Keeping Up with the 617: Reality Check

In a year where the NFL is as unpredictable as the New England weather forecast, the New England Patriots continue to prove to this fanbase how a mediocre offense can’t win the “big games.” Sure, the Patriots currently occupy the final playoff spot heading into Week 11, which should shock many NFL pundits; they currently […]


Volleyball falls to MIT in NCAA Sweet Sixteen

The Jumbo volleyball postseason campaign was cut short this past weekend in the Sweet Sixteen. After winning the NESCAC title and earning host privileges, the team took down Johnson & Wales on Thursday and Babson on Friday. On Saturday, however, the No. 18 ranked MIT Engineers prevailed in a hard fought, energetic Sweet Sixteen battle. […]


Sports and Society: It’s hard to hate the World Cup

I don’t want to hate the World Cup. Yet the 2022 World Cup in Qatar seems to want nothing more than for me to avert my eyes — disgusted by the human rights calamity and deplorable assertions that the sports world is apolitical — and go back to watching football, the American kind, as I usually do […]


Jumbos dominate senior day with massive win over Middlebury, set new school records

The Tufts Jumbos dominated from start to finish on senior day, trouncing the Middlebury Panthers 65–34 in emphatic fashion. In an incredible day, school records were shattered, and the finishing touches were put on a very successful season for Tufts. The Panthers came into the game with a record of 7–1, having only lost to […]


Extra Innings: MLB Award Predictions

The Baseball Writers Association of America announced its finalists for the 2022 MLB awards on Nov. 7, and the winners will be revealed throughout this week. Here are the finalists and my thoughts on who should win each award.    American League MVP: Yordan Álvarez, Astros; Aaron Judge, Yankees; Shohei Ohtani, Angels Who should win: […]


Tufts football alum joins staff as new athletics civic engagement coordinator

In October, Tufts welcomed back star wide receiver and double Jumbo Frank Roche as the new athletics civic engagement coordinator. The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life funded the position in hopes of facilitating more opportunities for athletes and coaches to engage in civic life on campus and in the community. Roche said he […]


Roster Rundown: Week 10

Bist du bereit für etwas Fußball? No, you didn’t click on the German version of Roster Rundown — but the NFL is coming to Germany! That’s right, this week the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Seattle Seahawks will kick off at 9:30 a.m. EST, not from the typical Wembley Stadium but from Allianz Arena in Munich. […]


Men’s soccer enters NCAA tournament with heads held high

The Tufts men’s soccer program is widely renowned as one of the best in Division III. The team has won four national championships and has made 10 NCAA tournament appearances in its history. In what is always a tough conference, the Jumbos consistently compete for the top spot in the NESCAC. This season proved to […]


Tufts volleyball wins NESCAC tournament after a successful regular season

Tufts volleyball won the NESCAC championship last Sunday, defeating the Wesleyan Cardinals to clinch the title. Previously, the Jumbos had taken down Trinity and Williams in order to secure their shot to take down the top-seeded host, Wesleyan, in the finals. The Jumbos had a 21–5 regular season record and 9–1 record in conference. The […]


Football secures winning season with NESCAC victory over Colby

The Tufts Jumbos prevailed over the Colby Mules this past weekend in a statement win to improve their standing in the conference. Both teams came into the weekend with records of 4–3 overall and were reasonably well-matched entering the game. Tufts held the slight advantage with the benefit of having the top offense in the […]


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