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Mike Petri #9 of the USA Eagles dives across the goal line for a try against Uruguay in the opening qualifying match of the 2015 IRB Rugby World Cup at Fifth Third Bank Stadium on March 29, 2014 in Kennesaw, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Brooklyn’s Mike Petri Leads USA Rugby Into Chi-Town Showdown

Saturday is more than just a game against New Zealand. It’s about how far the sport has come in the United States.

10/27/2014

Graduating cadets at West Point (file / credit: YURI GRIPAS/AFP/Getty Images)

West Point Cadets Look Ahead To Graduation

Graduation is this weekend at the United States Military Academy, and the West Point cadets are excited.

05/25/2012

Reporter Peter Haskell interviews Cadet Mike Chiaia (credit: WCBS 880)

West Point Cadet Profile: Mike Chiaia, Of Brooklyn, Realized His Calling On 9/11

For one graduating West Point cadet from Brooklyn, defending his nation has a personal connection.

05/19/2011

Archbishop Timothy Dolan (file/credit: Mike Segar/AFP/Getty Images)

Archbishop Timothy Dolan Addresses Catholic School Seniors At St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Dolan told the graduating Catholic school seniors their education prepares them for this life and the next.

04/14/2011