Quote of the Day

"If you get a Mississippi State-like opponent, they were like, ‘Great, let’s play at Gillette. We’d love to play where the Patriots play. Let’s do that.’ Great, that’s an opportunity for us to get an SEC opponent as a home game."
-- UMass AD Ryan Bamford, on having a relationship with the Patriots and Red Sox that includes potentially playing games at their stadiums. (BOSTON HERALD, 8/23)
Thursday August 24, 2017 Vol. 23 — No. 247 Print This Issue

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