talent that incoming collegiate athletes have. Today’s athletes are some More...

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By Bernadette Pasley On Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

Lehman Eliminates Baruch in the Quarterfinals of The CUNY Basketball Championships

After a disappointing 7-18 record last year, which included only two conference wins, the Lehman College men’s basketball team has come full circle.  They beat Baruch College 68-60 on Saturday in the quarterfinals More...

By Bernadette Pasley On Friday, February 21st, 2014

CUNY Basketball Championship Seeding Announced At Annual Awards Luncheon

The 49th annual City University of New York (CUNY) Basketball Championships got underway recently, featuring tournaments for both the community and four-year colleges in the system.  The community college tournament More...

By Bernadette Pasley On Friday, February 7th, 2014
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A Leader Both In Athletics & Academics: Baruch Volleyball’s Steven Coniglio

The men’s volleyball team at Baruch College has won the CUNYAC championship in each of the last five years. This year they are ranked fifth in the nation (Division III) and appear to be headed to another very More...