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Sports Roundup: Feb. 8, 2016

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Women’s Water Polo Athletes from across the country filled Thayer Street Saturday evening, as the women’s water polo team hosted the Bruno Classic over the weekend. The Bears (1-6) faced off against stiff competition in their first home games of the season — four of their five opponents were top-20, […]

Tavon Blackmon ’17 attempts a jumpshot. Blackmon scored 14 points and recorded five assists in the Bears’ win against Cornell Friday.

Men’s basketball impresses in split with Empire State Ivies

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For the men’s basketball team, a split against Cornell and Columbia showed what Head Coach Mike Martin ’04 said: “We can contend in this league.”

Zeke Salvo ‘18 prepares to grapple his opponent. He spearheaded the Brown comeback with an impressive 10-1 major decision against Princeton.

Youthful wrestling team rallies but falls in Alumni Weekend meets

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The wrestling team may have failed to capture a dual-meet victory on Alumni Weekend, but it would be unfair to say the Bears did not entertain.

Rebecca Musgrove ’17 dribbles down the court. She scored 11 points as the Bears topped Columbia Saturday after falling to Cornell Friday.

Women’s basketball ends conference skid with win over Columbia

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The women’s basketball team is in trouble — after a 1-5 start to its Ivy League season, that is undeniable.

Third-liner Alex Brink ‘19 scored the third goal of his career against Dartmouth, but the Bears suffered a familiar defeat against the Big Green.

Losses to Harvard, Dartmouth extend men’s hockey’s ECAC winless streak to 10

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Harvard consistently ranks higher nationally than the men’s hockey team, currently in last place. But Bruno had not lost to the Crimson at home since 2011.

Anthony Arocho ’17 won his singles match against Quinnipiac on Saturday. The Bears ended the weekend with two wins and have won three straight.

Singles wins help men’s tennis extend win streak

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In a Saturday doubleheader against Binghamton and Quinnipiac at the Pizzitola Sports Center, the men’s tennis team emerged undefeated.

Erin Conway ’17 scored late in Friday’s game at Harvard, tying the game 3-3 and helping the Bears end a 17-game losing streak to the Crimson.

Women’s hockey snaps losing streak at Harvard, falls at Dartmouth

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Despite being statistically eliminated from playoff contention, the women’s hockey team had no shortage of motivation for a matchup against rival Harvard.

Building toward future, men’s tennis notches pair of top recruits

Building toward future, men’s tennis notches pair of top recruits

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Jan. 25, Tennis Recruiting Network named the men’s tennis team’s 2016 class the 18th best in the nation in its winter rankings.

Diehl ’18: Why I will be rooting for the Broncos in the Super Bowl

Diehl ’18: Why I will be rooting for the Broncos in the Super Bowl

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It’s worth rooting for the Broncos as Peyton Manning takes on the cocky Panthers, looking for what could be his last shot at the Superbowl title.

Blasberg ’18: Fans should not vote to determine All-Star players

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I’m sure I wasn’t the only one skeptical as I turned on this year’s NHL All-Star Game. Last year’s 29-goal abomination of the sport made me sick. But hey, it’s better than watching the Pro Bowl. Obviously, the biggest and strangest story surrounding the game was the advent of John […]