Haim: Hemer, coaching staff building a program that will have a bright future

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor It was the 2008-09 season. That was the last time Canisius women’s basketball had a winning record, either overall or in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) play. Ten years have gone by, but the winning mentality is finally back in fruition on Main Street for the women’s basketball program, … [Read more...]

Chiefs’ quick action ‘should help set a precedent’

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor It has become a sickening trend in professional sports, most specifically among football players: domestic abuse. Last Friday, star running back Kareem Hunt was placed on the NFL commissioner’s exempt list after a video was released by TMZ Sports around 2:30 p.m. EST on Nov. 30. The video, which took … [Read more...]

On The Wing: New rules for overtime in NFL are needed

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor In retrospect, the first two weeks of the NFL season has been perfect for those who love oddities. Yes, I love odd things when it comes to sport and spurting out random, but cool, statistical information. So here’s what I’ve got for you: In the first week of the NFL season, the game between Pittsburgh … [Read more...]

On The Wing: Alright, Mother Nature, quit it

    By Marshall Haim Sports Editor For those that have experienced the weather in the Northeast region, you tend to have a pretty decent grasp on knowing April can be an extremely unpredictable month as it comes towards the weather. This year is no exception to the rule, by any means. Major League Baseball has already … [Read more...]

On The Wing: ‘It’s not too late to hop on the Beilein, Michigan bandwagon’

    By Marshall Haim Sports Editor He owns the best win percentage in Canisius basketball history amongst coaches with at least five seasons at the helm of the program (.589). He has the fifth most victories in program history (89). After his five-year tenure on Main Street from 1992-97, he spent five years each at … [Read more...]

On The Wing: Bulls give Boise games to remember

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor A question that was asked by many once the University at Buffalo found out that they were heading to Boise, Idaho for this year’s NCAA Tournament was: Where is Boise and how do I get there? Clearly, those who ended up answering that question attended great games at Taco Bell Arena on the campus of … [Read more...]

On The Wing: We have the best team in two decades, yet, where are the students?

    By Marshall Haim Sports Editor New year, same column. It isn’t the first time that the The Griffin’s Sports Editor is writing a column that has the same exact message. I follow in the footsteps of Mike Harrington, Janine Joseph and Mark Ciemcioch just to name a few. Harrington’s column appeared in the Feb. 14, 1986 … [Read more...]

Get ready for Patriots domination, again

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor It’s the day and game that football fans have had circled on their calendars for months, or even years. Super Bowl LII is this Sunday taking place at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Kickoff between the NFC champion Philadelphia Eagles and AFC Champion New England Patriots is at 6:30 p.m. and will be … [Read more...]

Look out MAAC, men’s soccer is coming

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference might want to take note of a team to watch out for heading into the MAAC Tournament in a couple weeks. No, it’s not Rider, the team that is currently ranked No. 22 in the United Soccer Coaches poll. It would happen to be the Canisius College men’s soccer team. The … [Read more...]

Wagner gets the call to the bigs

  By Marshall Haim Sports Editor Major League Baseball. The level all kids that are exposed to the game of baseball aspire to reach. Some wish to play while others hope to be in the broadcast booth. For Ben Wagner this past week, that wish was granted. Wagner, the play-by-play announcer for the Buffalo Bisons and Canisius … [Read more...]

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