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Inside the Park with Marky Mark: January 27, 2015

By Marc Jean-Louis

January 27, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Blogs, Men's Basketball, NCAA Tournament, Podcasts, Scrolling Headlines, Sports, Sports Blogs, Sports Multimedia, Winter Sports

Massachusetts Daily Collegian senior sports multimedia producer Marc Jean-Louis and UMass Sports Weekly analyst Zander Manning make Super Bowl predictions and discuss the Deflategate scandal. Is the NHL scheduling too many outdoor games? Daily Collegian sports editor Mark Chiarelli joins us to previe...

2013 NBA playoff predictions: Round 1

By Joey Saade

April 29, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs

Eastern Conference Miami Heat (1) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (8) - Miami in 5 I will go out on a limb and predict that the Bucks can steal one game at home. Picking Miami to sweep this series is too mainstream, and...

Bruins’ Jaromir Jagr sets stage for playoff run

By Peter Cappiello

April 3, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs

Samuel Adams Boston Jagr. The nickname that never was, now has a fighting chance thanks to the Boston Bruins’ acquisition of forward Jaromir Jagr from the Dallas Stars — the scoring threat that Boston has been looking for...

Boston Red Sox 2013 Offseason Tracker: Koji Uehara

By Jackson Alexander

March 3, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs

Koji Uehara Former team: Texas Rangers Position: Relief pitcher Contract: 1-year, $4.25 million Projected role: Middle reliever For a team supposedly in “rebuilding mode,” the Boston Red Sox made plent...

Evaluating the Boston Celtics at the trade deadline

By Mark Chiarelli

February 20, 2013

Filed under Sports Blogs

As the armchair general managers and rabid sports radio callers amp up their intensity this week, Danny Ainge will remain very much in the background. Many will demand ludicrous trades while others will defend the current...

What defines an elite NFL quarterback?

By Mark Chiarelli

February 15, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs

With the Super Bowl coming and going, plenty of attention now resides on the shoulders Joe Flacco. Due to America’s fascination with professional quarterbacks, Flacco understandably now becomes a major factor in sports discussion. With the spotlight, stardom and face-time that comes with a ...

Boston Red Sox 2013 Offseason Tracker: Jonny Gomes

By Jackson Alexander

February 12, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs

Jonny Gomes Former team: Oakland Athletics Position: Outfield Contract: 2-year, $10 million Projected role: Starting left fielder In 2011, the Boston Red Sox were accused of focusing on beer, chicken an...

Boston Red Sox 2013 Offseason Tracker: Mike Napoli

By Jackson Alexander

January 24, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs

Mike Napoli Former team: Texas Rangers Position: Catcher/First base Contract: 1-year, $5 million Projected role: Starting first baseman Mike Napoli’s balky hip turned what would have been a po...

Boston Red Sox 2013 Offseason Tracker: David Ross

By Jackson Alexander

January 22, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs

David Ross Former team: Atlanta Braves Position: Catcher Contract: 2-year, $6.2 million Projected role: Backup catcher Boston’s signing of Davis Ross, an 11-year veteran, fills one of the team’s les...

NFC divisional round predictions

By Taylor C. Snow

January 11, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs

BACK Green Bay Packers (11-5) @ San Francisco 49ers (11-4-1) The Green Bay Packers have the worst offensive line in the NFL. After matching up with a mediocre Minnesota defense, Aaron Rodgers now has to go up against...

AFC divisional round predictions

By Taylor C. Snow

January 11, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs

BACK Baltimore Ravens (10-6) @ Denver Broncos (13-3) The Baltimore Ravens handled the Indianapolis Colts without contest last week in Maryland, but they will not have the comforts of home on Saturday, which, if histor...