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The five best Super Bowls ever

The five best Super Bowls ever

By Andrew Fehribach, Opinion editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

After 51 Super Bowls, there are, of course, certainly at least a few that stand out as great games, worthy of being remembered for a long time. Not every championship game, in any sport, will live up to expectations and be worth watching. The Super Bowl, for the first 30 or so years of its existenc...

Patriots hope to get by without big No. 87

Patriots hope to get by without big No. 87

By Marianne Mouawad, Sports editor

January 13, 2017


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The third time’s a charm, right? Not for New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski on having the third back surgery of his career. In 2009 and 2013 Gronkowski had surgeries to repair herniated disks in his back and he had another procedure on Dec. 2. This surgery leaves Gronkowski out for the remainder of the Patriots’ season—a huge setback as the team, the top seed in the AFC, he...

UConn women: Too good for their own good?

UConn women: Too good for their own good?

By Nick Sousa, Staff writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under Sports

There is no doubting the talent of the University of Connecticut’s women’s basketball program. The Huskies won their fourth straight NCAA championship three weeks ago, crushing Syracuse by 31 points in the title game. Surprising? Hardly. UConn has won 75 consecutive games and no opponent through a 38-...

Critics of UConn’s success are missing the point

Critics of UConn’s success are missing the point

By Alyana Vera, Co-opinion editor

April 28, 2016


Filed under Sports

Honestly, female athletes can’t seem to get a break. It seems like our continued presence and dominance in sports warrants negative treatment. Even when women are playing the game right, and arguably better than their male counterparts, people like Dan Shaughnessy still criticize. Mr. Shaughnessy, a co...

For Patriots, it’s wait ’til next year

For Patriots, it’s wait ’til next year

By Sriharish Pingali, Sports editor

February 23, 2016


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Now what? Another NFL season is gone and every team, save for the Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos, will spend the next six months assessing what prevented them from lifting the Lombardi Trophy, in the hope of fixing it. September at once seems a long time away and too close to fix all that ails...

Brady and Manning, one more time

Brady and Manning, one more time

By Sriharish Pingali, Sports editor

January 22, 2016


Filed under Sports

The greatest rivalry in the NFL will likely see its final matchup Sunday. It’s not, of course, New England vs. Denver, but Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning. Manning and Brady are arguably the greatest players of the 21st century, so naturally, the last 16 times they’ve met, the spotlight has been...

Griffey and Piazza gain baseball immortality

Griffey and Piazza gain baseball immortality

By Billy Helenius, Correspondent

January 16, 2016


Filed under Sports

The National Baseball Hall of Fame. It’s hard to think of anything more American. Every kid who has ever picked up a baseball glove dreams of one day becoming a professional baseball player and subsequently being inducted into the Hall, to be honored with the legends of the game. A fraction of those...

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