Get your penalites here: The NFL is not holding back
Nov02

Get your penalites here: The NFL is not holding back

It’s really becoming more and more appropriate to call the NFL the “No Fun League.” On Oct. 30, Earl Thomas returned a fumble for a touchdown in Seattle’s 25-20 loss at the hands of the New Orleans Saints. After scoring, the Seahawks safety hugged the referee. He was penalized 15 yards for it. Sure, you can say that players shouldn’t be touching referees at all, but Thomas explained after the game that he was just caught up in the...

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NHL needs to follow NFL, crack down on dirty hits
Oct05

NHL needs to follow NFL, crack down on dirty hits

Hockey is back, and so are the hits. Monday night’s preseason game between the Rangers and Flyers featured another dirty one, as Philadelphia’s Radko Gudas, notorious for such play, was at it again. This time he targeted 23-year-old Jimmy Vesey, blatantly and deliberately hitting the New York rookie from behind. A brawl followed and Gudas was given a game misconduct penalty. He won’t face discipline for the hit, though. The hit was...

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Around the Big East: Young pirates squad maturing
Sep28

Around the Big East: Young pirates squad maturing

In a competitive Big East volleyball conference, it’s not easy for a Seton Hall team of mostly freshmen and sophomores to measure up to the powerhouses of the Big East. But, after 17 games, four of which are conference games, the Pirates are doing exactly that. After losing the first four games of the season, fifth-year head coach Allison Yaeger has helped guide the team to a 9-4 record in their last 13 games, with SHU’s last two wins...

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McCarthy ready to turn big summer into big season
Sep22

McCarthy ready to turn big summer into big season

It hasn’t taken junior Seton Hall starting pitcher Shane McCarthy long to cement himself as one of the best pitchers in the Big East. He led the conference in innings pitched (102.0) and strikeouts (84) last season, won six games and held opponents to a .229 batting average. At times, he was perfect for the Pirates. On April 15 at Owen T. Carroll Field, McCarthy tossed the first perfect game in SHU and Big East history, needing just...

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