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Patriots sit at 2-9 as season continues

Patriots sit at 2-9 as season continues

(Photo courtesy of Sky Sports) “Bill Belichick has been having a troubling season.” Shaan Baid Connector Staff It’s officially Tank Season for the New England Patriots. Following a 7-10 loss to the New York Giants, the Patriots are now 2-9 with the third-worst record in the league. On the bright side, New England is in

Geoffrey Esper wins St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail Eating Contest

(Photo courtesy Major League Eating) “Geoffrey Esper celebrates win.” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor There are thousands of types of sports in the world, some being more unique than others. One of the more unconventional sports is food-eating contests. The world of competitive eating is more popular than some may believe. Major League Eating (MLE) has

Death of former NHL player causes debate over neck guards

(Photo courtesy of the Colgate Maroon-News) “Community members leave flowers in memorial of Adam Johnson” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor The death of former Pittsburgh Penguins player Adam Johnson from an on-ice accident had stirred up movements to mandate protective hockey equipment. On Oct. 28, the 29-year-old died after being slashed in the neck by a

“Changing the Game” aims to show the realities of being a transgender athlete

(Photo Courtesy of Esquire) “Movie poster for Changing the Game shows the three stars in their athletic fields” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor On Tuesday, November 14, the LGBTQ+ Resource Center & UMass Lowell Political Science Department joined forces for a showing of the movie “Changing the Game”. The 2019 Hulu documentary directed by Michael Barnett

Celtics start season 4-0, tied for best in the NBA

(Photo Courtesy of CNN) “Jayson Tatum shoots against Brooklyn Nets.” Shaan Baid Connector Staff Is this the year for Banner 18? The Boston Celtics start the season with a bang, going 4-0. Thanks to the Kristaps Porzingis and Jrue Holiday trades, Boston is looking great so far in the early portion of the 2023-24 NBA

Local Boxer Spotlight

(Photo Courtesy of “Boxer Nick Molina wins match.” Jake Messer Connector Staff The world of boxing has seen a resurgence in mainstream media over the past few months. Boxers like Tyson Fury, Canelo Alvarez, Anthony Joshua and Gervonta Davis are bringing the sport back from long periods of irrelevance with their spectacular main events bringing in huge pay-per-view

Celtics close out the preseason 4-1 after dominating the Knicks and Hornets

(Photo courtesy of “Jaylen Brown scores a basket against Hornets.” Shaan Baid Connector Staff The Boston Celtics have clicked on all cylinders this preseason. After beating the New York Knicks and Charlotte Hornets, Boston concludes their preseason going 4-1.  It all started on Oct. 17 when the Knicks came into TD Garden. Boston displayed