MLB should not cheat minor leaguers out of respectable wages
Mar21

MLB should not cheat minor leaguers out of respectable wages

Minor League Baseball has received quite a bit of attention in recent weeks, mainly due to the implementation of new rules regarding pace of play and extra innings. But fans should be discussing something unrelated to the rules, something that has to do with the livelihood of the average minor league player: pay. Mike DeBonis of the Washington Post reported on March 18 that a potential government spending bill considered by Congress...

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Pirates need a full 40 minutes to win in March Madness
Mar15

Pirates need a full 40 minutes to win in March Madness

March Madness is finally here and after an arduous season, the Pirates will look to get past the first round of the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2003. Seton Hall heads into the bracket as the No. 8 seed in the Midwest Region, facing off against No. 9-seeded NC State Wolfpack in the first round on Thursday. If the Pirates want to advance in the tournament in the final season for seniors Khadeen Carrington, Angel Delgado,...

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Women’s basketball chaneling its strengths ahead of Big East Tournament
Mar01

Women’s basketball chaneling its strengths ahead of Big East Tournament

With 29 games in the book, the Seton Hall women’s basketball team is headed to Chicago for the Big East Tournament from March 3 to 6, where the Pirates hope to take part in three more. The Big East Tournament is always a challenge, but the bracket is even more difficult for a reeling Pirates team. The Hall ended its 2017-18 regular season on a five-game losing streak, its longest of the season. The end-of-season slide meant the...

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Pirates test Blue Demons but fall at home to close regular season
Feb25

Pirates test Blue Demons but fall at home to close regular season

Seton Hall women’s basketball dropped its final regular season game 72-68 to the DePaul Blue Demons on Feb. 25 during Senior Day. The game was the last of the regular season and the final home game for senior JaQuan Jackson. The Pirates got out in front early against the first-place Blue Demons. Jackson hit three three-pointers to pull the Pirates ahead 20-15 at the end of the first quarter. Then DePaul came out firing in the second...

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Indians’ removal of ‘Chief Wahoo’ logo reduces negative stereotype
Jan31

Indians’ removal of ‘Chief Wahoo’ logo reduces negative stereotype

The Cleveland Indians’ controversial logo will stop appearing on the team’s uniforms at the start of the 2019 season. This decision – much like the logo itself – still causes controversy. For many Cleveland fans, Chief Wahoo has become an endearing symbol. However, many find the icon to be racist, insensitive and disrespectful, and it is hard to challenge those claims. Just look at the logo: a face with crimson skin and a protruding...

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Inja Butina emerging as key Pirates playmaker
Jan24

Inja Butina emerging as key Pirates playmaker

This season has been a roller coaster for Seton Hall’s women’s basketball team. After Taylor Brown went down with an injury and Donnaizha Fountain departed the program, Seton Hall quickly found itself without its two leading scorers and rebounders. With the team in the midst of a tough conference schedule, the Pirates needed someone to step up. So far, that person has been Inja Butina. The 5-foot-9 junior guard from Zagreb, Croatia...

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Pirates defeat fourth-place St. John’s for second straight Big East victory
Jan21

Pirates defeat fourth-place St. John’s for second straight Big East victory

The Seton Hall Pirates won a 62-57 thriller over the St. John’s Red Storm at Walsh Gymnasium on Sunday, Jan. 21 behind strong performances from Inja Butina and JaQuan Jackson. Without their two leading scorers in Donnaizha Fountain and Taylor Brown, the Pirates still outshot the fourth-place Red Storm 43 to 35 percent from the floor. While Brown is out due to a torn meniscus, Fountain was announced today to have left the program....

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Pirates rediscover confidence and capture first Big East win
Jan06

Pirates rediscover confidence and capture first Big East win

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team defeated the Providence Friars, 65-56, to pick up their first in-conference victory of the season on Friday night in Walsh Gymnasium. Donnaizha Fountain had an especially memorable night, as she led the way with 20 points and 12 rebounds, while also registering her 1000th career point. “It’s been a long time coming,” Fountain said on hitting the milestone. “It feels good.” The Pirates and Friars...

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Pirates offense freezes against visiting Bluejays
Jan02

Pirates offense freezes against visiting Bluejays

The Seton Hall’s women’s basketball team fell to the Creighton Bluejays on Tuesday night in Walsh Gymnasium, 68-51, in what was the Pirates first game of 2018. The Pirates entered the game looking for their first conference win after dropping back-to-back road games to DePaul and Marquette, while Creighton was hoping to remain perfect in Big East play. Seton Hall got off to a 9-4 lead early in the first quarter, but had trouble taking...

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SHU baseball alum closer to major league mound
Dec06

SHU baseball alum closer to major league mound

Former Seton Hall right-handed pitcher Jose Lopez was added to the 40-man roster of the Cincinnati Reds on Nov. 21. Lopez, a native of Cranbury, N.J., made his debut for the Pirates in 2012. He spent two seasons at Seton Hall as a relief pitcher before an injury derailed his junior campaign. Despite this, he was drafted by the Reds in the sixth round of the 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Since being drafted, Lopez has made 64...

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Rider no match for Pirates as Seton Hall improves to 3-1
Nov25

Rider no match for Pirates as Seton Hall improves to 3-1

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team dominated the Rider Broncs 85-49 in the opening game of the 2017 SHU Thanksgiving Classic this afternoon. The Pirates were fresh off an eight-day break from their most recent contest, an 85-83 loss to Princeton back on Nov. 16, and that extra time for rest and preparation certainly paid off. Seton Hall got off to a hot start in the first quarter, cruising to an 11-3 lead after just five minutes....

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Lessons learned after Elliott’s suspension case upheld
Nov15

Lessons learned after Elliott’s suspension case upheld

The Ezekiel Elliott saga has become one of the biggest headlines in a tumultuous 2017 season for the National Football League. Despite beginning his six-game suspension on Nov. 12 for domestic violence accusations, the running back for the Cowboys was originally punished back on Aug. 11. Five days later, he filed an appeal that was denied by the league office, which is where things start to get interesting. Elliott was able to play...

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