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Here come the Patriots, the most hated team in sports

Here come the Patriots, the most hated team in sports

By Arthur Pimentel, Staff writer

January 18, 2018


Filed under Sports

The New England Patriots are, arguably, the most hated franchise in the history of the NFL and -- with the possible exception of the New York Yankees -- the most despised in sports history. In the region of New England, the Patriots are seen as a group of superheroes, but are seen as evil villains anyw...

U.S. men’s soccer now in complete rebuilding mode

U.S. men’s soccer now in complete rebuilding mode

By Broderick Sartor, Staff writer

January 16, 2018


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Where do we go from here? For the first time since 1986, the United States will not participate in FIFA’s World Cup, to be held this summer in Russia. That alone is surprising and disappointing to fans, but how the team fell short was shocking and, to some, embarrassing. It has prompted a ho...

Prediction goes from pure fantasy to startling reality

Prediction goes from pure fantasy to startling reality

By Connor Woodsmall, Staff writer

January 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

Who says there are such things as bad omens. For years, the Sports Illustrated cover has been regarded by some as one of the biggest “curses” in sports. Multiple teams and players have seemingly been jinxed after being featured on the magazine’s cover. The Houston Astros turned the idea com...

Ending with a different kind of win

Ending with a different kind of win

By Jyotika Vallurupalli, Co-editor

April 11, 2017


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The realm of sports is flooded with a competitive spirit, as in the end only one team can truly call itself victorious. For the AMSA varsity basketball teams, the title of Division IV champions was just out of reach when they made it to their respective playoffs and lost. While they may have...

Arena leads U.S. men’s soccer resurgence

Arena leads U.S. men’s soccer resurgence

By Joe Hall, Staff writer

April 11, 2017


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Two competitive games into his second tenure as coach of the U.S. national men’s soccer team, Bruce Arena has officially hit the ground running. After a rocky start in its World Cup qualifying campaign, the squad is back on track, winning 6-0 at home against Honduras on March 24 and drawing 1-1 awa...

It’s now or never for U.S. men’s soccer

It’s now or never for U.S. men’s soccer

By Joe Hall, Staff writer

March 24, 2017


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With the FIFA World Cup less than two years away, this is when national teams really dig deep and focus on qualifying. The United States had hoped its final qualifying games would be a mere formality at this point, but the team--after 20 years of international success--is in real danger of missing the p...

Brady has cemented his status as the ‘G.O.A.T.’

Brady has cemented his status as the ‘G.O.A.T.’

By Marianne Mouawad, Sports editor

February 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

Seventeen years ago, he was such an unknown that it would have been unthinkable to refer to him as “QB2” for the University of Michigan. Three weeks ago, the man now known far and wide as QB12 led the Patriots to a fifth Super Bowl championship, earning his fourth game MVP award in the process. ...

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