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NBA Finals Game 3 Preview: Can the Warriors Wrap it Up?

NBA Finals Game 3 Preview: Can the Warriors Wrap it Up?

Mark Gjuraj, Sports Editor
June 7, 2017
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Entering the 2016/17 NBA Season, the reigning Western Conference Champions, the Golden State Warriors, were tipped as the favorites to lift the Larry O'Brien Trophy for the second time in three years. Coming off of a record-breaking 2015/16 season that saw them win 73 out of their 82 games (the most...

Football Looks to Fill Big Gaps for 2017 Season

Football Looks to Fill Big Gaps for 2017 Season

Everett Dolan, Staff Writer
June 5, 2017
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Coming off of a 3-7 season, the Black Knight football team is looking to the future as they kick off their spring practices. The team graduates some notable players such as Troy Duncan, Alex Robushi, Nico Laveris, Dylan Fyffe, Tyrell Diaz and John Alvarracin. Duncan and Diaz had led the team offensively...

Boy’s Lacrosse Season Ends on Disappointing Note

Boy’s Lacrosse Season Ends on Disappointing Note

Mark Gjuraj, Sports Editor
May 29, 2017
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Saturday’s 11-4 loss at Masuk saw the Stamford High Boy’s Lacrosse Team wrap up their 2017 season, which was one filled with a mixture of emotions. Coming off of their optimistic 2016 season that saw them finish with a respectable 7-11 record, the Knights failed to build off of their progress,...

Two MLB Players Die In Seperate Car Accidents

Two MLB Players Die In Seperate Car Accidents

Jon Saint, Sports Editor
January 26, 2017
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The MLB lost two special ballplayers this past Sunday. Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura, 25, and former Diamondbacks infielder Andy Marte, 33, passed away in separate car accidents within the Dominican Republic. According to a Dominican news website, cdn.com, Marte was traveling at high speed at the ...

Top 10 Fantasy Football Players of 2016

Top 10 Fantasy Football Players of 2016

Julius Page and Kevin Vicinus, Staff Writer
January 19, 2017
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2016 was a great year for the NFL. Many players rose to the top and were recognized as the best. This list is here to tell you about the top 10 best players of the year for Fantasy Football, in both standard and PPR (Points Per Reception) leagues.   David Johnson David Johnson, RB for th...

Why James Rodriguez should leave Real Madrid

Why James Rodriguez should leave Real Madrid

Federico Martin, Staff Writer
January 16, 2017
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There has been constant transfer talk about James Rodriguez, as he is linked with a move away from the Spanish capital of Madrid. The Colombian midfielder was signed by Real Madrid after winning the golden boot at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Rodriguez however has recently struggled to get playing time and sho...

Clemson Tigers Upset Alabama in Thrilling National Championship

Clemson Tigers Upset Alabama in Thrilling National Championship

Sam Berkun, Sports Editor
January 11, 2017
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The Clemson Tigers took down the Alabama Crimson Tide 35-31 to win the National Championship Monday night at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. This is the Tigers’ first national title since 1981 and second in school history. Clemson trailed the entire game until the fourth quarter where they s...

Is the Gender Wage Gap Fact or Fiction?

Is the Gender Wage Gap Fact or Fiction?

Aaron Patashnik, Staff Writer
December 6, 2016
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When only using the average annual salaries of both men and women in 2016 to calculate the gender wage gap, women make 79 cents to the dollar. However, when considering the weekly earnings between genders, it becomes 81-82 cents per dollar. Further, look at hourly wages, excluding salaried workers and ...

Stamford Volleyball Wins First Ever State Championship

Stamford Volleyball Wins First Ever State Championship

Jon Saint, Sports Editor
November 28, 2016
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On Saturday, November 19th, the Stamford High volleyball team won the Class LL state championship against conference rival Ridgefield Tigers. The win marked their first ever state championship in their long history. The Black Knights rallied after losing the first set to win three straight sets ...

Lady Knights Crowned FCIAC Champs With 56-48 Win Over Fairfield Warde

Lady Knights Crowned FCIAC Champs With 56-48 Win Over Fairfield Warde

Teddy Marantz, Sports Editor
March 1, 2016
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On Friday, February 26, the Stamford High girls basketball team traveled to Fairfield Ludlowe High School to take on the Fairfield Warde Mustangs in a battle for the FCIAC title. In a hard-fought battle, the girls came out victorious with a score of 56-48, making them the FCIAC champions for the first...

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