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Celtics Fight For Win to Extend Their Season

Celtics player Jayson Tatum.

Nick Frieburger, Journal Contributor

September 27, 2020

The Boston Celtics grinded their way to a 121-108 win over the Miami Heat in Game 5  of the Eastern Conference Finals to keep their season alive, thanks to the magnificent play of Jayson Tatum, with his 31 points and 10 rebounds in the game. Boston found themselves in an early hole after a slow start in t...

Herro’s 37 points leads Miami to dominating series lead, Celtics look to stay alive friday night

Herro’s 37 points leads Miami to dominating series lead, Celtics look to stay alive friday night

Ryan Inchaustegui, Journal Contributor

September 25, 2020

The Boston Celtics could not recreate their Game 3 performance of the Eastern Conference Finals in Game 4. Boston dominated the box Saturday night, scoring 60 points in the paint while controlling the glass by out rebounding the Miami Heat by 12.    The Shamrocks were ready to bring that momen...

Patriots fall to Seahawks for first loss of season, look to bounce back versus Vegas

Patriots fall to Seahawks for first loss of season, look to bounce back versus Vegas

Nick Milano, Asst. Opinion Editor

September 23, 2020

The New England Patriots were fresh off a week one victory versus the Miami Dolphins when they made their first road trip of the season to Seattle to square off against the 1-0 Seahawks this Sunday.    The game went back and forth for four quarters until the Seahawks eventually got the uppe...

Suffolk Athletics debuts new podcast

The logo of the new Suffolk Athletics podcast, titled

JD Conte, Sports Editor

September 22, 2020

In the absence of athletic competition, the Suffolk Athletic department has undertaken a new project. The department recently announced its brand new podcast titled “Suffolk Sounds.” Sports Information Graduate Assistant Cam Brennan will be hosting the weekly podcast. Brennan graduated from Las...

Analyzing Brady’s Buccaneer debut

Brady made his Buccaneers debut on September 13th, his first ever game in which he was not wearing a Patriots uniform (Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

Jamie Taris, Journal Contributor

September 22, 2020

At the spry age of 43 years old, Tom Brady made his highly anticipated debut with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sept. 13, only to be embarrassed by the reigning NFC South champion, the New Orleans Saints.  Brady came into the game with a lot of promise, as he capped off his opening drive as a Buccaneer by sn...

The 2020 Boston Red Sox: disappointment beyond measure

An empty Fenway Park, as no fans were allowed at Major League Baseball games this season (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

Nick Frieburger, Journal Contributor

September 22, 2020

The Red Sox are typically seen as one of the most predominant franchises in baseball who would be willing to do whatever it takes to win, but this year proves that may not be the case. Two years ago, the Red Sox finished with a record of 108-54, which put them in the conversation as one of the bes...

Celtics fall to 2-0 vs Heat, third quarter collapses continue

Celtics fall to 2-0 vs Heat, third quarter collapses continue

Ryan Inchaustegui, Journal Contributor

September 18, 2020

The Boston Celtics have fallen to a 2-0 deficit in the Eastern Conference Finals, in what was a heartbreaker in game one, letting the Miami Heat score 117 points to Boston’s 114. In game two, Boston led by 17 points before Bam Adebayo dropped 15 points in the third quarter alone. Miami finished the job w...

Patriots beat out Miami to open season, Newton shines in debut

Patriots beat out Miami to open season, Newton shines in debut

Jamie Taris, Journal Contributor

September 16, 2020

Led by their new quarterback, Cam Newton, the Patriots put on a dominant showing in their season opener, en route to a 21-11 win over the Miami Dolphins at Gillette Stadium on Sept. 13. Coming into the season, there was only one question on the minds of every Patriots fan: How will the Patriots do ...

Recent Suffolk graduate to call three collegiate baseball games on NESN

Donny Porcaro (‘20) in his job as production director for the Worcester Bravehearts

JD Conte, Sports Editor

August 2, 2020

While professional baseball has returned to our television screens, many collegiate players, still suffering from the cancellation of their spring seasons, have not experienced the usual amount of summer playing time due to COVID-19.  But one Suffolk University alumnus has been instrumental in gett...

Fall sports canceled at Suffolk University due to COVID-19

(Photo courtesy of Suffolk Athletics)

JD Conte, Sports Editor

July 20, 2020

As the Suffolk University community prepares for an uncertain fall semester, one large question mark has recently been eliminated - that being fall sports.  In the latest trend of cancellations, the Coastal Commonwealth Conference (CCC) board of directors announced there will be no official conferenc...

How, and why, you should stay active during this pandemic

How, and why, you should stay active during this pandemic

JD Conte

June 1, 2020

If you’re like me, you might be a little disappointed in how heavy you found yourself breathing after walking through Boston Common from Park Street toward the State House. Despite the amount of walking I did in Boston, and the relatively consistent amount of exercise, that hill got me every time. ...

2020 Summer Olympics postponed

2020 Summer Olympics postponed

Phoebe Adams

March 24, 2020

In a world of sports put on hold by COVID-19, the latest victim of this pause will be the 2020 Summer Olympics. With the Games originally scheduled to begin in Tokyo, Japan on July 24, the Olympic Flame landed in Japan on Friday, March 20. This is the first time in over 56 years that the flame has c...

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