‘Keep pushing forward’: First-year Zack Cummings’ extraordinary journey from Team IMPACT player to football team manager

At first glance, Zack Cummings is a cheerful 19-year-old from Saugus, Mass., a first-year undergraduate student at Tufts University who plans on studying political science and is a die-hard New England Patriots fan. But behind his contagious positivity and unending smile is a story of adversity and an extraordinary will to overcome. When Cummings was […]

Lauta’s shootout heroics, Daly’s hat trick lead men’s soccer to NCAA Championship Sweet 16

On Sunday, Tufts men’s soccer hosted the Stevens Institute of Technology Ducks in the second round of the NCAA Div. III Men’s Soccer Championship.  The Ducks advanced to the second round of the tournament with a 1–0 victory over Swarthmore College at Bello Field the day before. The Jumbos and Ducks traded blows for both […]

Tufts football defeats Colby, extends winning streak to three on senior day

For their last home game of the 2021 NESCAC football season, the Jumbos hosted the Colby College Mules on Saturday and pulled out a 26–21 win. After five straight losses to start the season, the Jumbos entered the game with a record of 2–5, having won their last two games at Bowdoin and Hamilton. The […]

Men’s soccer demolishes Bowdoin en route to NESCAC semifinals

The Tufts University Jumbos hosted the Bowdoin College Polar Bears in a NESCAC men’s soccer quarterfinals matchup on Saturday. The Jumbos hold the third seed in the tournament and the Polar Bears are the 6th seed. The Jumbos dropped to the third seed after a 2–-0 loss at Connecticut College and a 1–1 draw with […]

Tufts football falls to Williams in back-and-forth overtime battle

Tufts football welcomed fans back to Ellis Oval for the first time on their new turf field on Saturday where they hosted the Williams College Ephs. The new synthetic turf field was recently installed as part of a $2.7 million renovation project. After a tightly fought battle, the Jumbos ultimately fell to the Ephs 32–29 […]

Tufts football newcomers shine in otherwise grim opening day loss at Trinity

Tufts football played its first game in 679 days on Saturday afternoon at Trinity College to begin the 2021 NESCAC football season. The Trinity College Bantams are the NESCAC football record champions, with nine titles, whereas the Jumbos have yet to capture their first. The Bantams had not lost an opening-day game since 1995 until […]

Traynor’s golden goal delivers thrilling opening night win for men’s soccer

The Jumbos’ quest of their third consecutive NCAA Div. III Men’s Soccer title began a year later than expected on Tuesday night with a 1–0 overtime victory over the MIT Engineers. The two sets of bleachers at Bello Field overflowed with Tufts students and other spectators as a beautiful night before the first day of […]

Big bats, new faces and old rivalries: Previewing the American League East

Since 2014, each team in the American League East has won the division at least once, made multiple playoff appearances and reached the AL Championship Series at least once. The fact that no other division in baseball comes close to boasting even one of these accomplishments over this seven-year span is a testament to the […]

NFL Week 13 Recap: Giants, Washington pull off massive road upsets as battle for NFC East intensifies

In Week 13, all AFC wild card contenders won their games and the New York Giants and Washington Football Team rode their recent waves of momentum to secure massive upsets in what is turning out to be an exhilarating race for the NFC East title. Let’s take a look at some of these key matchups.

NFL Week 12 Recap: Patriots, Chiefs survive NFC opponents in league’s strangest week in recent memory

As the world has begun to feel the impact of the third wave of COVID-19 cases in recent weeks, so too has the NFL in Week 12.