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AU Soccer athlete back on the ball

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Last Saturday, Freddy Llerena finally made it back to the starting lineup. Forget that he only played the first 30 minutes of Men's Soccer's 4-2 loss at Wake Forest. Forget that it was a spring game. And forget that, by his own accounts, he was a bit rusty.

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Lacrosse falls in final seconds to UMBC

The women's lacrosse team suffered a heartbreaking 13-12 loss Tuesday to the University of Maryland-Baltimore County (UMBC) by a last-second goal. Despite remarkable individual performances by senior midfielder Tara Michael and junior attacker Rebecca Copeland, the Eagles fell in UMBC's first win of the season.


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Top 10 Jock Pranks

Have no fear, April Fools is here. We at the sports desk would like to remind you of the most intolerable jock pranks we remember from high school. I'm sure many of you out there have been on the giving and receiving end of at least one of these. If there is any explanation necessary just turn to the nearest high school all-star athlete for a quick explanation or demostration.


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'Once an Eagle, always an Eagle'

He's known as the prolific 5-foot-11 shooting guard for the AU Men's Basketball team, but there's a darker side of Clawed that the fans don't know about. Sitting in his nest in a rundown building in Southeast D.C. wearing only a wife-beater T-shirt and shorts, Clawed reminisced about a childhood gone awry.


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Yankees Sold, Moving to D.C.

In a long-awaited move, cash-strapped New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner sold the underachieving franchise to Washington, D.C., mogul Abe Pollin. The team will move into RFK Stadium this week to begin the 2004 season. Pollin, who also owns the Washington Wizards basketball team, said, "It's our sincerest hope that this move will reverse the fortunes of the Yankees and possibly make them a World Series contender.


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Cheerleaders change when old lady complains

AU Athletics announced today that the Eagles cheerleaders will be changing their uniforms due to an ongoing law suit. Yesterday in court 72-year-old Eagles basketball fan Myrtle Smith claimed that she endured extreme emotional distress after watching an Eagles halftime show during a men's game in late February.




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Eagles send Lafayette home crying

If the outcome of Saturday's Patriot League lacrosse match against Lafayette was ever in doubt, it couldn't have been for more than 22 seconds. After AU senior Tara Michael scored from the left side at 29:38 and then from the right side three minutes later, it didn't take long to figure out where this game was heading.


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Students must pay Adu to soccer

Sports columnist Ryan Sherwin: FREDDYYYY... ADUUUUU... When the 14-year-old soccer phenomenon's name gets called for the first time this Saturday at 4 p.m., the soccer nation will hold its collective breath, and rightfully so. The 5-foot-8, 140-lb. Ghana native has already played for every level of the national team except the senior one.


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Big East looks to dominate Sweet 16

Now that everyone's bracket has been busted and the state of Alabama, not Kentucky, has two teams in the Sweet 16, the question becomes who will emerge from each bracket and earn a trip to San Antonio for the Final Four. In order to answer this question, each of the eight games from the four regions must be broken down and analyzed with precision.


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Eagles fall to No. 12 Hopkins

AU Lacrosse lost to No. 12 Johns Hopkins Wednesday in a non-conference match that showcased two players who were honored for their performances last week. AU sophomore Moriah Linnell was named honorable-mention Player of the Week by Inside Lacrosse, while Blue Jay Heidi Pearce was named Player of the Week.



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Top 10 spring time clubs

The AU sports desk would like to give kudos to the AU Gentlemen's Club for bringing a baseball presence to this campus. For too long, we've been shortchanged when it comes to a variety of intramural and team sports. With any luck, that will change this spring. As a service to AU, here are the Top Ten sporting events that we feel should happen sometime in the next six weeks.



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Lehigh loses play-in game

After beating AU to become the Patriot League champion the Lehigh Mountain Hawks lost to Florida A&M, 72-57, in the NCAA tournament opening round Tuesday. The Rattlers, the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference champions, were led by guard Terence Woods, the nation's best three-point shooter, who overcame a deep thigh bruise to score a game-high 21 points on 7-of-16 shooting from the floor.


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Bracket Busted!

Sports columnist Jesse Epstein writes: This was my year. My annual NCAA tournament pool has become more an annual dive for me the past few times out. My Homer-like instincts constantly find Duke and Kentucky losing and Arizona in the Final Four. And, every year, Duke and Kentucky dominate and I cry over spilled milk, or more like a wasted 20 bucks.


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AU geared for success

The hospital room became a very familiar place for junior Jonathan Craig last spring. He was sent there after playing the sport he loved gave him a fractured hip and jammed a safety pin into his arm. Craig isn't a football player or a varsity athlete. He's a member of AU's Cycling team.



In this grand finale, hosts Sydney Hsu and Sara Winick say their goodbyes and give updated lists of their current favorite shows. Listen along and compare the new lists to those from the very first episode! 

To all the loyal listeners, it has been a great run, but all good things must come to an end. However, just like some of your favorite TV shows, a second season is never truly out of the question.



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