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The Student News Site of St. Joseph's University

The Hawk News


What caused the Eagles collapse?

Chris Sletvold January 31, 2024
The offense, the defense and everything in between

Looking to soar higher: Expectations fly high entering the 2023 Philadelphia Eagles season

Mia Messina September 13, 2023

The Birds are back as the National Football League (NFL) concludes week one. In their first game of the season, the Philadelphia Eagles faced off against the New England Patriots, winning 25-20. After...


The Birds flying high entering NFC Championship Game: A brief preview of the Eagles’ final hurdle to Super Bowl LVII

Aaron Tully January 25, 2023

On Jan. 23, 2018, the Philadelphia Eagles routed the Minnesota Vikings 38-7 in the NFC Championship Game, clinching their spot in Super Bowl LII. Five years later, to the day, they beat division rival...

A blueprint from Sweeney Field prior to its construction.

Hawk History: Sweeney Field Blueprint 

Aaron Tully October 5, 2022

On Oct. 12, 1929, Sweeney Field, known then as Finnesey Field, hosted its first intercollegiate athletic event: a football game. The Hawks lost 7-6 to Pennsylvania Military College, now known as Widener...


The greatest fantasy show on paper; insight for your Week 5 lineup

Ryan Hodlofski and Connor Lewis October 5, 2021

As we blitz through the fantasy football season, injuries are building and defenses are getting better at gameplaning opponents. We will continue to guide you in the toughest start/sit options to win your...

Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni walks off the field following their preseason contest against the Pittsburg Steelers. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

Eagles fans: are you concerned? ; Even in Week 2 loss, there is room for optimism

AnnE Potter September 21, 2021

The Eagles had a bit of a reality check after their 32-6 Week 1 win against the Atlanta Falcons. After their Week 2 home opener against the San Francisco 49ers, there are many issues that need to be sorted...

Hawk sports staff predicts NFL Week

In anticipation of Week 1 of the 2021 NFL season, The Hawk sports staff looks forward to six key games from the first week of play: Thursday Sept. 9 8:20 P.M. Dallas @ Tampa Bay: The defending Super...


A game too many

Aaron Tully April 20, 2021

Throwing a flag on the NFL’s new schedule The NFL had the perfect schedule format, but NFL owners ruined it. On March 30, the NFL owners approved a change from a 16 game regular season, to a 17 game...

Valencia Peterson and KeShan Allen (third and fourth from left respectively) stand outside of City Hall with jerseys
representing players that were victims of gun violence. PHOTO COURTESY OF VALENCIA PETERSON

Beyond the Field: violence prevention, social justice and leadership through football

Ryan Mulligan February 9, 2021

In the past year, young people have been at the forefront of social justice movements across the U.S., acting as catalysts for change at local and national levels. Young Philadelphians have joined the...

Sunday football recipes: vegan style

Sunday football recipes: vegan style

Nenagh Sheehan October 6, 2020

As the weather gets cooler, the only way to get ready for Sunday football is by wearing comfy joggers and your favorite team jersey and making some delicious comfort food. Whether you’re watching games...

NFL should not allow spectators at games this fall

NFL should not allow spectators at games this fall

Matt Mikesic September 22, 2020

Leading up to the start of the 2020 NFL season, each team came up with their own plan for spectators in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. While the majority of teams are not allowing fans to...

Are potential changes bad for the NFL?

Are potential changes bad for the NFL?

Matt Mikesic February 28, 2020

The NFL’s current collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between the team owners and the NFL Player’s Association (NFL-PA) will expire after the 2020 season. With this deadline right around the...

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