Healey, Patriots Partnership Should Start Trend for NFL

By Patrick O’Rourke BU News Service Sport has the ability to serve as a vehicle of social change, especially in Boston given the platform beset to the its sports teams and stars. It’s why Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey went to Robert Kraft, owner of the NFL’s New England Patriots,

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Special Report:
Boston 2024

Amid divided public support and concerns about funding, the bid to bring the 2024 Summer Olympic Games to Boston continues. This special report looks at the pros, the cons, and the athletes as well as the potential roles that Boston’s renowned institutions of higher learning could play if the Olympic torch is lit here.

Schools Eye Olympics Benefits, Drawbacks

By Keiko Talley BU News Service Although plans are up in the air, Boston-area colleges and universities are weighing the idea of their campuses being used as venues for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Schools that could play a part include Harvard University, Boston University, Tufts University, Boston College,the University of

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Home Field Advantage: Games in Boston Could Boost US Medals

By Katie Peverada BU News Service Boston is home to eight World Series titles, six Stanley Cups, four Super Bowls, 17 NBA Championships and multiple national collegiate championships. Every year, thousands of elite athletes bring their talents to the streets, rivers, ice and playing surfaces of the city in some

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2014-15 Terriers a Team in Every Sense of the Word

By Pat O’Rourke BU News Service Early on in the 2014-15 season, David Quinn felt he had a team that was capable of making a national championship run. For most of Saturday night, it looked like that hunch would become a reality. The Terriers went into the third period with

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