Beyond Sports: What is Aaron Rodgers doing?

On Nov. 24, Aaron Rodgers proclaimed on popular podcast “The Pat McAfee Show” that his post-COVID symptoms involved a case of “COVID toe.” One day later, he released a statement saying that he had no idea what COVID toes were, and that his toes were merely broken. I have been absolutely baffled by the behavior […]

Beyond Sports: Release the emails

​​On Oct. 11, former Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden resigned after emails he sent to former Washington Football Team executive Bruce Allen containing homophobic, racist, sexist and otherwise vulgar language were leaked. The emails sent by Gruden were only a few of 650,000 emails in review by the NFL. Another related investigation into […]

Beyond Sports: Stop cyberbullying high schoolers

On Sunday, Aug. 29, high school football powerhouse IMG Academy defeated Bishop Sycamore High School 58–0. This was not an ordinary game. After their defeat, investigations into Bishop Sycamore began to bring its predatory practices to light.  Bishop Sycamore does not truly exist as a school, with no physical facilities or academic workload. The adults […]

Top teams announce formation of new European Super League

Many around the soccer world raged about the decision, thought to bring an end to the sport as it is known and loved by millions. On April 19, Aleksander Ceferin, president of the Union of European Football Associations, said that any players who were involved in the Super League breakaway would be banned from playing in the World Cup and European championships. Additionally, UEFA executive Jesper Moller announced that he expected the three remaining Champions League teams involved (Chelsea, Manchester City and Real Madrid) to be removed from the UEFA Champions League semifinals. 

Mask up hoops: Pickup in the age of COVID-19

For many, the recent shift toward warmer temperatures means shorts weather, a chance to lie in the sun on President's Lawn or a time to go on a nice walk around campus. But for a group of students here at Tufts, it has been the motivation for an outdoor exercise opportunity: pickup basketball. 

Stars on the Move: NBA trade deadline preview

In a normal season, the NBA trade deadline would have already passed. The blockbuster deals and potentially franchise-changing moves would be behind us, and we’d be looking toward the playoffs. This year, however, we are left still pondering how the top contenders will strengthen their push to a title. Here are some moves I think we will see before March 25. 

Grading the top 5 NBA draft picks

Breaking down the top NBA picks from the 2020 draft.

2020 NBA Mock Draft: Uncertainty at the top

The 2020 NBA draft is coming up, and, like with this year’s free agency class, there is a lack of star power near the top. There are plenty of 'boom or bust' prospects, and this mock draft will try to find the perfect home for this year’s top rookies.

NBA free agency: Wait, who are you?

While we have recently been captivated by high-profile player movement, this offseason is shaping up to be one with considerably less excitement. Anthony Davis is the lone superstar who will hit free agency, and it is widely expected that he will immediately re-sign with the NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers.