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Scott On the NBA: The NBA All-Star Fan Voting IS A Joke

Scott Adams Staff Writer So the 2017 NBA All-Stars has been selected. NBA fans pick each conference’s starters. Fan voting is very flawed. This is a very important recognition of talent and accomplishment that is turned over to fans, who can vote multiple times and are very biased. This year, out west, fans mocked the […]

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360 DEGREES OF WOMEN’S ASSISTANT BASKETBALL COACH: TERELL COBURN

Coburn shares on his influences and gives advice to first-year athletes By Jahmia Phillips SEAWANHAKA: Where are you from? COBURN: I was born in Frankfurt, Germany. But I’m from Chicago, Illinois. Q: How long did you live in Germany? A: I lived there for a year, so I don’t really remember too much. My father […]

LIU HONORS LEGENDARY MAJOR LEAGUE PITCHER

John Franco overcomes being told he was ‘too short’ for the big leagues By Brandon Glogau On October 17 the legendary major league pitcher John Franco – a five-time All Star – was joined by Craig Carton, co-host of the popular WFAN morning show “Boomer & Carton” and Gary Perone, assistant general manager of the […]

LIU Honors George Kalafatis

BY JUSTIN ELLIS, Sports Editor George Kalafatis was a husband, father, and a friend. He was also considered by most to be the greatest baseball player in LIU history. On Aug. 23, inside the Steinberg Wellness Center, LIU held its inaugural “Leadership in Sports” seminar. To celebrate the occasion, family and former teammates appeared in […]

Blackbirds Shutout By Bulldogs

BY: JUSTIN ELLIS LIU-Brooklyn’s baseball season looked to be hitting a high note, but once again things have taken a turn for the worse. Over the weekend, the Bryant Bulldogs cooked the Blackbirds 14-0. Before the huge loss, the Blackbirds faced off against Bryant in a double header. Game one fell in favor of Long […]

Baseball Goes On Four Game Win Streak

BY: JUSTIN ELLIS LIU Brooklyn’s baseball team elevated it game in back-to-back doubleheaders. The Blackbirds new found pace began with two double headers against Fairleigh Dickenson. LIU swept the first doubleheader, led in offense by juniors Kyle Demarco and John Ziznewski. Game one produced a 9-3 win for the suddenly surging team and was settled […]

Baseball Tries To Turn Its Season Around

BY: JUSTIN ELLIS Overall this season has been astonishingly bad, but at least within the past week LIU’s Baseball team has won half of it games. It isn’t good or bad but at least the Blackbirds aren’t losing all the time. In Northeast Conference action, the Blackbirds played four games against Central Connecticut State. The […]

Baseball Picks Up Another Win

BY: JUSTIN ELLIS LIU Baseball is now in its Northeast Conference schedule, finally escaping the terrors that other teams outside its conference offered. Despite this, the atrocious season only got worse. The Blackbirds in its first NEC series went against Sacred Heart, winning just one of four games. The second game of the series would […]