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Philadelphia Eagles defeat New England Patriots to earn first Super Bowl victory

Philadelphia Eagles defeat New England Patriots to earn first Super Bowl victory

Eagles’ quarterback Nick Foles had three touchdowns. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images).  Punit Motiwala Connector Contributor  On Sunday, Feb. 4, the New England Patriots lost to the Philadelphia Eagles 41-33 in Super Bowl 52. For many New England Patriots fans, Sunday’s Super Bowl loss will yet again haunt the memory of their team’s legacy. Like the Patriots’

Milwaukee Bucks’ head coach Jason Kidd fired

Kidd served as the Milwaukee Bucks’ head coach for four years (Courtesy of Gregory Shamus). Matt Kaiser Connector Contributor On Monday, Jan. 22, the head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks and 10-time NBA All-Star, Jason Kidd, was fired after approximately three and a half seasons at the helm. It was reported that this action was

Super Bowl LII expected to be a close game

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots look to win their sixth championship (Courtesy of thenation.com). Matt Kaiser Connector Contributor The beginning of February is approaching and for New England fans, at least for the past decade or so, that means time to prepare for the Super Bowl. This year, the Patriots are facing off

Homero Morais continues to shine in National Premiere Soccer League

Morais battles for the ball in one of his final games as a River Hawk. (Courtesy) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor Not all student athletes are fortunate enough to continue their playing career after college, let alone in a professional league. However, that is exactly the case for former UMass Lowell soccer star Homero Morais, who

Ideality versus reality: NHL Playoff predictions

In a perfect world, we could see the Stanley Cup return to Canada for the first time since 1993, preferably with Edmonton taking the chalice home. (Courtesy of Getty Images) Ryan Delaney Connector Staff The NHL playoffs begin on Wednesday and it is no doubt going to be another exciting couple of months. I’m sure everyone

2017 MLB preview: Repeat is a catchy word

After sitting out the 2016 regular season with a torn ACL, Kyle Schwarber reached base 10 times over five World Series games. (Courtesy of SI.com) Alex Salucco Connector Editor In year where Bartolo Colon hit a home run, Jose Fernandez tragically passed away and the Chicago Cubs won the World Series, 2016 provided moments that

Lowell delivers a knockout boxing tournament

Legendary boxer Micky Ward fought his amateur career in Lowell. (Courtesy of the Associated Press) Ryan Delaney Connector Staff Since 1945, the New England Golden Gloves amateur boxing competition has been held in the city of Lowell. Boxing is not the sport it once was in this country, but it still gets a good amount

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