Jeremy Goldstein is an assistant sports editor on the Daily. He is a sophomore studying political science and film and media studies. Jeremy can be reached at

Anti-Bostonian: How a power vacuum could doom the Celtics

It appears that a certain four-leaf clover of a franchise has lost one of its leaves. In a whimper, the Celtics have been tailspinning for weeks upon weeks without one actor to pin the blame on. How on God’s Celtic-green earth did we get here? This current Celtics gang is first and foremost a victim […]

Anti-Bostonian: Is Matt Damon the face of Boston basketball?

Columnist’s note: The last article in this mini-series delved into what the beginning of spring means for the Red Sox vs. Yankees rivalry. This week tackles another New York-versus-Boston dichotomy but in regards to the hardwood. We should turn our attention on this winter and spring juncture to explore another cleavage between everyone’s favorite two northeastern […]

Anti-Bostonian: How to end the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry

As the Northeast descends from the crescendo of winter, a seemingly annual period of thaw emerges to leave a jaded sense of optimism. With renewal ringing as the zeitgeist of the times, the light of hope emerges from the end of the tunnel, the coats come off and are incrementally replaced with fleeced Patagonia zip-ups. […]

Men’s swimming and diving tops last year’s score, falls just short of back-to-back NESCAC titles

In an action-packed weekend featuring a dazzling display of aqua prowess, the Jumbos came up just short in defending their NESCAC title this weekend at Middlebury College. Tufts was neck and neck with Williams College, ultimately putting up a tally of 1,775.5 points, just short of the Ephs’ score of 1,822. There was distance from […]

The Anti-Bostonian: All-Star Game heightens ‘Kyrie Out’ for Celtics

In a symbolic sense, how much of a difference is there between Team LeBron of the All-Star Game and Team LeBron of the Western Conference (for history’s sake, let’s call them the Lakers)? The All-Star iteration featured a hand-picked team of King James’ cronies who have earned LeBron’s admiration by either being former teammates (Kyrie […]

Men’s swimming and diving start championship season at Boston Winter Open, prepare for NESCACs

The Jumbos kicked off their championship season at the Boston Winter Open at Boston University this weekend. The arduous championship season began with a Friday and Saturday showing by Tufts featuring a smattering of top three finishes in a competitive field. With an eye on repeating last season’s exciting NESCAC victory, the Jumbos got the […]

Anti-Bostonian: Nostalgia is a good old-fashioned kid’s cartoon

Nostalgia is a powerful weapon. It can elicit memories ranging from a championship match to watching an early-2000s cartoon on a small, standard-definition television. If one were to solely define nostalgia by these two elements, then boy, were they in for a treat last Thursday evening. Warning: this metaphor will be milked for a hot […]

The Anti-Bostonian: Patriots derail the hopes of everyone … again

The article’s title should clarify the unceremonious downturn my mood took last weekend. In case you were wondering amidst the 21 Savage meme hysteria on Sunday evening, a football game was played. Only it was an encounter played for three quarters like two chess masters determined to have the game end in a stalemate, wanting to slowly […]

Men’s swimming and diving win 3 races in loss at MIT, prepares for championship meets

The Engineers of MIT brought their full toolbox to their home swimming pool on Friday, defeating the Jumbos by a convincing score of 215.5–80.5. Tufts did not perform in full force; however, many of its swimmers are gearing up for the NESCAC Championships that start on Feb. 22. MIT, the sixth-ranked team in the nation, capped […]

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving return to action with similar showings

The Tufts men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams returned to action this weekend with nearly identical results: decisive victories at Wheaton College and hard-fought home defeats to Boston College on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. After winter break, both teams jumped into the competitive pool for the first time since Dec. 8. The women’s team impressed […]