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Spinners play extra inning to remain undefeated

Spinners play extra inning to remain undefeated

Spinners shortstop Nick Lovullo finishes off a double play after getting Williamsport runner Darick Hall at second on a feed from second baseman Andy Perez. (Photo by George DeLuca/Connector) Alexa Hyde Connector Editor The Lowell Spinners (4-0) kept their unbeaten streak alive on Monday night in a 3-2 victory against the Williamsport Crosscutters (1-3) that

Spinners open 2016 season with fanfare and 1-0 win

Spinners left fielder Tyler Hill is tagged out at the plate by Vermont catcher Carson Blair. (Photo by George DeLuca/Connector) George DeLuca Connector Staff Spinners baseball is back in Lowell and the fans loved every minute of opening day “Spinnertainment,” as the local favorites for the 2016 New York-Penn League crown got underway last night

Kopech to start comeback with Spinners

Michael Kopech hopes to advance his career — and have people forget about his past behavioral issues — with a run on the Lowell Spinners. (Photo: George DeLuca/Connector). George DeLuca Connector Staff Right hander Michael Kopech was drafted 33rd in the first round of the 2014 MLB amateur draft, signing with the Red Sox for $1.68

Why I love sports

Red Sox slugger David Ortiz brought the fans of Fenway to their feet after a passionate speech in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings. (Photo courtesy of The Wire) Alexander J. Salucco Connector Editor I’m often asked why sports float my boat, but the answer isn’t so simple. Being from the Boston area it

Kobe Bean Bryant: An enigma

Bryant’s 20-year career has been historic, and it may not be over. (Courtesy Photo) Alex Salucco Connector Editor Everyone has done it – taken the brown bag that your buffalo chicken pizza from Suppa’s came in, crumpled it up, sized up the trash can and said “Kobe” while you missed terribly. Kobe Bryant is almost an

Honey Thaljieh promotes the face of a new FIFA

Honey Thaljieh, FIFA’s communications manager, visited UMass Lowell on Thursday to discuss the future of soccer. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Jeffrey Gerson) Alexa Hyde Connector Staff “For the game. For the world,” is FIFA’s current mission statement, which FIFA communication manager Honey Thaljieh came to discuss at UMass Lowell on Thursday, April 14. Honey Thaljieh

Play ball: Opening week produces excitment for season to come

Pablo Sandoval’s belt debacle is one of the many reasons the out of shape third basemen is on the bench. (Courtesy of CBS Sports) Shamus Ricardo Connector Contributor As the weather gets warmer, we change from winter to the magical season of baseball. Opening week is filled with enjoyment for all Major League Baseball fans

The NBA playoffs: The race for second

The NBA playoffs tip-off Saturday at 12:30pm with the Raptors and Pacers. (Courtesy Photo) Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor Way back before this NBA season tipped-off, our sports editor turned campus life editor Shane Foley did a preview of the season in which he predicted the Warriors to become back-to-back champions. While Foley’s seeding order may

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