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Blasberg ’18: Celtics get wins without recognition

March 4, 2016 0 comments

This season, the Celtics have gotten no media attention outside of New England, but they’ve gotten wins. And that’s what matters.

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Blasberg ’18: Of pitchers and catchers

February 19, 2016 0 comments

Though Opening Day is still a month and a half away, mid-February brings new hope to the Fenway faithful.

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Wainger ’16: Come for the shirt, stay for the game

February 19, 2016 0 comments

Two weeks ago, I made the 20-minute trek from my off-campus apartment up to the Pizzitola Center to watch the men’s basketball team take on Princeton.

Diehl ’18: Why I will be rooting for the Broncos in the Super Bowl

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Diehl ’18: Why I will be rooting for the Broncos in the Super Bowl

February 5, 2016 0 comments

It’s worth rooting for the Broncos as Peyton Manning takes on the cocky Panthers, looking for what could be his last shot at the Superbowl title.

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Blasberg ’18: Fans should not vote to determine All-Star players

February 5, 2016 0 comments

I’m sure I wasn’t the only one skeptical as I turned on this year’s NHL All-Star Game. Last year’s 29-goal abomination of the sport made me sick. But hey, it’s better than watching the Pro Bowl. Obviously, the biggest and strangest story surrounding the game was the advent of John […]

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Firn ’16: Playing it safe — the NFL’s incentive problem

December 4, 2015 0 comments

While the strategic path appears straightforward, far too many teams consistently veer off the road, willfully plunging into quarterback purgatory.

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Diehl ’18: A tribute to my intramural soccer team

November 20, 2015 0 comments

Last year, our team’s formation started out in a curious way when our original founder went down with a torn ACL before the season started.

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Blasberg ’18: Diagnosis of the World Series after two games

October 30, 2015 0 comments

From the very first pitch, the 2015 World Series was bound to be a roller coaster affair between two unlikely teams.

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Diehl ’18: The far-too-brief NBA preview: The Southeast/Southwest divisions

October 30, 2015 0 comments

This week, we’re heading down south to preview the teams in our beloved lower part of the country.

As a child, Mike Firn ’16 had lofty aspirations of being one of the athletes of tomorrow. Now, the athletes of today make him feel old.

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Firn ’16: A young man’s game

October 23, 2015 0 comments

It’s a weird and disheartening milestone in the life of a sport fan when he grows older than the athletes he reveres.