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College Basketball Round-Up

By DJ Harding – UConn 68 – Georgetown 62 UConn, ranked 24th in the nation, picked up a win versus Georgetown behind 15 point performances from Adama Sanogo and Tristen Newton. While Georgetown’s highest scorer was Brandon Murray, who scored 21 on the day. Davidson 93 – UMass Amherst 78 Davidson traveled to UMass and…

NBA Game Day – 2/4

By Tiffany Williams – Brooklyn Nets (31-20) vs. Washington Wizards (24-26) Saturday night the Brooklyn Nets will host the Washington Wizards at the Barclays Center. Last season these two clubs met four times and tied the series 4-4 with both clubs winning a game at home and winning one on the road. This season these…

Boston Red Sox “Truck Day”, An Annual Boston Tradition

By Tiffany Williams – The Boston Red Sox “Truck Day” has become an annual tradition of the Red Sox since 2003. 20,400 baseballs, 1,100 bats, 400 pairs of socks, 20 cases of bubble gum, and yep, 60 cases of sunflower seeds are just some of the equipment and supplies loaded onto the 53-foot truck. New…

WooSox Single Game Tickets For 2023 Season To Go On Sale March 6

By Tiffany Williams – Late Friday afternoon the Worcester Red Sox announced “Single game tickets for the remainder of the 2023 season will go on sale March 6 with a pre-sale starting March 1 for fans who, during the month of February, buy tickets for Opening Day and April & May.” Fans can purchase tickets…

Natisha Hiedeman Returning To The Connecticut Sun With A 2-Year Deal

By Tiffany Williams – On Friday the Connecticut Sun announced that Natisha Hiedeman, a four-year guard has signed a two-year deal with the team. “We are super excited to re-sign Natisha,” remarked Connecticut Sun General Manager, Darius Taylor. “She has been a core piece to our organization’s recent success. We look forward to her flourishing…

NBA Game Day – 2/3/23

By Tiffany Williams – Atlanta Hawks (26-26) @ Utah Jazz (27-26) On Friday night, the Atlanta Hawks will continue their West Coast trip meeting the Utah Jazz at the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Hawks are now 1-1 on this road trip. Against Western Conference opponents on the road this season, Atlanta…

G-League Wrap Up 2/1

By DJ Harding Capital City Go-Go 131 – Maine Celtics 126 The Maine Celtics traveled to Washington D.C to take on the Capital City Go-Go. Both teams owned good records not losing more than 6 games and being 4th (Go-GO) and 6th (Celtics) in the Eastern Conference Standings. The First Quarter was as close as…

Connecticut Sun Sign Joyner Holmes to Training Camp Contract

By Stephen Ur  III – The Connecticut Sun have announced that Joyner Holmes has signed a training camp contract to return to the team for the 2023 season. This will be her third season with the team. She has played a total of 26 games in those three seasons with Connecticut. “We are delighted to…

Buck O’Neil Exhibit Heading To Worcester Public Library

By DJ Harding – In honor of black history month The WooSox Foundation, Worcester Public Library, and United Way of Central Massachusetts have collaborated to bring Worcester its first-ever Negro Leagues Baseball Museum exhibit. The Ribbon Cutting takes place Wednesday, February 1, at 4 p.m., and features Worcester Mayor Joe Petty, City Manager Eric Batista,…

WooSox Announce Coaching Staff For 2023, And The Return Of Chad Tracy As Manager

(WooSox) The Worcester Red Sox and Boston Red Sox are pleased to announce that Chad Tracy will return for his second season as WooSox manager for the 2023 season.  Additionally, the clubs announced today that hitting coach Rich Gedman, pitching coach Paul Abbott, bench coach Jose David Flores, assistant hitting coach Mike Montville, and development coach Brendan Connolly will all resume their roles on…

Philadelphia Eagles Fly To Super Bowl 57

By DJ Harding After a long season for 2 teams full of injuries and wins and losses. This game would determine who will represent the NFC in the Super Bowl. For the Philadelphia Eagles they were coming off a win versus the New York Giants and are the team with home field advantage with a…

A Terrible 3rd leads To A Maine Celtics 113-106 Loss

By DJ Harding  After a Wednesday Loss to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants the Maine Celtics played at home against the Birmingham Squadron for a chance to improve their record of 8-4. Things were looking on the bright side to start with the Celtics taking a 11-2 lead to start the game. The Squadron wouldn’t…

Boston Celtics Best Los Angeles Lakers in Overtime, 135-131

By Stephen Ur III – The Boston Celtics hosted Lebron James and the Los Angeles Lakers in a classic rivalry game at TD Garden in Boston on Saturday night as part of the NBA’s Rivalry Week. These two teams have met 12 times in the NBA Finals, with the winning the most recent meeting in…

WooSox Announce Rewards Program

By DJ Harding The Worcester Red Sox Announced their rewards program for the upcoming season. Fans earn points just for attending games and buying food and drinks. There are 100 prizes that have a range of variety from free ice cream to a trip to spring training. When points are redeemed (used) the total points…

2022 AFC Championship Game Preview: Kansas City Chiefs vs Cincinnati Bengals

By Stephen Ur III – The Kansas City Chiefs and Cincinnati Bengals will meet in the 2022 AFC Championship Game at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday evening. Kickoff is set for 6:40 p.m. ET. The game will be broadcasted on CBS and will also be streamed on Paramount+.  This marks the second consecutive…

2022 NFC Championship Game Preview: Philadelphia Eagles vs San Francisco 49ers

By Tiffany Williams – On Saturday the Philadelphia Eagles will host the San Francisco 49ers for the NFC Championship Game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. The San Francisco 49ers return to the NFC Championship Game for the second-consecutive season and the third time in the last four seasons. With a 38-7 home win over…

