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Leading quietly, Woods has earned the full respect of his teammates

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Tait Jensen Senior Staff Writer Chris Woods ‘16 is a quiet, unassuming character around campus. But when the senior linebacker hits the gridiron, it’s a very different story. The FCS Preseason All-American has become known as one of the most ferocious tacklers in the Pioneer Football League. Woods followed upRead More

The advantage of being the underdog: Curry and Under Armour

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Stephen Pacheco Staff Writer “Stephen Curry is an underdog.” The phrase has been uttered a million times in hundreds of iterations by a countless number of people. Yet somehow, after six years in the NBA, two All Star selections, an MVP Award, and a championship ring—in addition to shattering everyRead More

Back for one last season, Pacifici aims to make a run

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Ethan Faust Co-Sports Editor Matt Pacifici ’16 doesn’t look like a kid anymore. A two-time captain and the starter in goal for seemingly forever, Pacifici is the elder statesmen for the men’s soccer program. Now back for year five, he is aiming to make the most of his final opportunity, hopingRead More

America’s star striker Jozy Altidore in action for EPL side Sunderland, for whom he has
scored a lone goal in 41 appearances. Photo courtesy of Manchester Evening News.

The inevitable rise of soccer in America

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Andrew Kenneson- RFK stadium is shaking. Not in the mild, possibly even metaphorical, sense that commentators sometimes use to describe an energetic arena, the concrete beneath my feet is swaying like I’m near the epicenter of a low-grade earthquake. The referee just blew his whistle to start the Major LeagueRead More