Baker named new W. basketball assistant

Michelle Baker never thought she would be a basketball coach. She grew up in Wilmington, Del., and as the daughter of two former varsity athletes, picked up basketball so early in life that she can hardly remember when it all started. “It was just kind of what we did,” Baker… Continued

Scenes from the World Cup on South Street

The sidewalks of South Street are buzzing. Off-gold cans of Warsteiner beer exchange hands and an adventurous few walk around with their beer in plastic boots. In a little over an hour, Germany and Argentina will face off for soccer supremacy in the World Cup final. Lionel Messi will try… Continued

Found in Translation

Driving back from the University of Delaware on a hot day in mid-May after a nine-goal defeat wasn’t how the Drexel men’s lacrosse team had hoped to end its 2014 season. The Dragons had toppled high-profile teams in Hofstra University and the University of Pennsylvania in successive games, pushing expectations… Continued

Men’s lax team plays in Tokyo

This past season, the Drexel men’s lacrosse team went further than it had ever gone before. The Dragons clinched their first NCAA tournament berth with a Colonial Athletic Association Championship and would go even further, winning their first NCAA tournament game ever over the University of Pennsylvania Quakers. This summer,… Continued

Utley heats up, Phils meander

The Phillies never make it easy, and this season, that has proved to be truer than fans care to admit. This time, the front office has a heavy hand in the blame, and this was reinforced tenfold this week. Recently, Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. went on “The Mike… Continued

Phillies need to focus on the rebuild

Remember when the Phillies would hit themselves back into games that were poorly pitched? Or when the pitching was dominant enough to make up for a bad hitting stretch? How about when the Phillies could sweep a team and it wouldn’t be a surprise? Phillies fans do remember these things,… Continued

No harm, no foul: USA advances

On Sunday, June 22, the United States, for the first time in recent memory, looked truly dominant in a World Cup match. They controlled the ball, defended well, and seemed poised to defeat Portugal en route to clinching their second consecutive berth into the elimination stage of the World Cup.… Continued