In an email with the subject line “Easing some COVID restrictions on campus,” Tufts University Infection Control Health Director Michael Jordan announced that the Steve Tisch Sports and Fitness Center will reopen, while also noting that varsity team practices and games, as well as club and intramural sports, will remain on pause.
Aaron Rodgers is a Super Bowl champion and two time MVP. He’s also the most talented and criminally underrated quarterback in NFL history. After yesterday’s Week 10 game against the Jaguars, Rodgers is 10 touchdown passes away from joining the 400 touchdown pass club.
Former college football coach Tommy Tuberville, a Republican, defeated Doug Jones, a Democrat, in Alabama for a seat in the United States Senate.
If you’re an NFL fan, there is a decent chance Fitzpatrick has started a game for your favorite team. In his sixteen-year career, Fitzpatrick has played for eight teams: the Rams, Bengals, Bills, Titans, Texans, Jets, Buccaneers, and Dolphins.
No players or coaches did anything wrong and nobody affiliated with the program or working at UMass knew anything incorrect had occurred, yet the NCAA cracked down and forced the team to vacate three years of wins. If a teacher, parent, boss, or any other authority figure acted this way it would leave us scratching our heads in disbelief. But this is the way the NCAA has governed for years.
In 2005, a 19-year-old Rafael Nadal won his first French Open title. This past Sunday he won his 13th, defeating Novak Djokovic 6–0, 6–2, 7–5. It was Nadal’s 20th career Grand Slam title, moving him into a tie with Roger Federer for the all-time record.
It is often said that the Tufts community is a political echo chamber, but it also happens to be a sports echo chamber. Boston sports fans dominate the Medford Somerville campus like Eli Manning and Tom Coughlin dominate the Patriots in the Superbowl. This column is for the silent majority at Tufts, those who would rather go to class shirtless than in a Patriots jersey.
When Wilson and Cousins look across the field at one another before kickoff on Sunday night, they’ll know what we know: this isn’t their first rodeo.