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May 25, 2016

FIFA gender wage gap may be justified

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Now is the perfect time for women to highlight the pay gap between the sexes with people still scratching their heads about how the US National Soccer teams fared in their respective World Cups. It makes sense to highlight the disparity in pay, since the men’s team took home a total of $9 million for making the round of sixteen, while the women’s team took home only $2 million for winning the World Cup.

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Coyne finishes Northeastern hockey career as best ever

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The number 77 will forever be immortalized in Husky Nation. If Northeastern retired jersey numbers, number 77 would undoubtedly hang from the rafters, but instead, it will have to settle on every page in the school record books.

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Track and field brings home 11 golds

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The Northeastern University (NU) track and field teams split up and competed in two separate meets over the weekend. A majority of the student athletes took part in the University of Massachusetts Leap Year Tri-Meet in Amherst on Saturday, while the rest trekked down to Alabama for the Auburn University Tiger Track Classic on Friday and Saturday.

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Strong pitching carries baseball to .500 weekend

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Despite three quality starts this weekend, the Northeastern University (NU) baseball team dropped two of three to the Elon Phoenix at Friedman Diamond. The Huskies’ weekday game against the Quinnipiac Bobcats featured more runs than the entire weekend combined.

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Huskies fall short of BU in Arlett Cup

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After beating out the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) to claim the Burk Cup on April 2, the Northeastern University (NU) men’s rowing team fell short in the Arlett Cup to Boston University (BU) on April 9.

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Duffey represents NU track

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Men’s track and field captain Paul Duffey was the lone competitor for the Northeastern University (NU) track and field program at the Stanford Invitational on Friday.

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Young, Russell both at fault

Alex Frandsen, Sports Columnist

Over the course of the past week, you would be forgiven for mistaking ESPN for TMZ. The dominant topic of conversation on SportsCenter for a couple days was focused on a bizarre saga involving D’Angelo Russell and Nick Young, with the former asking the latter about his various hook-ups while secretly capturing the whole thing on camera and posting it briefly online. This would be fine and all, if a little distasteful, except for a pretty glaring fact: Young, otherwise known as Swaggy P, is engaged to (former?) rapper Iggy Azalea. So once the Internet got its hands on the video, the public blew up.

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Caleb Donnelly earns academic honors

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Following a senior campaign in which he knocked down 41 3-pointers and averaged a career-high 4.6 points per game, Northeastern guard Caleb Donnelly was named the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Men’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year on Tuesday, April 5. Donnelly, in addition to his numbers on the court, posted a 3.994 GPA in the classroom and is set to graduate in May with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in chemical engineering with a minor in mathematics.

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Rowing competes in Orange Challenge Cup

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On a blustery Saturday morning, five collegiate rowing crews lined up to compete for the prestigious Orange Challenge Cup. The race is the oldest in women’s collegiate rowing, dating back to 1977. The Northeastern University (NU) Huskies claimed third on Saturday, as the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) earned the championship by a small margin in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

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Baseball heats up on cold weekend

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The Northeastern University (NU) baseball team endured a picked up a pair of wins over the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW) amid snowy conditions at Friedman Diamond in Brookline this weekend before beating Harvard in the Beanpot semifinal.

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