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Two AMSA wrestlers defy gender stereotypes

Two AMSA wrestlers defy gender stereotypes

By Alli Caulfield, Co-Editor

February 28, 2015


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A spandex singlet clings to her body in a not-so-flattering way as she shakes hands with her opponent and tries to remain confident. She’s a high school girl and a boy is about to grab her all over. She feels the blood rush to her cheeks and weeks of preparation start to seem useless as this mus...

It’s time to say it: Brady is the best QB in NFL history

It’s time to say it: Brady is the best QB in NFL history

By Nilay Barde, Staff Writer

February 26, 2015


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Tom Brady led the New England Patriots to a thrilling 28-24 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX, tying him with Terry Bradshaw and his boyhood idol Joe Montana for most Super Bowl wins by a quarterback with four. For almost two decades now, “Joe Cool” has largely been considered...

‘White Mamba’ not enough to keep AMSA’s season alive

‘White Mamba’ not enough to keep AMSA’s season alive

By Nick LaPan, Sports Editor

February 24, 2015


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Just because it wasn’t basketball season didn’t mean that Zach Meyer wasn’t working on his game. Far from it. Between the end of last season and the start of this one, Zach spent three to four days a week in the gym working on his shot. Hour after hour, it was stop, spin, fade, drive and, of...

In the end, Patriots win ‘chess match’

In the end, Patriots win ‘chess match’

By Nick LaPan, Sports Editor

February 7, 2015


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The final minute of Super Bowl XLIX brought out every emotion in fans: confusion, anger, elation, shock … the list goes on. While the fans were in awe and riding that wave of emotion—even as many Patriots players looked on and wondered how yet another miracle catch could spoil a third straight...

Winning Olympic bid — a white elephant for Boston

Winning Olympic bid — a white elephant for Boston

By Nilay Barde, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015


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Congratulations, Boston. The United States Olympic Committee has chosen you to represent the country in the world competition to host the 2024 Olympic Games. But is this really something you want to be congratulated about? According to The Daily Beast, in 2012 London had an original bid budget of abo...

Biggio’s HOF credentials are subject to debate

Biggio’s HOF credentials are subject to debate

By Nick LaPan and Daniel Voronin

January 13, 2015


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Four players were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Jan. 6, including Craig Biggio, the lone “controversial” choice among inductees. Pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, and John Smoltz were expected to make the cut and they did, all in their first year of eligibility. Biggio made it ...

Lester is gone and, for Red Sox fans, it’s probably a good thing

Lester is gone and, for Red Sox fans, it’s probably a good thing

By Nick LaPan, Sports Editor

December 15, 2014


Filed under Sports

Six years and $155 million, including a record signing bonus reported to be $30 million. That is how much the Chicago Cubs gave Jon Lester last week to be their ace pitcher. It was pretty obvious that the Red Sox—despite their entrance into the Lester free agent sweepstakes—were not going to si...

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