The Impact

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Like Mike

Chayim Tauber, Sports Editor

February 13, 2013

There aren't many taboos in Basketball. Fight in the stands - done. Stomp on a cameraman's testicles - Rodman took care of that one. How about referencing a player's dead mother/player's wife/a disease the player has - Garnett's done all of those. The one taboo that has remained in Basketball is...

Jet Revis Out?

Jet Revis Out?

Chayim Tauber, Sports Editor

January 27, 2013

The talk in New York, when it isn't about a make-believe-girlfriend or a lying bicyclist, has been about the possibility of trading All-World cornerback and face-of-the-franchise Darrelle Revis. How can the Jets even talk about jettisoning their best (and only) marquee talent? How can the erosion of the...

When Self Defense Becomes a War Crime

When Self Defense Becomes a War Crime

Chayim Tauber, Sports Editor

November 25, 2012

In the last 12 years, Hamas, a terrorist organization that was elected to Palestinian parliament, has fired more than 12,000 missiles. In the past several weeks, over 650 missiles have been fired into Israel; over two hundred have been intercepted by Israeli's Iron Dome missile defense system according...

Knicks – Reality Check

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Chayim Tauber, Sports Editor

November 8, 2012

I hate how much I'm about to sound like Stephen A. Smith. It bothers me. I hate to rain on the parade of happiness, the delusional euphoria that Knicks fans are happily swimming in. To throw this nirvana into a cold shower - for a lifetime Knicks fan who suffered throughout the embarrassment of the Isaiah...

All- Time Baseball Lineup

All- Time Baseball Lineup

Chayim Tauber, Sports Editor

November 7, 2012

Previously, I posted a top-10 list for the greatest baseball players of all time. Obviously, many qualified candidates were kept off because the list was a mix of pitchers and hitters. A fairer representation of baseball's greatest would be to set an all-time lineup (with backups listed as well) and...

Featured Athlete – Kristen Znaniecki

Featured Athlete - Kristen Znaniecki

October 16, 2012

Kristen Znaniecki is a Junior from Port Jefferson Station, New York who is majoring in Health Science and Physical Therapy. As the goalkeeper for the Mavericks field hockey team, she led NCAA Division II in saves per game last season and has tallied double-digit saves totals in her last three games. What brought...

Death of a Yankee Era

Death of a Yankee Era

Chayim Tauber, Sports Editor

October 16, 2012

1996 was the year I first started following  baseball and the New York Yankees religiously. I felt a kinship with another Yankee rookie that year, a 22 year old shortstop named Derek Jeter. Jeter wasn't the expressive warrior that Paul O'Neil was, didn't hit big home runs like Tino Martinez, and...

The End Gets Closer

The End Gets Closer

Chayim Tauber, Sports Editor

May 4, 2012

Yesterday I found out that Santa wasn't real, that the tooth fairy was a fraud, and that the Easter Bunny was invented. I discovered that Superman actually does have a weakness. I saw my father, indestructible, cry for the first time. There have been many bad moments for Yankee fans: T...

Freshman Sparks Mercy Volleyball Squad

April 30, 2012

By Chayim Tauber Sports Editor   “Big things are on the horizon for Maverick volleyball.” That’s according to Mavericks’ coach Alan Clements, who admits that though this year is a re-building year, the program is well on its way to being a force in the ECC. Don’t let the...

Maverick “New’ Culture Invades Soccer Field

April 30, 2012

By Chayim Tauber Sports Editor   In 2010, coach Chris Smith was handed the reins of a Mercy soccer program that had gone 4-26-1 in the two seasons prior to his arrival. The idea of a coach even uttering the phrase “NCAA tournament” regarding Mavericks soccer was unthinkable. However, ...

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