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Enes Kanter speaks at 2018 Muslim Student Association Banquet

04/22/18 10:45pm | By NATHANIEL MENDELSON

Knicks center Enes Kanter uses his NBA platform to do more than play basketball.

He speaks against political leaders, such as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for his actions as leader of Kanter’s native country.

At the Muslim Student Association’s annual banquet on Saturday, Kanter discussed his NBA experiences in relation to being Muslim and why his faith is so important to him.

Kanter advocates for human rights and free speech, despite being labeled as a dangerous figure in Turkey.

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The Rundown: This week in UB Athletics

04/02/17 10:02pm | By Sports Desk

Baseball (8-16, 1-2 Mid-American Conference)

The Bulls played the Kent State Golden Flashes (17-8, 5-1 MAC) in a three-game road series, going 1-2 over the weekend.

The first game was on Saturday, where the Bulls lost 9-1.

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Men’s rugby club talks about their trip to Las Vegas

03/30/17 9:55am | By THOMAS ZAFONTE

The Oakland Raiders aren’t the only team who made the move to Las Vegas in 2017.

The men’s club rugby team took their annual trip to Las Vegas to play in the Las Vegas 7’s Invitational a few weeks ago in what club president Jake Oppenheim called, “one of the greatest experiences of [his] life.”

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LeDarius Mack hopes to follow in his brother Khalil Mack’s footsteps for UB football

03/30/17 9:39am | By MICHAEL AKELSON

Eight years ago, an unknown linebacker from Florida who played only one year of high school football received just one offer to play Division-I FBS from UB.

That player, Khalil Mack, took to the game quickly.

He went on to become an All-American, the NCAA’s all-time leader in forced fumbles, and most recently, the NFL’s defensive player of the year.

This fall, there will be another Mack in UB’s linebacking corps.

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