Back to Class

In most athletic programs at most universities, athletes graduate and finish their playing career simultaneously. However, due to the popularity of five year programs at Northeastern, several athletes experience their fifth year of college away from the sport they love, despite the fact that they are still full-time students. The Red & Black sat down…

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United for Silver

By Sara Corey This summer, Madison Mailey and her teammates on the Canadian Senior National Rowing Team had a choice: they could race with a poor mentality and lose, or they could unite and race to win a world championship. After winning the Under 23 World Championships for the second time, Mailey earned a spot…

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A New Day Job

Most of America had changed the channel two days ago, but a couple of televisions in Massachusetts were still glued into the process on day three of the 2018 MLB Draft. Round by round goes by. Then, a name quickly flashed across the television screen, and a lifelong dream had come true for two Northeastern…

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Where America’s Pastime Meets America’s Future

The Huntington Avenue Grounds, costing all of $35,000 (just under $1 million in today’s dollars), opened in 1901 after owner Ban Johnson decided his new American League needed a Boston-based team to compete with the Boston Braves just a quarter mile away.

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“This Pitch”: A Dominican Dreamer Turned Baseball Star

“It’s unbelievable that I’m even standing here, so let’s go hit. That mentality cannot be faked. And I exploded. My talent expressed itself to the fullest and more. Nothing was there to hold it back.”

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NU to NFL: Matt Lengel

Every kid has a dream of pitching in the World Series, or being the next Steph Curry, or catching a touchdown pass from Tom Brady, but for most it remains as just that – a dream. For Matt Lengel, his dream from his days as a second grader in rural Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania became a reality,…

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Gold Coyne: NU Alumna Brings Home Gold

“A gold medal game at the Olympic games, you’re competing for the highest honor in our sport,” Coyne said. “I also think the way that the game has grown over the years, people are starting to want to watch women’s hockey. They’re recognizing women’s hockey is a phenomenal sport.”

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