Fall Sports Preview: Men’s Soccer

On Tuesday, Atlantic 10 coaches predicted Mason’s men’s soccer team to finish second in the A-10 Conference for the 2014 season. The poll predicts St. Louis University  to repeat its first-place finish from last season after out beating Mason and Virginia Commonwealth University for the regular season top spot. With nothing but exhibition matches played thus far, preseason polls are […]

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Fall Sports Preview: Women’s Soccer

The Mason women’s soccer team enters their second season in the Atlantic 10 conference, looking to improve on their 5th place finish last year. The Patriots finished 4-4 in the conference and 7-11-1 overall. Eight incoming freshmen will look to do their part to take the 21 returning players to new heights. Junior Briana Kottler has the […]

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Edwards introduced as new athletic director

On Monday afternoon President Angel Cabrera welcomed new athletic director Brad Edwards before a room full of faculty administrators, media and student athletes. Edwards, 48, is the fifth athletic director in Mason’s history, and he succeeds Tom O’Connor who held the post for 20 years. Edwards comes to Mason after serving as the athletic director for […]

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Sports in Washington, D.C.

The topic I plan to pursue is the history of sports in Washington D.C. The area is a huge political mark in America and sports are also huge in America. There is a lot of government involved in sports also. A huge part of American sports today is the legislation of Title IX. Title IX […]

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Topics in History

Sports Since I am in love with sports, I think sports are a huge part of society. Sports contribute to many people’s everyday lives. The history of sport has been very impacting on the development of our culture in the world today. Things that occur in sports that do affect our society are people like […]

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Freshman Stars of the Fall

College freshmen face many new changes that may be difficult to handle over the course of the first few months. The struggles range from the several aspects for self-reliance, a new environment, and keeping the body and the mind healthy. But for some students, there is an added component that makes things a little more […]

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“42” Reverberates into today’s sports world

What is amazing about quality period pieces is the ability to draw parallels between that particular time and the present. To use the past or the future as a window into the current makes everything feel a bit more real. The Jackie Robinson biopic “42” does exactly that. “42” is a fine sports movie although it […]

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Boston Marathon: Sports medicine

The tragedy that occurred at the Boston Marathon on Monday is unspeakable. There are no words to explain why such terrible things happen in this world. There is no way to console those affected by this horrible act. The motivations and choices of a small minority of evil people in the world can never be […]

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It’s time to pay College Athletes

Does the loch ness monster exist? What is in the Mariana’s Trench? Should college athletes be paid? All questions for the ages that have no definitive answer. Many speculate and offer their own thoughts. But, few can come to a common ground. From an extremely outside perspective, I believe players should be compensated in some […]

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Miami Heat streak means nothing without a ring

The Miami Heat are in the midst of a 23 game winning streak, the second longest in NBA history. With their game tonight against LeBron James‘ old pals, the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Heat have a chance to make it 24 straight Ws. I’ve only got one thing to say to that: so what? This streak […]

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