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Patriots tackle Steelers; NE advances to another Super Bowl

Patriots tackle Steelers; NE advances to another Super Bowl

Hannah Arroyo

January 23, 2017


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column

The New England Patriots battled the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night at their home turf in the American Football Conference (AFC) Championship game. The Patriots were crowned AFC champions with a 36-17 win. The victory sends the Patriots to the Super Bowl for the ninth time in franchise history,...

Bruins blow first period three-goal lead, “collapse” in 6-5 shootout loss to Red Wings

Bruins blow first period three-goal lead, “collapse” in 6-5 shootout loss to Red Wings

Skylar To

January 20, 2017


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

After a 4-0 loss on home ice in a matinee game against the New York Islanders on Monday, the Bruins regrouped and seemed ready to go at the start of an 8p.m. puck drop on a Wednesday Rivalry night game against the Detroit Red Wings at the Joe Louis Arena. Just 44 seconds after the puck dropped, the ...

Patriots hold off Ravens, remain top seed in AFC

Billy Boyce

December 12, 2016


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

With their playoff hopes on the line, the 7-5 Baltimore Ravens flew into Foxborough, Mass for a Monday night matchup at Gillette Stadium with the conference leading New England Patriots. With a 10-2 record the Patriots looked to retain home field advantage throughout the playoffs against their mid Atla...

Brady revisits childhood home team, Patriots defeat San Francisco 49ers 30-17

Brady revisits childhood home team, Patriots defeat San Francisco 49ers 30-17

Hannah Arroyo

November 22, 2016


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

The New England Patriots defeated the San Francisco 49ers 30-17 Sunday afternoon at Levi’s Stadium. Patriots Quarterback, Tom Brady, grew up as a 49ers fan himself and seemed full of nostalgia as he stood on the field in his tan trench coat before the game started Sunday. Brady grew up in San M...

Bruins win 2-1 at Arizona, but continues to struggle late in play

Bruins win 2-1 at Arizona, but continues to struggle late in play

Hannah Arroyo

November 14, 2016


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

The Boston Bruins won their second straight game 2-1 against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on Saturday. The last time that Boston loss to Arizona was back in 2009 with a 4-1 defeat. The Bruins had a good first period of play gaining some good scoring opportunities, but were not able to ...

Bruins lead early, defeats Blue Jackets 5-2

Bruins lead early, defeats Blue Jackets 5-2

Skylar To

November 11, 2016


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

The Boston Bruins played good hockey despite leaving Montreal with a 3-2 loss to the Canadiens on Tuesday night and they carried their good habits in a 5-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night. Bruins left-winger Brad Marchand almost got the Bruins rolling first on the scoreboard, chall...

Celtics deliver with a win in season-opener

Celtics deliver with a win in season-opener

Chris DeGusto

October 26, 2016


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

One hundred and eighty-one days had elapsed since the last time the Boston Celtics took to their home floor at TD Garden. The last time they played was in the first round of the playoffs against the Atlanta Hawks, in which they lost the sixth, and deciding game, 104-92. But now, in the late days o...

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, 2016


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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, 2016


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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, 2016


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, 2016


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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, 2016


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...

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