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Ally Kennedy fights for the ball during the America East semifinal game against UMBC on Thursday, May 2. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

NCAA plans to grant spring athletes an extra year of eligibility

Ethan Tam March 14, 2020
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) released a statement on Friday, March 13, through Twitter regarding plans to give spring athletes an extra year of eligibility.
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Theater Three, above, is a community theater located in Port Jefferson. JESSIE ESSEX/FLICKR VIA CC BY-2.0

Theatre Three brings the passion of “The Bridges of Madison County” to life

Jamie Schuit September 26, 2017
The 1992 best-selling novel “The Bridges of Madison County,” written by Robert James Waller brought readers a heart-wrenching story of a searing love affair. Port Jefferson’s 140-year-old non-profit theatre company, Theatre Three, brings the tear jerking story to Long Island under the direction of Jeffrey Sanzel.
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Fans hold up a sign outside of Island Federal Credit Union Arena to send off the Stony Brook Basketball team on Tuesday, March 15.  KRYSTEN MASSA/THE STATESMAN

Seawolves deliver passion and emotion during buildup to NCAA bout

Christopher Cameron and Krysten Massa March 17, 2016
Fans stormed the arena court as deafening applause fell around them. Stony Brook Men's Basketball became the America East champions and set its sights on the NCAA bracket.
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Stony Brook Mens Basketball senior guard Carson Puriefoy (No. 10, above), shoots the last two free throw attempts of the championship game.  CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook to face tough test against Kentucky in NCAA Tournament

David Vertsberger March 16, 2016
On Selection Sunday, the team learned as the No. 13 seed that it would square off against No. 4 Kentucky in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
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SBU Mens Basketball celebration continues on Selection Sunday

SBU Men’s Basketball celebration continues on Selection Sunday

Krysten Massa March 14, 2016
On Sunday, the Stony Brook Men's Basketball team discovered it would face Kentucky for its first round of the NCAA Tournament. The game will take place Thursday in Des Moines.
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Donald J. Trump campaigning at a New Hampshire town hall on Aug. 19th, 2015. Trump holds a commanding 17-point lead over Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, 35 percent to 18 percent, according to a new CBS News national poll of likely Republican primary voters released Thursday.

PHOTO CREDIT: GREG RICHTER/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Things that Donald Trump actually got right

Nick Zararis February 18, 2016
For all his mindless theatrics, Trump has occasionally, and surprisingly, struck the nail right on the head.
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In a general election, the Bern is just as electable as Clinton

In a general election, the Bern is just as electable as Clinton

Skyler Gilbert February 8, 2016
At this point, the idea from the Clinton campaign that she is more likely to win in a general election matchup is lazy and unvetted.
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Warney committed to team and March Madness dream

Warney committed to team and March Madness dream

Skyler Gilbert November 9, 2015
Warney may have the national accolades now—leading the NCAA in total rebounds and double-doubles last season—but he has not forgotten where he came from.
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Deez Nuts is no joke. A fake candidate polling at 9 percent in key swing states shows that Americans are unwilling to engage in the politics of either party. PHOTO CREDIT: JOHN FISCHER

Deez Nuts polarizes the American voters

Zach Rowe August 27, 2015
There are always people who will vote for a third party out of principle, and even more who would not be able to resist backing Deez Nuts.
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4th and Goal: Four things to watch for during football’s final stretch

Cameron Boon November 11, 2014
Fourth and Goal is a weekly column that takes four things from the previous game and talks about them. This week, James Madison University defeated Stony Brook 27-24 after SB led 24-10.
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Coker looks to lead Seawolves into CAA contention

Andrew Eichenholz August 25, 2014
After entering the Colonial Athletic Association in 2013, the Seawolves had their worst season in terms of record since 2008. Tough matchups and injuries made the transition all the more difficult.
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Returning Coker set to lead deep backfield for Seawolves

Andrew Eichenholz August 9, 2014
Over the years, Stony Brook’s football program has become known for many things. Winning is one of them, but running the football trumps all.
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