The Suffolk Journal

Alabama-LSU game lives up to hype

Alabama-LSU game lives up to hype

November 9, 2011

Mike McMahon Journal Staff                   The last time the number one team in the country played the number two team in the country during regular season play was in 2006, and it happened twice in that season. Top team Ohio State d...

Cardinals victory caps epic title chase

Cardinals victory caps epic title chase

November 2, 2011

Mike McMahon Journal Staff             The St. Louis Cardinals constructed an epic comeback to defeat the Texas Rangers in one of the most dramatic World Series in recent history. No World Series has provided so many climatic moments over a seven game period. It was the first World Se...

Remembering Indycar driver Dan Wheldon

Remembering Indycar driver Dan Wheldon

October 26, 2011

Mike McMahon Journal Staff IndyCar lost a legend on  October 16th in Las Vegas. Dan Wheldon, who won his second Indianapolis 500 in May with one of the most dramatic finishes the series has ever seen, lost his life in a 15-car pileup that is being deemed one of the most visually violent crashes ...

Men’s soccer team makes late season push

Men’s soccer team makes late season push

Mike Giannattasio

October 19, 2011

Mike McMahon Journal Staff The men’s soccer team has had a tough season filled with injuries and tough loses, but with two remaining games in the season, the Rams are looking to clinch a playoff spot. Despite a tough 1-0 loss to Emerson last week, the Rams won a crucial match last Saturday (Suffol...

No sympathy for players in NBA lockout

No sympathy for players in NBA lockout

October 19, 2011

Mike McMahon Journal Staff Well it's official, the NBA will not be playing games on November 1st. Commissioner David Stern announced on Monday that the first two weeks of the season have been officially called off and all hope of an 82 game season are out the door. Stern went on to state that t...

Bruins ready to shine in spotlight

Bruins ready to shine in spotlight

October 11, 2011

Mike McMahon Journal Staff For the city of Boston, October 6 was a night that was much needed for the morale of its sports fans. The Bruins had their home opener and raised the majestic Stanley Cup banner from last season. Even though the game resulted in a 2-1 loss for the black and gold, there was a magical feeling as you watched the Brui...

Will BCS chaos lead to change?

Will BCS chaos lead to change?

October 5, 2011

Mike McMahon Journal Staff The last twelve months have shown us an unprecedented amount of activity in schools changing their conference alliances.  It all started when Colorado and Nebraska decided to leave the Big 12. Colorado headed to the Pacific-10, now the Pacific-12, with Utah from the Mo...

Historic collapse ends Red Sox season and era

Historic collapse ends Red Sox season and era

October 5, 2011

Mike McMahon Journal Staff There is no way to sugarcoat it, no positives to take out of it, not even a general sense of  “We’ll get em’ next year”. October could not come fast enough for the Boston Red Sox and for all the wrong reasons. The worst part of it all is even after the games hav...

Opinion: Justin Verlander deserves AL MVP award

Opinion: Justin Verlander deserves AL MVP award

September 21, 2011

Mike McMahon Journal Staff In any given baseball game, the pitcher holds the most responsibility toward the outcome. The first player that usually takes the blame for a loss is the starting pitcher. So why is it that we have not seen a starting pitcher win Most Valuable Player since Roger Clemens di...

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