Professional Sports

Montclair, NJ By Jacob Caraballo On Saturday November 18, 2023, the New York Knicks traveled to the Spectrum Center to play the Charlotte Hornets in the second game of a back to back. Having won 5 out of their last 6, New York would use this opportunity to gain some momentum going into Thanksgiving Week. Charlotte would look […]

Montclair, NJ By Gurleen Kaur On Tuesday October 3, 2023 FC Copenhagen played against Bayern Munich at Parken Stadium in the 2023-2024 UEFA Champions League. FC Copenhagen started with a 4-3-3 and FC Bayern Munich started with 4-2-3-1. The FC Copenhagen team was wearing White and Blue Kits and FC Bayern wore Black and Purple […]

Montclair, NJ By: Luis Enrique In a Premier League showdown between the top two teams, Liverpool and Tottenham, an unprecedented error was made by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR). This mistake was not only a first in Premier League history but also a significant event in professional soccer worldwide. Since the introduction of VAR, there […]

Montclair, NJ By: Justin Randell The Philadelphia Phillies quest to reach the top of the mountain got off to a great start, as they swept their Wild Card Series matchup against the Miami Marlins 2 games to 0.  The Phillies played exceptionally well and had a fun time doing so. A 7-1 victory in Game […]

MONTCLAIR, NJ-  Published by: Zachary Papenberg With the Mets and Yankees essentially out of contention, both teams this weekend brought up some of their young talent to see precisely what they have in store for next season. The New York Mets brought back up their young third baseman Brett Baty and their long-awaited prospect Ronnie […]

By AJ Chasan MONTCLAIR, NJ- Lets face it, the Devils got blitzed on Tuesday in game one. It happens. New Jersey has a young core that’s experiencing their first time in the playoffs. However, they put up 112 points for a reason. They’re a deep and talented team that’s here for a reason, but they [...]
By AJ Chasan MONTCLAIR, NJ- 48 hours, 457 minutes. The NHL’s game one, two day stretch went as well as expected. We saw nothing but action packed hockey these past two nights and now have more clarity on how these first round series will unfold. With that being said, I went around last night and [...]
By AJ Chasan MONTCLAIR, NJ-  When the NHL schedule annually turns over its marathon of a regular season to its lethal intense two month gauntlet, hockey becomes the war on ice it’s meant to be. Players skating at full speed/emotion, battling for every loose puck, checking/shoving to get to the net, guys will do anything [...]
By AJ Chasan MONTCLAIR, NJ- At last, the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs have finally arrived. After an amazing regular season that led the Boston Bruins to breaking all time records for single season points/wins, Connor McDavid finishing with 153 points, amongst so much more, the beauty of the playoffs is all of that does not [...]
Immediate Impacts By: Tanner Price   In less than a week, the entire NFL has changed. With the new league year, trades and free agent signings can begin. Teams hope that the moves they make will put them over the top and hopefully bring a Lombardi to their fanbase. Here are the top 5 most [...]
It’s 6:30pm in Newark, NJ, 3/16/23— The Devils hope to bring the luck of the Irish by wearing their green St.Patrick’s Day-inspired warmup jerseys. Coming off of the 4-1 loss on Tuesday, Ondrej Palat, the former Lightning Forward, is seen hyping up his young goalkeeper Akira Schmid in the tunnel ahead of their second straight [...]
By Adarlin Batista MONTCLAIR, NJ American League wants to hit a new record after 62 home runs in 2022. Aaron James Judge, an American professional baseball outfielder for the New York Yankees was voted the American League MVP, the new captain, after breaking Roger Maris' AL record of 61 homers, set in 1961. Last year, [...]
By Luke Cirianni MONTCLAIR, NJ - Former Leeds manager Jesse Marsch has been allegedly chosen to become the new manager of Premier League side Southampton.  Marsch was sacked after Leeds lost 1-0 to Nottingham Forest.  Leeds currently sits in 17th place in the Premier League, while Marsch’s new squad sits dead last in 20th.  A [...]
By Marissa Thorn December 6, 2022 was a big day for the World cup with two incredible games. Here is everything you need to know about both games. The first game was Morocco vs Spain. By the end of first half, neither team were able to score and the match remained 0-0. The game gets more intense in [...]
By Luke Cirianni This past Tuesday, many witnessed a huge moment of US soccer history.  The US qualified to the round of 16, the first time since 2010.  A lot of the media was tough on the Americans coming into the tournament, wondering how they could get out of such a tough group.  USA played [...]
The views and opinions written in this article are those of the author and do not represent WMSC or Montclair State University.  The San Francisco 49ers recently traded for the third overall pick in this year's draft. This has in part led to the rise in the draft stock of University of Alabama Quarterback Mac [...]

By Tommy Bavaro     On February 29th, 2020, the New York Islanders retired one of their best players they had in their early 1980s Stanley Cup dynasty. Robert Thomas “Butch” Goring became the 8th player in New York Islanders history to have his number (91) retired. Butch Goring played 16 seasons in the National Hockey […]

By Matt Orth ​It was just any other Saturday afternoon. I was anticipating the time where I can leave my dorm and the annoying people on my floor and head to the Student Recreation Center to wait for the bus that would help me make some personal history. I would be going to the first […]

By Ryan Breyta In 2003, the NFL implemented the Rooney Rule, which requires NFL teams to interview at least one person of a minority race for a coaching vacancy. However, as the rule is supposed to help minority candidates, it is totally ineffective. In a league where 70% of the players are black, there are […]

By Evan Diaz To say that this has been a disappointing season so far for the New Jersey Devils would be an understatement. As of the date, I am writing this they have the second least points in the entire NHL with a 7-9-4 record fresh off a 5-1 loss to the Boston Bruins in […]