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UMass Football’s Growing Pains Football

UMass Football’s Growing Pains

By Peter May

UMass promised “national excellence and prominence” when it transitioned to the Mid-American Conference and the Football Bowl Subdivision. But two years later, the only recognition the football program is getting is for its pathetic record.

The World In Black And White History

The World In Black And White

By Peter May

On the day Kennedy was shot, the cover of Sports Illustrated arrived in black-and-white. It was like they knew. Or at least that’s what I remember thinking as a kid.

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The Headache That Won’t Go Away Football

The Headache That Won’t Go Away

By Bill Littlefield

Despite greater awareness about the risks of concussions and other brain injuries – football remains as popular as ever. But as the 2012 NFL season gets underway this week, commentator Bill Littlefield explores the consequences of our national obsession.

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Why Paterno Statue Should Stand Sports

Why Paterno Statue Should Stand

By Joshua Rubenstein

The statue of Joe Paterno that stood outside Beaver Stadium has been taken down. Joshua Rubenstein says it’s yet another missed opportunity for Penn State.

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