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Nugent ’21: Don’t sleep on the Dodgers

Nugent ’21: Don’t sleep on the Dodgers

September 30, 2018 0 comments

It’s easy to write off this year’s National League on the road to the World Series. On Friday, the New York Yankees joined the Houston Astros and the Boston Red Sox, all American League clubs, at the 100-win mark.

Jakob Prall ’20 scores one of his three first-half touchdowns for the Bears. Led by quarterback Michael McGovern ’21, Bruno put up a season-high of 35 points in their first victory of the season.

Bears down Hoyas, earn first win of the season

September 30, 2018 0 comments

The football team took the field against Georgetown University Sept. 29, just one day before the one-year anniversary of its last victory.

The Bear’s matchup against previously undefeated URI ended in victory.  URI had not conceded a goal in six games or lost a contest all season.

Chow ’20 nets double overtime game-winner

September 27, 2018 0 comments

As of last weekend, the University of Rhode Island men’s soccer team had not given up a goal in six games or lost a contest all season. That is, until Brown midfielder Matthew Chow ’20 came along.

Klein ’20: It’s time to sack the new roughing the passer rule

Klein ’20: It’s time to sack the new roughing the passer rule

September 27, 2018 0 comments

Monday night’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers should have been notable only for excitement and competitiveness.

Shumate ’19: Pay Le’Veon or Play, Le’Veon?

Shumate ’19: Pay Le’Veon or Play, Le’Veon?

September 23, 2018 0 comments

Now that the Cleveland Browns have snapped a losing streak that spanned over a full season and nearly two full calendar years, the time to crown the new most dysfunctional NFL franchise is here.

The duo of Chuck Isgar ’21 and Drew Powell ’21 found success earlier this month and will compete in the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship.

Isgar ’20.5, Powell ’21 qualify for amateur championship

September 23, 2018 0 comments

An eerie silence hung over the eighth hole of the Kirkbrae Country Club golf course. There wasn’t much to talk about as Chuck Isgar ’20.5 studied the contours and tilts of the green before lining up a 30-foot putt, but his partner, Drew Powell ’21, did offer up one piece of advice: “Go do it.”

Tight end Anton Casey ’19 catches a touchdown pass under the lights against Harvard Friday. The touchdown trimmed the Crimson lead to just seven points in the fourth quarter, and Casey finished the game with four catches, 64 yards and a score.

Bears’ valiant comeback falls short against Crimson

September 23, 2018 0 comments

Moral victories are not often desired in sports, but as the football team walked off of the field following a 31-17 loss to Harvard Friday night, the Bears could hold their heads high.

Klein ’20: Hot and cold: are these NFL starts for real?

Klein ’20: Hot and cold: are these NFL starts for real?

September 20, 2018 0 comments

We’ve seen some surprising results so far in the NFL season. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were widely expected to finish last in the NFC South as one of the worst teams in the entire league, yet they knocked off the New Orleans Saints and Philadelphia Eagles in back-to-back weeks for a 2-0 start.

The football team has not won a game against another Ivy League team in 677 days, but Head Coach Phil Estes was optimistic that Bruno would break this losing streak in the coming season.

Football to open home slate against Crimson

September 20, 2018 0 comments

Tonight, as the football team hosts Harvard under the lights for its home opener at Brown Stadium, the Bears strive to both look to the future and commemorate the past.

The fundraising initiative, proposed by Alex Hughes ’20, builds on the model of the football team’s annual Bench Press for Cancer event. Touchdowns for Cancer aims to raise $15,000 to $20,000 over the course of the season.

Bruno kicks off Touchdowns for Cancer

September 20, 2018 0 comments

Long before the 2018 season officially kicked off, Alex Hughes ’20 approached Head Coach Phil Estes with an idea for a fundraising event that would give the Bears an opportunity to contribute to the fight against cancer each time they took the field.