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NCAA Grants Eligibility For Spring Athletes

NCAA Grants Eligibility For Spring Athletes

Dan Rebain, Michael Panteleo, and Ellis Joshua

May 18, 2020

The NCAA Division I Council Coordination Committee voted to grant spring athletes an extra year of eligibility after the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic shut down spring college sports in 2020. Student-athletes who participated in spring sports will not lose a year of eligibility due to the coro...

The UFC is Back Baby!

The UFC is Back Baby!

Dan Rebain, Impact Staff

May 8, 2020

The UFC is back this Saturday, May 9 and it's all because of one person... Dana White (and his great team). UFC 249 was originally scheduled for April 21 in Brooklyn, but White had to postpone for “circumstances out of his control”. UFC President Dana White said the company was prepared to stage U...

Sports Fans Will Not Attend Events Without A Coronavirus Vaccine

Sports Fans Will Not Attend Events Without A Coronavirus Vaccine

Dan Rebain, Impact Staff

May 4, 2020

While sports commissioners along with government and medical experts debate when to reopen sports leagues, a majority of Americans would stay home because of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). A  substantial majority of sports fans are prepared to stay home until the development of a vaccine, according...

Mercy Star Brian Griffin Is Transferring to Xavier Of The Big East

Mercy Star Brian Griffin Is Transferring to Xavier Of The Big East

Dan Rebain, Impact Staff

May 1, 2020

With F/C Bryan Griffin transferring to a D1 school, Xavier in the Big East, the Mavericks Men's basketball team will look to fill a huge gap. Griffin took home First Team All-ECC honors for the second straight season after an impressive season, in which he averaged a team-high 19.6 points, 14.5 rebounds, ...

The 2020 NFL Draft Is a Blessing in Disguise

The 2020 NFL Draft Is a Blessing in Disguise

Dan Rebain, Impact Staff

April 23, 2020

The wait is finally over. The Cincinnati Bengals are on the clock! The 2020 NFL Draft will begin Thursday night with the first round, despite the obvious issues presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. For the first time, the NFL will conduct an all-virtual draft. What could go wrong? The Cincinnati Bengals...

Why Are Major Leagues Sitting on Their Behinds Right Now?

Why Are Major Leagues Sitting on Their Behinds Right Now?

Dan Rebain, Impact Staff

April 16, 2020

If I told you that I was having the time of my life during this whole COVID-19 isolation situation, I would be lying to you. To be honest, life's been boring as hell. Really, I'm not lying you, my schedule each day has been the same: wake up, eat, do some homework, play a lot of video games, go to sleep,...

Top Five Champions League Comebacks From 2010s

Top Five Champions League Comebacks From 2010s

Dan Rebain, Impact Staff

April 9, 2020

With it more and more likely that the 2020 UEFA Champions League and Europa Leagues will be canceled, I wanted to look back at the past decade's best Champions League comebacks. Because who doesn't love a comeback when you're down and out with no light at the end of the tunnel and out of nowhere, there's...

I Take Too Many Things For Granted and I’m Sorry

I Take Too Many Things For Granted and I'm Sorry

Dan Rebain, Impact Staff

April 2, 2020

For the past month or so, everything has been at a standstill due to the COVID-19 outbreak. And to be quite frank with you guys, it (expletive) sucks. This past month of being at home taking online classes because campus shut down, and not being able to just hang out with my friends has been depressing, ...

Jadon Sancho Could Change Borussia Dortmund’s Future Forever

Jadon Sancho Could Change Borussia Dortmund's Future Forever

Dan Rebain, Impact Staff

March 26, 2020

Jadon Sancho, England's brightest up and coming superstar for Borussia Dortmund in the German Bundesliga, has been killing it again this season. Sancho, who turned 20 just yesterday, has lit up the Bundesliga since joining Dortmund in 2017 from Manchester City for just a measly $8.5 million. Now i...

End of an Era in New England

End of an Era in New England

Dan Rebain, Impact Staff

March 19, 2020

The Tom Brady era is finally over in New England and the AFC East teams (Buffalo Bills, NY Jets, Miami Dolphins) can now celebrate that he's finally gone, and one of them might actually win the division. Adam Schefter announced Tuesday that Brady will be signing with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for around $30...

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