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MLB Free Agent Signings are likely Cause of Spike in Extensions

Bryce Harper takes a swing during one of his first games in a Phillies uniform on March 31. Harper signed a 13-year contract to land in Philadelphia. (Ian D’Andrea/Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sam Allery, Reporter

May 3, 2019

Extension-mania has begun. Over the past two months, several professional baseball players and their teams have opted to extend their current contracts rather than face free agency. The cause of this hysteria is likely an effect of the two free agent bidding wars that took place this off-season....

Attempted Suicide Bomber Strikes New York City Subway

Police block off the street in the Brooklyn borough of New York where officials say Akayed Ullah was living, on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Ullah is suspected of strapping a pipe bomb to his body and setting off the crude device under 42nd Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, injuring himself and a few others. (AP Photo/Michael Noble Jr.)

Katherine Clark and Claire Sheppard

December 14, 2017

On Monday, December 11, 2017, a terrorist attempted a suicide bombing at the Port Authority terminal in Manhattan, NY at approximately 7:20 a.m. No one was killed; however, the attacker was seriously injured after the bombing. Additionally five were injured, but none critically. The suicide bo...

American Shalane Flanagan wins New York City Marathon

After being away from competition since the 2016 Olympics, Flanagan’s emotions are high as she celebrates her return and victory for the United States. Flanagan shared this passionate post on Instagram with the caption, “A lifetime of work for this moment. It was worth it. Be relentless.” (Credit to Shalane Flanagan/Instagram)

Olivia Bratton, Copy Editor

November 15, 2017

Shalane Flanagan became the first American woman to win the New York City Marathon since 1977 on Sunday, November 5 2017. Flanagan raced against reigning champion Mary Keitany from Kenya and pulled ahead of her with about three miles to go. Keitany won the past three New York Marathons, but couldn...

New York and New Jersey Bombings

October 6, 2016

5 counts of attempted murder is more than enough to stir up two cities and its civilians. After bar owner Harinder Bains noticed a man sleeping in the doorway of his restaurant on September 17, 2016, he thought nothing of it. It seemed like just another intoxicated person, until Bains recognized...

New York and New Jersey Bombings

This September 2016 file photo provided by Union County Prosecutor's Office shows Ahmad Khan Rahami, who is in custody as a suspect in the weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey. Rahami worked as an unarmed night guard for two months in 2011 at an AP administrative technology office in Cranbury, N.J. At the time, he was employed by Summit Security, a private contractor. Rahami remained hospitalized Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, after a shootout the day before with police in New Jersey. (Union County Prosecutor's Office via AP, File)

Abby Shapiro, Features Writer

October 5, 2016

5 counts of attempted murder is more than enough to stir up two cities and its civilians. After bar owner Harinder Bains noticed a man sleeping in the doorway of his restaurant on September 17, 2016, he thought nothing of it. It seemed like just another intoxicated person, until Bains recognized him as...

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