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September 20, 2020

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This is how the NBA would have unfolded

At this very point, the world is in the midst of a serious global pandemic. Multiple countries, including the United States, are ramping up their lockdown restrictions as everyone rushes to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). People are locked inside, hopefully self-quarantining and social distancing, looking for ways to stay busy and entertained. 



For senior athletes, COVID-19 spells the end of athletic careers

The coronavirus has spread chaos around the globe, touching every aspect of life and leaving the country’s physical, mental and emotional well-being in a vulnerable state. Within just a short period, people in the United States went from average day-to-day life to being advised to not leave their homes or be within six feet of others.


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Women’s lacrosse moves to 4-3 after a win against the St. Joseph University Hawks.

Women's Lacrosse wins tight game before start of conference play

The Hopkins women’s lacrosse team traveled up to Philadelphia this past Saturday to do battle against the St. Joseph University Hawks. Reeling from their overtime loss to Hofstra the week prior, the Jays faced a tough challenge against St. Joe’s, who were coming off four consecutive victories.


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Junior attackman Aurora Cordingley.

AOTW: Aurora Cordingley

The Hopkins women’s lacrosse team traveled to Philadelphia this weekend for a matchup against the St. Joseph’s University Hawks on Sweeney Field. The Jays beat the Hawks 13-10 to capture their fourth win of the season and were led by several standout performances, but especially from junior attackman Aurora Cordingley. 


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David DeScherer finished second among Division III fencers in the sabre.

Fencing finishes strong in season’s final outing

The men’s and women’s fencing teams finished their seasons at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Mid-Atlantic/South Regional Championships in Durham, N.C. on March 8. Several Blue Jays on both teams placed in the top 20 in their respective events.




Top teams in basketball vie for March Madness glory

The college basketball regular season ended on March 8 and with it came the final Associated Press (AP) rankings before Selection Sunday. While the results of conference tournament play will factor into the seeding, I’ll take a look at the projected one and two seeds from the AP rankings and discuss their chances in this year’s National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Championship Tournament.


The Lakers stake their claim for best in the NBA

The 2019-2020 National Basketball Association (NBA) season has been a complicated ride for the Los Angeles Lakers in terms of media perception. After the historic franchise, who had not been to the playoffs since the 2012-2013 season, traded for center Anthony Davis, the media predictions began to rain in. 


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Commissioner Roger Goodell has defended the new CBA changes.

New NFL collective bargaining agreement disappoints fans

The National Football League (NFL) Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) is a once-every-10-years agreement between the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) and the NFL teams’ owners. To ratify the CBA, the NFLPA and the NFL work on a deal and then send it to the entirety of the players in the league for a simple majority vote. 


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M. basketball gets revenge on Garnet, wins Centennial

The Hopkins men’s basketball team entered the Centennial Conference Championship game with one thing on their mind: revenge. The Jays were set to square off against the undefeated, No. 1-ranked Swarthmore College Garnet, who defeated the Jays twice already this season.


LeBron makes an impact with his Calm app series

Although I don’t know much about professional sports, I have enough L.A. pride to know that LeBron James has had an incredible impact on the world of basketball. Aside from the fame and impressive salary, being regarded as one of the world’s best players comes with a certain amount of social responsibility. 


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Baseball ended the weekend with two strong wins after a difficult start.

Baseball goes 2-1 over weekend as it hosts Baltimore Invitational

The Hopkins baseball team had a busy weekend on the turf of Babb Field at Stromberg Stadium this weekend, hosting the Baltimore Invitational. The Blue Jays continued the start of their 2020 campaign with a slate of games against the Marietta College Pioneers, the State University of New York (SUNY) at Cortland Dragons and the Roanoke College Maroons.


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Both T&F teams succeed at Centennial Conferences

The men’s and women’s track teams may be running out of milestones to achieve. This weekend, the women’s team won its 10th consecutive Centennial Conference Championship while the men won their eighth straight. 


Senior athlete Matthew Su.

Athlete of the Week: Matthew Su

The Hopkins men’s track team continued its historic run this past weekend by clinching its eighth straight Centennial Conference indoor championship. The Jays traveled to Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa. and took no prisoners on their way to the top of the podium.



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M. basketball earned second place in the Centennial Conference this season.

Men’s Basketball finishes season with a win against Haverford

For the last game of the regular season, the men’s basketball team faced off against the Haverford Fords at home on Saturday, Feb. 22. Entering the game 21-3, Hopkins was looking to grab another win before heading into the postseason. The last time these two teams played was on Jan. 25 when sophomore guard Ethan Bartlett hit the game-winning shot in the last few seconds. 


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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

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


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