Posts Tagged ‘Saints’


A sign of the times

December 3, 2009

Wayne Chrebet's alma-mater is dropping its football program

Hofstra University is dropping its football team, citing high costs and low interest from the college community.  

“The money is not coming in, and we’re putting too much out,” said university president Stuart Rabinowitz.  “The choice was painful but clear.”

He continued to add that low attendance, poor support from boosters, and overall costs of running a football program factored into the decision.  The announcement follows a two-year review of sports spending at Hofstra. Rabinowitz says there are no plans to cut any other sports at the Long Island school.

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St. John’s storms the Saints in Philly

November 27, 2009

This win is sure to make Mark Jackson proud

St. John’s came into Friday night’s game at 3-0, but many doubted how good the team really was.  Well, they looked pretty good tonight. 

The Red Storm outscored the Siena Saints 46-32 in the second half en route to a 77-68 victory at the Palestra.  The Saints led for the majority of the game until a 19-4 run by the Red Storm midway through the second half.  This was a big win for the Johnnies, as Siena is viewed as a Sweet 16 sleeper team and was ranked 27th in the country pre-season by ESPN. 

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Will’s Week 12 Football Picks: Thanksgiving Edition

November 25, 2009

in the league where they play….for pay.  (que music)

10 teams, 5 games, 5 lines, 5 picks:  Bet at your own risk!!!

Last week: 2-3

Season: 7-6

Picks after the jump!

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