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Former Philadelphia 76ers star Allen Iverson meets with the media on Friday, April 8, 2016, in Philadelphia. Iverson was elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on April 4. (Yong Kim/Philadelphia Daily News/TNS)

NBA Hall of Fame has Star-Studded 2016 Induction

The NBA Hall of Fame’s 2016 inductees, which included Allen Iverson, Shaquille O’Neal, and Yao Ming may be some of its most well-known stars yet. The induction ceremony took place on Friday, Sept. 10 at Springfield Symphony Hall. In attendance were the inductees, their friends and family, fans, as well as presenters and sponsors Inductee […]

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Cabrini women’s tennis defeats Neumann University

Confidently entering another match after a tough loss, Cabrini University’s women’s tennis team defeated Neumann University. After the unfortunate loss to Stockton University, the Cavs determination allowed for a successful victory. With plenty of communication and dedication throughout the match, the three pairs of doubles successfully ended 3-0. “Lucy and I were really excited to […]

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Cabrini volleyball beats Centenary Cyclones 3-0

Video by Chris Fonte and Hope Daluisio   Coming off last Thursday’s victory, the Cabrini women’s volleyball team was ready for their home game against the Centenary University Cyclones. The Cavaliers started out strong in the first match and the score was 7-1 before the first time out. Cabrini continued consistently scoring throughout the match, with […]

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Women’s tennis falls to Stockton Univeristy

Wednesday, Sept. 21, the Cabrini Women’s Tennis team faced Stockton University at home in non-conference play. “As long as we are on our game, I think we can come out with the win.” Junior Kimberley Pepenella said. Despite their positivity, Cabrini fell 9-0 to the division 2 program. “I know they’re a tough and competitive team,” […]

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Cavaliers tie with Albright Lions in men’s soccer

The battle between the Cavaliers and the Albright Lions ended in a draw after two overtimes. Freshman forward Ibrahim Kallie scored the Cavaliers only goal with five minutes left into the first half from a junior midfielder Ben Roda assist. Albright tied the game around three minutes into the second half. “I think we all expected a […]

U.S. goalie Hope Solo arrives at LAX on Monday, July 6, 2015, after winning the FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada Sunday. (Lawrence K. Ho/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Perspective: Hope Solo suspended for sore Sweden comments

Hope Solo is one of the most renown athletes around. She is known for being one of the best American soccer goalkeepers in the world and proved that last year with the U.S. Women’s National Soccer team at the World Cup, which they won. The U.S. Women’s National Soccer team set out to prove to the […]

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Perspective: A debilitating disease plaguing athletes remains in the dark

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, also known as CTE, should be taken as a serious matter in the world of athletics. As a disease discovered by examining the brains of deceased football athletes and recently publicized in the blockbuster hit “Concussion,” all athletes who engage in sports that include physical contact need to be educated on this debilitating […]

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Coach Mitch Kline, a one of a kind, dies at 64

Former head coach of Cabrini’s softball team Mitch Kline died from brain cancer On Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. Kline was diagnosed with a brain tumor in August of 2015. Since then, he was in and out of treatments and chemotherapy. Doctors were only able surgically remove about 90 percent of the tumor out before his […]

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Cabrini’s women’s soccer team takes on Arcadia University

Coming into their fourth game in the season, Cabrini University’s women’s soccer team lost 4-2 against Arcadia University. With a challenging start, the two teams went back and forth until Arcadia began making stronger attempts to get the ball to the goal. Junior goaltender Gabby LeGendre continuously prevented the ball from getting past her with […]

Cavaliers volleyball oust the Neumann Knights 3-1

“The season isn’t going as planned,” junior middle-blocker Chelsea Jones said, “but we’ve faced some really tough teams. It’s making us a lot stronger as a team.” After a long start of the season spent on the road, Cabrini women’s volleyball team brought their first victory to the Nerney Field House tonight against the Neumann […]

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Why my ESPN fantasy football app did not work

Britton Colquitt, the kicker for the Cleveland Browns was about to launch the first kickoff of the 2016 football season to the Eagles at 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon. Just like millions of other Americans, I clicked my ESPN fantasy football app on my phone, waiting to see the first scoring update of the season from […]

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The crazy path that two soccer players took to Cabrini

One of the coolest things about Cabrini becoming a University this past July is the allure that the word “university” provides. It represents a much larger group of people coming together as one, hence the prefix, “uni.” The term university warrants respect, both from onlookers and members of its community. It is not something to […]

American hero not so heroic anymore

During the early morning of Aug. 14, 2016, American Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte went out for a night on the town to celebrate the ending of his successful Olympic Games. What was intended to be a fun night with teammates ended up being a night which would cause a worldwide controversy. Lochte, an American Olympic […]

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Campus athletes give Dixon renovations positive reviews

As Cabrini athletes are heading into the 2016-2017 athletic year, they are on a quest to take many championships home with them but the process will be a bit different this time. This year Cabrini has built a new pristine building for its students and athletes. With this new building there is a huge upgrade […]

Upset Alert: Cabrini field hockey knocks down #3 ranked TCNJ

There was a ton of buzz circling the Women’s Field Hockey team as the #3 TCNJ Lions came into Edith Robb Dixon Field for a non conference showdown. Cabrini’s Field Hockey came into the game with a (1-2) record and while TCNJ record was (1-0). In the first half, the Cabrini’s Field Hockey team started […]

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The good and bad of a National Hockey League expansion

Bill Foley and his new Las Vegas expansion team will enter the National Hockey League (NHL) for the 2017-2018 season, after the league announced their arrival back in June. This means that the new Las Vegas team will become the 31st team in the league and will have an expansion draft to go through next […]

Cabrini men's soccer player John Underwood taking a throw in. (Photo by Jordan Clouthier / Photo for Pub)

Athletes grow in discipline through playing multiple sports

Many of the youth in this generation are athletes and a common problem in recent years is the young athletes being pressured into specializing into one sport. The thought behind this is that if a child only plays one sport, the child will be very good at that sport. The old saying is “practice makes […]

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Do rings really define champions?

When making a “Mount Rushmore” debate in any sport, or listing the top 10 players of all time in that sport, championships won seem to play a pivotal point in measuring the greatness of athletes. Something you might hear is, “Yeah that is true, but how many rings do they have?” when debating where players […]

The NHL draft of 2008 was held at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa, Canada. (Creative Commons)

Why the NHL does league parity right

Over the past couple months, the National Hockey League (NHL) and the parity of its teams has been written about a lot, and perhaps overdone. With the expansion draft coming before the 2017-2018 regular season, where the league will add at least 1 team to the league (Las Vegas), writers and fans are seemingly upset […]

Women’s tennis team preview: taking on the season

The fall sports season has arrived and Cabrini University’s women’s tennis team is preparing to be victorious. With many strong practices under their wing, the team amplifies strength and determination to succeed in it’s upcoming matches this fall. The team is showing a lot of excitement for this season especially with the leadership of the […]

Women’s soccer: reloaded

There is no doubt that the Cabrini University women’s soccer team has a lot to live up to in the 2016 season. With five consecutive CSAC championships under their belt and under the wing of their head coach of fourteen years Ken Prothero, the team’s dynamic is under drastic reconstruction this year. With only three […]

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A recipe for success: fall athletes adjust to college meal options

As Cabrini’s athletes gear up for a new season of sports, they have to make sure they are not just mentally ready but physically ready. Student athletes oftentimes are preparing in more ways than going to practice or hitting the gym. Besides exercise, the new season has fall athletes incorporating a healthy diet to help […]