Professional articles

Hot Takes with Hannah: The 2016 NHL playoffs

Hot Takes with Hannah: The 2016 NHL playoffs

The Washington Capitals head into the 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs with 120 points and no intention of falling victim to the Presidents’ Trophy curse. (Photo courtesy of Maddie Meyer/Getty Images). Hannah Manning Connector Editor The 2015-2016 National Hockey League season has been far from predictable. After beginning the season with a 9-0 record, the Montreal

2016 MLB preview: A summer to remember

Anthony Rizzo will be an MVP candidate on a club roster that is looking to claim the World Series (Lisa Blumenfield/Getty Images) Alex Salucco Connector Editor In an opening week where we have seen cancelations, back-to-back-to-back homeruns, and a team with one hit winning a game, the rest of the show will not disappoint. With

The legend of David Ortiz is ending, but is one more title necessary?

Ortiz belted his historic 500th career home run during the 2015 campaign (Max Wildstein/WEBN). Thomas Lydon Connector Staff With the beginning of another Major League Baseball season just around the corner, Red Sox Nation is sure to be somewhere between excited and skeptical on what’s to come. Some think that this is Boston’s rebound year

Open letter to Kobe Bryant: Blame yourself

NBA superstar Kobe Bryant will retire at the end of the 2015-16 season. (Richard Mackson/USA Today Sports) Tom Lydon UML Student ‘Question: “What’s the thing you hate the most about the farewell tour?” Answer: “That we suck.”’ ~Kobe Bryant, when asked about his final season You know what, Kobe? You have a right to believe

Grumpy greats just don’t get it

Curry has heard what some legends have said about him, and he flat out does not care (Photo courtesy of the Canadian Press) Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor There is absolutely nothing more annoying than ignorance. Raise your hand if you have ever been told by a parent, grandparent or just an older relative in generally

Concussion crisis in ice hockey

Former New York Islander Dan LaCouture visited UMass Lowell (Photo courtesy of the New York Times) Michaela Hyde and Alexa Hyde Commissioner of Hockey East, Joe Bertagna, and a nine-year veteran of the NHL, Dan LaCouture, visited UMass Lowell on Thursday, February 25 to speak to students regarding the ongoing concussion crisis in ice hockey.

2016 Red Sox roster breakdown

The Boston Red Sox hope that new additions to the team will lead to success in 2016. (Photo courtesy of The Boston Red Sox) Ben St. Pierre Connector Staff The 2015 Boston Red Sox finished a lot stronger than they started, bolstered by the youth of the team giving it all they had, and by

Here comes the blame pie: Why the Patriots were not in San Francisco

It was an abrupt end to the 2016 season (photo courtesy of Michael Dwyer/AP) Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor I have never been, nor will I ever claim to be a fan of Hannah Montana, but you would be a fool not to admit she nailed it when she came out with her tune, “Nobody’s Perfect.”

Image and video hosting by TinyPic
Image and video hosting by TinyPic