The Turf Monster: 3 hot takes to come out of free agency

I know, I know, I’m late on this. Most of the big ticket free agents have been signed, save for a few notable holdouts (here’s looking at you, Jadeveon Clowney). But now that the dust has settled, and we’ve all more or less processed the absence of sports right now, it’s time to spit the […]

Keeping Up with the 617: The effect of Chris Sale’s injury

Amid the suspension of the MLB due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Chris Sale underwent Tommy John surgery on his throwing elbow and is slated to miss the remainder of the season. Since the Red Sox blew up the offseason by trading Mookie Betts and David Price to the Dodgers, this current season seemed like a […]

‘Coronanomics’ and basketball

Congratulations! You are now three weeks into the unprecedented no sports era, and are still alive and thriving. At least that’s what we hope. For the average sports consumer like you and I, the coronavirus has rocked the athletically oriented side of us into a frenzy. We suddenly have no idea what to do with […]

Off the Gridiron: The sneaky winners of NFL free agency

While the headlines of free agency were stolen by Tom Brady signing with the Buccaneers, the Cardinals robbing the Texans by landing DeAndre Hopkins, the Eagles rescuing Darius Slay from the Lions and the Dolphins making Byron Jones the league’s highest paid corner, several teams made quieter moves that will pay serious dividends during the […]

Game Day: Remembering a classic

With temperatures increasing, the grass slowly becoming greener and the sun staying up later, spring is officially upon us. There’s only one thing missing: baseball. Last Thursday should’ve been opening day. I celebrated by sitting in a rocking chair on my front porch reminiscing about little league with a bag of sunflower seeds in one […]

From Jumbo to Ram: Waldron takes experience from Tufts to NFL

When the stadium lights shut off and the players hang up their cleats for the offseason, there are still plenty of coaches and executives working tirelessly to deliver the fine-tuned product that is the NFL.  For one team, the Los Angeles Rams, a key contributor to the year-round grind is none other than Tufts University […]

Dezotell hired as men’s soccer coach

The men’s soccer team has a new coach at the helm, as Kyle Dezotell was recently hired as the head coach of one of the country’s top Div. III teams and the reigning national champions. Dezotell comes to Tufts with 16 years of experience as a head coach at the Div. III level, with stints […]

Keeping up with the 617: Examining Tuukka Rask’s hazy future

The bad news continues to pile up for Boston sports fans. First reported by the Boston Globe’s Matt Porter, Tuukka Rask has hinted at a retirement following the termination of his current contract, which ends after the 2020–21 season. When asked about his future workload, Rask said: “I have one year left in the contract, […]

The Little Londoner: COVID-19 and English football

This is a column that no one wants to write — my hand is almost forced simply due to the utter lack of content. However, a bevy of swirling topics of conversation looms in a football world that seems to have no long term answers to (or any lasting longer than a week).  Consider this […]

The Turf Monster: A heartbreaking, powerful silence

As a sportswriter, college student and resident of the United States and the world, all I can say is: wow. You’ve likely read a thousand times how chaotic and unprecedented these times are. I’m not here to add any sort of exclamation mark to that. I’m here to deliver a sportswriter’s perspective, and to take […]