Dan Orencole

Sports Reporter

Location icon United States of America

A proud alum of UMass-Amherst, Class of 2017. Love telling stories in the sports world.

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Boston Celtics player report card 2017-18: Terry Rozier

Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals isn't the spot any player wants to have their worst individual postseason performance in. But for Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier that's exactly what happened in the loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers led by all-time great LeBron James.

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New England Patriots: Why addition of Jeremy Hill could pay off for Pats

One of the New England Patriots top battles heading into training camp will be at the running back position. Veteran newcomer Jeremy Hill is a player who could pay off big time for the Pats. Two years ago the Cincinnati Bengals held a 16-15 lead late in the fourth quarter over division rival Pittsburgh Steelers and Hill lined up in the backfield behind A.J.

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Boston Red Sox: JD Martinez proving to be a tremendous value

The sound of the balls coming off the bats got louder and louder last season in Major League Baseball and the Boston Red Sox signing J.D. Martinez has exemplified the increased importance of power in the middle of a batting order.

Central Connecticut Communications
The Bristol Press - Southington native and UConn catcher Susi drafted by Pittsburgh Pirates in...

@OrencoleDan SOUTHINGTON - With the pick tracker on the computer and the broadcast on the television, UConn junior catcher and Southington native Zac Susi was waiting anxiously for his name to be called in the Major League Baseball Draft. Then, in the 12th round and with the 354th pick, the Pittsburgh Pirates selected Susi Wednesday afternoon.

Boston Cannons
The Story Of Brodie Merrill | Boston Cannons

The Story Of Brodie Merrill The accolades that Cannons defenseman Brodie Merrill has achieved throughout his illustrious collegiate and professional lacrosse career are not solely what defines the person Merrill has become. As a 35-year-old, Merrill has had a roller coaster of a ride throughout those years.