The greatest Super Bowl comeback of all time

Tom Brady’s departure from the New England Patriots leaves many fans reminiscing about better days — perhaps specifically Feb. 5, 2017, when the team executed what is widely considered to be the best Super Bowl comeback in NFL history. To the shock of the Atlanta Falcons, the Patriots overcame a 28–3 deficit, miraculously beating their […]

The next chapter for Tom Brady

After months of tormenting speculation, otherwise dubbed as “Bradygate,” Patriots fans and football fans alike have the answer they’ve been fearfully anticipating. Tom Brady is ending his near 20-season tenure with the New England Patriots in favor of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. While this is not the first time that a prolific professional athlete has […]

Keeping up with the 617: The day the music died

Tom Brady has officially left the New England Patriots and has signed a two-year contract to play for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. That sentence makes me want to throw up, cry and defenestrate my computer. It doesn’t even seem real that my childhood hero has left Gillette Stadium as a New England Patriot for the […]

Off the Gridiron: TB is going to TB

I’m not sure that the image of Tom Brady in a Tampa Bay Buccaneers uniform will ever look right, but that’s the new reality for football fans. Last week, the G.O.A.T. signed with the Buccaneers on a two-year contract worth $50 million. Brady announced his departure from the Patriots after posting his worst passer rating […]

Spring sports canceled, winter NCAA competitions to continue

All spring sports have been canceled, while winter sports teams still competing in NCAA postseason competitions will continue as scheduled, according to an email sent to the Tufts community on Tuesday evening by University President Anthony Monaco. The announcement came as the university joined a growing group of institutions that have suspended in-person classes and […]

Game Day: Tourney time

I was in the library last night when Tufts announced that classes will be moved online after spring break due to the global coronavirus pandemic. The library quickly went from a quiet study space to a hive of activity with kids making calls, embracing their friends and shedding tears. When I saw the email, I […]

Women’s tennis begins spring season with win over Conn. College

The women’s tennis team traveled to New London, Conn. to face NESCAC opponent Connecticut College for their first match of the spring season on Saturday. The No. 12 Jumbos defeated the unranked Camels in a decisive 8–1 victory to begin the spring season 1–0. The young Tufts team — which features five first-years and four […]

Men’s, women’s track and field produce many national qualifiers

In many of the athletes’ last chance to qualify for the Div. III NCAA Championships next week, the men’s and women’s track and field teams hosted the Tufts National Qualifying Meet on Saturday in the Gantcher Center. Although the cut-off for nationals is tough, with only the top 20in the nation able to qualify for […]

The Turf Monster: NFL quarterback free agency dominoes

Overly bold NFL free agency predictions? Yes please. We’re staring down an extremely unpredictable free agency period, in which the quarterback class especially shouldn’t fail to shock and awe. We have veterans, youth and everything in between to scratch that quarterback itch for teams across the league. In a special edition of The Turf Monster, […]

No. 2 women’s lacrosse starts season 3–0

The No. 2 women’s lacrosse team dominated in its season opener against Colby and followed with a pair of victories over Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and No. 9 Amherst this past week. In just these three games, the team has scored a total of 47 goals. The Jumbos are now 3‒0 on the season, […]