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This Week in Sports History: The Rumble in the Jungle introduces the world to the Rope-a-Dope

This Week in Sports History: The Rumble in the Jungle introduces the world to the Rope-a-Dope

Muhammad Ali employing his famous Rope-a-Dope technique. Photo from Media Punch. This column seeks to profile important events in the history of sports. Dana White and the Ultimate Fighting Championship might have taken the spotlight off of boxing, but there is no denying that some of the best fights ever came from the sport. Mike

This Week in Sports History: Drew Brees begins his ascent in football history with All-Time Completion Record

This column seeks to profile important events in the history of sports. As football has spent its past couple decades evolving the sport into a highly offensive league, it is no surprise that records in the quarterback sector have exploded recently — the Rams vs. Chiefs regular season bout in 2019 should be evidence enough.

Hockey swept out of playoffs

Lawrence University’s journey ended this weekend in men’s hockey, as St. Norbert’s Green Knights won both tournament games against them. Their first game was very reminiscent of a previous game against the Knights; in under 10 minutes into the first period, Keegan Milligan and Peyton Frantti combined to score three goals for the Knights, and

Hockey drops duel in De Pere

A Saturday Feb. 15, game against St. Norbert was a brutal showing for the Vikings, as they were shut out in De Pere 6-0. The loss was a slow burn, through most of the game Lawrence was alive and in the position to make it a match. Only one goal, by Ben Schmidling, was scored

Vikes make a splash: Hutchinson takes triple titles

On Saturday, Jan. 25, the Lawrence Vikings made a substantial impact at the Wisconsin Private College Championships for swimming. The men’s team came out of the competition with 126 points, only behind Carthage College, who scored 242. As for the women’s team, they came in third with 86 points.  However, the Vikings’ most impressive feat

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