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BKFC 50 Denver recap

Jarrett Connolly, Staff Writer September 26, 2023

Five years ago, no one could have guessed that Bare Knuckle Fighting would be one of the fastest growing combat sports companies in the world. But with 50 events and a plethora of attention, the appeal...

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Gazprom receives UEFA attention

Trey Greenwell, Sports Editor September 26, 2023

Last week, Crvena Zvezda otherwise known as Red Star Belgrade played in their first match of the UEFA Champions League group stage against Manchester City. While the match ended in a 3-1 Manchester City...

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NBA games available on Max

Trey Greenwell, Sports Editor September 26, 2023

Last week, Max, formerly HBO Max, announced that they would be streaming NBA games for the 2023-2024 season. This occurred on the heels of other streaming platforms such as YouTube TV and Apple TV+ acquiring...

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Jorge Vilda Dismissed

Alyssa Tillman, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

Jorge Vilda, the coach of Spain’s World Cup-winning women’s soccer team was dismissed on Sept. 5th. This happened less than three weeks after the victory celebration that led to the suspension of the...

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Coco Gauff Wins U.S. Open

Fiona Sullivan, A&E Editor September 20, 2023

On Sept. 9th, and at 19 years old, Coco Gauff won the U.S. Open. She became the second youngest woman to win the tournament after Serena Williams.    Gauff has been a star to look out for ever...

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Captains defeat Gettysburg

Trey Greenwell, Sports Editor September 20, 2023

Last Saturday, the Captains faced Gettysburg College. In freshman Connor Barry’s first start as the quarterback for Christopher Newport University, he threw for 287 yards and two touchdown passes in...

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UFC 293 Recap

Jarrett Connolly, Staff Writer September 12, 2023

On September 9th, the Ultimate Fighting Championship(UFC) hosted UFC 293 in Sydney, Australia. This event had been highly anticipated as it was headlined by the long-awaited bout between UFC Middleweight...

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UEFA Champions League draw recap

RJ Jones, Staff Writer September 12, 2023

On August 31, the UEFA Champions League Group Stage was finalized. This was done through a draw that was held in Monaco where the teams were drawn out and given the group letter they were assigned to.   The...

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All in on Deion

RJ Jones, Staff Writer September 12, 2023

This season, fans of the Colorado Buffaloes have been excited for the college football season to start. This was largely because of their decision to hire NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders as their Head...

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Remembering Bray Wyatt

Jarrett Connolly and Lindsay Deyton September 5, 2023

Windham Rotunda, better known to his fans as “Bray Wyatt” was one of the greatest wrestlers to the WWE Universe. From the scary, lone-wolf shticks fans loved to see every week to the schemes that were...

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Shohei Ohtani suffers second UCL injury

Trey Greenwell, Sports Editor September 5, 2023

This past August, Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani suffered a torn UCL injury. The injury occurred during Game 1 of a doubleheader against the Cincinnati Reds and devastated many baseball fans across...

Captains start season 1-0

RJ Jones, Staff Writer September 5, 2023

On Saturday, the Captains football team took the field to face off against Southern Virginia University to open their 2023 football season.   Captains quarterback and two-time reigning Conference...

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