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UMass women’s basketball handles Duquesne at home -

January 16, 2017

UMass men’s basketball’s late comeback falls short after blowing 15-point first-half lead -

January 15, 2017

UMass hockey outlasted at home against No. 6 UMass Lowell -

January 14, 2017

Hailey Leidel hits second buzzer beater of the season to give UMass women’s basketball win over Davidson -

January 13, 2017

UMass football hosts Maine at Fenway Park in 2017 -

January 12, 2017

UMass men’s basketball snaps losing streak and upsets Dayton Wednesday night at Mullins Center -

January 11, 2017

UMass women’s track and field takes second at Dartmouth Relays -

January 10, 2017

UMass hockey falls to No. 5 Boston University at Frozen Fenway -

January 8, 2017

UMass professor to make third appearance on ‘Jeopardy!’ -

January 8, 2017

UMass women’s basketball suffers brutal loss on road against Saint Joseph’s -

January 7, 2017

UMass men’s basketball drops thirds straight, falls to VCU 81-64 -

January 7, 2017

UMass men’s basketball drops tightly-contested conference matchup against George Mason Wednesday night -

January 4, 2017

Late-game defense preserves UMass women’s basketball’s win against rival Rhode Island -

January 4, 2017

AIC shuts out UMass hockey 3-0 at Mullins Center -

January 4, 2017

UMass professor to appear as contestant on ‘Jeopardy!’ Thursday night -

January 4, 2017

Penalties plague UMass hockey in Mariucci Classic championship game -

January 2, 2017

UMass men’s basketball falls in A-10 opener to St. Bonaventure and its veteran backcourt -

December 30, 2016

UMass woman’s basketball ends FIU Holiday Classic with 65-47 loss to Drexel -

December 29, 2016

UMass men’s basketball finishes non-conference schedule strong with win over Georgia State -

December 28, 2016

Brett Boeing joins UMass hockey for second half of season -

December 28, 2016

Sellner reflects on his time at the Collegian

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I owe so much to that ugly office. Much more that can be fit into a single column.

Sellner: A grab bag of this week’s hottest sports topics

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Peyton Manning is medically cleared to play in 2014, the NFL’s new potential rule and UMass men’s basketball all get discussed this week

Sellner: I wrote UMass off too soon

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Some were ready to pull the plug on the Minutemen as a legitimate contender after they fell to George Mason 91-80. But after Friday’s 80-75 victory over VCU, fans shouldn’t be going anywhere.

Sellner: 2014 MLB season the last to remember Derek Jeter

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After announcing his retirement last week, Derek Jeter will play out his final Major League season, leaving behind a legacy that so many can only dream about

Sellner: Michael Sam has a chance to be this generation’s human rights hero

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With Michael Sam coming out as gay just months before the NFL Draft, will he be the NFL’s first gay athlete and this generation’s human right’s hero?

Sellner: Seattle’s dominance prevails in Super Bowl XLVIII

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The NFL’s top defense proves too much for the high-powered Denver offense.

Sellner: Paul Pierce this generation’s Celtics legend

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For this generation’s Celtics fans, Paul Pierce was their Bill Russell, Larry Bird or Bob Cousy.

UMass baseball uses season-high 17 hits in win over CCSU

UMass belted a season-high 17 hits and Dylan Begin hit a 3-run triple in the bottom of the eighth as the Minutemen outlasted Central Connecticut State, 9-5, Tuesday.

UMass basketball guard Jesse Morgan appears to no longer be with team, sources say

UMass junior guard Jesse Morgan’s career with the Minutemen could be over, according to a report by The Daily Hampshire Gazette.

Video Highlights: Minutemen win first doubleheader game over NJIT by one

The UMass baseball team won the first game of a doubleheader against NJIT by a nail-biting score of 1-0. Here are the highlights.

UMass football lacking playmaking, experience in skill positions

UMass lost its top three wide receivers from last season, and coach Charley Molnar said that Tajae Sharpe is the No. 1 receiver as of now.

UMass hoops ends season with first-round NIT loss to Stony Brook

UMass didn’t have the same intensity or demeanor Wednesday night as it had in last week’s Atlantic 10 Tournament, falling to Stony Brook, 71-58, in the first round of the NIT.

Sellner: UMass hoops passes eye test for NCAA Tournament

UMass’ postseason fate hangs in the NCAA Selection Committee’s hands as the Minutemen fell to VCU, 71-62, Saturday evening in the A-10 Semifinals.

UMass advances to A-10 semifinals with thrilling 79-74 win over Temple

Chaz Williams dropped 28 points as UMass sprinted past Temple, 79-74, Friday night in the A-10 Quarterfinals at the Barclays Center.

UMass hoops survives in spite of rebounding woes, foul trouble

UMass was outrebounded 50-32 Thursday against George Washington and were without Terrell Vinson and Cady Lalanne for the final 2:48.

UMass men’s hoops kicks off A-10 Tournament Thursday against GW

UMass tries to avenge its Jan. 19 home loss to George Washington with a win over the Colonials Thursday night in the first round of the A-10 Tournament.

Chaz Williams uses aggressiveness, swagger in bounce-back performance

UMass point guard Chaz Williams paced the Minutemen with 20 points and 10 assists in a 75-66 win at Rhode Island in their regular season finale on Saturday.

Butler spoils near-sellout crowd in convincing win over UMass hoops

Despite a near-sellout crowd, UMass couldn’t keep up with Butler on Thursday night in its 73-62 defeat at the Mullins Center.

Sellner: Time is now for UMass basketball fans to pack Mullins

The UMass men’s basketball team eyes a packed house Thursday night when it hosts Butler for its biggest game in recent history.

Freddie Riley, Terrell Vinson’s career paths tie in to program’s resurrection

Seniors Freddie Riley and Terrell Vinson will be honored before Thursday night’s game against Butler for Senior Night.