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Erwin Lopez Rada, Sports Editor April 30, 2022

Bulls Suffer Crushing Defeats Against Milwaukee In Playoffs Weekend    The Chicago Bulls disappointed the fans that packed the United Center on two consecutive weekend nights by losing both...

This is par of the community members that showed up for the tournament.

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Erwin Lopez Rada, Sports Editor April 28, 2022

NEIU Community Felt Basketball 3 v 3 Pick Up Tournament Like Homecoming For the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, sport activities organized by the school were held at the NEIU P.E....

Chicago Fire Tops MLS Defense Rankings, In a Dreamed Start of Season

Chicago Fire Tops MLS Defense Rankings, In a Dreamed Start of Season

Erwin Lopez Rada, Sports Editor April 14, 2022

Ezra Hendrickson’s team had only allowed two goals in six games this season. Chicago Fire FC and FC Dallas played a scoreless game last week that could have been just another bleak performance...

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Draw Results in Less Competitive Groups

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Draw Results in Less Competitive Groups

Erwin Lopez Rada, Sports Editor April 14, 2022

This year’s competition is marked by the absences of Italy, Nigeria and Chile national teams. Beginning at the 1970 Mexico FIFA World Cup, there has always been a “group of the death” in the...

Opinion: Tiki Taka Takes Over NEIU 4 v 4 Soccer Tournament

Opinion: Tiki Taka Takes Over NEIU 4 v 4 Soccer Tournament

Erwin Lopez Rada, Sports Editor April 14, 2022

Months after the Pedroso Cup, the Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) soccer community gathered to compete on March 30, 2022, at the P.E Complex. The attendance was expected to be weak, as Derek Ansong,...

Team 5, the winners of the pick up tournament.

NEIU Community Felt Basketball 3 v 3 Pick Up Tournament Like Homecoming

Erwin Lopez Rada, Sports Editor April 4, 2022

For the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, sport activities organized by the school were held at the NEIU P.E. Complex. More than 20 community members gathered to participate in a pick-up...

New Campus Recreation Director Expects to Revitalize Activities at PE Complex

New Campus Recreation Director Expects to Revitalize Activities at PE Complex

Erwin Lopez Rada, Sports Editor March 6, 2022

For this installment of our series about Campus Recreation, we interviewed Dr. James Ball, Interim Associate Director of Campus Recreation and Chair of the Department of Health Sciences and Physical Education.    When...

Tristan Thompson Lands on Chicago Bulls to Provide Size and Defense

Tristan Thompson Lands on Chicago Bulls to Provide Size and Defense

Adrian Ortega, Writer March 1, 2022

On Feb. 17, 2022, the Indiana Pacers announced that they would be waiving power forward Tristan Thompson. News came after that he was expected to sign with the Chicago Bulls.  The Chicago Bulls organization...

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Erwin Lopez Rada, Sports Editor March 1, 2022

Campus Recreation Offers Basketball, Soccer tournaments for March  2022. NEIU Campus Recreation posted on its Instagram account, @neiucampusrec, information about two upcoming sports tournaments: a...

NEIU Administration Plans for Spring 2022 Campus Recreation Revival

NEIU Administration Plans for Spring 2022 Campus Recreation Revival

Erwin Lopez Rada, Sports Editor February 17, 2022

During Fall 2021, former Associate Director of Campus Recreation Christian Kopp left his position and the services provided to students were minimal. Emanuel Raul, a 21-year-old Sociology major and member...

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Erwin Lopez Rada, Sports Editor February 17, 2022

Chicago Fire FC Adds Needed Quality To Roster a Month before MLS Opening Day Joe Mansueto, Chicago Fire’s owner, is investing big time on his team to support its new coach Ezra Hendrickson. In...

Bulls Win Back to Back Now Sit 3rd on Eastern Conference

Bulls Win Back to Back Now Sit 3rd on Eastern Conference

Adrian Ortega, Writer February 17, 2022

On Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022 the Chicago Bulls finally got an important 121-109 win against the Charlotte Hornets after losing the last two road games and beginning to slip down in the Eastern Conference...

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