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McCARTHY: The column I didn’t want, but grew to love

Full disclosure: When I first applied for a writing gig with the FreeP, I didn’t want to write about sports. In fact, given the opportunity, I probably would have taken any other assignment presented to me. But sports was where the sole opportunity to write was, and the necessity to build my at-the-time thin portfolio overcame any […]

MARASCO: Year in Review

Another passing year at school brings another slew of memories, and never fails to make the nostalgia start flowing. If you’re a sports enthusiast, there’s a lot to love about BU, and the past year in Terrier sports has, not surprisingly, provided its share of memorable events – some, I feel, deserve special recognition. So, […]

MARASCO: A Little Perspective Goes a Long Way

Perhaps one of the greatest assets one can possess in life is the ability to keep his head, take a step back and have the emotional control to put things in perspective. Taking the immediate emotion out of business can save a company billions. Having perspective can save relationships – even lives, for that matter. […]

McCARTHY: Bobby Petrino’s missed opportunity

In 2006, do-it-all University of Texas quarterback Vince Young propelled his Longhorns to a National Championship victory with one of the most dominant single game performances in the history of the sport. In the six years since Texas’s triumph over the University of Southern California, two things have happened – Young’s once promising professional career […]

MEYER: Identity and Boston University Athletics

The following column is the fifth in a series of columns written by former Daily Free Press sports editors. Today’s column is written by Craig Meyer, who was sports editor during the Fall 2011 semester. As I sit here doing what I’ve done so many times before – writing a column, albeit one that’s been […]