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The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Junior guard Stef Smith moves to pass a University of Maryland Baltimore county defender during a game, Feb. 22. UVM lost the game 64-66.

COLUMN: What’s the Men’s b-ball playoff picture looking like?

Hayley Rosen, Cynic Sports Reporter February 25, 2020

The UVM men’s basketball team’s prospects are shaky after the shattering of their 12-game win streak Feb. 22.  Despite their No. 1 seeding, the Cats lost 66-64 to No. 4 seeded University of Maryland,...

Men’s soccer forward Rasmus Tobinski, a first-year, heads the ball over the head of an Iona College player in a September 2019 game.

Here’s why men’s soccer won’t bring home the championship

Hayley Rosen, Sports Reporter November 13, 2019

While a UVM victory seems probable in their upcoming Nov. 13 game against No. 3 seeded University of Hartford, it appears unlikely that they will advance farther than that. UVM is likely to win in their...

Men’s soccer forward Rasmus Tobinski, a first-year, heads the ball over the head of an Iona College player in a September 2019 game.

Here’s why men’s soccer can bring home the championship

Aryanna Ramsaran, Sports Reporter November 13, 2019

The UVM men’s soccer team finished up as co-champions of America East’s regular season with the University of New Hampshire after a 1-1 tie between the teams Nov. 6. This gives both teams a first-round...

Pay disparity overshadowed by baseball contracts

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor April 3, 2019

In the past month, four high-paying, long-term contracts worth a combined $1.3 billion have been signed by Major League Baseball players under the age of 30. The MLB gets away with paying minor league...

The Patriots clinch predictable Super Bowl win

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor February 5, 2019

In the lowest scoring Super Bowl in history, many around campus regarded New England Patriot's quarterback Tom Brady’s sixth title as boring and routine. The Patriots won the Super Bowl Feb. 3 with...

Patriots and Rams helmet super bowl matchup.

Super bowl hype touches down on campus

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor January 31, 2019

 Sabrina Hood After two thrilling league championship games, the New England Patriots and L.A. Rams will head to the Super Bowl Feb. 3 in Atlanta. For local New England fans, including many UVM...

Quarterback leads team to season success

Ashley Miller, Senior Staff Writer January 31, 2019

The Philadelphia Eagles finished the 2018 season on top of the world with second-string quarterback, Nick Foles, leading the path to unexpected triumph. Over the past two years, Foles has proven himself...

MLB wildcard system creates issues

MLB wildcard system creates issues

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor September 28, 2018

Meredith Rathburn With the summer coming to a close, sports fans will soon see the end of the Major League Baseball season and the start of the always-exciting playoffs. With the MLB divided into...

Unexpected upsets from the World Cup

Unexpected upsets from the World Cup

Valerie Courtright, Senior Staff Writer August 30, 2018

Emma Pinezich This summer’s FIFA World Cup had a little something for every fan tuning in from around the world. The tournament had drama, great goals, upsets, memorable games and the emergence...

Rare two-way players upgrade roster

Rare two-way players upgrade roster

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor August 29, 2018

Valentina Czochanski Many players try to go from pitching to hitting because of injuries, but never has true stardom been found in both positions since Babe Ruth. Ruth retired in 1948, and...

Underdogs bring the madness in NCAA tournament

Underdogs bring the madness in NCAA tournament

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor April 3, 2018

The NCAA men’s basketball tournament is the home of the unpredictable — they don’t call the tournament “March Madness” for nothing. This year’s tournament has lived up to the moniker in the...

New format improves NBA All-Star Game

Greg Mandozzi, Staff Writer March 2, 2018

In the middle of the NBA season, with injuries and fatigue affecting many players, the All-Star weekend provided a break from day-to-day basketball activities. The league’s brightest stars came together...

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