A Marked Man

Sean Mellen is made up of moments. For a 20 year old kid from Norwood, 25 miles southwest of Boston, he has quite a few that stick out already – an NCAA tournament run, a high school state title, being named a second-team All-American and first-team All-CAA last season and a 2019 preseason All-American. But…

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Virtual Arms Race

by Tyler Dolph On a hot and humid Saturday in July of last year, Matt Lucido left his Brooklyn Airbnb and began to make his way towards the Barclays Center. The 20,000 seat arena was sold out ahead of the afternoon’s big matchup, so naturally he wanted to get there early.   He talked some…

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Diamond in the Rough

A 6-foot-4 junior quarterback takes the snap for Xaverian Brothers High School, drops back and reads the defense. Immediately he spots pressure on his left. Darting away from traffic, he continues to scan down the field, looking for an open man. A head fake to a receiver on a deep route draws the secondary away,…

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A Family Dance

by Adam Doucette The day was finally here. A chance at redemption. After a year of working and waiting, the Northeastern men’s basketball team fought its way back to the CAA basketball championship game. Tomas Murphy, Northeastern’s sophomore forward from Rhode Island, was ready. After a heartbreaking loss in the CAA championship game last year,…

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