Update 11/2 The Campus Safety investigation into the racist message written on a dorm whiteboard continues under the leadership of Associate Vice President for Campus Safety Dan Gough and Assistant Director for Investigations Valerie Brogan.

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A University rewilding project brought a variety of plants to the upper hill behind the new residence halls, Pinchin Hall and Burke Hall. The project began in conjunction with the construction of the new residence halls and is part of Colgate’s larger plan for landscaping upper campus. The e…

With the closing of the January transfer window in European soccer, team personnel is now set for the rest of the season. Teams can no longer make transfers until the summer, so let’s take a look at how the January window fared for some of Europe’s biggest clubs.

Once the Super Bowl is over, football fans mourn the loss of their favorite sport. They impatiently wait another eight months to be able to watch some football. But now, after a 29 year absence, the XFL is filling that void.

So I’m sitting on my bed on a Thursday night watching the late slate of west coast NBA games, and I flipped the channel to Mavs vs. Blazers. While I’m watching the two teams play in a meaningless, middle of the regular season game with potent scoring and almost no defense whatsoever, I notic…

This is surreal to even write: basketball legend Kobe Bryant passed away at age 41 in a helicopter crash. He, along with his daughter, Gianna, went down in a helicopter accident after flying in low altitude and difficult visibility conditions. The crash took place on the morning of January 2…

The NBA has been built on its American stars since the league was founded in 1946. From Bill Russell to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, from Michael Jordan to LeBron James, the faces of the NBA have been predominantly from the United States of America and have played college basketball. But now, we are…

The Astros, the 2017 World Series winner and contenders in 2018 and 2019’s Series, were investigated by MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred for the past two months after they were accused of stealing pitching signs. Following what was repeatedly described by Manfred as an extremely thorough investi…

After an incredible season celebrating the past, present and future of the game, the National Football League will close out its first century under the bright lights of Miami, Florida when the American Football Conference champion Kansas City Chiefs take on the National Football Conference …

Throughout the NFL’s 100 year history, no division has sustained more success than the National Football Conference East. Teams in the division have won 13 Super Bowls, more than any other division, and every organization in the division has had stretches of sustained success.

The Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers lead their perspective conferences with 21-3 records as of December 10. Giannis Antetokounmpo is playing like the MVP he was last year, averaging 31 points, 13 rebounds and five and a half assists with incredible efficiency.

With only six weeks left in the regular season, there is still some uncertainty as to which AFC teams will be contending for a championship come January. Some teams are already virtual locks to win their divisions *cough cough Patriots & Ravens*, while other teams scrap to clinch wild ca…

​Watching football requires a suspension of disbelief much like watching a TV show or a movie. Rather than tricking yourself into believing what is happening is real, you have to trick yourself into ignoring the

This 2019 rookie class has made a splash in the NBA thus far in the 2019-20 campaign. In what was a class surrounded by the buzz of Zion Williamson, the future NBA superstar, it has been the rest of the class that has been contributing to their teams in a positive manner each night. Williams…

In February (just a few months removed from his last game as a member of the Washington Nationals), outfielder Bryce Harper held a press conference with his new team, the Philadelphia Phillies. Harper, when talking about the future of the Phillies, misspoke Freudian-style and said “We want t…

League dynamics are changing within the world of professional sports, and it’s not a good thing. Most prevalent in the NBA, as well as the NFL, is the emerging shift of power to players over front offices.

The College Football season is heating up as we near the end of October. Big time conference games are starting to take place, and for the third straight week, a top ten team lost to an unranked opponent. So far, five perennial powers have been able to stay unblemished and have established t…

We are currently about a quarter of the way through the NFL season, and once again the popular line “expect the unexpected” applies to the start of the 2019 NFL season. Here are ten storylines to keep an eye on as the season progresses.

As the 2019-2020 Champions League campaign begins, there are many storylines to look forward to. Can Lionel Messi and FC Barcelona get over the hump and bring home their first Champions League title since 2015? Can Pep Guardiola finally lead Manchester City to their first European trophy? Wi…

The National Hockey League (NHL) season is back and #IsItOctoberYet can rest until next June. After an exciting offseason that sent the Columbus Blue Jackets’ star forward, Artemi Panarin to the New York Rangers and their Vezina-trophy-winning goaltender Sergie Bobrovski to the Florida Panth…

As the 2019 regular season winds down in Major League Baseball (MLB), it is time to start narrowing our focus to the cream of the crop—the teams who have set themselves apart as championship contenders on the diamond. 

Last season, on January 3, the St. Louis Blues had the worst record in the National Hockey League (NHL). By June 12, the team hoisted its first Stanley Cup in franchise history.

The New York Giants season is not likely to end with an NFC East division title. The team probably is not going to be in the Wild Card chase either, for that matter. However, the blueprint for the Big Blue looks a little better after quarterback Daniel Jones’ first career start on Sunday, Se…

September 2018 was the first time I witnessed an India-Pakistan cricket match in a crowd that was not completely Indian. India and Pakistan were facing each other in the Asia Cup for the first time in more than a year, their last encounter being a heartbreaking loss for India in the finals o…

Over the summer, I had the opportunity to complete an internship with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). The WWE is an unparalleled industry that combines sports and entertainment.

As of September 17, the Boston Red Sox sit at 77-70, an insurmountable 19 games back of the New York Yankees and an immense 10 games back of the second Wild Card spot. The season is over for the defending World Series Champions.

Adam Dauda ’19 left Hamilton, New York after a disappointing senior season. Both personally and for the Colgate Raiders, Dauda felt like there was more that could have been accomplished.

In international basketball tournaments, the United States is typically an overwhelming favorite to win. The American roster usually consists of NBA all-stars; the unbeatable teams won gold in the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympics and captured the 2010 and 2014 FIBA World Cups.

If you used to pick up a newspaper like me, maybe a classic like The New York Times or a local one like Newsday, and dive straight to the back page to see the headline and picture, open it up and check stats or read up on tonight’s games from your favorite beat writers, you probably miss bot…

The AFC is exciting. For the first time in a long time, the Cleveland Browns are not laughing stocks. Chiefs quarterback Pat Mahomes is the future of the league and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, the greatest quarterback ever, is still playing. Meanwhile, the NFC is run by a mix of young sq…

Tom Brady is 42, but despite his age, he still is at the top of the league and though he lost his most formidable weapon this offseason in tight end Rob Gronkowski, the future Hall-of-Famer has a bevy of offensive talent surrounding him. He returns Julian Edelman, one of his favorite targets…

On the night of the 2013 NBA Draft, the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics agreed on a trade package that shocked general managers around the league. In a desperate win now move, the Celtics sent two aging franchise stars, center Kevin Garnett and forward Paul Pierce, to Brooklyn for matching …

This offseason has been nothing short of a disaster for the New York Giants. It began when they let defensive leader Landon Collins walk as a free agent and sign in the division with Washington. That same week, the Giants gifted superstar wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. to the Cleveland Brow…

In the 2013-2014 season, the National Hockey League introduced the wildcard format. Under the new postseason system, the top three teams in each division make the playoffs, with two wild-cards in each conference for a total of eight playoff teams from each conference. Many fans enjoy the wil…