Players should not be expected to take hometown discounts
Mar06

Players should not be expected to take hometown discounts

In today’s sports universe, there should be no such thing as a “hometown discount.” This past week, a report by Clarence E. Hill Jr. of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram stated that ex-Seahawks safety Earl Thomas would not give his hometown Dallas Cowboys a break when it came to money. The 29-year-old, according to Hill, Jr. is attempting to supersede Eric Berry as the highest-paid safety in the league. Thomas’ situation is the perfect...

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Fans keep the stands cool at basketball away games
Mar06

Fans keep the stands cool at basketball away games

Some Seton Hall basketball fans explained why they feel motivated to travel to see the Pirates in enemy territory. Emily High, a sophomore public relations major, said traveling to see Seton Hall basketball games is a unique opportunity to mingle with the opposition. Photo via Facebook/Emily High “What I enjoy most is meeting the other team’s fans,” High said. “Although we are cheering for opposing teams, I always learn a lot about...

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SHU’s Pirate mascot: Who is under the suit?
Feb27

SHU’s Pirate mascot: Who is under the suit?

It is a well-known fact that the Pirate is Seton Hall’s mascot, but not many people know who is under the suit. Brendan Kane, a senior sports management and marketing major, said he was one of the students who has worn the suit since June 2016. Kane explained that it was always a childhood dream of his to be the mascot, and he went to apply after learning from a peer advisor they were looking for more students. Kane said he didn’t...

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Fans must learn that players have a right to explore free agency
Feb20

Fans must learn that players have a right to explore free agency

On Tuesday afternoon, according to multiple sources, Manny Machado and the San Diego Padres reportedly agreed to a 10-year, $300 million contract to bring the superstar to southern California. The deal comes after an entire calendar year of speculation. Machado and fellow superstar Bryce Harper were the two main targets this summer offseason, as they were two of the highest profile free agents to ever hit the market. The main teams...

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For true fans of the game, Super Bowl LIII was far from boring
Feb06

For true fans of the game, Super Bowl LIII was far from boring

For the majority of those who tuned in, Super Bowl LIII could be summed up in one word: boring. Neither the New England Patriots or Los Angeles Rams could get anything going on offense. The first quarter came and went without any points, as a string of three and outs and stalled drives put a damper on the action. The Patriots got on the board in the second quarter, but not in the form of a touchdown, and took a 3-0 lead into halftime....

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All-Star games are useless and should be voided
Jan30

All-Star games are useless and should be voided

As the end of January approaches each year, most major leagues sports leagues find themselves in a bind. Baseball is in its slow period before pitchers and catchers report, the NHL is in the brunt of its schedule before the trade deadline, the NBA’s Christmas Day hype has long gone , and the NFL is simply gearing up for the Super Bowl. In this absence of quality content, the leagues turn to a classic, seemingly timeless pastime for...

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Music majors see why Lil Uzi is “pushed to the edge”
Jan23

Music majors see why Lil Uzi is “pushed to the edge”

“XO Tour Llif3” rapper Lil Uzi Vert publicly announced on Jan. 11 that he wanted to quit music. In addition, hip hop duo “Rae Sremmurd,” consisting of brothers Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi, have been the subject of rumors about the duo breaking up. In light of recent events, music majors have shared their opinions on conflict in the music industry. Via Wikimedia Commons “I think there are a lot of different artists in the industry,” Andrew...

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Mamukelashvili finds way as sophomore
Dec06

Mamukelashvili finds way as sophomore

With time winding down against Saint Louis on Nov. 17, Sandro Mamukelashvili found himself wide open at the top of the key with a chance to erase all the memories of a freshman season plagued by inconsistencies across the board. In his first season at Seton Hall, Mamukelashvili found himself playing behind program legend Angel Delgado and the always-solid Ismael Sanogo in the frontcourt. Minutes were scarce and most of the time...

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NHL’s proposed expansion to Seattle should be the end
Dec05

NHL’s proposed expansion to Seattle should be the end

On Tuesday, the NHL officially announced plans to expand the league to Seattle for the 2021-22 season. The unnamed Washington State team will become the 32nd team, matching the NFL for the most in North America for a professional sports team. Although expanding to the pacific northwest is good for the league and it will create an instant rivalry with the Vancouver Canucks, commissioner Gary Bettman and his Board of Governors need to...

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Pirates share hopes for December cinema
Dec05

Pirates share hopes for December cinema

Seton Hall students shared their thoughts on some upcoming new films that will hit theaters in December, like “Aquaman,” “Mary Poppins Returns” and “Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse.” Renee Nunez, a sophomore visual sound and media major, shared her excitement for these upcoming films. “I’m excited to see the movies of December,” Nunez said. Nunez said she is a casual moviegoer, especially when it comes to DC and Marvel releases. “In...

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Attendance a positive note for Seton Hall and the Big East
Nov01

Attendance a positive note for Seton Hall and the Big East

With the men’s basketball season less than one week away, it comes as no surprise that one of the first things that greets visitors to the Seton Hall Athletics website is a “flash ticket sale” push for the Prudential Center opener on Nov. 17 against Saint Louis. Seton Hall’s 17 home games last season drew 143,766 fans, an average of 8,456 per game that placed them 54th among all 351 Division I teams. The Pirates saw their highest...

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Attendance a positive note for Seton Hall and the Big East
Oct30

Attendance a positive note for Seton Hall and the Big East

With the men’s basketball season less than one week away, it comes as no surprise that one of the first things that greets visitors to the Seton Hall Athletics website is a “flash ticket sale” push for the Prudential Center opener on Nov. 17 against Saint Louis.  Seton Hall’s 17 home games last season drew 143,766 fans, an average of 8,456 per game that placed them 54th among all 351 Division I teams. The Pirates saw their...

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