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Senior Profile: Michael Winget

Graduating senior tri-captain Michael Winget began his swimming and diving career as a promising first-year with three top-six individual performances in the NESCAC Championships. He ended his career as an All-American, NESCAC champion and school record-holder.Winget's path from up-and-coming 18-year ...

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Professor Sam Sommers brings psychology to sports fans

As the co-author of the new sports psychology book, "This is Your Brain on Sports," Associate Professor of Psychology Sam Sommers is uniquely positioned to answer most questions about how athletes, coaches and fans think. But there is one subject that even he can't completely solve: ...

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Canadiens' struggle leaves Atlantic open

Entering the 2015-16 NHL season, the Montreal Canadiens were clear Stanley Cup contenders, bringing back veteran rosters and a slew of All-Stars between them. Injuries and overlooked roster moves, however, have turned the Atlantic Division into a packed race heading out of the All-Star break.There ...

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Sports

Alum's tournament goes from unique idea to mainstream audiences

On Feb. 28, 2014, Zach Lowe’s NBA column in Grantland, the destination of the best analysis and insight for the sport of basketball, introduced the casual fan to the newest sporting event: The Basketball Tournament (or TBT for short) -- an open basketball tournament in which anyone can gather ...

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Jumbos face tough battle on and off water

"At the Malden River, we have this little advantage in knowing all the turns, and mentally, it is easier since you know the course markers,"  Danielowitz said. "At Worcester, we don't have that, and it was the first time this season racing when it's just a straight route."

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Golf

Elliott's third-place finish headlines Tufts' weekend

Playing in their penultimate tournament of the season, the Jumbos finished tied for eighth out of 17 teams at the Hampton Inn Invitational in North Dartmouth, Mass.Tufts started the two-day tournament strong on Saturday, averaging a score of 80.25 among the four scorers on Friday. The total of 321 ...

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Tufts wins both varsity races in Wanner's debut

“We went into the race not only to compete against Hamilton, but also to compete against ourselves," junior Jon Williams, who rowed in the second varsity boat, said. "The goal was to row 2,000 meters more efficiently than we had ever before and really set the tone for the beginning of the season.”

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Jumbos take four straight victories to start season

Entering the week riding the wave of a big conference win against No. 9 Middlebury and a dominant performance over Endicott, the No. 4 Tufts women's lacrosse team faced off against two non-conference opponents at home this week. With spring break around the corner, Tufts is in mid-season form, ...

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Basketball

Tufts prepared for Sweet 16 matchup

"Pretty much everyone has shifted roles depending on games and match-ups," Morehead said. "It's good that we have players that are versatile. It makes it tough for other teams and makes them have to stay on their toes."

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Basketball

Kanner, Berube headline NESCAC honors

On Wednesday, the NESCAC announced the 2015 All-Conference Teams and awards for men's and women's basketball. In a surprise to no one, the women's basketball team was well represented after posting an undefeated conference record and winning its second consecutive NESCAC Championship. Senior ...

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