Topic: Sports Column

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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.

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Diehl ’18: The far-too-brief NBA preview: The Atlantic/Central divisions

October 23, 2015 0 comments

This week, I’ll preview the Atlantic and Central divisions of the East, the conference equivalent of Goose to the Western Conference’s Maverick.

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Blasberg ’18: Dion Lewis continues the legacy of 33

October 16, 2015 0 comments

When the number 33 is mentioned in or around Boston, one name generally comes to mind: Larry Bird.

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Diehl ’18: Warning — fantasy sports betting is highly addictive

October 16, 2015 0 comments

They have many ways of getting you to give them your money, and I’m here to tell you what you’re getting into.

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Firn ’16: The NFL’s technology problem

October 9, 2015 0 comments

As the NFL grows ever popular and cements its status as an American cultural icon, the league is constantly looking to improve its product on and off the field. Anything that captures eyeballs and brings in revenue is on the table. We’ve seen equipment changes in the wake of player […]

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Diehl ’18: Picking an English Premier League team — part three

October 9, 2015 0 comments

Someone who wears a beanie to the gym shouldn’t even bother trying to be a hipster. After all, you’re going to the gym.