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Commentary: Marchand-Backes-Pastrnak line leads the Bruins to season opener win

Commentary: Marchand-Backes-Pastrnak line leads the Bruins to season opener win

Skylar To
October 14
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column

The Boston Bruins dug themselves into a hole when Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson scored and gave the Jackets a two-goal lead heading into the second period of the season opener. However, the Bruins bounced back into the game, and the first line with center forward David Backes and his ...

Red Sox fall 5-4 in game 1

Red Sox fall 5-4 in game 1

Chris DeGusto
October 7
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column

October, playoff baseball has arrived, and after a strong stretch to conclude the regular season, the Boston Red Sox began the American League (AL) Division Series Thursday with a 5-4 loss to the Cleveland Indians Thursday night. Boston, playing in its first postseason since 2013 when they won the Wo...

Final farewell to the irreplaceable

Final farewell to the irreplaceable

Hannah Arroyo
October 5
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column

At the beginning of the Boston Red Sox’s 2016 season and on his 40th birthday last year on Nov. 19, David Ortiz broke the city of Boston’s hearts and announced that he would be officially retiring from Major League Baseball (MLB). Ortiz’s team and other MLB teams have shown respect for the slug...

Red Sox on the right track to postseason

Red Sox on the right track to postseason

Sophie Bortone
October 1
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column

The bleachers at Fenway Park came to life on Sept. 15 as first baseman Hanley Ramirez sent the ball soaring into center field, where a lucky fan would go home with a treasured memory from one of the best comebacks of the season. It seems that the mood in the Boston Red Sox clubhouse couldn’t get an...

Baseball loses a beloved player

Baseball loses a beloved player

Trevor Morris
September 29
Filed under Baseball, Journal Pro Sports Column

We oftentimes forget that baseball is a game. For fans, baseball can be a passion and for me, it has often been an escape. When an icon in the game of baseball passes away, especially at a young age, we come to find baseball is more than just a game. For a lot of the players it is more than just a paycheck, it...

Brissett breaks in; Titans trail behind

Brissett breaks in; Titans trail behind

Trevor Morris
September 25
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column

Tom Brady? Suspended. Jimmy Garoppolo? Injured. Third string quarterback Jacoby Brissett? Leading the New England Patriots to victory. What was so astonishing about this victory was the odds in which the Patriots were facing. Top receiving target Rob Gronkowski was still hampered by his hamstrin...

Boston blasts Yankees for series sweep

Boston blasts Yankees for series sweep

Brooke Patterson
September 24
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column

The Yankees had no idea what to expect from the Red Sox this series as they entered Fenway Park last Thursday night. David Ortiz hit a solo home run in the eighth inning, adding to his 538 career home runs. The Sox were trailing behind in the ninth inning when, with two outs, Hanley Ramirez steps up to the p...

Maria Sharapova receives two-year suspension for using banned substance

Maria Sharapova receives two-year suspension for using banned substance

Skylar To
June 21
Filed under Golf, Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

Maria Sharapova received a two year suspension for using a banned substance. See what one Suffolk professor and Rams tennis head coach have to say about it.

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Commentary: One Boston

Commentary: One Boston

Trevor Morris
April 20
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

  “You will run again. Because that is what the people of Boston are made of,” said Barack Obama after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. “That’s why a bomb can’t beat us. That’s why we don’t hunker down. That’s why we don’t cower in fear,” he said at the peak of his speech, during an...

Commentary: Thank you Papi

Trevor Morris
April 13
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

To the city of Boston, David Ortiz has become an icon. Ortiz has been a part of Red Sox baseball for the past 14 years and on his journey brought home three World Series championships, ended an 86-year championship drought, and broke the curse of the Bambino. From day one, Ortiz knew he wanted to be...

Mediocrity headlines WrestleMania 32

Colin Barry
April 6
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

The AT&T Stadium was packed with more than 100,000 wrestling fans in attendance for the show in Arlington, TX. They were anticipating an engaging show, which is intended to the WWE’s version of the Super Bowl, where athletic competition and pop culture collide. But it was the ending to the matche...

Commentary: Red Sox seek redemption

Trevor Morris
April 6
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

With the MLB season officially underway on Sunday, the Red Sox hope to bounce back from yet another failed season last year. But, the new season comes with multiple controversies. When a team signs a star player to a maximum-level contract, it would seem that  player would be the team’s starting third baseman for years to co...

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