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Francis Ngannou defeats Stipe Miocic via 2nd Round KO

Francis Ngannou defeats Stipe Miocic via 2nd Round KO

By Kevin Schuster April 1, 2021
In the highly anticipated rematch, Francis Ngannou knocked out then heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic to earn himself his first UFC title. In the co-main event, Tyron Woodley continued down his road to retirement with a tough loss to Vicente Luque. Also, Sean O’Malley delivered virtually two walk off knockouts in a dominating victory over Thomas Almeida.
UMass Hockey back in the Frozen Four!

UMass Hockey back in the Frozen Four!

By Joey Aliberti March 31, 2021
Joey Aliberti is joined by Noah Bortle and Colin McCarthy to discuss the Minutemen's run in the opening weekend of the NCAA tournament and a look forward to what awaits them in the Frozen Four.
Four UMass professors present a new opposition to COVID lockdowns

Four UMass professors present a new opposition to COVID lockdowns

By Maxwell Zeff and Max Schwartz March 31, 2021
Daily Collegian Head Op-Ed Editor, Bhavya Pant, comes on the show to discuss her recent article on a group of UMass professors who have challenged coronavirus lockdowns from a liberal, educated standpoint. We also discuss Cinnamon Toast Crunch's recent "shrimpcident" as well as Lil Nas X's new song, "Montero."
Mens Hockey postseason continues while Savage Seven run comes to an end

Men’s Hockey postseason continues while Savage Seven run comes to an end

By Sports Staff March 26, 2021
3/25/21: Joey Aliberti is joined by the Collegian hockey beat to talk winning the Hockey East tournament and the women's basketball beat to discuss the team's performance in the Women's NIT tournament.
UFC 260: The biggest, baddest heavyweight rematch

UFC 260: The biggest, baddest heavyweight rematch

By Kevin Schuster March 24, 2021
This Saturday, the baddest man on the planet Stipe Miocic takes on a familiar, albeit evolved, foe in Francis Ngannou in the most anticipated heavyweight matchup of all time. In the co-main, the pressure is on Tyron Woodley who is on a three-fight losing skid against a destructive Vicente Luque. Also, the Suga Show makes his return after injury.
Anti-Asian hate crimes, Lana Del Reys new album

Anti-Asian hate crimes, Lana Del Rey’s new album

By Maxwell Zeff and Max Schwartz March 19, 2021
Schwartz and Zeff have Op-Ed Columnist Srija Nagireddy on the show to discuss her article on Anti-Asian hate crimes, as well as the recent Atlanta shooting. Schwartz reviews Lana Del Rey's new album and the duo discuss 2021's lackluster award season. Finally, Zeff shares his Hot Take on what UMass's fall semester could look like. (3/19/21)
Womens basketball, hockey postseason updates

Women’s basketball, hockey postseason updates

By Sports Staff March 16, 2021
S2E12: Joey Aliberti is joined by Collegian sports writers to discuss the Minutewomen's impressive conference tournament run and UMass' upcoming Hockey East matchup.
And Still! Jan Blachowicz upsets Israel Adesanya in UFC 259 main event

And Still! Jan Blachowicz upsets Israel Adesanya in UFC 259 main event

By Kevin Schuster March 12, 2021
UFC 259 was full of surprises including Jan Blachowicz retaining his light heavyweight title over UFC superstar Israel Adesanya and Petr Yan losing his bantamweight title by disqualification from an illegal knee late in the fourth round. Amanda Nunes continued her dominance in a first round submission win over Megan Anderson.
E5: COVID Anniversary Edition - Reflecting on a year in the pandemic

E5: COVID Anniversary Edition – Reflecting on a year in the pandemic

By Max Schwartz and Maxwell Zeff March 12, 2021
Schwartz and Zeff discuss what life has been like as college students in a pandemic, as well as how coronavirus changed and, maybe saved, the field of journalism.
S2E11: UMass postseason talk

S2E11: UMass postseason talk

By Sports Staff March 9, 2021
Joey Aliberti talks with Collegian sports beat writers about men's basketball season ending, along with previewing the postseason for both hockey and women's basketball.
EP4: The secret tunnels beneath UMass, Blarney and the most pretentious major

EP4: The secret tunnels beneath UMass, Blarney and the most pretentious major

By Max Schwartz and Maxwell Zeff March 7, 2021
Schwartz and Zeff unearth the secret tunnel system under UMass Amherst with Ana Pietrewicz, as well as discussing Blarney, Texas and the most pretentious majors at UMass.
UFC 259: Three title fights are on the line in a historic night of fights

UFC 259: Three title fights are on the line in a historic night of fights

By Kevin Schuster March 5, 2021
This Saturday, fight fans around the world will see one of the best UFC events to date. Israel Adesanya moves up to the light heavyweight division in search of becoming the fifth all time double champion in UFC history, Amanda Nunes defends her featherweight title against Megan Anderson, and Petr Yan looks to defend his bantamweight title against Aljamain Sterling.
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