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Recapping the NFL’s Wild Card Weekend

By Joe Frescott, Assistant Sports Editor The National Football League (NFL) kicked off its second ever Super Wild Card Weekend on Saturday, Jan. 15, with the new playoff format giving fans a six game slate of playoff football. After expanding their playoffs to include a seventh team from each conference…

NFL season update

By Alyssa Spagna, Staff Writer Fans are getting excited as we near the end of the NFL’s first-ever 18 week season, in which all teams will get the chance to play 17 games with one bye week. Some teams are unexpectedly coming out on top, while others have struggled to…

Aaron Rodgers vaccination scandal

By Lexi DeLorimiere, Staff Writer Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers tested positive for COVID-19 before the game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Rodgers previously released that he was immunized. However, he has not received a COVID-19 vaccination shot.  Rodgers claimed in an appearance on the Pat McAfee Show days…

Football team wins two games in a row

By: Andrew Scarpaci, Sports Editor LIU had a tough stretch early on in the season, but finally came through with back-to-back wins against Central Connecticut State University and Wagner College. On Saturday, Oct.23, the Sharks came into the game with a record of 0-5, getting outscored 247-32 in those games. …

The Future of NFL Broadcasting: How the Manning Brothers are Changing the Sportscasting Industry

By Joe Frescott, Staff Writer ESPN’s Monday Night Football (MNF) broadcasts are shaking up by introducing a secondary broadcast featuring the National Football League’s favorite brothers, Peyton and Eli Manning. Starting this NFL season, the Manning bros will host their own show during 10 of the 16 Monday Night Football…

Students reflect on homecoming

By Ella Barrington, Staff Writer Due to the reduced social distancing guidelines due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Post was to finally host their homecoming weekend after two years of not being able to. Events took place from Oct. 15 to Oct. 18. LIU faced Merrimack for a football game on…

Football falls to Saint Francis 55-10

By Andrew Scarpaci & Joe Frescott, Sports Editor & Staff Writer The Sharks started their 2021 football season on the road against three elite opponents, as they faced the Florida International University Panthers, the West Virginia Mountaineers, and the Miami Redhawks. In each of these games, the Sharks were outmatched.…

Football Fans Share their Thoughts on the NFL Draft

By Derrick Edafe, Staff Writer This year, the National Football League (NFL) did not hold their annual combine, where top scouted collegiate players get to showcase their abilities in front of NFL teams and the country. Instead, athletes had their “professional day” tryouts at their respective colleges.  The NFL came…