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On Campus poll: Should Northwestern football players unionize?

By | April 24, 2014 5:57 pm | 0 Comments


The Associated Press is reporting that the National Labor Relations Board will take a second look at the Northwestern football team’s effort to unionize. The NLRB has granted Northwestern University’s request that it review its ruling that the school’s football players are employees of the school with collective bargaining rights. The board said a previously… View Article

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Will Pitt’s Donald be a better NFL player than Clowney?

By | April 24, 2014 11:27 am | 0 Comments


The conventional wisdom among NFL draft experts is that South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is the top defensive player available for the draft May 8. However, others say that Clowney isn’t even the best defensive lineman in the draft. They claim that honor belongs to Pitt’s Aaron Donald, an All-American who won just about… View Article

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McBride wins two major awards at Notre Dame banquet

By | April 23, 2014 9:20 pm | 0 Comments


Villa Maria graduate Kayla McBride‘s career with the Notre Dame women’s basketball team ended a little more than two weeks ago in the NCAA championship game. However, on Tuesday night, McBride enjoyed one last evening as a member of the Fighting Irish. She celebrated it by winning two major awards at the Notre Dame Women’s… View Article

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Erie’s McBride among San Antonio Stars featured in team video

By | April 22, 2014 11:53 am | 1 Comment


Villa Maria graduate Kayla McBride is one of the players that the WNBA’s San Antonio Stars featured in their new promotional video for the 2014 season. To check it out, click here. McBride, an All-America guard who recently completed her Notre Dame career, was selected No. 3 overall by the Stars in the WNBA draft April 14…. View Article

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Erie’s Case closes career with strong showing at NCAA finals

By | April 19, 2014 8:38 am | 0 Comments


Erie’s Marie Case capped her highly decorated college gymnastics career with a 13th-place finish in the all-around at the NCAA finals Friday in Birmingham, Ala. The Mercyhurst Prep graduate and former Lakettes Academy standout recorded the highest NCAA all-around finish in Kent State history. She compiled a total score of 39.200 with a high finish of 23rd… View Article

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It’s been a whirlwind week for a WNBA rookie, Erie’s McBride

By | April 18, 2014 1:08 pm | 1 Comment


  Villa Maria graduate Kayla McBride has had quite a week.   First, the former Notre Dame guard was selected by the San Antonio Stars with the No. 3 overall pick in Monday’s WNBA Draft in Uncasville, Conn.   Dreams do come true…I get to begin the next chapter of my life in the WNBA…. View Article

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Florida Gulf Coast blog features tribute to Hansen

By | April 16, 2014 4:49 pm | 0 Comments


General McLane graduate Sarah Hansen recently concluded an outstanding basketball career at Division I Florida Gulf Coast where she finished as the leading career scorer and rebounder. She also was a standout off the court and received many academic honors. In a recent post on the FGCU Athletics blog, Michael Tolvo addressed what Hansen has… View Article

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Kayla McBride update: more observations on WNBA draft

By | April 15, 2014 7:46 am | 0 Comments


Villa Maria graduate and former Notre Dame star Kayla McBride took the next step in her basketball career Monday when she was selected by the San Antonio Stars with the No. 3 overall pick in the WNBA draft. Here are a few observations about McBride, the Stars and the WNBA draft: • New uniform: Check… View Article

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Pitt’s Conner participates at Field Pass event wearing brace

By | April 14, 2014 12:03 pm | 0 Comments


  The Pitt football team concluded its spring workouts Sunday and then held a fan event called Field Pass. McDowell graduate James Conner, who led Pitt in rushing as a true freshman in 2013, did not participate in the final few spring practices with Pitt after spraining his knee in practice April 4. However, Conner… View Article

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