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Columns, Sports

Columnist Bailey Knecht suggests teams retire mascots that poorly depict Native Americans, such as the Cleveland Indians' Wahoo. / Photo courtesy Keith Allison, Creative Commons

Column: Retire outdated, racist mascots

Columnist Bailey Knecht suggests teams retire mascots that poorly depict Native Americans, such as the Cleveland Indians’ Wahoo.

by × April 20, 2017 × 2 comments

Columns, Sports

North Carolina has a strong presence in organized sports / Photo courtesy Chris Short, Creative Commons
North Carolina has a strong presence in organized sports / Photo courtesy Chris Short, Creative Commons

Column: Sports organizations should continue North Carolina boycotts

The decision to reward North Carolina sets a precedent for other states hoping to oppress the LGBTQA+ community—lawmakers in those states now know that they can pass discriminatory bills without consequences, as long as those bills aren’t too discriminatory.

by × April 13, 2017 × 2 comments

Columns, Sports

March Madness is in full swing, grabbing the attention of college students and fans everywhere.
March Madness is in full swing, grabbing the attention of college students and fans everywhere. / Photo courtesy Phil Roeder, Creative Commons

Column: Debunking the myth of NCAA basketball superiority

I’d like to explain why I prefer professional hoops by disputing a few common claims used by college fans.

by × March 22, 2017 × 5 comments

Sports

T.J. Williams goes up for a shot in a game against Hofstra this season. / Photo by Lauren Scornavacca
T.J. Williams goes up for a shot in a game against Hofstra this season. / Photo by Lauren Scornavacca

Looking back on the historic season of T.J. Williams

In addition to his strong 2016-17 season, Williams will be etched in the history books for his role on the 2014-15 team that won the CAA championship and made a March Madness appearance.

by × March 22, 2017 × 1 comment

Columns, Sports

Column: The sports media future is female

Column: The sports media future is female

When I watch SportsCenter or read Sports Illustrated, I swell with pride every time a female broadcaster or journalist’s name appears.

by × March 17, 2017 × 0 comments

Columns, Sports

Column: Universities dropping the ball on athletes’ sexual assault cases

Column: Universities dropping the ball on athletes’ sexual assault cases

The casual manner in which teams and universities handle sexual assault cases have done nothing to discourage athletes from committing similar acts in the future.

by × February 22, 2017 × 1 comment

Columns, Sports

New England Patriots at Washington Redskins 08/28/09

Column: Brady’s privilege allows him to dodge tough political questions

As a public figure supporting Trump—a president with such extreme and divisive policies—Brady should be expected to address his stance.

by × February 8, 2017 × 0 comments

Columns, Sports

All-Star Voting System Remains Flawed

All-Star Voting System Remains Flawed

Between my lack of voting and other fans’ foolish voting choices, the public has officially lost its right to vote in the All-Star game.

by × January 25, 2017 × 0 comments

Columns, Sports

Column: Mid-major not a fitting title

Column: Mid-major not a fitting title

Northeastern proved that heart and determination often goes further than extravagant facilities and an impressive history.

by × January 11, 2017 × 0 comments

City, Featured Content

Restaurant owners unveil plans for arcade

Restaurant owners unveil plans for arcade

Two popular Boston eateries, Roxy’s Grilled Cheese and Area Four, have joined forces to open a combined bar and arcade on Massachusetts Avenue in the upcoming year. The restaurant will likely be called Roxy’s A4Cade and will serve grilled cheese, burgers and other pub food with a separate area for the bar and arcade, according to plans laid out at a recent City of Cambridge licensing board meeting.

by × December 3, 2015 × 1 comment