Sixth Ring solidifies Brady’s G.O.A.T. status

By Staff Writer Tom Griffin. While some doubt the validity of Tom Brady’s status as the “Greatest of All Time,” the aging quarterback’s career accomplishments prove just that. The age-old adage states that the empire of Rome wasn’t built in a single day, but Tom Brady has managed to foster two prosperous dynasties within 20 years. After this past victory at Super Bowl LIII, the … Continue reading Sixth Ring solidifies Brady’s G.O.A.T. status

Hockey falls to top-seeded Plymouth State, still are convincing contenders

By Staff Writer Tom Griffin. In the game that decided the current lead in MASCAC men’s hockey conference, the Corsairs unfortunately dropped the ball (or puck) on upsetting Plymouth State, losing 4-2. Before the start of February, the Corsairs showed immense promise as the dark horse candidate to sweep the MASCAC in the later part of the season. The group rattled off blowout win after … Continue reading Hockey falls to top-seeded Plymouth State, still are convincing contenders

Corsairs keep winter hot with strong showing at women’s track meet

By Staff Writer Thomas Griffin A wonderful weekend for New England sports began not with Sunday evening’s Super Bowl festivities, but instead at a Saturday afternoon women’s invitational track meet. Headlining the women’s team’s accomplishments is Ella Rath, whose posted time of 2:42.64 earned her a second-place finish in the 800 meters. Making UMass Dartmouth history for her third-place showing in the 600 meters, Taylor … Continue reading Corsairs keep winter hot with strong showing at women’s track meet

Patriots make the Super Bowl again, but don’t get your hopes up (too much)

By Staff Writer Thomas Griffin. Despite their rockiest season in the past decade, the Patriots are somehow, once again, bound for the Super Bowl. Representing a weak year for either the opposing AFC teams or the Shield itself, a late-season offensive restructuring was enough to turn an otherwise benign 11-5 Patriots team into a Super Bowl contender. Sure, they made the big game, but many … Continue reading Patriots make the Super Bowl again, but don’t get your hopes up (too much)

Fallout 76’s Early Failures Spell Early Price Reductions

By Staff Writer Thomas Griffin. Up to the release of Bethesda’s Fallout 76 this past month, the Fallout series had strayed dangerously far from the formulas that made the first games successful and revered.   Game development company Interplay blessed the world with Fallout 1 and Fallout 2, two early role-playing computer classics heralded for their immersive storytelling, engaging character dialogue, and heavy influence on building … Continue reading Fallout 76’s Early Failures Spell Early Price Reductions

La’Veon drops the ball on holdout, heads into free agency

By Staff Writer Tom Griffin. The season-long saga over the status of Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell ends with a fizzle – Bell’s time with the Steelers is over.   Bell had spent his 2018 season in the grips of a contract holdout with the franchise. He had played no games, dodged training camp in July, and kept no contact with anyone on the Steelers organization, including head coach Mike Tomlin and … Continue reading La’Veon drops the ball on holdout, heads into free agency

Dez Bryant hurt trying to salvage season

By Staff Writer Tom Griffin. The 2018 NFL season has been a physically and emotionally harsh one for Dez Bryant.  The Pro Bowl wide out of Dallas Cowboys fame was cut from his former team following an eight-year tenure as the team’s star. Despite reliable output as an offensive weapon, the eight-million-dollar player was given his walking papers in April following a string of fruitless seasons and a division … Continue reading Dez Bryant hurt trying to salvage season