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Bruins beat Toronto, move closer to Stanley Cup Final showing

Bruins beat Toronto, move closer to Stanley Cup Final showing

Hannah Arroyo

April 24, 2019


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

History always finds a way to repeat itself, and this has been the case for the Boston Bruins in the first round of their playoff stretch. With their 5-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in game seven, the Bruins will take the ice with the Columbus Blue Jackets in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. ...

Marathon Monday brings out the best in Boston

Marathon Monday brings out the best in Boston

Hannah Arroyo and Sean Cushing

April 17, 2019


Filed under Boston, Journal Pro Sports Column, News, Sports

The 123rd Boston Marathon was about more than just a race. Runners from all over the world cast light on different stories of how they had stepped foot onto the blue and gold starting line, but all had one ultimate goal: to finish the 26.2 miles. With a rainy and cold marathon in 2018 many runners f...

Switzer continues to pave path for female runners

Switzer continues to pave path for female runners

Morgan Hume

April 17, 2019


Filed under Boston, Journal Pro Sports Column, News, Sports

Thousands of women ran in the Boston Marathon this year, but back in 1967, 20-year-old Kathrine Switzer was the only woman on the course. Her decision to participate in the marathon that morning sparked a social revolution that has given women across the world the motivation to run for over 50 years...

Suffolk students hopeful for Bruins as team looks to battle in playoffs

Suffolk students hopeful for Bruins as team looks to battle in playoffs

Joe Rice

April 3, 2019


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

For the third consecutive year, the Boston Bruins will be competing to take home the National Hockey League’s most prestigious award: the Stanley Cup. The Bruins are looking to improve on two consecutive unsuccessful runs, losing in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs back in 2017 to the Ot...

Suffolk alumna lands dream job with Patriots

Suffolk alumna lands dream job with Patriots

Hannah Arroyo

February 20, 2019


Filed under Boston, Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

As a Suffolk University women’s soccer player, alumna Lauren Spencer went to the playoffs with her team for four consecutive years. Today, as the Social Media Coordinator for the New England Patriots, Spencer has experienced a whole new postseason. Now in her second full year with the Patriots, Sp...

Patriots dynasty lives on

Patriots dynasty lives on

Hannah Arroyo and Sean Cushing

February 6, 2019


Filed under Boston, Featured Stories, Journal Pro Sports Column, News, Sports, Suffolk News

“Dynasty” is the only fitting word to describe the New England Patriots in the recent years. With a 13-3 victory over the Los Angeles Rams, the Patriots have now won the Super Bowl in three of the last five NFL seasons. For Boston sports fans and Suffolk University students alike, the feeling never...

Suffolk student tends field for historic Red Sox season

Suffolk student tends field for historic Red Sox season

Hannah Arroyo

November 14, 2018


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

As the Red Sox won the World Series at the end of October, college students were excited to be a part of the celebrations and excitement that filled Boston’s streets. Brendan Gallagher, a Suffolk University junior, found himself closer to the action than most. Gallagher, a marketing major who works for...

Run Boston Strong

Run Boston Strong

Ryan Arel

April 18, 2018


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Showcase, Sports

Frigid temperatures, strong winds and pouring rain did not stop Boston pride spreading from Hopkinton to Boylston Street Monday at the 122nd Boston Marathon. Due to the abrasive weather conditions, many runners debated on backing out of the race, including American winner Desiree Linden,  as she told r...

More than just a game

More than just a game

Don Porcaro

April 18, 2018


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

In the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, where the Boston Bruins faced off against the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Boston Bruins Foundation held the usual 50/50 raffle, but this time, the proceeds reached far beyond the charity. The foundation, which was established in 2003, is a non-profit organi...

Sox season preview: Changes in the clubhouse look to core young talent

Sox season preview: Changes in the clubhouse look to core young talent

Johnny Maffei

March 28, 2018


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column

Forget about all of the snow falling on Boston this month, the forecast for the Red Sox calls for strikeouts and home runs, and on paper they just may have solved their biggest problem since October 2016: replacing David Ortiz. In Feb. 2018, Red Sox Nation found out the club signed slugger J.D. Marti...

Super Bowl LII: Eagles soar past Patriots

Super Bowl LII: Eagles soar past Patriots

Joe Rice

February 7, 2018


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

The New England Patriots burst into U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Sunday with one goal in mind: capturing the team’s sixth Super Bowl title during the Brady-Belichick era and third in the past four seasons. The only barrier that stood between the Patriots and their goal was the underdog Phil...

Rushing to the title

Rushing to the title

Joe Rice

January 31, 2018


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

   The New England Patriots will be competing in their tenth Super Bowl during a remarkable stretch primarily centered around quarterback Tom Brady and head coach Bill Belichick this Sunday. Going face-to-face against the Philadelphia Eagles at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minnesota, the Patriots will lo...

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