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Empty seats at the Kenneth Laville Stadium during the Mens Soccer game against William & Mary on Sept. 18. Stony Brook Athletics has developed and launched a new app to bring fans back into the stands. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook Athletics trying to boost fanbase with new app

Matt Howlin September 15, 2022
Trying to bring fans back into the stands, Stony Brook Athletics has developed and launched a new app to help better connect themselves with almost 27,000 students. The app was launched during the second week of the semester on Monday, Aug. 29.
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College football rules in Mizzou protests

Cameron Boon November 16, 2015
38 hours. That is roughly how long it took for University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe to resign after the football team planned a boycott of all team-related activities.
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The NFL boneheads are going up against “Ironhead”

Cameron Boon October 26, 2015
At the next owners’ meeting, can somebody please smack Roger Goodell upside the head?
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NFL’s neglect regarding concussion problems is giving me a headache

Cameron Boon September 24, 2015
Brain injuries in football are drawing more attention by the day. Not because there are measures in place to prevent them, but because they are becoming more prevalent.
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Ochi named Defensive Player of the Week

Ochi named Defensive Player of the Week

Chris Gaine September 22, 2015
Senior defensive lineman Victor Ochi is currently averaging 1.75 sacks per game, which is the second-best mark in the Football Championship Subdivision.
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Stony Brook to host reigning CAA champs Saturday night

Stony Brook to host reigning CAA champs Saturday night

Chris Gaine September 18, 2015
Stony Brook football will open up its Colonial Athletic Association schedule against the reigning conference champion New Hampshire Wildcats on Saturday night.
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Adrian Coxson retires: The next hit could possibly kill me

Adrian Coxson retires: “The next hit could possibly kill me”

Cameron Boon September 9, 2015
Former Stony Brook wide receiver Adrian Coxson retired on Monday afternoon, citing problems from his severe Grade 3 concussion that still linger over a month after impact.
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Mens Cross Country adjusting to life without Speakman

Men’s Cross Country adjusting to life without Speakman

Cameron Boon September 2, 2015
Former cross country runner Eric Speakman ended his legendary Stony Brook campaign with a bang. He left big shoes to fill on head coach Andy Ronan’s team.
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Womens Cross Country looks to return to former glories

Women’s Cross Country looks to return to former glories

Cameron Boon September 2, 2015
Melian and Peck are looking to run their way into the metaphorical sunset, finishing their careers the way they both started them: with an America East Championship.
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With “Together We Transform,” the pressure to perform is on

Cameron Boon September 1, 2015
When SBU first joined the realm of Division I athletics in 1994, it was like Cinderella. Not necessarily beaten around, but not expected to do anything spectacular or great.
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First Athletic Director A. Henry von Mechow passes away at 87

First Athletic Director A. Henry von Mechow passes away at 87

Cameron Boon August 30, 2015
A. Henry von Mechow played a critical role in the development of what is now Stony Brook’s athletic programs, from intercollegiate to recreational and everything in between.
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Offensive struggles continue as Womens Soccer loses third in a row

Offensive struggles continue as Women’s Soccer loses third in a row

Cameron Boon August 29, 2015
The team fell 3-1 to the Central Connecticut Blue Devils on Thursday, pushing its losing streak to three in the first three games of the season.
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