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Manchester City has a history of successful teams in the Champions League.

Manchester City scandal shows money is taking over soccer

February 27, 2020

The soccer world was shaken by the leveling of a massive punishment against English titans Manchester City Football Club on Feb. 14. The accusations against them, generally consisting of claims that City had committed significant financial improprieties and, in particular, arguing that the owners had illicitly funneled extra funds into their team through a shell sponsor, were unprecedented in the modern game


Women’s Basketball finishes off with a huge win

February 28, 2020

The Hopkins women’s basketball team entered their final game of the season with a chance to solidify their spot in the Centennial Conference tournament this past Saturday. They hosted the Haverford College Fords, who entered the match-up atop the Conference standings, with the option to finish as high as third in the regular season rankings.

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The way too early picks for the 2020 MLB season

February 27, 2020

This year’s Major League Baseball (MLB) off-season saw a series of significant stories leading up to the start of spring training. The Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal was the story of the off-season. 


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The swim teams broke multiple pool records at the Blue Jay Invitational.

Swim teams beat records at Blue Jay Invitational

February 27, 2020

In the final home meet for the nine seniors on the Hopkins swimming team, the Jays made plenty of history in their last outing before the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Championships. After a weekend filled with numerous impressive performances, nine pool records fell at the Blue Jay Invitational.


Athlete of the Week: Conner Delaney — Basketball

February 27, 2020

This week the No. 10 Hopkins men’s basketball team took on the Haverford College Fords at Goldfarb Gymnasium for their last conference game of the season. The Jays pulled off a 75-56 win, adding yet another tally to the win column of their now 22-3 record. 

Conner Delaney scored 17 points.

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Sophomore guard Diarra Oden.

AOTW: Diarra Oden

February 19, 2020

As they approach the end of the regular season, the Hopkins women’s basketball team has their sights set on a strong finish to build momentum for a run in the Centennial Conference tournament. Since the start of the new year, the Jays are 10-4 and currently sit at third in the Conference. 


NBA All-Star Weekend was a surprising success

February 20, 2020

This weekend was the 69th annual National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star Weekend. With star-studded lineups featured in every event, NBA fans had their eyes on this year’s rule changes. Every year, the NBA does something a little different with the dunk contest or one of the other smaller events.


XFL games are a worthwhile venture for football fans

February 19, 2020

After months of speculation, skepticism and anticipation, we now have two weeks of the XFL season under our belt. While the first week’s games showed promising attendance and viewership among fans, the true first test for the XFL would be maintaining that momentum moving into the week two games. 


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Aurora Cordingley scored three goals and had two assists against Loyola.

Second half surge lifts Loyola over W. Lacrosse

February 19, 2020

Last weekend renewed the Battle of Charles Street for the Hopkins women’s lacrosse program. The No. 24 Blue Jays took the short drive to the Ridley Athletic Complex to battle against the No. 11 Loyola University Maryland Greyhounds in this year’s iteration of the rivalry. 


NBA’s trade deadline sees several big names moving

February 13, 2020

The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) trade deadline has come and gone, but not without several big names on the move. As teams look toward the playoffs, we’ll break down the big trades to see their impact on the rest of this season and beyond. 


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Evan Zinn scored two goals and added an assist in the Jays’ 15-7 win.

M. Lacrosse powers past Towson in opening win

February 13, 2020

The Hopkins men’s lacrosse team powered their way to a win on the opening day of the season this past Saturday. The Jays rode a dominant 9-1 run to finish the game with a 15-7 victory over their local rivals from Towson University. 


AOTW: Shelby Harrison

February 13, 2020

The Hopkins Women’s Lacrosse team had a promising opening to their 2020 season this weekend with a win against the Drexel University Dragons at Homewood Field. The win was the 12th consecutive season-opening victory for the Jays. 

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Junior attackman Shelby Harrison.

The XFL is a risky move that just may succeed

February 13, 2020

When Vince McMahon announced in 2018 that he would be bringing back the XFL — a professional spring football league he also tried to get off the ground in 2001 but folded after just one season — football enthusiasts were understandably skeptical that the league would succeed.