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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...

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...

Tim Neverett 88 (left) alongside Dodgers co-commentator and ex-Red Sox shortstop Nomar Garciappara.

Professor and alum earns second World Series ring in three seasons

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
November 5, 2020

Emerson professor and alumnus Tim Neverett ‘88 earned his second World Series ring last month as a play-by-play broadcaster with the freshly-crowned Los Angeles Dodgers, just months after starting teaching...

Dr. Charles Steinberg is the Director of Sports Communication at Emerson and the President of the Pawtucket Red Sox.

Q&A: Dr. Charles Steinberg on running a professional baseball team during a pandemic

By Nate Lannan
October 14, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the world of baseball this year. Major League Baseball shortened its season to 60 games, and Minor League Baseball play was cancelled because MLB teams did not supply...

Red Sox have crucial decisions to make following disappointing season

Red Sox have crucial decisions to make following disappointing season

By Nate Lannan
October 7, 2020

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The Philadelphia Eagles Fans of Boston Class Photo from 2018, taken outside of their current home bar, Finn McCools Public House. Courtesy of Philadelphia Eagles Fans of Boston website.

Hadfield: Finding a home away from home in sports

By Abigail Hadfield, Deputy Copy Editor
October 2, 2019

Growing up in a Philadelphia suburb during football season, I knew there was one rule in my family— Sundays were for the birds.  Game days were an all-day affair in my family—dressing up in our...

Pat Ferrucci wrote music columns for nine years before pursuing a Ph.D. in journalism. Photo courtesy of Pat Ferrucci.

Alumnus speaks at TEDx Talk about racial bias in sports journalism

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
April 11, 2019

One of Patrick Ferrucci's earliest memories came at age seven when his father woke him up in hopes of witnessing the Boston Red Sox win their first championship since 1918, but the team lost. "I can...

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