In his latest book on baseball in Latin America, professor Alan Klein charts the history of Major League Baseball’s influence in the Dominican Republic, where sugar refineries had begun fielding ultra-competitive baseball teams as early as the 1930s.
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The Huskies will play their first home game of the season on Friday afternoon at Parsons Field. Here are five things you should know before the first pitch.
The changeover crew has two hours to turn the hockey rink at Northeastern University’s century-old arena into a basketball court for the Huskies’ regular season finale. Can it be done? Here’s the story of the people and the science behind the job.
Hockey, hoops, and track and field teams are primed for post-season play this weekend. Here’s what you need to know.
Championships begin and regular seasons conclude for several Athletics teams this weekend.
All four of Northeastern’s women’s hockey Olympians will be vying for a medal when the puck drops in Sochi on Thursday.
Kate and Alyssa Carlson led their high school field hockey team to back-to-back state championships. Will they duplicate their success at Northeastern?
How would fans, coaches, and teammates react to the first openly gay player in NFL history? We asked Peter Roby, Northeastern’s athletic director and a former college basketball coach.
The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia have begun. We asked Philip D’Agati, an expert in patriotism, politics, and the Olympics, in the Department of Political Science, to discuss Russia’s role as host and which Olympic events he has his eye on.
Haley and Jenny Sinclair, fraternal twins on the women’s soccer squad, are aggressive yet intelligent young athletes, first-year Huskies who put team before truculence.
The surging men’s and women’s hockey teams will showcase their talent this week in the semifinal round of the annual Beanpot Tournament. Follow these five storylines as you cheer on the black and red.
“2013 was the best year of my life,” says Kendall Coyne, a sharpshooting forward for Northeastern hockey. Can she top it by helping Team USA win gold at the Olympics for the first time since 1998?