Chris Froome and Team Sky’s Questionable Success

September 15, 2017, by Cormac Chester, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

In order to win the Tour de France and the Vuelta a España this summer, Chris Froome was required to ride an incredible 4,265 miles, 1.5 times the distance from Los Angeles to New York, on just his bike. There’s no doubt that being a professional cyclist is arduous, and even finishing one of the […]

Tufts Overcomes Women’s Soccer, Men Defeat Manhattanville

September 15, 2017, by Henry Yang, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

Attention, soccer fans: it is officially a new season! Get out the kit. Slave through your classes. Set your NESCAC league fantasy line-ups. Wait, is that a thing? Who cares. The Cardinals are all set for the challenge, and things are going to be better than they were last year (please, don’t bring it up). […]

Volleyball Sweeps Johnson & Whales Invitational With Four Victories

September 11, 2017, by Rose Griffin, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

Six players wait on either side of a net just over seven feet tall, ready to dive to the ground and dig the ball before it touches the ground, poised to jump into the air to spike the ball into their opponent’s court. They play up to five sets, the first team to win three […]

Field Hockey Triumphs Away, Falls at Home

September 11, 2017, by Zoë Kaplan, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

The field hockey team opened their season this past week with an even win-loss record, a solid mark they plan on maintaining but hope to improve on for the rest of the fall. From 2009 through 2013, the team consecutively qualified for the conference tournament and compiled three straight winning seasons from 2009 to 2011. […]

Hot Takes with Hogan: NFL Week 1 Takeaways

September 11, 2017, by Kelly Hogan, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

With the first week of NFL games now behind us, here are ten takeaways from the action. 1. The Jaguars defense was dominant. This shouldn’t come as a surprise. Their front office has made the defensive front a priority in recent years by signing Malik Jackson and Calais Campbell via free agency while drafting Myles […]

Golf Starts Strong, Finishes Slowly at Bill Detrick Invitational

September 11, 2017, by Jonas Powell, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

Over the semester’s first weekend, the Wesleyan golf team trekked north up the I-91 to the Bill Detrick Invitational hosted by Trinity College for the year’s first tournament. Though they returned home Sunday evening at the bottom of the scorecard, the Cards showed great promise for the season to come. The Dirty Birdies arrived in […]

Aesthetics vs. Athletics: A Game Female Athletes Don’t Want to Play

September 7, 2017, by Zoë Kaplan, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

“Don’t lose to a girl.” The male coach’s words echo as I walk onto the court with my partner. It was an ordinary afternoon for a high school boys’ varsity tennis match, except for the fact that I stand on the base line in a tennis skirt, a young female sophomore up against two male […]

Two Cents on Manchester United’s Game against Leicester City

September 7, 2017, by Henry Yang, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

Recap Leicester City’s first two rounds statistically and you’ll know that they can pose a threat to every team in the league. The Foxes fell in the final minutes to Arsenal on opening day before blasting Brighton, the visiting team, in the second round, scoring five goals in two games. The valiant defensive display put on […]

Crew Freshman Sam Libberton Discusses Pain and Pleasure

September 7, 2017, by Cormac Chester, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

The Argus sat down with a freshman member of men’s crew, Sam Libberton ’21, to get some insight on rowing, team interactions, and pain. The Argus: What is your position on the rowing team? Sam Libberton: Well, it really depends. We haven’t set lineups or anything yet. We’ve had two days on the water, so every day […]

Head Injuries Further Cripple National Football League

September 7, 2017, by Rosa Munson-Blatt, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

244. That’s how many known cases of traumatic brain injuries have been reported by QuintilesIMS, an independent health research company, in the National Football League (NFL) during the 2016 season. Countless others may have gone undetected, especially as QuintilesIMS recently penned a 5-year statistics collecting deal with the NFL. As the numbers of head injuries […]

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