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BC Falls to Virginia to End Season

The BC Eagles basketball team whimpered to a quiet end of this basketball season with a 68-62 loss in the first round of the ACC Tournament. They fell to the Cavaliers, losers of nine in a row and a team they beat by 13 just over a week prior. Virginia will go to play top […]

BC No. 4, UNH No. 11 in Latest Hockey Poll

BC took three of four points from UNH in their series in the final weekend of Hockey East regular season play, but the one point was enough for the Wildcats to clinch the league’s title. The pollsters continue to favor the Eagles, who are up to fourth in this week’s USCHO.com Division I Men’s Hockey […]

UNH Wins Hockey East, Playoff Picture Set

New Hampshire defended home ice on Friday night, rallying to tie Boston College 3-3, enough to clinch their third Hockey East regular season title in four years and eighth overall. This was the second time the Wildcats had overcome a three goal deficit to tie the Eagles in as many games this season. BC got revenge on […]

BC No. 5, UNH No. 10 Ahead of Weekend Clash

The top four in the latest USCHO.com Division I Men’s Hockey poll remained unchanged with Denver on top. The Pioneers now have 48 of 50 first place votes and Miami, in second, claims the other two. Wisconsin and St. Cloud State held onto their spots in third and fourth, respectively, but Hockey East finally cracks […]

Hockey East Beating Itself Up in Stretch Drive

With two weeks left in Hockey East play, nothing much is settled. This weekend did not help to provide much clarity either as three of the five pairings were splits and the lone sweep was an “upset”, further jamming the schools in the standings. New Hampshire and Boston College have separated themselves from the pack […]

Terriers Back in Poll, Eagles Still Tops Among Hockey East

BU’s sweep of Maine this weekend has the Terriers as the league’s hottest team and they have elevated to fourth place, which would mean home ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs, in Hockey East. The pollsters have taken notice of BU’s recent tear, putting them back in the poll for the first […]

BC Captures Beanpot, Returns to Top 10

Boston College built a 4-1 lead and turned back BU’s two goal rally before the Terriers could tie the game to capture the school’s 15th Beanpot Tournament Championship, and second in three years. BC and BU have now split four games this season in four different venues with BC winning at BU and at the […]

BC, BU Advance to Beanpot Final, UHN Leads Bunched Group in Poll

BC and BU will meet in next week’s 58th Beanpot final after each advanced Monday night by beating Harvard and Northeastern respectively. The Terriers and Eagles will meet in the final for the sixth time in last seven tourneys that the feat was possible (excluding the years when BC-BU is played on the first week). […]

BU Drops BC as Beanpot Looms

The seasons of the Terriers and Eagles are on opposite trajectories now. BU had a very tough start, but is rebounding lately and has now beaten their arch-rival in the last two meetings. They won the Fenway Classic and took out the Eagles in Chestnut Hill in a 5-4 overtime game. Meanwhile, BC seems to […]

Eagles Still Top Rated Hockey East Team at Number 11

Boston College was two for two this weekend and remains the top rated Hockey East representative in the latest USCHO.com Division I Men’s Hockey Poll. However, at 11, the conference still lacks a Top 10 team, but, like last week, the league is dominating the bottom half of the poll. After BC at 11, UMass […]

Chiefs Attempting to Rebuild Patriots Dynasty?

The Chiefs wrested Scott Pioli away from the Patriots last season and he promptly traded for Matt Cassel and Mike Vrabel. He is now adding former New Englanders to his coaching stable with this week’s acquisitions of Offensive Coordinator Charlie Weis and Defensive Coordinator Romeo Crennel. Weis and Crennel held the same positions in New England […]

Fenway Loss Sends Eagles Tumbling Out of Top 10

Archrivals BC and BU took the ice at Fenway in a college hockey version of the Winter Classic last Friday night and the Teriers took the victory. The Eagles loss was their third in a row after a hot stretch before the holidays and dropped them five spots from seven to 12 in the latest […]

College Football Top 10: 2009 Final

Alabama defeated Texas in the BCS National Championship to secure the inaugural Sports of Boston No. 1 ranking! There was plenty of diversion in the rest of the picks. Who will be No. 1 next season? Let’s see how recruiting shakes out first. Also, let’s also see if there’s any more top-notch college coaches left […]

College Football Top 10: 2009 Final Expert Ballots

Do you want to see how your favorite Sports of Boston expert voted in the poll? Then look no further, we have listed the ballots here.

Ex-Patriot Head Coach Pete Carroll Back in the NFL?

Pete Carroll, the former Patriots and Jets head coach, appears headed back to the NFL, to take the Seattle Seahawks head coaching vacancy. Seattle just fired Jim Mora, Jr. after a single season at the helm, a disappointing 5-11 campaign. The Seahawks were immediately zoomed in on Carroll, currently the head man at the University […]