Jonathan Sigal

Sports Writer

Boston, MA

Jonathan Sigal

Experienced journalist who strives to fairly cover teams, tell athletes' stories and bring fans behind the scenes.



Why UNC's Blue-Collar, Fun-Loving Cloutier Always Comes Up Clutch

In conversations about Chris Cloutier, the phrase “blue collar” always comes up. It’s fitting, too, for a kid from Kitchener, Ontario, which started as a manufacturing city, whose mom is a police officer and whose father is a mechanic.

BU Boost for the Black & Gold

BU Terriers yesterday, Boston Bruins today, Charlie McAvoy and Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson are poised for big things on Causeway.
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Ivorians Kouassi, Angoua reunite as key cogs for New England Revolution

“Off the field we’re like brothers,” Angoua said through a translator. “It’s as if we’d known each other for forever, for a long time.”
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Revolution call their "triangle partnership'' a force to be reckoned with

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Heading into the New England Revolution’s home opener on Saturday against Minnesota United FC, head coach Jay Heaps made a simple tactical adjustment.
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Jack Attack

After finding "NHL mentality," Malden Catholic product Jack Adams tears up the USHL and brightens his draft horizon.
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Mistakes pile up for BU hockey in Beanpot final loss to Harvard

The penalties too grave, the times goaltender Merrick Madsen was solved too few and hopes of a comeback too fleeting. On Monday night, the No. 4 Boston University men’s hockey team longed to raise the Beanpot trophy for the 31st time in its program’s history, but it wasn’t meant to be. Rather, it was No. 3 Harvard University celebrating inside TD Garden with its first Beanpot championship since 1993.
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Dare to doubt Conor Garland

"I’ve learned from being cut or passed over, and grown up so much as a player and person."
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"A Dream Come True"

Morgan Andrews caps impressive college soccer with Div. 1 national title at USC.
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Piatelli Passion

"It's like a dream that I didn't dream, because I didn't plan this."
New England Lacrosse Journal Link to Story

In a newly stable MLS, life remains unstable for career journeymen

"I don't think they realize that athletes have the same dreams, worries and concerns..."
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Greater Fall River gun stores say ban on copycat weapons will cripple business

Local gun shops are stuck in limbo, wondering what the future has in store.
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Greater Fall River area farms riding out drought conditions

Quite simply, the rain just hasn't come for the cattle farm owned by Rep. Paul Schmid, D-Westport.
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Jonathan Sigal

Jonathan was born in Rhode Island, but currently resides in Boston. Only aged 21, he brings a wealth of professional and collegiate sports experience to the table.

His work has appeared on SB Nation, New England Hockey Journal, The Daily Free Press and more. He has also written for the features and political desk at The Herald News.

He specializes in feature writing, but also uses his own soccer, lacrosse and hockey knowledge to bring games to life. Most importantly of all, though, he firmly believes athletes are more than their accomplishments on the field, and is always searching for the deeper story.



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  • Deadline Writing
  • Editing
  • Feature Writing
  • Reporting
  • Multimedia