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Women lose two heartbreakers

After a strong stretch of games by the Bradley women’s basketball team, the Braves now find themselves in the midst of a three-game losing streak. Bradley fell to Southern Illinois on Sunday afternoon, 69-63, a game in which the team shot 48 percent from the…

One-on-one: Who’s the MLB’s best prospect?

Yoan Moncada BY JOSH NELSON   There’s a reason it took a guy like Yoan Moncada to pry Chris Sale away from the White Sox. The 21-year-old second baseman from Cuba has the talent to be the next big star in the MLB. Moncada is…

Women stay 7th in MVC

The Bradley women’s basketball team had an opportunity to jump into fourth place in the MVC standings with a win over Wichita State on Sunday afternoon. However, the Braves squandered that opportunity with a 76-69 loss, keeping them in seventh place. Wichita State shot 50…

MLB: Stop with the changes

This past week, the MLB changed the intentional walks rule and how they’re addressed. Instead of having to throw four balls to pitch around a hitter, a manager will now simply signal to the umpire, and the batter will be able take his base without…

Women’s streak comes to a halt

The road trip to Iowa for the Bradley women’s basketball team didn’t quite turn out the way they wanted it to. The Braves were unable to extend their three-game win streak after losing to the top two teams in the Missouri Valley Conference. Drake, who…

Golf has high hopes for the spring

After three months of rest, the men’s and women’s golf teams will return to the links this February as the spring season gets underway. The women are coming off a quality fall season where they finished in the top six of every tournament except one.…

Streaking through February

The Bradley women’s basketball team was able to collect its second and third straight wins in a row over the weekend, capping the weekend Sunday afternoon with a 54-41 win over Indiana State. In a defensive battle, the Braves took only a three-point lead into…

One-on-One: Who’s the best men’s basketball team in the MVC?

Wichita State BY ALEX KRYAH Though both Wichita State and Illinois State have lost to each other, Wichita State’s bludgeoning of the Redbirds last weekend unequivocally shows the Shockers are still the best team in the MVC. Illinois State took down the Shockers in Bloomington…

Time for the Bulls to blow it up

If you’ve paid any attention to the Chicago Bulls over the past week or so, you’ve probably come to the realization that the organization is a mess. Players are calling out other players. Coach Hoiberg doesn’t know how to handle his rotation and the front…

Lerma leads women to win

The Bradley women’s basketball team followed a home loss last Friday with a win on Sunday against Evansville, opening up its four-game homestand with a 1-1 record. The Braves pulled out a 56-52 win over the Aces, led by senior forward Leti Lerma who proverbially…