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Queens College follows Pennsylvania’s State Athletic Conference and cancels winter sports

Queens College (QC) was one of the many schools that made the tough choice to cancel all winter sports amid spiking COVID-19 numbers. It was a tough decision considering all that was lost for both students and faculty, but one that wasn’t without precedence to justify it. The Board of Directors for the Pennsylvania State […]

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Queens native Kim Ng becomes first female general manager in North American history

The Miami Marlins have hired Queens native Kim Ng as their new general manager. This hiring makes Ng the first female general manager in Major League Baseball (MLB) history. Also, she is the first female hired to fill a general manager role in any of the professional men’s sports teams across North American major leagues, […]

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The 2020 NBA draft: emotion, determination, and development

Seeing how the National Basketball Association (NBA) made enormous strides to finish it’s 2019-20 season with zero COVID-19 cases down in the bubble, it was no surprise that draft night would be a similar experience. This year’s draft, originally scheduled to be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn in late June, was instead a […]

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Defeating the Odds: CUNY Grad Turned Powerlifter Paves the Way for Aspiring Paraplegic Athletes

If someone told Garrison Redd in 2006 that he would one day be an athlete training to participate in the 2024 Paris Paralympic Games, he may not have believed them. After being shot by a bullet on the right side of his chest during his senior year of high school, Redd had no choice but […]

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Why are sports seeing a historic dip in ratings and viewership?

As is the case with all broadcasted content, ratings are extremely important for the survival of sports. They can tell a story about the viewers’ and society’s perception of any given sport. This year, however, viewership for such prominent sports leagues as the NBA, NHL and NFL has come under fire for numbers that strikingly […]

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NFL sees dangerous rise of COVID-19 cases that question their protocols

The National Football League is starting to see a rise in the amount of COVID-19 cases league-wide. As of Nov. 6, half of the league’s 32 teams are dealing with at least one case of COVID-19. That means at least 16 teams have either had a player contract the virus or had to shut down […]

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After a 32-year wait, the Los Angeles Dodgers once again reign supreme

The dust has settled on Major League Baseball in 2020 in what was its most chaotic season since the labor strikes of 1994. After all was said and done, the Los Angeles Dodgers, one of baseball’s most storied franchises, captured their first World Series since 1988 in a thrilling contest against the upstart Tampa Bay […]

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