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. 

Wonder Women: Portia Woodman

It’s nearly impossible not to be dazzled by the team’s display of grit and sheer excellence. Plus, with superstar try scorer Portia Woodman, it’s no wonder the Ferns are one of the best teams in the world.

Current, former executive sports editors talk shop

In celebration of Daily week, I sat down with former Executive Sports Editors Alex Viveros, Jake Freudberg and Sruthi Kocherlakota to talk about section memories, Tufts sports, Div. III and the challenges of covering sports during a pandemic. 

In the Paint: Basketball players’ support for Black Lives Matter

As we continue to celebrate Black History Month by highlighting the voices of Black individuals, let’s look back at some of the loudest voices in basketball and their contributions toward the Black Lives Matter movement this past year.  When protests over the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and other lives lost due to police […]

Milton native Louis Timmins to play football, lacrosse at Tufts

Athletic talent and a penchant for Tufts runs in Timmins' family. Beyond his father’s affinity for basketball, his brother Stephen Timmins (LA’20) played on the Tufts men’s football team after graduating from Boston College High School.

Off the Gridiron: Hop Aboard the QB Carousel

This is a great trade for the Colts. In Wentz, they are getting a 28-year-old QB who has shown flashes of exceptionalism during his career.

Eventful offseason sets the tone for baseball in 2021

With pitchers and catchers reporting to camp for all 30 MLB teams last week, spring training is officially underway. For some fans, the new season comes with added excitement, given the busy offseason that’s played out since the Los Angeles Dodgers won the World Series in late October. 

Power to the Players: Djokovic is victorious, but his track record is still questionable

Djokovic has a problematic track record that includes making disparaging comments about equal pay for women and questioning the validity of COVID-19 precautions and vaccines. Yet, as opposed to Federer and Nadal, who often side with the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) over the players, Djokovic has become a prominent voice in the call for reform in tennis. 

Fitness center to reopen, status of spring sports still up in the air

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. 

Keeping up with the 617: Dissecting the Marcus Mariota rumors

With the Patriots having a pick outside the top 10, it is unlikely they will be able to get a starter from the draft, unless Bill Belichick sells an arm and a leg to a possible suitor. Therefore, the Patriots are left to scrounge the free agent and trade markets for their next signal caller.