Money Moves: Women’s equal pay in sports

WNBA players want equal pay, can they get it? ~Anna Thomas, Staff Writer~ Within the past several years, the push for equal pay among the sexes has taken off.  And with it has come the conversation of fair pay in the sports world.  The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) has been one point of interest…

The great OT debate

Football fans express frustrations with NFL regulations following conference championships, is change imminent for the league? This past weekend created a whirlwind of emotions for football fans, warranting a harsh critique of the NFL’s rulebook from both championship games.  Earlier on Sunday the New Orleans Saints hosted the Los Angeles Rams, resulting in a Rams…

We’re all in this together

#52 Savonte Chappell of the Men’s Basketball team explains all the hard work the team does and explains just how he gives everything for the team 2019 is shaping up to be a good year for junior forward #52 Savonte Chappell. Playing a key role in the Men’s basketball team’s 5-1 conference start, Chappell has…

Money Moves: Machado contract rumors

Manny Machado is the talk of MLB and continues to headline the offseason. Where will he end up and what does this mean for free agents in MLB? The Phillies, the White Sox, the Yankees, or somewhere else all together. Where will Manny go? That’s the question on every General Manager’s (GM) mind this offseason….

Why write about Sports?

New Sports Editor explains why he writes about sports, why you should write about sports, and what the updated section will look like MICHAEL INNACELLIMICHAEL.INNACELLI.15@CNU.EDU Why write about sports? I have been asked that before by many of my friends in the past couple of years and all I can tell them is why not? …

Money moves: Christian Pulisic $73 million

What Christian Pulisic’s big move could mean for him and U.S. Soccer programs around the country AUSTIN URCHAUSTIN.URCH.16@CNU.EDUMICHAEL INNACELLIMICHAEL.INNACELLI.15@CNU.EDU Money talks, but in the world of soccer it tends to yell.  Neymar’s world record transfer fee of $263 million from Barcelona FC to Paris Saint Germain sent the world of soccer into a frenzy.  Since…

Men’s and Women’s Basketball start conference play 3-1

MATTHEW SCHERGERMATTHEW.SCHERGER.16@CNU.EDU With the beginning of the new year basketball begins conference play as well. Both the Men’s and Women’s team continue their strong performance through the first four games with three wins and one loss each.  The Women’s team opened the year hosting the York College Spartans.  The Captains were able to start their…

Final four bound

The Captains sting back, avenging their only defeat this year against the Hornets. In 2017, the Christopher Newport University Women’s Soccer team lost to the University of Lynchburg in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) playoffs, which ultimately ended their season.  On Nov. 17th, 2018, the Captains got a chance for revenge as they hosted…

You can dance if you want to…

End-zone dancing is a necessary component of the sport Thanksgiving is traditionally a time for food, family and football and this year was no different. However, this year I found myself actually invested in the game.  It happened after an interception by the Bears during their match against the Lions. Cornerback Prince Amukamara celebrated with…

Captains win 13-3

The defense lead the Captains to another conference victory In a game filled with penalties, the Captains ended with a 13-3 win over fellow New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) opponent, the Kean University Cougars. In 2017, the Captains went into their game against the Cougars with a lot of confidence due to their 3-4 record….