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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 17, 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


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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 6, 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


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   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...

Patriots gain 8th straight win beating the Bills 23-3

Patriots gain 8th straight win beating the Bills 23-3

James Furlong

December 3, 2017


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The New England Patriots met the Buffalo Bills in a week 13 AFC East division showdown Sunday afternoon at New Era Field in Buffalo, New York. The Patriots beat the Bills 23-3 behind running back Rex Burkhead’s two-touchdown performance. New England’s quarterback Tom Brady came into Sunday’s...

Garoppolo to the 49ers

Garoppolo to the 49ers

Joe Rice

October 31, 2017


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Just about 24 hours before the trade deadline, the New England Patriots shocked the football world by trading well-known backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to the San Francisco 49ers. The 25-year-old was revered by many teams seeking a quarterback, including the Cleveland Browns and San Francisco, due t...

Patriots top Chargers 21-13, extend win streak to 4

Patriots top Chargers 21-13, extend win streak to 4

James Furlong

October 30, 2017


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Uncategorized

The New England Patriots hosted the Los Angeles Chargers in a week eight matchup at 1 p.m. Sunday at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough Massachusetts. The Patriots came out on top with a final score of 21-13 over the Chargers. Sunday’s game was the fourth game this season for New England that came down to...

Patriots lose 33-30 to Panthers, fall to 2-2

Patriots lose 33-30 to Panthers, fall to 2-2

James Furlong

October 1, 2017


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

The New England Patriots battled it out on Sunday afternoon with the Carolina Panthers at home at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots fell 33-30 to the Panthers on a 48-yard field goal by kicker Graham Gano as time expired. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has historically struggled against the Carolina ...

Bruins lose second straight in heartbreaking fashion, trail Ottawa 2-1 in the series

Bruins lose second straight in heartbreaking fashion, trail Ottawa 2-1 in the series

Joe Rice

April 21, 2017


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The Bruins, fresh off a 4-3 overtime loss in Ottawa in game two, repeat their performance in game three, losing 4-3 in overtime yet again. With the TD Garden crowd in full roar as it has not seen a home playoff game in nearly three full years, the Bruins came out jumping to begin the game. It seem...

Celtics close out season on top, shoots for post-season run

Celtics close out season on top, shoots for post-season run

Joe Rice

April 12, 2017


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

As of April 11, the Boston Celtics own  the best record in the Eastern Conference of the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of Tuesday night, the Celtics have a game in lead for the East, however they are only barely in front of the recent NBA Champions, the Cleveland Cavaliers. To take the East...

Boston ready for playoffs

Boston ready for playoffs

Skylar To

April 12, 2017


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

After a two-year postseason absence, the Boston Bruins are officially back in the Stanley Cup Playoffs this year. The Bruins will open the postseason with the first two of a potential seven-game series on the road to face the Ottawa Senators at the Canadian Tire Centre on Wednesday with the puck set ...

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