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May 8, 2021


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. 


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. 

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.


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.

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


Women’s Basketball finishes off with a huge win

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.

The way too early picks for the 2020 MLB season

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. 

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

Swim teams beat records at Blue Jay Invitational

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.

Conner Delaney scored 17 points.

Athlete of the Week: Conner Delaney — Basketball

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. 

Sophomore guard Diarra Oden.

AOTW: Diarra Oden

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

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.

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