Topic: Sports Column

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Firn ’16: Ranking the NFL’s TV broadcast teams

September 25, 2015 1 comment

After many months of hibernation, America’s sport is finally back in action.

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Blasberg ’18: Red Sox in turmoil: What to do with an underachieving team?

September 18, 2015 0 comments

If the Red Sox can keep this core group of young, talented players together, they may be a consistent playoff team for years to come.

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Cohan ’17: Sleepers in the NBA playoffs

April 19, 2015 0 comments

There are no Cinderellas in the NBA Playoffs.

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Blasberg ’18: Cheap lets and strokes a problem for squash

April 13, 2015 1 comment

The techniques of fishing and blocking have become so common in professional squash that they now pervade the college and junior levels.

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Firn ’16: (No) ace in the hole: Red Sox without true No. 1 starter

April 13, 2015 1 comment

While 2014 was another trough in Boston’s worst-to-first-to-worst cycle, there’s a lot to like about the 2015 squad.

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Cohan ’17: Revisiting Eastern Conference predictions as season winds down

April 7, 2015 0 comments

The Eastern Conference is separated into tiers. So how did the James of the past, in all his ignorance, do in predicting the Eastern Conference landscape?

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Levinson ’17: Freshmen, Frank, frontcourts: The keys to the final four

April 3, 2015 0 comments

Yet again, the Michigan State Spartans are making a deeper tournament run than you might expect as a seventh seed. But do not jump on the bandwagon yet.

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Diehl ’18: Cinderellas in the Big Dance — this year’s upset predictions

March 20, 2015 0 comments

I will foolishly publish these picks on Friday morning, leaving myself at the mercy of every pick I get wrong. Let the Madness begin!

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Diehl ’18: Quick slants — Your go-to guide for NFL free agency

March 15, 2015 0 comments

NFL free agency is an overrated time period in which experts and fans overreact to teams overpaying players to lure them away from their previous homes.

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Blasberg ’18: Boston claims more top athletes than any other city

March 10, 2015 4 comments

The legends and lore of the Celtics, Red Sox, Bruins and Patriots are among the richest icons.