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A battle of the East, the New Orleans Pelicans face off against the Brooklyn Nets in a regular season matchup. Photo courtesy: Ian Eisenman July 22, 2020.

Houston Rockets trade Superstar James Harden in Blockbuster Deal

Kyle Zarnoch and Oliver Ardrey | January 15, 2021

     The Houston Rockets on January 14 sent arguably one of their best players of the previous decade James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets. This trade didn't just involve the two teams, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Indiana Pacers were also involved.       James Harden's numbers with the Houston...

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Photo of Joseph A. Foran High School´s basketball team. Photo Courtesy of Zach Trevethan,January 13.

Let The Winter Games Begin

Will Winter Sports Start Soon
Melissa Santos, Staff Writer | January 13, 2021

     It’s that time of year again, Where the temperature starts to drop below freezing, and student-athletes at Joseph A. Foran High School are getting ready to start their winter season.      Mr. Vitelli, Foran’s athletic director says, “Once it is deemed safe for us to return to our...

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Take it to the corner: The New York Giants take on the Dallas Cowboys in a divisional rivalry in 2019. Photo courtesy of Oliver Ardrey.

2021 NFL Playoffs: The Expansion of Teams

Oliver Ardrey and Kyle Zarnoch | January 6, 2021

     This has been a crazy year for sports and as the NFL playoffs start, here is everything you need to know about the changes in the expansion of teams, new rules, and the new bracket.      This year, the NFL has decided to implement a new playoff format. For many years, just 12 teams have...

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A soccer ball on an artificial turf soccer field. Photo Courtesy of Luca Marinelli, December 12, 2020.

Atlantic Coast and Big Ten Conference Allowing A Fall Sports Season

Luca Marinelli and Nathan Wolfe | January 5, 2021

     As almost every league around the United States  has shut down due to Covid-19, the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and the Big Ten Conference have continued their seasons not only for all fall sports.  These are some of the top conferences with some of the most competition.  People from all...

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 Milford hockey player Luca Ubaldi gets called out pre-game. Photo courtesy of Chris Eadevito Photography

Milford Hockey Team Changes Name

Mariners Set to Skate
Aidan Davis, Oliver Ardrey | December 18, 2020

Aidan Davis Oliver Ardrey Staff Writers      The Milford ice hockey team’s season will begin its 2020 season with a new name. Instead of the Milford Indians the team will now go by the name Milford Mariners.  The team's colors have also changed to black and red to incorporate all three...

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Kim Ng has been a part of Major League Baseball for the last three decades. Ng is pictured at the Marlins stadium. Photo Courtesy of Joseph Guzy, via Associated Press. Reprinted with permission.

Kim Ng: Baseball’s First Female General Manager

Brian Massey, Staff Writer | December 16, 2020

     For 151 years, no one has ever seen a female general manager: until now. Out of all 30 teams in Major League Baseball, no team ever took a shot at a female being involved in a baseball team; but the Miami Marlins are taking their shot on Kim Ng.       Kim Ng, 52, was appointed to the general...

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Revisiting The Past : The Argentinian National team shirt that was active during the time of Maradona. Photo Courtesy Kevan Cogan on December 6, 2020.

Diego Armando Maradona:

Celebrating The Life of an Icon
Ben Cogan and Sam Cogan | December 16, 2020

     Diego Armando Maradona was an Argentinian soccer player from 1970 to 1995 who played for a variety of teams. Maradona recently passed away at the age of 60, which has sent shockwaves throughout the sports world.      Maradona passed away on November 25, 2020 in the town of Tigres in Buenos...

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The AHL’s XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut. Taken February 17, 2017. Photo Courtesy of Ronan Smith.

Puck Soon To Be Dropped On The 2021 NHL Season:

Is the National Hockey League really ready?
Ronan Smith, Staff Writer | December 16, 2020

     Millions of hockey fans sat by their televisions this August and September. After six long months, the National Hockey League had returned, but it wouldn’t stay for long. The short playoff season was unpopular with many and several teams felt as though they had been cheated out of a chance...

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 The Brooklyn Nets warm up on the basketball court before their game against the New Orleans Pelicans. Photo courtesy of Ian Eisenman, December 27, 2017.

NBA Draft: Who Really Won?

Charlie Sampson, Staff Writer | December 16, 2020

     November 18 was an exciting night for basketball fans all over the country, and the NBA draft did not disappoint. Each year, the 30 teams in the NBA get two picks in total, one per round. This creates a total of 60 picks, split between two rounds. The top three picks in the draft are usually...

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Girls Basketball Season: Junior, Abby Sanwald playing. Photo courtesy: Ava Candido.

CIAC Postpones Winter Sports to January 19

Kaleigh Porcu and Ava Candido | December 14, 2020

     When the global outbreak of Covid-19 happened, it resulted in the closure of gyms, stadiums, pools, dance and fitness studios. Many individuals are also therefore still not able to participate in their regular individual or group sporting activities.      Sports are an important aspect...

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A photo taken of Metlife Stadium on December 12, 2018. Photo Courtesy of Jake Israelite.

How the NFL Is Trying to Slow Down and Prevent the Spread of Covid-19

Jake Israelite, Staff Writer | December 8, 2020

     The NFL (National Football League) has been trying to keep their players and coaches safe from the Covid-19 through an extensive list of protocols that have been taking place throughout the league for months.      Unlike the NBA (National Basketball Association), the NFL didn’t choose...

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Take the Shot! Anna Byers takes a shot on goal during her senior season. Photo courtesy of Kathryn Dennis, October 29, 2020.

COVID-19 With Fall Sports

Recap and Rundown
Robbie Wainman and Dean Ross | November 25, 2020

     Foran High School’s fall sports tackled the Covid-19 restrictions and problems by keeping their distance, wearing  masks, and following all the social distancing guidelines. For many sports there have been rescheduled games, cancelled tournaments, or even cancelled and postponed seasons.  ...

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