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After a win against reigning MVP Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens, the New England Patriots are beginning to put the rest of the NFL on notice, showing them that they should not be written off just yet. It appears that for the entirety of this season the Patriots have been playing up o…

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When we write the Beacon Update, we typically talk about UMass Boston sports, with the goal of delivering regular weekly updates. Unfortunately for all of us, we haven’t had sports here at UMass Boston in over eight months. So this week, instead of talking about the sports teams at UMass Bos…

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Last night  was a very important night in the NBA, the NBA draft. It looked very different then usual being that it was done online through zoom. Despite this, the NBA draft still had plenty of emotions, celebration and fancy fashion. Going into this draft the Celtics had three first round p…

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With the 2020-21 season well underway, we are about to enter one of the most unpredictable English Premier League seasons since 2015, when Leicester City beat 5000/1 odds to win the Premier League that year. Currently, the four and three teams that sit on top and bottom of the English top fl…

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With 2020 finally wrapping up, we say goodbye to a whole decade of the Boston Celtics. The Celtics roster has gone through many different changes over the past decade, and lucky for them they have been pretty good for the most part. In this decade we saw the end of the Big Three, the Isaiah …

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With December right around the corner, most fall sports here at the University of Massachusetts Boston would have been drawing to close. However, Covid has robbed us of an entire semester of sports. However, recently a vaccine for Covid-19 has been in development at Pfizer Inc in Brazil. So …

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With Covid-19 Still running rampant in our country, we are left with many questions about the status of the 2020-2021 NBA season. When will it start? Will it be in Orlando again? Will fans be able to attend? After the 2019-2020 season ended late in October due to the virus nothing would be o…

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With this past week’s loss to the Buffalo Bills, the New England Patriots have officially dropped to 2–5 on the season. It is safe to say that it is pretty much time to put a stamp on the season. Ever since week three ended and the COVID-19 breakout began in the Patriots facility, the Pats h…

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Once again, here we are with another week without sports due to COVID-19. Earlier in the semester, I took a look at some of the teams that would have started their season with the fall semester and did a recap of their seasons a year ago. Now, I am going to do the same thing, but with some t…

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The postseason for the Boston Celtics wasn’t a failure by any means, but at the same time, it wasn’t a success. For the Celtics, they have their eyes on one thing, and that’s the championship. To do this, they might have to make some changes to their roster ahead of the 2020-2021 offseason.