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Celtics Notebook: Land of the Giants

While the Celtics slipped by the Nuggets last Friday (and smashed Cleveland in a glorified scrimmage on Monday), they dropped both ends of a back-to-back to the Pacers and 76ers. It's just the second time this season they've lost consecutive games. While various factors contributed to the two setbacks, the slate of games featured some…

Microsoft Reveals Xbox Series X

Formerly known as Project Scarlett, The Game Awards has brought us the world premiere trailer for the next console from Microsoft. Branded as the New Xbox Series X it changes up every preconceived notion we have of consoles. Looking more like a PC tower than anything before it, including other PC towers. Check out the…

My Top 5 Moments From The Game Awards

Well, The Game Awards are officially in the books. This year’s show was an improvement over last year, which was a good show in its own right. By now, The Game Awards have cemented themselves as the most prestigious awards ceremony in gaming and esports. Not only was Game of the Year crowned, but we…

Mazz: Unfortunately, size matters for Celtics

In the fourth quarter last night, Joel Embiid torched the Celtics for 16 points, eight of which came from the free-throw line. Embiid made shots from the perimeter and in the paint, and the Celtics really couldn’t do a thing about it.

How To Raise A Resilient Kid

By Lora Lewis  Everyone experiences setbacks in life, including family issues, job insecurity or personal loss. Some people, however, bounce back better than others.  We all know someone who grew up with childhood trauma, in poverty or with an abusive parent, yet they went on to succeed career-wise and personally. What makes some of us…

Mazz: Why the Patriots don't look like the Patriots

On offense, especially, New England has had far too many fundamental breakdowns this year, the result of which has been uncharacteristically poor play, particularly in the red zone. That flaw – along with some bad officiating – helped do them in Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Oakland University To Become First Division 1 Varsity Esports Team

College esports continues to grow and expand and the Midwest is no different. Oakland University, a few miles outside of Detroit, announced on Friday that they will field the first Division 1 varsity esports team in Michigan. In a press conference, the university formally presented their vision for esports. They will begin play in Fall…

Mazz: Belichick, Patriots still searching for answers to stop Reid, Chiefs and Mahomes

The Patriots and Chiefs have played five times since Reid took over the Chiefs, and while the Patriots are 3-2 in those games, Kansas City has scored an average of 34.8 points per game that has made the New England defense look like the French army. And with Patrick Mahomes at quarterback, Kansas City has scored 71 points in the last two games against the Patriots, including 40 in Foxboro last year.

Mazz: With Patriots, 10-2 is a good news-bad news proposition

Upon closer inspection, one can’t help but wonder if the Patriots defense is a little overrated. Against Baltimore and Houston, the Pats allowed 65 points while opponents went a combined 12-for-22 on third and fourth downs – a whopping 55 percent. Kansas City steps up to bat this week - in Foxboro.

School Shooting Drills: The New Normal

School shootings in America are, sadly, not unusual occurrences. These days, schools and teachers all over the country practice lockdowns and conduct shooting drills, just as they do fire drills. The United States has witnessed over 2,300 mass shootings since the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre, according to the National Education Association, and gun violence is now…