By Frank Aimetti – STAFF WRITER On October 22, Hofstra’s third annual Midnight Madness will kick off a basketball season that will see third-year coach Joe Mihalich’s team face not only increased expectations, but also a problem a bit closer to home; why doesn’t the average student care? Never was the apathy more apparent than […]
By Elliot Rubin – SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE Despite the fact that Hofstra’s football team has been disbanded for nearly five years, there have been several notable success stories from football and other Hofstra sports programs. These have generated positive press for the school throughout recent years. Wayne Chrebet Jr., possibly the most prominent example of […]
One year ago, on December 3, 2009, students across Hofstra University receieved an email from President Stuart Rabinowitz explaining that the school had made the decision to cut its football program after 69 years. Although Northeastern University reached the same decision just over a week earlier, it nevertheless took students by surprise that Hofstra, with a relatively rich football tradition, suffered a similar blow.
After scoring a touchdown Monday night, one Patriots player won’t be celebrating by doing the Dougie, instead he is being reprimanded for his actions earlier in the evening.
Jets fans around the country had a ton of anxiety lifted Monday as the team finally put an end to the Darrelle Revis holdout. The Jets and their star cornerback agreed to 4 years and $42 million, $32 million of that guaranteed.
The other day I was looking through The Daily Orange online, the student newspaper at Syracuse University (student media solidarity!).
1. The freshman are for real
Freshman pitcher Olivia Galati of the Hofstra softball team and freshman forward Shante Evans of the women’s basketball team are legitimate superstars.
Lost in the wash that was the NFL Draft last week, is the fact that after this season the NFL could be dealing with a work stoppage. This season is the last in the current Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), which has been in place since 1994. The potential for a lockout is even having an affect on this coming season. For example, there will be no salary cap or minimum or maximum.
2010 NFL Draft Grades
Dallas Cowboys – B+
NFL Draft Day 1 Winners:
Seattle Seahawks: Any team picking twice in the top 14 should be a winner but the Seahawks did a nice job with their picks.