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Wrestling smothered in meets

Wrestling grappled valiantly during Sunday's match, when it traveled to North Carolina for the Davidson College Duals. During the first meet of the day, against Davidson, the team suffered a tough 25-24 loss. Despite five wins for AU, the Eagles fell hard.

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A model coach

Kevin Hilgers of the sports desk discusses contributions of Patriot League coach Don DeVoe, whose retirement is approaching

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Top ten ways to spice up V-Day

With Valentine's Day just a few days away, many students are probably wondering how to make this year extra special for their sports-fanatic lover. Well, wonder no longer, girls. The Eagle Sports desk has decided to provide you with a list of ways to integrate sports into your Valentine celebration.

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Lennox the great

Ian Quillen, sports columnist: 'Lewis fought and beat everyone who wanted to fight him. And he should rank among the greatest boxers of all time. 'But with the media giving only moderate attention to his retirement, it's already clear that he won't.'

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AU wrecks Navy, ends slump

Mired in a slump - losing two of its last three games - the AU Men's Basketball team entered Tuesday night's home game against Navy looking to change all the trends it could. The Eagles altered their starting lineup, starting freshman guard Linas Lekavicius for the first time this season, in place of junior guard Jason Thomas. And they refocused their offensive strategy, refusing to settle for poor outside shots like in recent games.

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Women's B-ball downs Midshipmen

The Women's Basketball team bounced back from a loss at Bucknell to beat the Navy Midshipmen 59-48 at Bender Arena Wednesday night. AU was led by senior guard Kaitlyn Schuyler and junior forward Kim Salem, who each scored 17 points in the contest. Salem also pulled down nine rebounds.

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Wrestlers hit mat hard in duals

AU Wrestling was only able to muster four non-forfeit victories in three meets Saturday, as it lost to Navy, Eastern Michigan and North Carolina in a dual meet in Bender Arena. Graduate student Daniel Waters and senior Jared Hyman were the only Eagles to win matches on the day, each taking two.

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Eagles cannonball Howard

Onward and upward for the Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving teams as they crushed crosstown rival Howard University in the last home dual meet of the season. The squad swept every event except one, winning 13 events overall.

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Women's Hoops trips up at Bucknell Univ.

Just a week after cementing its place atop the Patriot League, the AU Women's Basketball team now finds itself looking up from fourth place after a disastrous 51-39 loss at Bucknell Saturday. The Eagles (10-11, 5-3 PL) started the game strong, getting an eight-point lead late in the first half, but a 12-0 Bucknell run left the Eagles down 23-19 at halftime.

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Bison stomp AU

The AU Men's Basketball team suffered its first Patriot League road loss of the season Saturday afternoon, falling 67-62 at Bucknell. The loss drops the Eagles to 5-3 in the PL and 11-11 overall, seriously damaging their regular-season title hopes. Lafayette and Lehigh are PL co-leaders at 7-1, after Lafayette dropped its first PL game at Colgate on Friday night.

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Wrestling pins Wagner 30-12

The AU Wrestling team seized its first team-win of the season at Bender Arena on Monday night, dominating Wagner throughout in a 30-12 victory. Behind fall wins (the wrestling term for a pin) from sophomore Tom Kniezewski (157 lbs.) and senior Jared Hyman (275 lbs.), and a technical fall win from sophomore Daniel Waters (184 lbs.), the Eagles won seven-of-10 weight classes on the night, with one of two losses coming via forfeit.

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Rose-y future?

Sports Columnist Jesse Epstein argues for Pete Rose's induction into the baseball hall of fame now that he has admitted his infractions

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Men skid to 5-2 in PL

AU Men's Basketball got an explosive offensive output from an unlikely source during this weekend's home stand: second-year junior forward Raimondas Petrauskas. The Lithuanian forward, who averaged only 6.3 points per game before the games, scored a career-high 24 points in a 60-46 win over Army Sunday to surpass his previous mark of 16 points tallied in an 86-83 overtime loss Friday to Lafayette (16-4, 7-0 Patriot League) that kept the Eagles (11-10, 5-2) out of first place.

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Patriots repeat in Super Bowl

Lightning apparently can strike twice in football. For the second time in three years, New England Patriots kicker Adam Vinatieri kicked a game-winning field goal to lead his team to a Super Bowl victory. Vinatieri's 41-yard kick, with seconds left in the game, gave New England the victory by the score of 32-29.

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Lady Eagles soar

The stretch run officially began for the AU Women's Basketball team this weekend with key victories over winless Lafayette and preseason Patriot League favorite Army. With the wins, the Eagles moved into a first-place tie with Lehigh, Colgate and Holy Cross.

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AU still learning

Sports columnist Ian Quillen discusses the work to be done and the improvement to be made in the future of AU basketball.