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Matthew Brownsword

Former Vice President and Managing Editor of Media

Matt is a senior from Walpole, Massachusetts studying political science. Matt is the former Vice President and Managing Editor of Media after starting his Herald career as a sports writer and editor. Though his focus lies with his more successful sports teams like the Patriots, Red Sox, Celtics, Manchester City and North Carolina basketball, Brown athletics will always be on Matt's twitter timeline through tick and thin. And he'll wear a Patriots James Develin jersey on Saturday and Sunday to prove it.

Articles by Matthew Brownsword (108)

Brownsword ’18: New ‘Excellence’ Initiative Product of Decade-Long Athletic Program Mismanagement

Op-eds, Opinions

Brownsword ’18: New ‘Excellence’ Initiative Product of Decade-Long Athletic Program Mismanagement

July 1, 2020 1 comment

On May 28, President Christina Paxson P’19 announced the University’s athletic program would take on a new direction:

Brownsword ’18: University community must not take Kia McNeill for granted

Op-eds, Opinions

Brownsword ’18: University community must not take Kia McNeill for granted

November 5, 2019 0 comments

For those remaining Brown University sports fans — and I know how few of us there have been over the years — please don’t take women’s head soccer coach Kia McNeil for granted.

Sports

Brownsword ’18: On and off the court, NCAA plagued by scandals and mediocre performances

March 2, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The 2017-18 college basketball season has been really, really bad.

Sports

Brownsword ’18: Bears poised for Ivy postseason tournament

February 9, 2018 1 comment

The Ivy League had long been resistant to change in the sport of men’s basketball: While nearly every other conference adopted the exhilarating postseason tournament, the Ancient Eight sent the team with the best league record to the NCAA tournament — until 2017.

Brownsword ’18: Simplicity and smart spending keys to Patriots success

Sports

Brownsword ’18: Simplicity and smart spending keys to Patriots success

February 2, 2018 Comments are Disabled

A column written by a Patriots fan before the weekend of the team’s eighth Super Bowl appearance in the past two decades will seem quite unnecessary.

Brownsword ’18: Sorry Cleveland (Again)

Sports

Brownsword ’18: Sorry Cleveland (Again)

January 28, 2018 Comments are Disabled

For LeBron James, the self-proclaimed King, success on the basketball court has become the expectation.

Sports

Brownsword ’18: Pay for play

December 2, 2016 Comments are Disabled

While football takes Thanksgiving Day, college basketball predominates my television screen during the rest of week.

Women’s ice hockey fails to recover from early deficit

Sports

Women’s ice hockey fails to recover from early deficit

November 28, 2016 Comments are Disabled

It was a tale of two 10-minute stretches for the women’s hockey team (3-9, 1-7 ECAC) Saturday

Seniors lead field hockey to thrilling 4-3 win

Sports

Seniors lead field hockey to thrilling 4-3 win

November 7, 2016 Comments are Disabled

For the seniors of the field hockey team, this was a finale four years in the making.

Sports

Sports Roundup: November 4, 2016

November 4, 2016 Comments are Disabled

The men’s golf team finished its fall 2016 season with a 14th place finish at the Homewood Hilton Airport Invitational

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