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The Blue & Gray Press | February 18, 2018

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Honor Council to rewrite Honor Code, change policies on smaller offenses

March 31, 2016 |

By HOGAN LEPORE

The Honor Council, the body that enforces the Honor Code at the University of Mary Washington, is in the process of rewriting the school’s honor practices. Currently, all alleged honor violations are treated in the same way, regardless of the severity. The council wants to develop a tiered structure, in which smaller infractions will be dealt with differently.Read More

How social media has changed March Madness forever

March 16, 2016 |

By HOGAN LEPORE

It is mid-March which means it is time for March Madness. This is when different phrases like RPI, conference championships, last-four-in, first-four-out and bubble teams arise. Those terms no longer matter because after Sunday night’s Selection Show, the stage is set. Ever since the NCAA Tournament began in 1939, brackets have been alive and well. The issue is not the bracket itself, but how people fill out their brackets.Read More

2016 pre-combine NFL Mock Draft

February 25, 2016 |

By HOGAN LEPORE

The path to the NFL Draft has begun. The NFL Scouting Combine is coming up, along with college Pro Days where players can have private workouts in front of NFL Scouts. Mel Kiper Jr. takes the cake in these mock drafts, but here’s a close second.
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Top-20 available players in 2016 NFL free agency

February 17, 2016 |

By HOGAN LEPORE

The NFL games are now done with, however the NFL season never stops. As scouts look ahead to the NFL Combine in Indianapolis to watch the potential draft picks, fans and analysts who love to speculate look forward to free agency.Read More

Honor Council plans amendment for its policies

February 11, 2016 |

By HOGAN LEPORE

University of Mary Washington’s Honor Council looks to amend the entire honor code after an honor council congregation earlier this week. The Eagle assembly plans to restructure the entire honor system in order to benefit both the honor council and the student body by making decisions and disciplinary actions more straightforward.Read More

Super Bowl 50: keys to the big game and how Broncos and Panthers reached San Francisco

February 3, 2016 |

By HOGAN LEPORE

The big game is upon us. The 50th anniversary of the NFL’s Super Bowl is Sunday, in San Francisco. The two teams looking to take home the Lombardi trophy are the Carolina Panthers, representing the NFC, and the Denver Broncos, representing the AFC. Both organizations share the same aspiration, win the Super Bowl. However, along with similarities, each have many differences.Read More

NFL expands its empire to include UK

November 5, 2015 |

By HOGAN LEPORE

The National Football League is not a formal business. If it were, it could arguably be the largest business in America. The NFL’s revenue is estimated at about $9.5 billion. As for all the 32 teams, the overall market value is near $46 billion.
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MLB underdogs rising from the ashes

October 22, 2015 |

By HOGAN LEPORE

Amazingly enough, the Major League Baseball Postseason is slowly coming to an end. It seems as if only a couple months ago the first pitch of the 2015 season was being thrown in Chicago on Sunday night of April 5. This year’s postseason has seen some significant changes from previous years, with popular teams not living up to their expectations, while others are exceeding said expectations.Read More

Fantasy Football surges in national popularity

October 8, 2015 |

BY HOGAN LEPORE

Imagine an irrational interface that spurs rational relationships between users and has generated revenue close to $70 billion. That is what fantasy football is, an online league that allow users to indulge themselves in the NFL in more ways than just watching.Read More

Injuries spark debate over length of NFL preseason

September 10, 2015 |

By HOGAN LEPORE

The game of football is very brutal on the human body. Therefore, National Football League teams have been playing exhibition, preseason, games since 1939 in order to prepare players for the long regular season. Previously, these exhibition games were prevalent in order to give players reps so that they could be prepared both mentally and physically.Read More