Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Theo Epstein, the most overrated GM of all time

By Tyler Galicia

March 5, 2012

Opening Day 2012 is steadily approaching, but for the Boston Red Sox, there are a few major changes following their historic September collapse from 2011. Two-time World Series winning manager Terry Francona was not brought back for a ...

Don’t Blame it on the Alcohol

By Jackson Alexander

October 18, 2011

On Oct. 10, Theo Epstein fled Boston for the Chicago Cubs. To make matters worse, The Boston Globe printed a scathing article on the Red Sox’s collapse that same morning, The piece was ripped apart almost instantaneously by pundits w...

Campus Perspectives: Boston Sports

By Staff

September 25, 2011

Students weigh in on their expectations for the Patriots this season and the Red Sox quest for the playoffs. ...

Campus Perspectives: Red Sox Future

By Staff

September 25, 2011

Students weigh in on how the Red Sox will fare in their last week of play. ...

Radical students, changing times part 2

By Max Calloway

September 18, 2011

During the 2007 Whitmore sit-in, organizers decided it was better to comply with the police and bring the protest to a peaceful conclusion. But students are not always so quick to uphold non-violent attitudes and, unlike in pr...

Welcome (Back) to Red Sox Nation

By Rachel Tumin

September 6, 2011

This week, I returned to Amherst after having spent last semester abroad, away from the Pioneer Valley, for more than eight months. Somehow in that time, I had forgotten the diehard dedication of all Boston sports fans that—to ...

Taste of UMass returns to Mullins Center

By Staff

April 27, 2011

It’s time to get your Taste on. The 17th annual Taste of UMass – an event organized by the University of Massachusetts – will take over the Mullins Center today from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. This year’s Taste is “...

Stay hopeful, Red Sox Nation

By Chelsey Sordello

April 6, 2011

We’re only five games into the season and everyone is starting to panic. Should we? No, I don’t think so. If Red Sox Nation has learned anything from the Sox over the years, it’s that they are not always what they seem t...

AL East Title for the Sox this Year?

By Chelsey Sordello

March 30, 2011

Not to say that I don’t get this excited every year for baseball season, but there is something special about this year. With Opening Day approaching rather quickly, many projections have been thrown around. For the first ti...

Crawford has nothing but high hopes

By Chelsey Sordello

March 7, 2011

Although Carl Crawford went 0-3 in his debut for the Red Sox on Sunday, Feb. 28 against the Minnesota Twins, there is nothing but optimism for the journey he is about to embark on. As any Red Sox fan will tell you, accepting ...

Red Sox should do well

By Eddie Hand

March 1, 2011

While we’re freezing our collective butts off in the barren, frozen land that is New England in the winter, the Boston Red Sox are awakening from their hibernation with a sexy new look. In about a month, we’ll get our fir...

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...