Salute to Service Finalist Announced

By DJ Harding Every year for the past 12 years, the NFL awards a player for their contributions in helping and honoring the military community. The 3 finalists are George Kittle, Hayden Hurst, and Ron Rivera. When asked about the three finalists USAA Senior Vice President of Military Affairs John Bird said “All three of…

NFL Announces Players Granted Eligibility for NFL

By DJ Harding – The NFL announced the 69 players who have been granted special draft eligibility along with 13 underclassmen who fulfilled their degree requirements and still have college eligibility but are available to be drafted. These Players are listed below. The 69 Players with Special Ability Name     Position      …

Celtics Lose 3rd Straight In OT Thriller

By DJ Harding The Celtics are coming off a back to back that resulted in  2 losses to the Magic and the Heat. Despite these back to back losses, Boston still has the best record in the NBA at 35-14. Before playing the Magic on Monday, the Celtics won 9 straight. Also, in the news…

Pepsi Rookie Of The Year Nominees Announced

By DJ Harding For the 21st year of their 22-year tenure as the official soft drink of the NFL, Pepsi is awarding a Pepsi Zero Sugar Rookie of the Year after giving weekly honors throughout the year. The winner will be announced during Super Bowl week in Arizona and presented with a special designed Pepsi…

Around The G-League 1/25

By: DJ Harding There was high action around the G-League with the Maine Celtics, Long Island Nets, and College Park Skyhawks in action on January 25th. Maine Celtics 119 – Fort Wayne Mad Ants 133 The Celtics traveled to Fort Wayne to play the Mad Ants in what was a close game in the beginning,…

Olger Escobar Called Up To Under-17 Guatemalan National Team

By Tiffany Williams – On Wednesday New England Revolution Academy announced forward Olger Escobar has been called up to the Under-17 Guatemalan National Team ahead of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying matches in February Escobar, 16, of Lynn, Mass will play against Mexico, Panama, and Curaçao. He has led the Under-17 Academy team with seven goals…

Celtics Drop Back Yo Back Games With Miami Loss

By DJ Harding – After dropping a loss to the Magic the Celtics played the final game of a back to back in Miami. This is the start of NBA Rival week with nationally televised rivalries all week. This matchup was the start of Rival week as both teams met in the conference finals in…

New England Patriots Hire Bill O’Brien as Offensive Coordinator

By Stephen Ur III – The New England Patriots have hired Alabama offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien to the same position, per multiple reports. O’Brien formerly served as the Patriots offensive coordinator from 2009-2011 before becoming the head coach at Penn State and then the Houston Texans. Former defensive coordinator Matt Patricia and special teams coordinator…

New England College Basketball Roundup – Jan. 23, 2023

By Stephen Ur III – Colgate 64, Boston University 51 Colgate guard Braeden Smith led the game with 21 points and was almost perfect shooting in the paint, going eight for nine from the floor. Colgate led by as much as 21 in the second half and never looked back en route to a 64-51…

Celtics don’t reach 10 straight as Magic prevail

By DJ Harding As the Celtics traveled to Orlando they would look to win their 10th game in a row. They would have to do with Marcus Smart, Malcolm Brogdon, and Robert Willaims III. Smart and Williams III were out with injuries as Smart suffered an Ankle injury while Williams suffered a hyperextended knee. Both…

10 is the Magic Number

By DJ Harding The Boston Celtics travel to Orlando in the final game of their season series. Orlando leads the season series 2-1 as Boston loses their last 2 matchups. Despite those 2 losses, Boston still holds the best record in the league and the Eastern Conference with a 35-12 record. Orlando, on the other…

NFL Divisional Round Weekend Recap

By DJ Harding  and Stephen Ur III – Kansas City Chiefs 27, Jacksonville Jaguars 20 The first Divisional Round playoff game was a rematch of Week 10 as the Jacksonville Jaguars traveled to Kansas City once again as Chiefs head coach Andy Reid took on his former offensive coordinator from 2013 Doug Pederson, who now…

Dannis Aguero Stops Hometown Favorite Irvin Gonzalez Jr. Via a Fourth-Round Knockout

By Tiffany Williams – At Mohegan Sun Arena Saturday night, CES Boxing’s Winter Brawl presented some good fights and some depressing upsets. Dannis Aguero stopped hometown favorite Irvin Gonzalez Jr. via a fourth-round knockout in the main event to capture the vacant WBC Silver Featherweight Title. Arias, who is 20-2, with 16 knockouts entered Saturday’s…

Worcester Grabs 3-2 Win over Lions to Cap Off Three-in-Three

By Bill Ballou (Worcester Railers) – The Worcester Railers took down the Trios-Rivieres Lions to wrap up their home three-in-three weekend against three different teams within the ECHL’s North Division. The triumph was Worcester’s first regulation victory in more than a month, or since last Dec. 18, and it was a big one both emotionally…

Celtics Fight Injury And Make It 9 In A Row

By DJ Harding – The Celtics went into the night with star forward Jayson Tatum and, at halftime, lost Marcus Smart and Robert Williams III. Smart leaving with an ankle injury, Williams leaving with a hyperextended knee, which is very bad news for Boston. Williams has had a history of knee injuries missing the beginning…

No Tatum Going Into Canada

By DJ Harding After a primetime win Thursday night versus the Golden State Warriors, the Boston Celtics now travel to Canada to take on the Toronto Raptors.  The Celtics will be without their star forward Jayson Tatum who will not be playing due to left wrist soreness.  The Celtics will try to extend their win…

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