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Goal of the Year: Duffy’s crazy goal lands on SportsCenter

Goal of the Year: Duffy’s crazy goal lands on SportsCenter

Dylan Hornik, Co-Sports Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Sports Scroll

Colin Duffy swears he meant to do it. He’s absolutely certain that, with just under 10 minutes to play in St. John’s non-conference lacrosse matchup against Drexel last month, he meant to net a goal that would end up as an early favorite for play of the year in college lacrosse. Duffy, a ...

ESPN Reporter’s Cruelty Caught on Camera

Abhishek Joshi, Staff Writer
April 22, 2015
Filed under Opinion

On Thursday evening, a video of ESPN reporter Britt McHenry was published online in which she is heard saying crude and disrespectful comments to an employee of a towing company. McHenry was suspended from ESPN for her actions. Such an incident proves that no matter how good of a job you have, nothing...

ESPN’s Darren Rovell Visits Campus

ESPN’s Darren Rovell Visits Campus

Saharin Sultana, Contributing Writer
January 29, 2014
Filed under News

Sports journalist Darren Rovell answered questions and gave advice to students who gathered in Bent Hall on Thursday. The forum ranged on varying topics, focusing primarily on Rovell’s opinions on current issues in the sports world. The ESPN sports business reporter was also asked for his thoughts...

St. John’s and ESPN Announce Streaming Deal

Jonathan Corbett and Mitchell Petit-Frere, Staff Writer and Sports Editor
January 29, 2013
Filed under Basketball, Sports

ESPN and St. John’s have announced a new 60-game contract that will air games produced by students for all athletic teams on a variety of platforms on ESPN3. The deal makes St. John’s the sixth school in the nation that has teamed with the network on this type of arrangement. The other schools...

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