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Can fans trust the NFL?

Can fans trust the NFL?

Panelists discussed the state of the National Football League Thursday afternoon in O’Leary Library. (Courtesy of the National Football League. Kathryn Leeber and Hannah Manning Connector Editors In a panel discussion on Thursday Feb. 16, four journalists who have covered games and issues regarding the National Football League (NFL) spoke about the current atmosphere surrounding

Super Bowl LI: Clash of the titans

The New England Patriots face off against the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI on Sunday, Feb. 5 at 6:30 p.m. (Courtesy of Getty Images) Brock Johnson Connector Editor The New England Patriots breezed past the Steelers 36-17 in Foxborough during the AFC Championship game, but the Super Bowl in Houston will not be so

2016 NFL season preview

Panther quarterback Cam Newton looks to avenge his team’s Super Bowl loss tonight in Denver. (Photo Courtesy of www.sportingnews.com) Alexander J. Salucco Connector Editor The NFL season is already shaping up to give everyone a headache. Suspension, injuries trades are already prevalent and position battles are in full swing. It all starts tonight with a Super

Fantasy Corner: Week One

Fantasy players worried about the four-game suspension of Tom Brady may want to put their trust in Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan. (Photo courtesy/PanicButton) by Tyler O’Keefe Connector Staff It’s the best time of the year again. Football, and more importantly fantasy season, is upon us. You can have bragging rights over friends, family, coworkers,

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

The Ballad of an Aloof Fan: Why the Patriots’ loss doesn’t upset me

Tom Lydon UML Student And so here we are again. The New England Patriots’ season ended in the Rocky Mountains at the hands of the Denver Broncos. Peyton Manning is on his way to his fourth Super Bowl, hoping to tame the Carolina Panthers and draw even with little brother Eli. Meanwhile, Tom Brady goes

Patriots season recap: The mighty have fallen

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was one of few bright spots during the team’s AFC Championship matchup against the Denver Broncos. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) Michaela Hyde and Alexa Hyde Connector Staff The New England Patriots started off the 2015 season with controversy, uncertainty, and a bad reputation. The defending Super Bowl champions began their 2015

Deflategate a year later: How have the Pats fared?

Tom Brady and Bill Belichick dealt with an offseason full of controversy (Getty Images). Alex Salucco Connector Contributor Last Monday marked the one year anniversary of the Indianapolis Colts’ temper tantrum; more commonly known as ‘Deflategate’. My stance has been the same all along; Tom Brady was “more than generally aware”, however, he is still

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