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Fish and Chipps: March Madness 10 commandments

Before March Madness officially begins this Thursday, I thought it would only be fair to give a little insight into my method on picking the perfect bracket.   Rule No. 1: Never pick all No. 1 seeds   This seems like an obvious rule, but to some it’s not. Since the field expanded to 64 teams […]

The Blue Line: Retiring numbers

During the first intermission of the final Boston University hockey home game against Northeastern, legendary coach Jack Parker’s number 6 jersey was retired. When he was given the microphone, he mentioned how he felt it was “against his rule” for BU to retire his number, as he himself was against the notion of retiring numbers […]

Fish and Chipps: The n-word does not belong

One hundred and fifty years ago, there was only one way to interpret the meaning of the n-word. It was hateful. Spiteful. Awful. Disgusting. But as time has moved forward its meaning, usage and cultural significance have changed like no other word in the English language. Today it seems the word means many things to […]

Foul Shots: Specialization

Quarterback Jameis Winston is the best college football player in the nation, according to Heisman Trophy voters. After he plays the required amount of college seasons at Florida State University (in his case, three), he will be a top-5 pick in the NFL draft. And, if he works hard and is as talented as he […]

The Blue Line: March Madness

February is over now, and sports fans across the globe will miss the month home to the Super Bowl and Olympic Games. But now enters March, host of one of the most exciting sporting events of the year: the NCAA basketball tournament. The tournament, filled with elation and heartbreak, makes dreams and nightmares come true […]