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Articles by Patrick Nugent (4)

The men’s water polo team defeated Connecticut College and Austin College during their undefeated road trip before conference play.

Sports

Penner ’22 powers water polo to four wins

September 20, 2018 0 comments

Andrew Penner ’22 is a first-year on the men’s water polo team, and he just wrapped up Brown’s last stretch before conference play with six goals in three games.

Nugent ’21: The AFC North is finally interesting

Sports

Nugent ’21: The AFC North is finally interesting

September 16, 2018 0 comments

These days, seeing that your team’s NFL schedule features Baltimore, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Pittsburgh doesn’t inspire the fear it used to.

Sports

Nugent ’21: MLB’s playoff system needs to be fixed

September 6, 2018 0 comments

Baseball loves to laud itself for meritocratic policies, from a grueling 162 game season that exposes any weakness and only rewards true quality, to the extensive minor league system that provides easy replacement for any player not making the grade.

Op-eds, Opinions

Nugent ’21: Extra-inning baserunner rule does not hurt baseball

April 2, 2018 0 comments

I read The Herald’s April 1 column “Schapiro ’19: Rob Manfred crosses the Rubicon”, and while I don’t love what Rob Manfred is doing to baseball, denouncing the implementation of an international tiebreaker in the minors is not the right battle to choose. There are plenty of problems to solve […]