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VLog: Loomis vs. Choate Varsity Football Game, Nov 4, 2016

VLog: Loomis vs. Choate Varsity Football Game, Nov 4, 2016

November 19, 2016 VLOG-in with Sam Goldfarb'18, our sport editor, and re-live the exciting Loomis-Choate football game on Nov 4, 2016!          

Cross Country is NOT Death

Photo Credit: Cathy Hyeon '18

November 14, 2016

Whenever I mention running, 99.999% of the time people will grimace dramatically, and then most likely terminate our friendship. They reject running even before I’ve asked them to take a run with me. To a lot people, running implies hours of sweat, discomfort, and obviously death (I’ve never run m...

The Cream of the Crop: The NFL’s Two Best Teams

AP Photo/ Gary Weipert

November 14, 2016

With Week 8 coming to a close, naming the best team in the NFL has become extremely difficult as well as debatable. Personally, as a New York Jets fan my bias doesn’t come into much play in this particular sports piece of The Log. In 2015 at the conclusion of Week 8, it was undeniably clear that th...

The Log’s NFL Predictions

AP Photo/ Gary Weipert

September 26, 2016

After a long offseason, NFL games have finally returned to the national spotlight. With the kickoff of the regular season, now is the ideal time to predict which teams will be the most successful, surprising, and disappointing. Who will win each division? Which teams will compete for a Super Bowl trip? ...

A Look at the Life of the Olympian

Photo Courtesy of Madison Perry '17

September 26, 2016

As 1930s track and field legend Jesse Owens portrayed, the essence of being an Olympian is a “lifetime of training for ten seconds.” For many Olympians, the commitment to athletics began at a very young age. Keeping up with a workout schedule and adhering to a strict diet are just the beginnings...

Question of the Week: Super Bowl Early Predictions!

Video and Photo Courtesy: Sam Goldfarb'18

September 25, 2016

Excited for the Super Bowl? Check out some pelicans' early predictions of this year's Super Bowl!  

Phelps is Back: The Return to the Top

AP Photo/Eric Gay

May 15, 2016

Michael Phelps.  The man known as the greatest swimmer of all time.  He possesses incredible achievements such as taking 5th place in the 2000 Olympics at just 15 years old, winning 22 career Olympic medals, 18 of which are gold, and holding six current world records.  With four Olympic games under...

5,000 to 1? No Problem.

AP Photo/Frank Augstein

May 15, 2016

Across the pond in the United Kingdom, the most improbable turnaround in sports history recently occurred. An English soccer club by the name of Leicester City has clinched this season’s Barclays Premier League title, despite the club’s status as a heavy underdog. The top flight of English soccer...

From Army to the WNBA: Kelsey Minato’s Incredible Opportunity

AP Photo/Mike Groll

May 15, 2016

She shoots with an accuracy of forty-two percent from the field goal line. She earned the all-Patriot League player of the year for three years in a row. Her points per game average is just above twenty-four. Kelsey Minato, despite a stellar college basketball career of outstanding accomplishments, would...

Golden State and the Golden Record

In this Friday, April 1, 2016 photo, Golden State Warriors' Steph Curry (30) pauses during an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics in Oakland, Calif. Though he moved on to the NBA long ago, March Madness is also Curry's world now. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

April 14, 2016

Any sports fan knows the record, any basketball fan knows the record’s legacy, and any Warriors fan knows how close Steph Curry’s troop is to making history by breaking the record. In the 1995-1996 season, the Chicago Bulls, behind the dynamic duo of Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen, established...

March Madness Recap

Villanova players celebrates after Kris Jenkins, center, scores a game winning three point basket in the closing seconds of NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston. Villanova won 77-74. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

April 14, 2016

The 2015-16 College Basketball regular season was so unpredictable, and the first weekend of this year’s NCAA Tournament delivered its fair share of insane upsets, unbelievable collapses, and amazing games. The second and third weekends were slightly less exciting, but this did not deter viewers from...

2016 World Series Contenders

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price (24) throws warm up pitches before the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the New York Yankees on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

April 14, 2016

Max Wice’s list of likely World Series Winners Boston Red Sox The Boston Red Sox may be coming off one of the worst seasons they’ve had in the past decade, but they have patched up their roster’s weaknesses. In 2015, despite their lack of success, the Red Sox had 5 players finish with a ba...

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