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Few Cheers for Northeastern Football

AP

No more football at Northeastern. After 74 seasons, the curtain has been drawn at Parsons Field in Brookline.

These are stories we hate to write. The death of a sport at one of our local colleges brings guilt and regret. It was like this when Boston University dropped football in 1997. There was another scare when UMass came close to dissolving its baseball team last spring.

Today they will announce that they’ve killed football at Northeastern.

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