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Kenneth P. Lavalle Stadium, home to Stony Brook athletics, including football. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook Athletics announces hiring of Adam Rubin

Ethan Tam December 4, 2019
Stony Brook Athletics announced on Wednesday, Dec. 4 that longtime New York Mets beat reporter Adam Rubin has been hired as the university’s new Associate Director of Athletics for Strategic Communications.
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The Disney Plus app is getting in the way of the Disney Plus hype

Isabelle Panza November 24, 2019
Disney Plus is showing promise in its competition with Netflix, but the app still has a few bugs to work out.
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The thrill and benefits of investing in a fantasy football league

Jordan Eugene October 20, 2019
That time of the year is here again: the time when sports fans who play fantasy football gear up and try to win and dominate in their leagues. Fantasy football is by far the greatest leisure activity that simultaneously stresses people out.
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Anothony Gilardi was announced head coach of Stony Brooks mens lacrosse on June 20. He was previously associate head coach and offensive coordinator at Towson University. PHOTO COURTESY STONY BROOK ATHLETICS

Anthony Gilardi hired as men’s lacrosse head coach

Ethan Tam June 26, 2019
On Thursday, June 20, Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron named Towson associate head coach and offensive coordinator Anthony Gilardi the seventh head coach in program history, 37 days after the firing of his predecessor Jim Nagle.
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Andre Roussimoff (left) in a WWE match with Macho Man. HBOs documentary Andre chronicles Roussimoffs life. COURTESY OF WWE

New documentary, “Andre the Giant,” explores the man and the mythos

Chris Parkinson April 18, 2018
HBO’s recent documentary "Andre The Giant" details the life of the wrestler out of the ring and after the bell.
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Guard Jules Moore signs a letter of intent to play for Stony Brook starting in the fall of 2018. PHOTO COURTESY OF STONY BROOK ATHLETICS

Three players sign Letters of Intent to join 2018-19 men’s basketball program

Gregory Zarb November 13, 2017
"We are very excited to add three high-character young men, who love the game of basketball and are serious about academics to our Stony Brook basketball family," Stony Brook Men’s Basketball Head Coach Jeff Boals said.
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Stony Brook alumn Will Tye during a game in 2015. KEITH OLSEN/STATESMAN FILE

Will Tye reportedly joins New England Patriots practice squad

Tim Oakes October 12, 2017
Former Stony Brook Football tight end Will Tye joined the New England Patriots practice squad on Thursday.
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Stony Brook alumn Will Tye during a game in 2015. KEITH OLSEN/STATESMAN FILE

Will Tye embraces his move to the Jets

Gregory Zarb September 10, 2017
Despite the negative predictions NFL experts and fans are giving the Jets, Tye is not focused on that. He has his sights set on his personal and team goals.
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Stony Brook Mens Basketball head coach Jeff Boals in a mid game interivew on Feb.
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Men’s basketball schedule coming to fruition

Joseph Konig August 22, 2017
The Stony Brook Men’s Basketball 2017-18 schedule is taking form with the announcement of America East conference schedules by the league Tuesday morning.
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Jameel Warney, center, stands with St. Sen. Kenneth P. LaValle, Stony Brook President Samuel L. Stanley, and Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron (left to right) during a halftime ceremony retiring Warneys number on Saturday night. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ

Jameel Warney joins Los Angeles Clippers Summer League team

Tim Oakes July 7, 2017
The Los Angeles Clippers added Jameel Warney, a former Stony Brook Men’s Basketball player, to its Las Vegas Summer League roster on Wednesday.
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Junior midfielder Samantha DiSalvo carries the ball down the field in a game against USC on March 24. DiSalvo scored four goals against Binghamton on Saturday. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Women’s lacrosse matches season-high in goals, 11 players score

Joseph Konig April 10, 2017
Then the Seawolves appeared to remember who they were and scored 11 straight goals on their way to a 20-4 victory, improving their conference record to 3-0 and their overall record to 11-1. Binghamton dropped to 1-1 in conference play and 5-8 overall.
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Womens Lax reaches new heights, attaining No. 4 in all national polls

Women’s Lax reaches new heights, attaining No. 4 in all national polls

Joseph Konig April 3, 2017
The accolades roll in for Stony Brook Women’s Lacrosse as the best season in program history continues into April.
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