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River Hawks choke on Pride

Shane Foley Connector Editor Hofstra lit up the scoreboard with three goals in the first half during last Friday’s field hockey game against UMass Lowell. Even tight defense in the second half couldn’t save the River Hawks from a 3-1 loss. The Hofstra squad was led by Claudi Marin-Samper, who had a shooting fest. She

New NFL drug policy leads to reduced suspensions

Nick Giannino Assistant Editor The National Football League’s Player Association (NFLPA) recently agreed to significantly increase the threshold for positive marijuana tests. Players, including Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon, have complained that the threshold is so low that it causes false positives during drug tests. The new law means that the threshold will be

Fantasy Advising Center: Week three

Shane Foley Connector Editor Fantasy football week three can best be described as awkward. You may not know if you like your team; if players don’t perform you want to cut them, and if players do perform, you wonder if they can be consistent throughout the season. Main thing to remember here is to relax.

Field hockey falls 3-1 in Kennedy Cup against UMass

LOWELL, Mass. – The UMass Lowell field hockey team (2-4) dropped a 3-1 decision on Sunday afternoon, as the visiting University of Massachusetts (2-4) reclaimed the Kennedy Cup with the victory at Wicked Blue Field in Lowell. “I thought today’s game was really competitive,” said Head Coach Shannon Hlebichuk. “We competed hard for 70 minutes

Cameron Wake responsible for Pats’ loss

Shane Foley Connector Editor For years, NFL analysts and fans alike have debated over a method, if one exists, on stop- ping Tom Brady. A popular offering, discussed several times on Sports Center and similar sports programs, has been to run the football, and keep Brady on the sideline. This method only really works however,

Holy Cross field hockey upsets UML in final minutes

Shane Foley Connector Editor  “Often times, the final score doesn’t reflect upon the two teams,” said Kelly Freitas, remarking on the result of the River Hawks field hockey team’s 3-2 loss to Holy Cross on Friday Night. UMass Lowell was able to keep a 2-2 tie late into the second half, when Kaitlyn Murray of

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