Tennis depth bodes well for repeat success

Covering the Washington University men’s and women’s tennis teams is a lot like being a weatherman in San Diego, California; it’s sunny all the time and nothing really changes. For 16 consecutive seasons, the men’s team has reached the NCAA tournament, including nine straight Quarterfinals appearances, while the women’s team has made the tournament 15 out of the last 16 seasons.

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16 facts to know before the Sweet 16

Thomas More College hosts the No. 8 Bears at 7:30 p.m. EST on Friday night with a berth in the national quarterfinals on the line, and it should be a battle. In advance of the teams’ impending Sweet 16 clash, here’s a look at 16 facts, figures and statistics to know as a pre-game scouting report.

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Tennis: Men aim for title repeat, women for first win

Men’s tennis Hoping to repeat as University Athletic Association champions, the No. 2 Washington University men’s tennis team is riding a six-match winning streak and a 16-2 overall record into this weekend’s UAA tournament in Altamonte Springs, Fla. The Bears begin the three-day tournament on Thursday against No.

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Breaking down the 2013 Cards vs. Sox World Series

The St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox will meet in a World Series for the fourth time in history. St. Louis won the first two meetings, but the last time the teams met with a championship on the line was 2004, when Boston swept the Cardinals.

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2013 Washington University Basketball Playoff Primer: Men’s Basketball

Key players Alan Aboona, No. 10, junior guard, First Team all-conference Point guard Aboona has taken arguably the largest leap of any Bears’ player over the past year, transforming from a solid complementary player into a poised team leader. Aboona’s confidence is evident through his daring passes and catch-and-shoot three-pointers launched without hesitation.

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Grammys 2013 preview

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards are this weekend on CBS, and Cadenza will be watching along with the rest of America. Justin Timberlake, Elton John and Rihanna are among the performers, with Jennifer Lopez and triumphant halftime queen Beyoncé slated as presenters. Here are our predictions for the major categories. Album of the Year “El […]

Veteran men’s tennis team gears up for season

Coming off an 18-8 season and a trip to the NCAA Division III Final Four for the fifth straight season, the Washington University men’s tennis team returns to action on Saturday against Division II Drury University. The Bears begin the season ranked No. 4 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division III top-30 poll.

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Playoffs?!?! Playoffs! A guide to the postseason’s first weekend

We have officially reached the most exciting point of the fall athletic season, at which every weekend could be your last: the playoffs.

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Summer movies to tempt you off the couch

Summer could easily be bookended by two exciting superhero movies—that is, if your summer ended in July. With all the hype they’ve been getting, you may not realize that there are more movies coming out than “The Avengers” and “The Dark Knight Rises”—but what are they?

Grammy Preview

This Sunday at 7, the music industry will be rocked by a tag-team vocal performance of colossal proportions in the highly-anticipated duo of Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus! Oh, and the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences will be giving out some Grammy awards. While we here at Cadenza are still waiting for the […]