Sports

All things sports with editor Micah Warren and our three blogs, PSA, Off the Record and This is God Given.

More Bad News for Aaron Hernandez in Gun Trafficking Investigation

More Bad News for Aaron Hernandez in Gun Trafficking Investigation 0

Oscar Hernandez Jr. was arrested last night in Florida in relation to a gun trafficking case that spans from Florida to Massachusetts. He is being charged with false declaration before a grand jury, obstruction of justice, and witness tampering. The gun trafficking case began in July 2013 when the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and(…)

Derek Jeter to retire

Derek Jeter to retire 0

Bostonians everywhere were devastated to hear New York Yankee Derek Jeter announced via Facebook on Tuesday that the 2014 season will be his final season before retirement. “Last year was a tough one for me. As I suffered through a bunch of injuries, I realized that some of the things that always came easily to(…)

Graphic: The top Super Bowl commercials of all time

Graphic: The top Super Bowl commercials of all time 0

Another Super Bowl is in the books. With the commercials, the foot, and the halftime show and a few people watching football, it always makes for a memorable day. This year, about half of the always-expensive commercials were memorable, and Radio Shack and Budweiser appeared to take the cake. What do you think? It’s time(…)

5 takeaways from the 2013 ALCS so far

5 takeaways from the 2013 ALCS so far 0

I know we’re only potentially halfway through the 2013 ALCS so far, but seriously, how amazing has it been so far? You don’t need to hear it again, but I have to fill 300 words to appease Google, so: One year after the worst season in recent memory and two years removed from one of(…)

Throwing Stones into Houses

Throwing Stones into Houses 0

By Alex Lucier at Emmanuel College The strange sport of curling first captured my interest during the last Winter Olympics in Vancouver. While not being recognized as an official Olympic event until the 1998 Nagano Games, curling’s roots actually go back as far as 1540’s Scotland. I watched with fascination during the past two Winter(…)

It’s Official: Theo Epstein has resigned as Red Sox GM, named president of the Cubs 0

Theo Epstein, the general manager who assembled two World Series championship Boston Red Sox teams, has officially resigned and will depart for the Chicago Cubs, where he has been named president of baseball operations. The move comes after an epic September collapse and one of the most disastrous endings to a season in Boston sports(…)

IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon dies in horrific crash during Las Vegas race 0

IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon had died after a horrific and fiery 15-car crash during Sunday’s Las Vegas Indy 300. Wheldon, 33, was fatally injured when his car went airborne after hitting another car during Lap 12. He caught a part of a fence just outside the turn. He was taken by helicopter to University Medical(…)

Emmanuel College gets its Quidditch team

Emmanuel College gets its Quidditch team 0

by Elizabeth Gruchy Every Saturday afternoon on the Emmanuel College campus, you can see Kaitlyn Hajjar and her group of Quidditch-loving athletes running back and forth between hoops on their Scarlet Falcon brooms. What looks like a fantasy game for lovers of all things Harry Potter is actually becoming a somewhat respected and challenging physical(…)

Yes, this Dan Gilbert letter is real 0

This isn’t even a hoax. Here’s what Cleveland Cavaliers majority owner Dan Gilbert sent fans when LeBron James announced his decision to sign with the Miami Heat: Dear Cleveland, All Of Northeast Ohio and Cleveland Cavaliers Supporters Wherever You May Be Tonight. As you now know, our former hero, who grew up in the very(…)

Thinking about Lebron 1

MIAMI — Fifteen months ago, I was perched in the tuna tower of a docked sport-fisher, relishing spiced rum and a dripping rack of ribs, when my phone buzzed against my leg. It indicated the arrival of a friends’ premature, absurd text message. It read: "Lebron is coming to Miami, so says (X)." The unexpected(…)

Upper Deck also loses NFL license 0

Months after losing its Major League Baseball, and only weeks after settling a lawsuit by MLB for allegedly illegally using its trademarks anyway, news has broken that the National Football League will not renew Upper Deck’s licensing agreement. This means no more (official) baseball or football cards from UD. Upper Deck released the following statement:(…)