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Commentary: Sox aren’t so cozy with ‘Panda’s’ weight

Trevor Morris
February 24
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval lost roughly twenty pounds since the last game he played for Boston in the 2015 season, according to manager John Farrell. “I just do my work, try to do everything I can out there” said Sandoval to reporters at the Red Sox spring training facility in Fort Meyer...

The Fastlane to WrestleMania

Colin Barry
February 24
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

WWE’s Fastlane set the tone on Sunday night finishing off the final pay-per-view before WrestleMania 32. The self-proclaimed Roman Empire defeated Dean Ambrose and Brock Lesnar in the main event. WWE Superstar Roman Reigns is going to his second consecutive WrestleMania main event after winning the m...

All Betts are on for Red Sox turn around

Trevor Morris
February 10
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

2015 turned into yet another dismal season for the Boston Red Sox after they finished with yet another losing record in what had originally seemed ike a promising season. Former General Manager Ben Cherington took the blame for the team’s back-to-back losing seasons following highlight World Series ...

The Yes movement is over, Daniel Bryan retires

Colin Barry
February 10
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

WWE superstar Daniel Bryan made the shocking announcement on Twitter on Monday that he is ending his nearly two-decade career. Making his way out to deafening cheers in his hometown of Seattle, Bryan emotionally addressed the Monday Night RAW audience. “Within the first five months of my wrestling career, I...

Super Bowl 50: The Sheriff vs. Superman

Super Bowl 50: The Sheriff vs. Superman

Alexa Gagosz and Michael Franco
February 9
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

It’s that time of the year again when millions of Americans will huddle around their flat screens to watch yet another spectacular show of talent and sportsmanship.  For the first time since 1985, the San Francisco Bay Area will play host to the semi-centennial Super Bowl 50. This year’s match-...

Commentary: Regardless of steroid use, let them in the Hall of Fame

Commentary: Regardless of steroid use, let them in the Hall of Fame

Trevor Morris
February 9
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Opinion, Sports

From Mark McGwire to Barry Bonds to Sammy Sosa, Major League Baseball has featured some of the premier home run hitters ever to step up to the plate. The mid 1990s to early 2000s era was filled with some of the finest hitters our generation had ever witnessed. Yet the era will forever be tainted by ...

To the victor goes the spoils

To the victor goes the spoils

Colin Barry
December 9
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

Trash-talking mixed martial arts phenom, Conor McGregor will be facing the dominant UFC Featherweight Champion, Jose Aldo, in the main event of UFC’s final pay-per-view of 2015, UFC 194. The fights will be taking place in the historic MGM Grand Arena in Vegas on Dec. 12. The fight has a personal f...

Back outdoors: the rivalry continues

Andrew Hanides
December 9
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

Home of the New England Patriots and Revolution, Gillette Stadium is no stranger to big-time athletics. On Jan. 1, it will introduce a new sport to the field, as the Boston Bruins take on the Montreal Canadiens in the 2016 Bridgestone Winter Classic. In two weeks, Gillette’s turf will be replaced with a sh...

Red Sox not balking on opportunity to change

Red Sox not balking on opportunity to change

Trevor Morris and Sharyn Gladstone
December 9
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

After last place finishes in three of their last four seasons, the Boston Red Sox ownership group, led by John Henry and Tom Werner, has experimented with bringing aboard older talent to bolster the team’s pitching rotation. Other recent moves have indicated they are also going outside the playbook...

Pedro gives back to youth

Trevor Morris
December 2
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

“This is a part of our future,” said Hall of Fame Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez.  Martinez was back in Roxbury to support the efforts of The BASE foundation. The BASE is home to superior baseball training complexes, which aids in conditioning and competition of young athletes. The mission of The...

Boston set to face-off against Colorado

Boston set to face-off against Colorado

Skylar To
November 11
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

After a tough road trip the Boston Bruins (7-6-1) will face the Colorado Avalanche (4-9-1) at TD Garden on Thursday night. The matchup will be the second and last time the two teams will meet during the 2015-16 regular season. The Bruins were 0-3 prior to their first matchup versus the Avalanche....

Pro Sports Column: The angels among us

Pro Sports Column: The angels among us

Trevor Morris
November 4
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

We have all come to a stopping point in our lives where we have felt lost. Everyone has had a piece of them ripped away and felt like they have nothing left. Now imagine this moment happening right before heading out to the mound to pitch game five of the World Series. A game which would clinch your...

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