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The Blue & Gray Press | March 20, 2018

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The Nationals look to move past Washington’s spotty playoff performance

October 12, 2017 |


Staff Writer

“And strike three! You’re out!” As the Nationals continue their playoff run this 2017 season, we can only hope that we don’t hear that phrase too often. At least not in reference to the Nats. Unfortunately for Washington fans, the teams from the area do not have a stellar track record when it comes to playoff success.Read More

LeBron James focused on winning in 2017 NBA Playoffs

April 27, 2017 |


The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors are arguably the best two teams in the league. These two teams have met in the finals the last two years, and are expected to meet again this year. The Cavaliers faced the Indiana Pacers in the first round of the playoffs, however, they were no match for King James and the Cavaliers. The Indiana Pacers lost in game four of this series with a score of 106-102.Read More

Women’s rugby reigns in CAC playoffs, places in nationals

November 13, 2013 |

Not only can the University of Mary Washington women’s rugby team feel confident about their undefeated season, but after this weekend’s playoff wins, they can celebrate their earned spot at Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) Nationals in the spring.Read More

In the endzone: NFL postseason predictions for playoffs

November 13, 2013 |

Week 10 is in the books, and we now have a better sense of who is for real and who is not. The 2013-2014 season is past the halfway point, and we are now at that mark where every week becomes a must win for playoff hopefuls.Read More

NBA Playoff Contenders & Pretenders

April 14, 2010 |

The NBA regular season ended yesterday and the playoffs are set to begin this Sunday. All of the matchups had yet to be confirmed before this issue went to print, but that won’t stop us from taking a look at … Read More

MLB Playoffs Underway

October 7, 2009 |


The long baseball regular season has come to a close and now the playoffs are here. Who will be crowned 2009 World Series Champs? Can the Phillies repeat? Will the Yankees capture their first title since 2000? … Read More

NFL Playoff Picks

September 9, 2009 |

By Zach Moretti

1st Round Cowboys vs. Packers: These teams are pretty even, but Cowboys QB Tony Romo has playoff experience (all be it playoff failures) while Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers has none. It’s time the Cowboys break through … Read More

Dream Title Match Up

April 22, 2009 |


The NBA playoffs are under way and the championship match up seems as though it has already been determined. The top-seeded Lakers in the western conference and the top-seeded Cavaliers of the eastern conference seem to be on a collision course for the finals and if those two don’t meet to battle for the NBA crown it would be not only surprising, but extremely disappointing.
Many believed that the Lakers main competition in the West would come via the San Antonio Spurs. However, the Spurs took a big hit when they lost star guard Manu Ginobli for the entire playoffs due to an ankle injury. The Denver Nuggets are the second-seed in the West, but very few people are buying in to their legitimacy as a true title-contender.

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Four Left, Only Two Move On

October 9, 2008 |


Sorry, Cubs fans. I know people have been saying “maybe next year” for 100 years (literally) but…maybe next year. For the second year in a row, the Chicago Cubs were swept out of the National League Division … Read More

Third? Try 100th Time Is The Charm

October 2, 2008 |


Don’t get too involved in football yet, because postseason baseball is just kicking off. After 162 games, 163 for the Chicago White Sox and the Minnesota Twins, the playoffs are finally set and it literally came down … Read More

MLB '08: Playoff Picture Unclear

March 13, 2008 |


Now that the powerhouse AL East is out of the way, let’s meet the other teams who will be vying  for playoff spots this fall.

AL Central

Detroit Tigers:

You could say that the Tigers were the … Read More