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To the start and end of my senior season

When I played organized basketball for the first time at the young age of six, I never pictured myself still surrounded by the game some 15 years later. I do, however, remember the way that… Read More...

2020 World Series Recap

The 2020 MLB season is officially over. Due to the coronavirus and the resulting limitations, this season was unlike any other, and it is safe to say these playoffs were also a roller coaster. However,… Read More...

Brandeis Athletics inducts 2021 Athletics Hall of Fame class

The hall of fame is something held in high esteem for all athletes. No matter the league, sport or position you play, being inducted into such a place is a sign of honor, respect and,… Read More...

Winter sports seasons cancelled due to the coronavirus

Winter sport athletes will not be competing in intercollegiate competitions during the 2020-2021 sports season, Athletic Director Lauren Haynie announced in an Oct. 20 email to student-athletes obtained by The Brandeis Hoot. Winter sports affected… Read More...

Athletes speak out on World Mental Health Day

Each year on Oct. 10, the World Health Organization (WHO) celebrates World Mental Health Day, an annual campaign designed to acknowledge mental health issues across the globe, as well as to uplift those combating stigma… Read More...

The good, the bad and the unique of the 2020 NHL playoff format

The year 2020 has certainly been an unprecedented one.  Back at the beginning of March, the world as we knew it came to a relatively sudden halt. Over a period of a few short weeks,… Read More...

Results of the designated hitter rule change in the MLB

After many years of discussing the possibility of adding the designated hitter (DH) to the National League for the 60-game 2020 season, Major League Baseball (MLB) added the DH to reduce the possibility of injury… Read More...

Two members of Brandeis Athletics participate in UAA series on race and racism

The University Athletic Association (UAA) has released a series titled, “Conversations on Race and Racism”—highlighting current and former coaches, players and administration and their individual experiences with race and racism—and two members of Brandeis athletics… Read More...

So what exactly is going on with these MLB playoffs?

So much has happened in the world within this last year, making it very easy to not pay attention to sports. However, within a short time after everything was shut down, people were trying to… Read More...

Transparency, disclosure and the path toward healing: Kevin Love’s mental health journey

“It was like I was trying to achieve my way out of depression,” Kevin Love wrote in his latest contribution to the Player’s Tribune, a piece he titled: “To Anybody Going Through It.” This quote… Read More...
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