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,
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.
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
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
Did you miss our coverage of Marathon 2015? Here’s a recap.
Just one day after the two-year anniversary of 2013’s Boston Marathon bombings, Adidas opened its first United States RunBase store to the public on Boylston Street.
The Red Sox are already setting records this season, that is for pricey tickets. BU News reporter Christina Lob has the story.
By Pat O’Rourke BU News Service On August 27, 2012, the New England Patriots signed tight end Aaron Hernandez, a budding NFL star, to a five-year contract extension worth up to $40 million in value, $16 million of which was guaranteed. If all came to fruition, Hernandez, along with teammate
The Fenway area sprung to life on a warm Monday afternoon for the 2015 home opener of the Boston Red Sox.
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