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The Vermont Cynic

Hockey attracts fan loyalty

February 24

Filed under Columns, Sports

Fans come from across the state of Vermont to Gutterson Fieldhouse, Patrick Gym and Virtue Field to watch the Catamounts compete each year.George Vernon, a Colchester native, has been watching the UVM men’s hockey team for 20 ...

Next great Catamount

Alexander Benoit

February 24

Filed under Columns, Sports

You may not know his name yet, but defenseman Jacob Kearley of the Langley Rivermen will soon be a household name in the Vermont hockey community. The Rivermen produced current UVM hockey sensation sophomore Mario Puskarich. Kear...

Boldly Brandt: An Inflated Scandal

Dave Brandt

January 27

Filed under Columns

In the 13 days without football leading up to the Superbowl, the sports media is bound to blow even the smallest story out of proportion. This year, 11 deflated footballs and Bill Belichick have fallen victim. The result is b...

Ty’s Take: The College Football Playoff

January 14

Filed under Columns, Sports

One thousand seventy-five  yards of total offense over two games, 84 total points in two convincing victories, one undisputed champion.Ladies and gentlemen, the College Football Playoff works, and it’s here for the long haul...

Ty’s Take: Legacy left at ESPN

January 13

Filed under Columns, Sports

In sports, as in life, we are often taught that actions speak louder than words. But how do you remember a man who so greatly impacted the sporting world without ever playing a professional minute?Stuart Scott, the beloved anchor of ...

NFL Picks Week 11

November 12

Filed under Archives, Columns, Sports

Kansas City vs Denver   The undefeated Kansas City Chiefs are in for a mile high of a test going up against Peyton Manning and the 8-1 Denver Broncos at home this Sunday night.  For the second straight week, the Bron...

Going Global: International Basketball

September 24

Filed under Archives, Columns, Sports

            In the midst of heated discussion over Doc Rivers' trade to the West Coast and the super human powers of Lebron James, it is hard to believe that there is any other worthwhile basketbal...

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