Boston Celtics: A Tale of Two Teams

By Kurtis Kendall The Boston Celtics have experienced an up and down 2018-19 season. After coming within one game of the NBA Finals last year, expectations were high for the young roster. While a disappointing 10-10 start shocked many fans and even some players, the team has straightened the ship for a 25-9 record since. “Kyrie’s been fun to watch […]

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Marijuana and the NHL: Its Possible Benefits for Professional Hockey Players

By Jack Gallant In 1998, former Boston Bruins coach, turned television broadcaster, Don Cherry, was quoted as saying “You start with marijuana, then you go to cocaine, then you go to heroin,” on a live broadcast of Hockey Night in Canada. This stigma has been upheld for a long time. However, in recent years marijuana has been viewed in a […]

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Mookie Betts Becomes First Red Sox Player to Win MVP and World Series in the Same Year

By Kurtis Kendall In all of the Red Sox storied history, no player has ever won the Most Valuable Player award and the World Series championship in the same season, until now. Red Sox Right Fielder Mookie Betts captured the American League MVP this season, capping off a phenomenal year for both Betts and the team. Mookie Betts is arguably […]

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Spotlight! Athlete of the Week: Brittny Peralta

  By Jack Gallant Women’s Soccer has gone through tough losses and close wins over the past year and with new coaching, captain Brittny Peralta knows that the future is bright. Peralta is a junior this year, and it’s her second year as team captain. She is studying Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and is on track to […]

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Fitchburg State University Welcomes New Athletic Director

By Emma Thomson and Jack Gallant Last year, Fitchburg State University’s former Athletic Director, Sue Lauder, announced her retirement after 22 years with the University. Taking her place as the third athletic director in FSU athletics history is Matthew Burke. For Burke, a model athlete is a team player both on the field and off. Burke believes that student-athletes learn […]

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