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Player wearing 15 jersey in Kansas City Chiefs red and white uniform gets ready to snap the ball in a game against the Washington Commanders.

Staff Picks: Super Bowl LVIII

Super Bowl LVIII is finally here, and the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers will face off at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada this Sunday, Feb. 11 at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Ahead of the most anticipated game of the NFL season, six members of the Daily Princetonian Sports staff offered their picks. 

Super Bowl LVIII is finally here, and the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers will face off at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada this Sunday, Feb. 11 at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Ahead of the most anticipated game of the NFL season, six members of the Daily Princetonian Sports staff offered their picks. 

SPORTS | February 8

Men's Volly

No. 16 men’s volleyball triumphant in home opener

The No. 16 Princeton men’s volleyball team dominated at their midweek home opener against No. 12 UCSB, winning three sets to one. Early in the season, the Tigers have already proven that they are prepared to make the best of their home-court advantage in Dillon Gymnasium.

The No. 16 Princeton men’s volleyball team dominated at their midweek home opener against No. 12 UCSB, winning three sets to one. Early in the season, the Tigers have already proven that they are prepared to make the best of their home-court advantage in Dillon Gymnasium.

SPORTS | February 1

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Staff Picks: Men’s basketball at Yale

Associate Sports Editor Hayk Yengibaryan ’26, Associate Sports Editor Tate Hutchins ’27, Assistant Sports Editor Harrison Blank ’26, sports staff writer JP Ohl ’26, and sports staff writer Joseph Uglialoro ’27 made their predictions for this weekend’s Ivy League contest.

Associate Sports Editor Hayk Yengibaryan ’26, Associate Sports Editor Tate Hutchins ’27, Assistant Sports Editor Harrison Blank ’26, sports staff writer JP Ohl ’26, and sports staff writer Joseph Uglialoro ’27 made their predictions for this weekend’s Ivy League contest.

SPORTS | February 1

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March Madness star Tosan Evbuomwan ’23 to make NBA debut for the Memphis Grizzlies

Former Princeton basketball forward Tosan Evbuomwan ’23 has been signed to a 10-day contract with the Memphis Grizzlies due to their roster being plagued by injuries. He looks to make his first-ever NBA appearance.

Former Princeton basketball forward Tosan Evbuomwan ’23 has been signed to a 10-day contract with the Memphis Grizzlies due to their roster being plagued by injuries. He looks to make his first-ever NBA appearance.

SPORTS | January 31

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Women’s basketball breaks back into top 25 after Ivy play dominance

Following a 5–0 start to Ivy League conference play, and winning by an average of 28.0 points, Princeton is back in the top 25 for the first time since early December.

Following a 5–0 start to Ivy League conference play and winning by an average of 28.0 points, Princeton is back in the top 25 for the first time since early December.

SPORTS | January 31

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Men’s basketball suffers first Ivy League loss of the season to Cornell

In a battle for first place in the Ivy League between two of the league's best — both of whom are off to their best starts to a season since the 1960s — the men’s basketball team fell to the Cornell Big Red 83–68, spoiling what was a perfect Ivy League campaign.

In a battle for first place in the Ivy League between two of the league's best — both of whom are off to their best starts to a season since the 1960s — the men’s basketball team fell to the Cornell Big Red 83–68, spoiling what was a perfect Ivy League campaign.

SPORTS | January 28

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Tigers’ star linebacker Ozzie Nicholas '24 heading south to tackle ACC competition

After a legendary career on the gridiron for Princeton football, unanimous First Team All-Ivy League linebacker Ozzie Nicholas ’24 committed last week to play his final year of college eligibility at Duke University as a graduate transfer.

After a legendary career on the gridiron for Princeton football, unanimous First Team All-Ivy League linebacker Ozzie Nicholas ’24 committed last week to play his final year of college eligibility at Duke University as a graduate transfer.

SPORTS | January 24

Four women's basketball players in white and orange uniforms gather on a court.

Women’s Basketball pushes past Columbia, extends win streak to nine

In a battle for first place in the Ivy League, women’s basketball defeated the Columbia Lions 80–65 on Saturday afternoon, snapping the Lion’s 10 game win streak in the process. Though the final score may suggest otherwise, it was anyone’s game for the majority of the contest.

In a battle for first place in the Ivy League, women’s basketball defeated the Columbia Lions 80–65 on Saturday afternoon, snapping the Lion’s 10 game win streak in the process. Though the final score may suggest otherwise, it was anyone’s game for the majority of the contest.

SPORTS | January 24

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Lee shines once again as the men’s basketball team opens Ivy League play with a dominant victory against the Crimson

With his 33 point, eight rebounds, and seven assists, sophomore guard Xaivian Lee officially launched his Ivy League Player of the Year campaign against the Crimson.

With his 33 point, eight rebounds, and seven assists, sophomore guard Xaivian Lee officially launched his Ivy League Player of the Year campaign against the Crimson.

SPORTS | January 10

Men in orange and white hockey uniforms gather in group on ice surface.

At Princeton and beyond, hockey discusses neck guard mandates in wake of deadly accident in England

The tragic death of Adam Johnson during an EIHL professional ice hockey game has sparked concerned discussions on the safety of the sport across the entire hockey community, and on Princeton's campus.

The tragic death of Adam Johnson during an EIHL professional ice hockey game has sparked concerned discussions on the safety of the sport across the entire hockey community, and on Princeton's campus.

SPORTS | January 2

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Demystifying athletic recruitment at Princeton

Through conversations with athletes and a recruiting coach, the Daily Princetonian analyzed athletic recruitment and the competition for roster spots, highlighting the role of the school and team in attracting athletes, as well as the impact of changes to rules in recent years.

Through conversations with athletes and a recruiting coach, the Daily Princetonian analyzed athletic recruitment and the competition for roster spots, highlighting the role of the school and team in attracting athletes, as well as the impact of changes to rules in recent years.

SPORTS | December 30

Senior guard Kaitlyn Chen dribbles the ball, pointing her finger upwards and directing the Tigers offense.

Men’s and women’s basketball pick up wins against Bryn Athyn, Rutgers in Jadwin double-header

Two dominant wins for two dominant teams, both the men's and women's basketball teams remain atop of the Ivy League before the start of conference play.

Two dominant wins for two dominant teams, both the men's and women's basketball teams remain atop of the Ivy League before the start of conference play.

SPORTS | December 18