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Boston Celtics guard Jayson Tatum and Head Coach Ime Udoka

Celtics versus Nets Playoff Preview: 4 ways the C’s pull through

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
April 16, 2022

It’s a rematch!  The No. 2 seed Boston Celtics face off against the No. 7 seed Brooklyn Nets on Sunday at TD Garden for game one of the first round of the NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs.  Last...

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Eulogy of a Chelsea fan—club owner, friend of Putin’s, to sell club

By Birk Buchen
March 3, 2022

For the first time in nearly two decades, Chelsea Football Club will be up for sale, as a result of its owner’s connections to Russian President Vladimir Putin.  The saga started four days ago when...

Emerson students shocked after New England legend hangs up spikes

Emerson students shocked after New England legend hangs up spikes

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
February 3, 2022

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Celtics: The case for Marcus Smart, my hill to die on

Celtics: The case for Marcus Smart, my hill to die on

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
January 29, 2022

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Patriots’ season ends in underwhelming loss to Bills

Patriots’ season ends in underwhelming loss to Bills

By Vivi Smilgius and Ryan Leclerc
January 20, 2022

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It’s the NFL’s fault that the Patriots are back

By Brendan Beauregard, Assistant Sports Editor
December 8, 2021

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 Enrique Hernandez #5 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with teammates after they defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 6 to 5 during Game 4 of the American League Division Series at Fenway Park

The underdog Red Sox are well-positioned to continue their postseason run against the mighty Houston Astros

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
October 14, 2021

Just a few days ago, I was singing “Dirty Water” by The Standells in a crowd of over 30,000 people at Fenway Park celebrating the Boston Red Sox walking off in game three of the American League Division...

Manuel Margot #13 of the Tampa Bay Rays slides home in the ninth inning after Matt Barnes #32 of the Boston Red Sox threw a wild pitch at Tropicana Field on June 24, 2021 in St Petersburg, Florida. The  Rays defeated the Red Sox 1-0.

Fans make their case for ALDS victors

By Tyler Foy and Camilo Fonseca
October 7, 2021

The Boston Red Sox were able to take a breath after defeating the New York Yankees 6-2 in the American League Wild Card game on Tuesday night. The rivalry left many Sox fans celebrating but reality hit...

Mac Jones #10 of the New England Patriots looks to pass the ball against against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on August 29, 2021 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Welcome to the Mac Era

By Brendan Beauregard, Assistant Sports Editor
September 3, 2021

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NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: Bruins vs. Capitals series preview

NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: Bruins vs. Capitals series preview

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The Patriots 2021 draft could go in any number of directions.

Predicting the New England Patriots 2021 NFL Draft picks

By Brendan Beauregard, Assistant Sports Editor
April 29, 2021

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UEFA Champions League logo displayed on a phone screen and The Super League logo displayed on a screen are seen in this multiple exposure illustration photo taken in Krakow, Poland on April 20, 2021. (Photo Illustration by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Soccer fans decry European Super League

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Ríos was given permission to leave his suite to do laundry during quarantine.

Student-athlete’s final days in quarantine: 0/10 would not do it again

By José Ríos
April 14, 2021

People tend to complain about how fast the weekend goes by, but believe me, my weekend has gone by slower than expected. I am not exaggerating when I say that the last time I spent this much time in...

French class has kept Ríos occupied during quarantine.

Student-athlete in quarantine day five: finally back to feeling 100 percent

By José Ríos
April 10, 2021

April 7 marked officially less than a full week before I am finally able to leave Paramount.  Over the course of the night, things seemed to be improving for myself. Early Tuesday night, I was alerted...

Fans sat in pods of two or four for the game.

Column: It was great to be back in Fenway Park

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
April 8, 2021

Before Saturday, “Play Ball!” was an expression I hadn’t heard in Fenway Park since game two of the 2018 World Series. My return to Fenway Park on Saturday also marked the first in-person baseball...

Ríos and his stuffed penguin Melvin in quarantine.

Student-athlete in quarantine day four: the day I thought I lost my sense of smell

By José Ríos
April 7, 2021

Tuesday was day four of my isolation, or, as I like to call it, just a full week before I am scheduled to leave Paramount. I was sent to Paramount for isolation on Saturday after testing positive. Emerson...

Column: The arrival of Big Money Belichick and the reloaded 2021 Patriots

Column: The arrival of Big Money Belichick and the reloaded 2021 Patriots

By Brendan Beauregard, Assistant Sports Editor
March 29, 2021

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Joey DuBois (right) at a Red Sox game prior to the pandemic.

Column: I’m lucky sports are the worst thing I lost during the pandemic

By Joey DuBois, Deputy Sports Editor
March 17, 2021

Sports mean a variety of things to different people. While they may be trivial compared to the more serious aspects of life that are negatively affected by the pandemic—such as surging unemployment rates—sports...

Celtics: The Jays need help

Celtics: The Jays need help

By Brendan Beauregard, Assistant Sports Editor
March 10, 2021

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Brady, Buccaneers stifle Chiefs in Super Bowl LV as QB wins seventh ring

Brady, Buccaneers stifle Chiefs in Super Bowl LV as QB wins seventh ring

By Brendan Beauregard, Assistant Sports Editor
February 10, 2021

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