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A Look Inside the NFL: One-on-one with David Bergeron

Football is a sport beloved by many. Players, coaches, executives and fans are all drawn together by the oftentimes inescapable allure of one of the most physically demanding and strategy-driven team sports in the world. Unifying it at the highest level is the NFL, a corporate entity massive in influence and scale. The choices made […]

Offseason in the NFL: Debriefing a hectic month of signings and trades

The bulk of the NFL’s wild free agency period has come and gone. Many fans have plenty to look forward to, as plenty of teams signed on or traded for shiny new players to bolster their rosters. This is a list of some of the most significant signings so you can make sense of the […]

Men’s tennis gears up for spring season with renewed fire, hunger

After a hard-earned break that started back in October, Tufts resumes its season this Saturday with a visit to Brandeis. After a shorter fall season where preparation and anticipation for the longer spring was always in the players’ and coaches’ minds, springtime has finally arrived. With it comes stiff competition and a Jumbos squad eager to meet it […]

Crunch time, must-win mentality as ice hockey heads into final two weekends

Tufts’ Hockey’s frustrating stretch continued over the past two weeks, with the Jumbos dropping three games and tying another to fall further out of the playoff race. After a 3–1 loss to Williams (13–6–1), a 2–2 tie with Middlebury (8–10–2) and a 4–0 loss to Conn. College Camels (6–13–1), the Jumbos lost again to the […]

After rough patch of ice, hockey looks to correct course

Tufts’ 2019 road woes continued this past weekend after tieing Trinity (9–3–3) 1–1 on Jan. 18, and losing 3–0 to Wesleyan (9–4–2) on Saturday. They have yet to win more than one game in January; their last victory came on Jan. 5 when they beat non-conference opponent Bryn Athyn (4–14) 2–1 .  The Cardinals, undefeated […]

Ice hockey breaks three-game win streak with loss to Middlebury

The Jumbos’ season has been a rollercoaster ride so far. Despite a recent setback last Saturday against Middlebury, Tufts closed out November with dominant victories over Saint Michael’s (4–0) and Williams (6–2) in a three-game win streak that saw the team outscore opponents 13–2 and climb back to .500 to finish the month on a high […]

Ice hockey gears up for a rebound from last season

The Jumbos’ 2017–18 season was somewhat of a letdown. Tufts’ final record of 5–16–4 was not what its members sought heading into last year, but the team saw some positives late last season which it will hope to build on this year, according to coach Patrick Norton.  “From our goaltending to our scoring to our defense, […]

Golf team wraps up fall season, places seventh at NEIGA Championship

Tufts wrapped up its fall campaign on Monday with a respectable seventh-place finish at the 84th annual NEIGA Championship, hosted by The Captains Golf Course in Brewster, Mass. Tufts finished with a total score of 636, powering through both the 23-team field and challenging conditions. The mark was 23 strokes behind eventual winner Babson, which finished with […]

Golf team finishes fourth, qualifies for second straight NESCAC Championship

The Jumbos capped off an epic weekend Sunday, punching a ticket to their second conference championship appearance in as many years with a fourth-place finish at the NESCAC Qualifier. The two-day tournament, hosted by Lyman Orchards Golf Club in Middlefield, Conn., saw 10 schools competing for a chance to attend April’s championship event. With a third-place finish […]