Topic: sports

Poll reveals 28.9 percent of students find athletics ‘somewhat unimportant’

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Poll reveals 28.9 percent of students find athletics ‘somewhat unimportant’

December 7, 2018 0 comments

Free pizza, t-shirts and Coca-Cola products have not been enough to draw students to Brown Stadium for football games.

The Twin River Casino in Lincoln rolled out sports betting Monday following state legalization in June 2018. As of Nov. 26, the casino is the only place in New England to have introduced legal sports betting.

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Legal sports betting begins in R.I.

November 26, 2018 0 comments

Just outside Lincoln, slot machines glittered and chirped as gamers clutched Cash Out Vouchers and roamed around the halls. The new flat screen TVs flashed sports statistics and spreads as bookies prepared to accept the first ceremonial wagers.

Nugent ’21: Manchester City will claim the Premier League crown

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Nugent ’21: Manchester City will claim the Premier League crown

November 25, 2018 0 comments

And then there were two. Chelsea’s 3-1 loss to Tottenham Saturday leaves only Manchester City and Liverpool unbeaten in the Premier League this season. The defeat also puts what seems to be the final nail in the coffin of Chelsea’s title campaign, early in the season though it may be.

Sachan ’22: Football traditions offer U.S. respite from chaos

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Sachan ’22: Football traditions offer U.S. respite from chaos

November 18, 2018 0 comments

An international student at Brown once asked me why Americans celebrate Thanksgiving. My first instinct was to mention the pilgrims, but that’s not why most of us celebrate the holiday. At least, not anymore.

Zach Hunsaker ’20 handles the ball against the University of Massachusetts Lowell Friday in an 82-74 victory. Desmond Cambridge ’21, named Tournament MVP, led the Bears with 61 points over the three games.

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Men’s basketball goes undefeated in Brown Bears Tip-Off Classic

November 18, 2018 0 comments

The men’s basketball team had a perfect weekend at the Brown Bears Tip-Off Classic, knocking off the University of Massachusetts Lowell, Sacred Heart University and Army West Point to earn a 3-0 record for the tournament.

Ryan Putnam ’21 makes a tackle against Penn in a 13-7 defeat Oct. 27. Linebacker Daniel Aidman ’19 led the Bears in tackles this season with 91, while defensive lineman Michael Hoecht ’20 led in sacks with 3.5.

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Bears finish second winless Ivy League season in a row

November 18, 2018 0 comments

More than two years ago, the football team walked off Memorial Field in Hanover, New Hampshire as winners following a 24-21 victory over Dartmouth. That was the last time that the Bears won an Ivy League football game.

Wrestling duo earns titles at Bearcat Open

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Wrestling duo earns titles at Bearcat Open

November 15, 2018 0 comments

The wrestling team put on an impressive performance at the Jonathan Kaloust Bearcat Open Sunday.

Abby Carchio ’20 finished her season by receiving All-Ivy Honors for the second consecutive year and leading the Ivy League in scoring.

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Carchio ’20 powers women’s soccer to 3-0 win over Yale

November 9, 2018 0 comments

Abby Carchio ’20 scored one goal and notched two assists in the women’s soccer team’s 3-0 win over Yale last Sunday. Those four points on Senior Day raised her season total to 28 and helped her lead the Ivy League in scoring.

Men’s soccer draws in defensive battle against Hofstra

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Men’s soccer draws in defensive battle against Hofstra

October 24, 2018 0 comments

Coming off a heartbreaking loss Saturday to the Cornell Big Red, the men’s soccer team hoped to rebound against a tough Hofstra University squad Tuesday night at Stevenson-Pincince field.

August ’19, Kent-Daggett ’19, Taswell ’19: A slam dunk proposal for Brown athletics

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August ’19, Kent-Daggett ’19, Taswell ’19: A slam dunk proposal for Brown athletics

October 21, 2018 0 comments

Brown sports teams are bad. So bad. Almost no one attends the games. They are no fun to watch. And not in a funny “ha-ha” way, but in a “well, there goes another $17.7 million” kind of way.