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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...

Celtics’ young team could keep them out of postseason

Celtics’ young team could keep them out of postseason

Clevis Murray

October 7, 2015


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

The Celtics are expected to start the 2015-16 season with only minor adjustments to their roster. This will only change, however, if Executive Director of Basketball Operations, Danny Ainge, makes a huge trade. The team acquired big-men Amir Johnson and David Lee, who played for the Toronto Raptors...

Pro Sports Column: Starter predictions for upcoming season

Pro Sports Column: Starter predictions for upcoming season

October 7, 2015


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports, Uncategorized

By Christian Nagle On Tuesday Sept. 29, the Celtics held an open practice for its season ticket holders. The event consisted of a three “quarters,” eight-minute scrimmage between two teams, “Team Green” and “Team White.” Both teams were chosen by head coach Brad Stevens, which gives us an implication of at least two potential starting lineups that we may see dur...

Clash of the Rams: Season 4, Episode 6

Clash of the Rams: Season 4, Episode 6

Jeremy Hayes

March 31, 2015


Filed under Clash of the Rams, Sports

Clash of the Rams talks about the Red Sox' upcoming season, the Patriots' offseason moves, and the Celtics' playoff push. Watch them discuss other topics during their "Ram Rants."

Pro Sports Column: Isiah Thomas trade proves Celtics’ future looks bright

Pro Sports Column: Isiah Thomas trade proves Celtics’ future looks bright

Jeremy Hayes

February 25, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

Following the NBA trade deadline, the Celtics now have a true scorer in point guard Isiah Thomas. Thomas won’t just replace Rajon Rondo, but can top the former Celtic as a shooter. The Celtics traded bench player Marcus Thornton and a first-round pick they acquired from the Cleveland Cavaliers...

A closer look at the Rajon Rondo trade

A closer look at the Rajon Rondo trade

Jeremy Hayes

December 18, 2014


Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

It is official: Rajon Rondo has been traded to the  Dallas Mavericks. Rumors swirled the Internet late Wednesday about Boston Celtics’ President and General Manager Danny Ainge listening to potential trade offers. ESPN writer Marc Stein broke the official news on Thursday of the two teams finalizing a...

Celtics preview: Surprises this season?

Celtics preview: Surprises this season?

Sammy Hurwitz

October 29, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

by Sammy Hurwitz As the NBA tips off this week, the Boston Celtics’ season is still up in the air. Overall, the Celtics are still very young, and their contending status is very much in the air. It has become evident that this team goes as Rajon Rondo goes. Meaning that “no Rondo” will li...

Rondo’s injury hurts his leadership capability

Rondo’s injury hurts his leadership capability

Jeremy Hayes

October 1, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Rajon Rondo was stuck on the sidelines for the first half of the 2013-14 season after a devastating ACL tear. The veteran point guard returned for only 30 games, and although productive, did not make a large enough impact to help the Celtics win games. Rondo will miss even more precious time now,...

TD Garden Venue General Manager: Work comes first

TD Garden Venue General Manager: Work comes first

Vassili Stroganov

March 26, 2014


Filed under Sports

Entering the TD Garden you cannot help but feel a little sensation of butterflies flying around in your stomach. As a sports fan these kind of feeling are natural, but how does it feel when you do not go to the Garden as fan, but as an employee? Certainly you can be both a fan and employer at the same...

Boston Globe sports reporter inspires during banquet at Suffolk

Boston Globe sports reporter inspires during banquet at Suffolk

Will Senar

March 10, 2014


Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Every year, Suffolk University’s Communication and Journalism Department hosts an awards banquet for high school journalists and their faculty and advisers. This year, the event featured guest speaker Shira Springer, an investigative and enterprise reporter for The Boston Globe Sports section, who thri...

Disappointing season for men’s basketball comes to an end with close loss to Saint Josephs of Maine

Disappointing season for men’s basketball comes to an end  with close loss to Saint Josephs of Maine

Vassili Stroganov

February 26, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Featured Stories, Sports, Suffolk Rams

Having finished the regular season with a loss against Norwich College, the Rams cannot be satisfied with their season. On Tuesday, the team  continued the unfortunate streak and lost 80-72 in the GNAC,  quarter-final to Saint Josephs of Maine. A rough season has come to an end. This year has not...

Boston Celtics looking to make moves before the trade deadline

Boston Celtics looking to make moves before the trade deadline

February 19, 2014


Filed under Sports

By Chris Frangolini The Boston Celtics currently stand 19-35 (12th in Eastern Conference) as they approach the final stretch of the 2013-2014 basketball season. Needless to say, it has been a difficult year for the Celtics, plagued with injuries, lack of experience (youth), and a roster overhaul....

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