The Daily Eastern News

Column: Sexism in collegiate sport starts at the top

Adam Tumino, Volleyball Reporter

August 26, 2019

Women in sports have always fought an uphill battle. Whether they are athletes or coaches, members of the media or even fans, they are often disrespected or excluded. It is bad enough when the disrespect comes from male fans or other similar places, but often the disrespect comes from the sports’ ...

Papavasilopoulos’ great season leads to Oracles Master’s selection

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

July 9, 2019

Sam Kercheval knew Rachel Papavasilopoulos was an important part of the Eastern women’s tennis team’s lineup for the OVC tournament. Kercheval, the former director of tennis at Eastern before Chris Tolson took over in the fall, mentioned this because the then-freshman Papavasilopoulos had missed action for a while. Now, this September, she will compete ...

New NCAA changes not beneficial to defensive Panthers

Jehad Abbed, News Editor

June 15, 2015

The NCAA adopted new changes to men’s basketball June 8 heavily favoring a faster pace and a higher volume of offense. Division-1 men’s basketball scoring dropped to 67.6 points per game in the 2014-2015 season, which is one of the lowest scoring years in recent history. Eastern’s men held...

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