THE GANNON KNIGHT

Joe Knows

May 1, 2013

Part of the beauty of college sports is the anonymity; on any given day, we can pass Gannon’s best athletes on campus or in class without even knowing it. What sets them apart as big men or women on campus is what they do...

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April 24, 2013

Cleve Wright seldom backs down from a challenge. His Gannon teams played the same way. Many Gannon University women’s basketball backers will remember Wright for the banners that decorate the Hammermill Center. There were...

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April 17, 2013

Consider one broken collarbone, an eight-game suspension and a couple of one-game suspensions to be enough damage from Friday’s Dodgers-Padres brawl. Let’s not make baseball’s credibility another casualty by being overzealous...

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April 10, 2013

Tiger Woods enters Thursday’s Masters tournament as the favorite to win with 5-2 odds despite having not won a major since 2008. But the real number Las Vegas oddsmakers should be focusing on this week is the over-under on...

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March 20, 2013

Kudos to Mark Richard, Dan Teliski and everyone in the Gannon athletics department who made the Atlantic Regional a smashing success this weekend at the Hammermill Center. Coaches and players couldn’t stop raving about the...

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February 27, 2013

While the inevitable break-up of the Big East doesn’t rival that of the Beatles in 1970, it seems like only yesterday that its problems were so far away. On Saturday, the conference took one step closer to its self-inflicted...

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February 20, 2013

Residents of Goodyear, Ariz., may have been surprised last week when a group of high-profile sluggers and recognizable names disguised as Cleveland Indians descended at the Tribe’s spring training facility. And while a mirage...

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February 14, 2013

Don’t break out the cheesehead yet, but what was as icy cold as a playoff game at Lambeau Field five years ago might finally be showing the first signs of thawing. The Green Bay Packers and Brett Favre are in a position to...

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February 6, 2013

OK, enough football. Enough Harbaugh brothers. Enough Ray Lewis and Colin Kapernick. Enough pistol formation, power outage and bad commercials. Heck, they weren’t even the most interesting storylines of last week. In case...

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January 30, 2013

When faced with a situation in which I have to decide whether to fish or cut bait, I subscribe to theory put forth by the patriarch of the Harrison family of Pawn Stars fame. A matter-of-fact 71-year-old with a sharp tongue,...

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January 24, 2013

More than 1 1/2 months have passed since the last issue of The Gannon Knight. And as your exclusive provider in all things sports, here is a recap of all that we missed. Not much can happen in seven weeks anyway, can it?...

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December 7, 2012

It’s the way it’s meant to be. It’s the way the Gipper, the Bear and everyone who appreciates history wants it. This year’s BCS National Championship game between Notre Dame and Alabama will be steeped in tradition...

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