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Ethan McCoy

Sports Columnist

Articles by Ethan McCoy (79)

Columns, Sports

McCoy ’14: Spoiled by Duck Boat celebrations

November 8, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The tattooed, scrappy and enigmatic beardsmen of the Boston Red Sox glided through the streets of Boston aboard the city’s unique amphibious vehicles known as duck boats last Saturday, leaving in their wake a trail of confetti, popped corks and delirious fans. It’s a scene and feeling that Boston has […]


McCoy ’14: You’ll never walk alone

October 11, 2013 1 comment

In my obsession with Liverpool as an American, I find isolation.

Columns, Sports

McCoy ’14: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

September 27, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Fantasy football has a stranglehold on football culture in America and has grown into a monstrous beast both engrossing and lucrative. But is it good for football and those who love it?


McCoy ’14: Sports — did you know we have them? A lot of ’em

September 3, 2013 Comments are Disabled

“If you’re a sports fan, you may find more for your fanhood in Providence than you might have first thought.”

Columns, Sports

McCoy ’14: A brave new world — Sports in the Twitterverse

April 12, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Twitter has unquestionably altered the experience of the sports fan in a number of ways.

Columns, Sports

McCoy ’14: The multiple faces of the bracketologist

March 22, 2013 1 comment

In your pool, you’ll likely see competitors fulfilling several archetypes of the bracketologist — you yourself are probably one, as well.

Columns, Sports

McCoy ’14: Red Sox can pick the right way to be awful

March 8, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The 2013 Red Sox are going to be bad — but they can do it the fun way.

Columns, Sports

McCoy ’14: No Longer For British Eyes Only

February 8, 2013 Comments are Disabled

There was one thing in the U.K. I am not afraid to say changed my life — professional darts.

Columns, Sports

McCoy ’14: Confronting gun culture in the NFL and NBA

January 25, 2013 4 comments

Now is the time for players to speak out about the dangers of guns and lend their influential profiles to gun control campaigns like Demand a Plan.

On campus, University pride rarely translates into athletic event attendance.

Features, Sports

Sports fans on campus, but not in the stands

April 24, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Across the country, the phrase “college sports” conjures images of parking lots full of tailgaters as far as the eye can see and waves of students dressed in the same color screaming as a member of the opposing team lines up for a foul shot.