Alabama Wrongly Denies Player Transfer

January 4th, 2015
8 months ago

by Sean Begin College sports has once again shown why the “student-athlete” concept is a myth, at least when compared to the people who run the athletics programs. The University of Alabama recently denied women’s basketball player Daisha Simmons a transfer to Seton Hall because it would leave Alabama without a scholarship. For those unfamiliar […]


Facing Death, a Freshman Finds Life

January 4th, 2015
8 months ago

by Sean Begin At the end of the season, it’ll just be two points among thousands, the first points of a long college basketball season. But for freshman Lauren Hill, the two points she scored to open her team’s season are so much more than that. For Hill, who entered her first year at Division […]


Intensity: Men’s Hoops Set to Start Season

January 4th, 2015
8 months ago

by Sean Begin If you asked head basketball coach Howie Dickenman how he felt at the end of last season, disappointment might be the word that comes to mind. But headed into the 2014-15 season, the Central Connecticut basketball team has the highest expectations: Northeast Conference championship or bust. “This is the most experienced team […]


Vinales Remains Indefinitely Suspended

January 4th, 2015
8 months ago

by Sean Begin Central Connecticut’s top basketball player, Kyle Vinales, was suspended indefinitely following his arrest on Oct. 25 in an incident involving his girlfriend and is “not currently participating in men’s basketball activities,” according to an athletic department spokesman. Vinales was arrested for one count of third-degree assault and one count of disorderly conduct […]


A Return Home

January 4th, 2015
8 months ago

by Sean Begin When Obie Nwadike took the phone call that would bring him home, he was still dressed in the green and white of the Wagner Seahawks. Nwadike was on Grymes Hill in Staten Island, working to get the Wagner men’s basketball team ready for another year, fresh off helping them to a 19-12 […]


Basketball Opens Season With Loss to Fairfield

January 4th, 2015
8 months ago

by Sean Begin Despite coming out on the losing end, the opening game Friday night of the 2-14-15 basketball season was not a disappointment for Howie Dickenman. “I’m really pleased with our effort. I thought we battled for 40 minutes,” said Dickenman following Central Connecticut’s 71-63 loss to Fairfield University Friday night. “Not the result […]


Central Narrowly Edges Vermont in Overtime

December 1st, 2014
9 months ago

by Sean Begin The win last Tuesday night for the women’s basketball team wasn’t as easy to finish as it was to start. Despite jumping out to an early 14-1 lead over Vermont, the Blue Devils needed overtime and a last-second shot by senior center Amanda Harrington to secure the 77-75 victory, the team’s second […]


Oh, Donald Sterling

April 30th, 2014
1 year ago

by Sean Begin and Navindra Persaud Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling cast a dark shadow upon his team with racially charged remarks that he allegedly made, as first reported by TMZ. “It bothers me a lot that you want to broadcast that you’re associating with black people. Do you have to?” said the man […]


Charlotte Shows Fight Against Defending Champs

April 23rd, 2014
1 year ago

By Navindra Persaud The Miami Heat managed to hold off a fighting Charlotte Bobcats in the first round of the NBA Playoffs Sunday, defeating them 99-88. The Bobcats, however, showed clear signs that the have the ability to take control in opening minutes, which could be threatening to the reigning NBA Champions. Not only were […]


With Playoffs Looming, Pacers Need to Find Offense

April 16th, 2014
1 year ago

by Navindra Persaud When the Miami Heat defeated the Indiana Pacers last Friday, it showed quite a bit of weakness in the Pacers offense. As things stand, the Pacers are in the number two spot in the Eastern Conference but they will need to figure out a way to get past the offensive slump that […]


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