Tennis players lose early at ITAs

Collegiate tennis players from around the country competed Oct. 17-21 at the 2013 Intercollegiate Tennis Association Northeast Regional Championships held at the Murr Center at Harvard University. Players were competing for an automatic entry into the 2013 International Tennis Academy National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships in Flushing, N.Y. The Drexel tennis… Continued

Dragon tennis prepares for Northeast Regionals

More than 100 women will compete at the 2013 Intercollegiate Tennis Association Northeast Regional Championships which will be held at the Murr Center at Harvard University Oct. 17-22. Singles and doubles champions will receive an automatic berth into the 2013 Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Indoor Championships Nov. 7-10 at the… Continued

W. basketball looks for Flanagan to be a leader

After watching their most recent practice, I believe that one thing is clear about the 2013-14 Drexel women’s basketball team: They are nowhere near the caliber of the team that won the Women’s National Invitation Tournament championship last year. They are a young, raw team trying to find out what… Continued

W. basketball freshman to play major roles

The Drexel women’s basketball team kicks off its new season with three freshmen who will be looking to make an impact on the team. Sarah Curran, Florence Ouattara and Alexis Smith will all make their debut for the Dragons this season. Throughout Denise Dillon’s tenure as head coach, she has… Continued

Thompson and Schluth return for women’s bball

As good as the Drexel women’s basketball team was last season, there were two players missing from the team that won the Women’s National Invitation Tournament: forwards Jamila Thompson and Jackie Schluth. Thompson, a redshirt junior from London, missed the 2012-13 season as a result of the NCAA rule requiring… Continued

New stars must emerge for DU women’s bball

Last season, Drexel women’s basketball coach Denise Dillon led the Dragons through a season unlike any other. There was little expectation heading into the 2012-13 season, as the Dragons were picked to finish fourth in the Colonial Athletic Association. They had lost their leading scorer, Kamile Nacickaite, and were heading… Continued

Manuel fired as manager but Amaro keeps his job

During the Aug. 17 Philadelphia Phillies game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, there were chants being yelled throughout Citizens Bank Park. “Fire Ruben! Fire Ruben! Fire Ruben!” The fans were showing their support for recently fired Phillies manager Charlie Manuel and their strong disapproval of the job being done by… Continued

U.S. soccer growing in popularity

Over the course of the past two weeks, soccer has become a popular topic in the United States. At the Major League Soccer All-Star Game, MLS Commissioner Don Garber announced that there would be four more teams added to the league. “As MLS enters a period of accelerated growth,” Garber… Continued

O’Bannon’s lawsuit against NCAA gains momentum

Curt Flood is a name that gets lost in the annals of sports history. His name becomes forgotten because his performance on the field pales in comparison to his accomplishment off the field. Flood, the former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder, challenged Major League Baseball’s reserve clause in 1969 and changed… Continued

GM Hinkie starts to rebuild Sixers

Last offseason the Philadelphia 76ers were celebrating the arrival of 7-foot All-Star center Andrew Bynum and sharpshooter Jason Richardson. Bynum and Richardson were greeted to roaring crowds while Sixers fans dreamed of a playoff run led by their new big man and budding young star Jrue Holiday. Fast-forward to the… Continued