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Marcus Smart incident raises questions about fan behavior

Marcus Smart incident raises questions about fan behavior

February 26
Filed under Basketball, Sports

By Chris Frangolini In today’s society, we people value athletes as heroes. One thing we often forget is that they are also human beings as well. They feel pain, they cry, they even get mad. There has been a lot of controversy surrounding Oklahoma State Cowboys guard Marcus Smart. Smart was involved...

Women’s Basketball loses in upset against Johnson & Wales

Women’s Basketball loses in upset   against Johnson & Wales

Jeremy Hayes
February 26
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

The most anticipated rematch of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference playoffs did not disappoint. Unfortunately for the Suffolk University Lady Rams, it meant the end of their season with a loss to Johnson &Wales. It has been a rocky season for the Lady Rams up until this point, having trouble...

Disappointing season for men’s basketball comes to an end with close loss to Saint Josephs of Maine

Disappointing season for men’s basketball comes to an end  with close loss to Saint Josephs of Maine

Vassili Stroganov
February 26
Filed under Basketball, Featured Stories, Sports, Suffolk Rams

Having finished the regular season with a loss against Norwich College, the Rams cannot be satisfied with their season. On Tuesday, the team  continued the unfortunate streak and lost 80-72 in the GNAC,  quarter-final to Saint Josephs of Maine. A rough season has come to an end. This year has not...

Snow postpones two games, final week of the season

Snow postpones two games, final week of the season

Jeremy Hayes
February 19
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

Suffolk University’s women’s basketball season has had all kinds of twists and turns, it is only right that they team finish off the season with a surprise three-game week. Due to snow last Thursday, the Lady Rams will have to face MCLA this Thursday, a week after the contest was postponed. Little...

Inconsistent Celtics season – trades need to be made

Inconsistent Celtics season – trades need to be made

CJ Haddad
February 12
Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Boston Celtics are the most decorated team in the history of the National Basketball Association. Seventeen world championships have come through the historic parquet floor weather on the floor of the Boston Garden, or the TD Garden. Legends have come in and out of the Boston dressing room over the...

Men’s basketball looking for a great end to regular season

Men’s basketball looking for a great end to regular season

Vassili Stroganov
February 12
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

“You don’t always get what you wish for. You get what you work for” is the saying that the young Suffolk University Mens Basketball team have learned this year. Heading toward the end of regular season, the team is working harder than ever to finish strong and be fully prepared for the playoffs....

Women’s basketball stumbles into first losing streak in a year

Women’s basketball stumbles into first losing streak in a year

Jeremy Hayes
February 5
Filed under Basketball, Featured Stories, Sports, Suffolk Rams

The month of February is upon the Suffolk University Lady Rams, and basketball season is heading into the final month of regular season games. The Lady Rams have shown some inconsistency throughout the past two weeks, but are fighting to stay on their feet. From team captain Jennifer Ruys getting...

Why the NBA needs “Uniform”-ity

Why the NBA needs “Uniform”-ity

March 28
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Melissa Hanson  Asst. News Editor In the world of sports, what the players are wearing is never the first thing that comes to mind.  Fans would rather worry about the stats, performance, injuries, and trades of the players and their teams.  But, the fashion of national sports is not something th...

Lady Rams Basketball Advance to ECAC Tournament, Will Face Endicott

Lady Rams Basketball Advance to ECAC Tournament, Will Face Endicott

Vassili Stroganov
February 27
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

The Suffolk University women’s basketball team is in the middle of one of their best seasons in a long time, finishing the GNAC Conference with a 10-2 record while posting a 21-7 overall season record. Now the Lady Rams are ready for the ECAC tournament. After a strong regular season the Lady Rams...

The Winners and Losers of the NBA Trade Deadline (spoiler: nothing happened)

The Winners and Losers of the NBA Trade Deadline (spoiler: nothing happened)

February 27
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Chris Frangolini  Journal Staff The NBA trade deadline ended Thursday Feb 21 at 3 p.m. with no significant blockbuster trades. Here are the winners and losers: Winners Golden State Warriors: Golden State traded forward Jeremy Tyler to Atlanta and guard Charles Jenkins to Philadelphia in “sep...

Rams fall to Johnson & Wales in GNAC Quarterfinals, 72-71

Rams fall to Johnson & Wales in GNAC Quarterfinals, 72-71

Vassili Stroganov
February 20
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

After playing a solid regular season the Suffolk University Men’s Basketball team made it to the playoffs of the GNAC championship. Here they faced a tough Johnson & Wales team that recently defeated No.1 seeded Albertus Magnus. The Rams lost to the Wildcats earlier this season, and the same thing...

Rams ready to end regular season in style, prepare for playoffs

Rams ready to end regular season in style, prepare for playoffs

Vassili Stroganov
February 13
Filed under Basketball, Featured Stories, Sports, Suffolk Rams

Having played 22 games in the regular season so far, not counting the preseason exhibition game in New Hampshire, the Rams are currently 8-14. Eight wins are what the Rams achieved last season, and now they have a chance to improve. There are only three games left in the regular season and then it’s...

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