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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…

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…

Last weekend, 254 players saw their NFL dreams come to fruition when they were drafted by one of the league's 32 teams. With the dust settling from a hectic weekend in Nashville, it’s time to look back and evaluate the winners and losers of this year’s draft.WinnersWashington Redskins:After …

The Pittsburgh Steelers shocked the football world by trading up to the 10th pick in the NFL Draft on April 25. The Steelers, who previously occupied the 20th pick in the first round of the draft, acquired the 10th pick from the Denver Broncos in exchange for Pittsburgh’s 2019 first-and seco…

One of the biggest questions heading into the 2019 NFL draft has to do with the electrifying quarterback Kyler Murray. More specifically, everybody is curious to find out if the Arizona Cardinals, with new coach Kliff Kingsbury, will pull the trigger and take Murray with the first overall se…

As the Kyler Murray to the Arizona Cardinals rumor continues to pick up steam, the status of last year’s no. 10 overall pick, quarterback Josh Rosen, remains in limbo. After months of silence, Rosen appeared in an exclusive interview with Sports Illustrated TV on April 18 and addressed the p…

With the NFL Draft happening April 25, each NFL team will have the opportunity to bolster its roster with new, young faces. From teams with top five picks to teams with first round draft positions, every team will nonetheless look to fill positional holes on both sides of the ball ahead of t…

The Stanley Cup Playoffs are arguably the best playoffs in all of sports and they are here and as exciting as ever. It almost seems as though the playoff games are on a different level than the regular season. Some have compared the playoffs to professional boxing on the big stage, while the…

As the NBA shifts from the regular season to the playoffs this week, one man is very noticeably absent. For the first time in 13 seasons, LeBron James will not be in the playoffs, as the Los Angeles Lakers finished 12 games back of the crosstown Clippers for the eighth and final playoff spot…

There are very few “where were you when it happened” sports moments throughout history. Very few moments glue viewers all across America to their TV sets and the edge of their seats for hours. Almost no moment in sports gives us a storyline that unites an entire country behind one man. Sunda…

On April 10, the WNBA world converged at the Nike headquarters in New York City for the 2019 WNBA Draft. Following an exhilarating NCAA Women's Tournament, the stage was set for coaches, players and fans to see some of the game's best move up to the professional level.

In every professional sport, the draft is one of the most anticipated events of the year. Teams look to improve their roster with fresh, young talent. This year’s NHL Draft class is filled with many stars, the most praised one being Jack Hughes, the 17-year-old centerman from Orlando, Florid…

The 12th hole at Augusta National Golf Club proved to be the deciding factor in this year’s Masters tournament. This short par three named Golden Bell is a part of Augusta’s famous Amen Corner. It is a beautiful hole that played to 155 yards each round of the tournament. The hole has a tight…

Russell Wilson has had enough. After ongoing contract discussions with the Seattle Seahawks have yielded little to no process, Wilson is putting his foot down. The quarterback has announced a self-imposed deadline of April 15 to reach a contract extension with the team, the start of the Seah…

As we move deeper into the spring, we see the emergence of knockout soccer with the UEFA Champions League. Currently, the UEFA Champions League is in the quarter finals. There are four match-ups that contain teams from England, The Netherlands, Spain, Italy and Portugal.

The Direct Elect Members Veterans Committee elected guard Carl Braun (’49) into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame posthumously on April 6. The 2019 Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony Presented by Nike will take place at the Springfield Symphony Hall on September 6.

With the NBA regular season wrapping up and the playoffs beginning this Saturday, players across the league are making their final cases for awards. Here are my predictions for this season’s MVP, Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year, Sixth Man, Defensive Player and Most Improved Player.

The CrossFit Open is a five-week-long workout competition in which thousands of fitness heads compete for the best times in the world. This year, the event was held between February 21 and March 25. The top athletes from the Open then compete in a regional competition, after which the top th…

The stage is set for the 2019 NCAA Women’s Final Four. After crucial wins in the Elite Eight this past weekend, including two shocking upsets, the pool of teams has been narrowed down to just four. The four remaining teams will meet again on Friday, April 5 in Tampa, Florida, with No. 1 Bayl…