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May 7, 2021

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Junior Jared deFaria homered twice over the weekend, fueling the Jays’ offense both games.

Baseball stays hot with wins over Ursinus

Coming into the doubleheader having won its last six games in a row, the Hopkins baseball team defended home turf against the Ursinus College Bears on April 24, the Jays’ senior day.


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The team swept the Big Ten weekly awards for the second time since 2017. 

Women’s lacrosse defeats Michigan in regular season finale

The women’s lacrosse team faced off against the 23rd-ranked University of Michigan Wolverines in their regular season finale. Hopkins entered the game ranked 15th in the nation and continued their winning streak, extending it to three games. Graduate student attackman Maggie Schneidereith scored a career-high seven goals and nine points to lead Hopkins to a 20-13 victory.



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Freshman Victoria Kadiri broke the freshman outdoor school record in the long jump with a leap of 5.69 meters.

Track and field boasts another record-shattering weekend

Women’s and men’s track and field put up several record-breaking performances and personal bests on April 16 and 17. The teams sent some distance runners to Charlottesville, Va. to compete at the Virginia Challenge, while the rest of the team got to compete at their home track for the first time in two years at the Hopkins/Loyola Invitational.


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Veteran defenseman David Savard now plays for the Tampa Bay Lightning after 11 years with the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Recapping the 2021 NHL trade deadline

What may be the weirdest trade deadline ever has come and gone. While less eventful than the average non-pandemic trade deadline, several consequential moves were made. The Washington Capitals shocked the hockey world when they traded promising young forward Jakub Vrána, along with first- and second-round picks and Richard Pánik, to the Detroit Red Wings for Anthony Mantha. 


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The European Super League is not a good idea, as it shows the league values money over the morals that football stands for.

The new European Super League puts money over fair play

Breaking news shook the European football world on Sunday, April 18 when the boards of 12 prestigious clubs — Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Atlético Madrid, Barcelona, Real Madrid, AC Milan, Inter Milan and Juventus — announced that they were forming a breakaway European Super League (ESL). 


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The Hopkins baseball team faced the Gettysburg College Bullets in a pair of games on April 17, winning both by huge margins.

Baseball pulls off huge wins over the Gettysburg Bullets

The Hopkins baseball team faced off against the Gettysburg College Bullets in a pair of games on Saturday, April 17. The teams were sitting on opposite ends of the Centennial Conference standings, so the Blue Jays were expecting to earn a win or two. 





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After 12 seasons with the New England Patriots, wide receiver Julian Edelman announced his retirement.

No, Julian Edelman doesn't deserve a spot in the Hall of Fame

Julian Edelman, the best Patriots receiver over the last decade, retired on Monday, April 12. He has three Super Bowl rings and a Super Bowl Most Valuable Player trophy. He is probably one of the best seventh-round picks of all time, up there behind Bo Jackson and Shannon Sharpe. He deserves a lot of props. But he does not deserve to be in the Hall of Fame.




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Formula One is among the most popular sports in the world but remains under-reported by American media.

Now is the perfect time to introduce yourself to the world of Formula One racing

The first Formula One (F1) race in the 2021 season took place in Bahrain on March 28. Even though the grandstands were empty, the new F1 cars’ engines revving reverberated through the racecourse and could be heard for miles. The numerous 2021 F1 regulation changes did little to change the race’s result: The seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton finished first, followed by Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas.




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The Jays took care of business against McDaniel College, winning both games of the doubleheader.

Baseball sweeps McDaniel College in doubleheader

The Hopkins baseball team dominated in their doubleheader against conference rival the McDaniel College Green Terror this past weekend. In total, Hopkins scored 14 runs and had four homers. McDaniel, on the other hand, scored a total of four runs. 


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Kyle Palmieri is one of the top names expected to be moved before Monday's deadline.

Names to watch as the NHL trade deadline approaches

Monday, April 12: the NHL trade deadline. The day where contending teams acquire “rentals” from non-playoff teams on expiring contracts and a few players with terms left on their contracts are traded. Draft picks and prospects are traded, contending teams prepare for the stretch run and through a few head-scratching trades, general managers occasionally unknowingly submit an implicit letter of resignation. Let’s take a look at the market and craft a preview of how likely players are to be moved, where they might end up and what future assets might be exchanged.


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Commissioner Roger Goodell tried to spin the changes as an “enhancement” to the schedule.

NFL owners fumble schedule changes, add extra game to season

Over the course of a normal five-month season, NFL players are expected to travel the country, leave their friends and family and play 16 grueling games in all sorts of inclement weather with only one week to rest. With immense amounts of pressure, most contracts being not fully guaranteed and the risks of a potential season-ending injury every day, the life of an NFL player is tough enough. 


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