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Lightning strikes twice as Tampa Bay repeat as Stanley Cup Champions

Lightning strikes twice as Tampa Bay repeat as Stanley Cup Champions

Ricardo Orphanos , Journal Contributor July 9, 2021

Winning back-to-back championships isn’t an easy achievement in the NHL. Only two teams have accomplished that feat in the past, the Red Wings of the 90’s and the Pittsburgh Penguins of 2016 and 2017....

Danny Ainge steps down as General Manager, Brad Stevens to take over as Celtics President of Basketball Operations

Danny Ainge steps down as General Manager, Brad Stevens to take over as Celtics President of Basketball Operations

Nick Frieburger, Staff Writer June 3, 2021

The Boston Celtics announced Wednesday that the team's general manager and president of Basketball Operations, Danny Ainge, would be stepping down from his position with the team and would be replaced...

Devin McCourty at a Ford Hall Forum event in October 2019

Devin McCourty speaks at Suffolk about career, giving back to the community

Nick Frieburger, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

Devin McCourty is not only one of the best players to put on a jersey for the New England Patriots since he was drafted in 2010, but also has been an amazing role model, leader and icon in the New England...

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Suffolk community reacts to the rise and fall of the ‘Super League’

Alex Svenson, Journal Contributor April 27, 2021

The European Super League, a proposed annual club football competition featuring Europe’s top 20 professional clubs, fell apart last week after nine of the 12 founding clubs withdrew their support for...

Julian Edelman celebrates the Patriots Super Bowl 53 victory in front of Sargent Hall in 2019

Three-time Super Bowl champion Julian Edelman retires after 12 seasons with the Patriots

Nick Frieburger, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman, a three time Super Bowl champion and Super Bowl MVP, announced via social media on Monday that he would be retiring from the NFL. Edelman, who spent the...

Baylor spoils Gonzaga’s undefeated bid to win first title

Baylor spoils Gonzaga’s undefeated bid to win first title

Jamie Taris, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

The Baylor Bears did their best New York Giants impression Monday night by knocking off undefeated Gonzaga 86-70 to earn their first men’s basketball national title in school history.  Gonzaga entered...

Meet the Patriots free agent signings

Meet the Patriots free agent signings

Nick Frieburger, Staff Writer March 23, 2021

The New England Patriots did something that they haven’t normally done in years past: they spent money in free agency. After last year’s team fell short of expectations, going 7-9 and missing the playoffs,...

Opinion: What's wrong with the Boston Celtics?

Opinion: What’s wrong with the Boston Celtics?

Nick Frieburger, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

Coming off of a third eastern conference finals appearance in the last four years, the Celtics had high hopes entering the 2021 season. So far, they have not looked like that team on the cusp of going...

The Patriots’ season was a failure, so what now?

The Patriots’ season was a failure, so what now?

Jamie Taris, Staff Writer February 16, 2021

Tom Brady won his unprecedented seventh Lombardi Trophy last week. Although many Patriots fans were excited to see him win, it was undoubtedly a bit of a twist of the knife, considering that there’s...

Buccaneers manhandle Chiefs, Brady gets his 7th ring

Buccaneers manhandle Chiefs, Brady gets his 7th ring

JD Conte, Sports Editor February 9, 2021

Tom Brady led the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to the franchise's second Super Bowl victory Sunday night in dominating fashion, beating the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs 31-9. Brady now has seven titles,...

Dustin Pedroia announces retirement

Dustin Pedroia announces retirement

Jamie Taris, Staff Writer February 9, 2021

After 14 seasons in the Major Leagues, Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia announced his retirement on Feb. 1. The announcement came following a season where Pedroia didn’t play a single game, as...

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