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Esports gambling could lead to a slippery slope

Esports gambling could lead to a slippery slope

(Photo courtesy of “Stage of an esports competition.” Jake Messer Connector Staff Now that sports betting is becoming legalized in more states across the country, more and more adult sports fans will have the choice to enhance their own sports consumption at their discretion. They don’t have to play, but if they want to,

Celtics crush Bulls 129-112 to extend win streak to seven games

(Photo Courtesy of X) “Luke Kornet celebrates against the Bulls” Shaan Baid Connector Staff The Boston Celtics picked up right where they left off before the All-Star break. Boston demolished the Chicago Bulls 129-112 on Thursday night in their first game since the break. With this win, Boston extends its winning streak to seven games

Men’s Basketball narrowly wins against Bearcats 87-80

(Photo Courtesy of Sarah Mahannah) “Quinton Mincey shoots a basket.” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team (18-7) faced off against the Binghamton University Bearcats (12-14) on Thursday night. They just scraped by with a score of 87-80.  It was a historic night in the city of Lowell as the River Hawks

Harry “Bucky” Lew celebrated at Costello Athletic Center

(Photo Courtesy of Mass Moments) “Sketch of Lowell legend Harry Lew.” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor UMass Lowell Athletics hosted a presentation and ceremony prior to the Men’s Basketball game versus Binghamton on Thursday night. They aimed to celebrate the life of Harry “Bucky” Basketball Lew.   Lew was the first black professional basketball player. He

Women’s Lacrosse continues win streak over Stonehill Skyhawks

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “Women’s lacrosse player fights past Skyhawks.” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor The UMass Lowell women’s lacrosse team (4-0) is continuing their record-breaking season after a 13-9 victory over the Stonehill Skyhawks (0-1) on Feb. 21 at Cushing Field. Junior Jade Catlin and freshman Chloe Bowers chipped in three goals each.

PWHL Boston suffers tough loss to Toronto

(Photo courtesy of The Lowell Sun) “Emma Maltais and Megan Keller fight for the puck.” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor Toronto’s Natalie Spooner scored a hat trick, continuing her goal streak to 10 goals in 10 games. The visitors won against Boston 5-3 at the Tsongas Center on Feb. 14.  Spooner is leader in goals in