NCAA

NCAA grants winter athletes additional year of eligibility amid pandemic

Last week, the NCAA Division I Council dealt with a number of major legislative changes to accommodate student-athletes through an unprecedented time in college athletics. Most notably, they granted an additional year...


Commentary

Premier League clubs were right to reject Project Big Picture

On Wednesday, the Premier League overwhelmingly rejected a reform package proposed by the owners of Liverpool and Manchester United. The package, called Project Big Picture, would have made major changes to the...


NCAA

NCAA basketball preseason officially begins

When the NCAA announced its plans for the upcoming men’s and women’s basketball season amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Oct. 14 was denoted as the official start of the preseason. With the first...


America East

America East releases return to competition plan for fall, winter sports

Following the abrupt cancellation of spring sports last semester and the postponement of this fall’s athletics competitions, it has been over seven months since any Binghamton University or America East Conference (AE)...


Esports

Binghamton Smash team places fourth out of 38 teams at first Collegiate StarLeague Northeast Qualifier

While all sporting events were canceled this fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic, several Binghamton students have been able to compete in esports events through online tournaments. This weekend, BU students playing...


SUNY Sports

SUNYAC cancels winter sports due to coronavirus pandemic

Last Monday, the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC), home to a majority of SUNY’s non-Division I athletics programs, officially announced its cancellation of winter sports. “This was not an...


Commentary

College football week seven: winners and losers

Apart from the titanic clash between No. 2 Alabama and No. 3 Georgia, week seven of the college football season looked pretty tame on paper. However, we ended up with a few...


Commentary

After winning NBA Finals, Lakers are primed for another title run in 2021

With the 2020 Finals in the history books after an unusual and impromptu return to the NBA season amid a pandemic, now is a good opportunity to reflect on how the Los...


Commentary

College football week six: winners and losers

It’s been an interesting week of college football, with several top-25 matchups and a couple of upsets, and we’re starting to get an idea of which teams are legitimate competitors for a...


Cross Country

Cross country season scheduled to start in January, fate of indoor track unknown

Last month, the NCAA Division I council made the decision to push the start of college cross country back to Jan. 23. However, with the winter track and field season still scheduled...


Men's Soccer

BU men's soccer faces challenges amid coronavirus pandemic

Even though Binghamton University Division I teams have started practicing again, practices are far from normal. The men’s soccer team is just one of several BU teams functioning differently during the coronavirus...


Commentary

NHL should consider disadvantages of salary cap system across league

As an Islanders fan, I’ve grown accustomed to July 1 being a day of familiar feelings. Traditionally, on July 1, the NHL’s free agency period opens up and teams can sign players...


Commentary

College football week 5: winners and losers

After months of uncertainty and delay, college football is finally getting back into full swing, which means it’s time to once again pick winners and losers for each week of the season....