Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Mensches of the benches: The All-Time Jewish MLB Dream Team

By Justin Gagnon

March 1, 2011

205 former Major League Baseball players have been elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame; only three of them are Jewish. It's a shame that more Jews haven't been heralded in the Hall, but that's not to say that some of the best single season Semite perf...

2011 Red Sox start season in a new fashion

By Chelsey Sordello

February 22, 2011

The Boston Red Sox started off their season by doing something they have never done before: giving their general manager and owners a standing ovation. Before their first full-squad workout, the Red Sox welcomed general manager...

Papelbon gets questionable $2.5M pay raise

By Justin Gagnon

January 19, 2011’s Sean McAdam has reported that the Red Sox have avoided arbitration and agreed to contracts with Jacoby Ellsbury and Jonathon Papelbon. Ellsbury will be paid $2.4 million for his work in 2011, and Papelbon will re...

Lebron Returns to the Scene of the Crime

By Stephen Sellner

December 2, 2010

Thursday night’s matchup between the visiting Miami Heat and the Cleveland Cavaliers is arguably the most anticipated regular season game in recent history.  However it has nothing to do with records or playoff implications. Thu...

Garrett brings new attitude to ‘Big D’

By Stephen Sellner

November 16, 2010

Jason Garrett got right to work on Wednesday as the Dallas Cowboys practiced in full pads for the first time since training camp. Garrett took over as head coach for America’s team after Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones fired W...

Time to Hang Em Up, Favre

By Stephen Sellner

November 7, 2010

As Brett Favre was helped off the field last Sunday, I couldn’t help but think to myself:  “Man, he looks old and miserable.” The saga that is Brett Favre’s career has taken an unfortunate turn.  He’s gone from football’s beloved icon to an annoyance, like an ear infection that refu...