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Pat Kelsey informs UMass AD Ryan Bamford of change of heart just 35 minutes before scheduled press conference -

March 23, 2017

Past and present UMass football players participate in 2017 Pro Day Thursday -

March 23, 2017

Pat Kelsey reportedly backs down from UMass men’s basketball coaching position -

March 23, 2017

Students react to new fence around Townehouses -

March 23, 2017

‘Do You Have The Right To Do Drugs?’ debate held in Bowker Auditorium -

March 23, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse looks to build on three-game winning streak against Brown -

March 23, 2017

UMass softball riding five-game win streak into first Atlantic 10 showdown -

March 23, 2017

Sanzo: Inability to win close games has hurt UMass baseball -

March 23, 2017

Hannah Murphy scores 100th career goal in UMass women’s lacrosse 16-9 win over Harvard -

March 23, 2017

Old age does no harm to indie rock legends The Feelies -

March 23, 2017

A track-by-track breakdown of Drake’s new project -

March 23, 2017

When a president lies -

March 23, 2017

Let them eat steak, and other gender norms I hate -

March 23, 2017

Dissecting Science: Episode Two -

March 22, 2017

Holy Cross 10-run eighth inning sinks UMass baseball -

March 22, 2017

UMass students react to Spring Concert lineup -

March 22, 2017

Letter: Vote yes for Amherst -

March 22, 2017

You don’t have to walk alone -

March 22, 2017

Tyler Bogart and D.J. Smith lead UMass men’s lacrosse during three game win streak -

March 22, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse emphasizes defense in approaching games as its key to gaining momentum for conference play -

March 22, 2017

Objectification of Athletes: An Issue Across Gender Lines

Tess Halpern argues that objectifying male athletes hurts the feminist call for equality.

Journalist Juliana Barbassa discusses problems in Brazil leading up to 2016 Olympics

Associated Press correspondent discusses her first-hand experience

Olympic bid bailout gold for Boston taxpayers

Alisina Saee-Nazari argues that ending Boston’s bid for the 2024 summer Olympics is best for the city and its citizens.

UMass Yak Back!: Episode 121

The strange happenings at the Sochi Olympics and the craze surrounding the smartphone application, Flappy Bird. A special Valentine’s Day roving report and commentary from Molly Plaehn.

Olympics bring out national pride

Katie McKenna wonders why she’s rooting for her country’s athletes at Sochi.

Olympic Roundup: USA finishes in second in medal count

The United States finished the 2014 Sochi Games with 28 medals, five behind leaders Russia.

The impact of the Olympic Games

Julian del Prado ties in lessons from international relations to the Olympic stage.

Olympics roundup: US tied for first in medal count

The United States tied Netherlands for first in the overall medal count, while Pavel Datsyuk and Alexander Radulov helped the Russian men avoid disaster in men’s hockey.

Olympics Roundup: US men’s hockey advances to quarterfinals

The United States sits in third in the medal count, but stole the show in men’s ice hockey this weekend with an undefeated mark in group play.

Olympics roundup: Shaun White falls, US women shine

Shaun White concedes the gold medal for the first time since the 2002 Winter Olympics after a shaky final run.

USA earns four medals in Olympics opening weekend

Sage Kotsenburg and Jamie Anderson became the first Americans to win gold in the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

Olympic boycott not the best solution

Jill Correira thinks the best way for the U.S. to shows its disgust with Russia’s new “anti-gay” laws is to go to the Winter Olympics…and win.

I get no respect I tell ya’

Remember that movie “Showgirls?” Imagine that at the Olympics.

Olympic virtues

Times have been intense for the United States in the past few years. The Olympics serve as a healthy reminder that we are still a Nation of one.

Sports drinks’ effects investigated

A scientific study conducted at the University of Massachusetts is aiming to prove that designer energy drinks and sports bars may do more harm then good. “I’m not trying to say all sports drinks are evil,” laughs Barry S. Braun, an associate professor of kinesiology and the director of the energy metabolism laboratory at the University of Massachusetts.