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Patriots 2011 Draft Report: Anthony Castonzo, Boston College

Although the Patriots found a gem at right tackle with University of Houston tackle Sebastian Vollmer in 2009, the left side of the offensive is a little less clear. Matt Light, who has been a mainstay at left tackle since 2000, will officially become a free agent when the new CBA deal is agreed upon. […]

Red Sox Spring Training Wrap-Up: Opening Weekend

Welcome to Sports of Boston’s Spring Training Wrap-Up! Every week, we’ll recap all the week’s Red Sox spring training games. We’ll mention who looks good, who looks bad, and which minor leaguers just might be making an appearance at Fenway this season. Let’s get things started with Boston’s opening weekend, in which they played split-squad […]

Boston College to Play Florida State on Primetime in 2011

The 2011 schedule was finalized Monday, as the Boston College Eagles will kick off their season at home against out-of-conference opponent Northwestern. Northwestern finished 2010 7-6, after starting off the season with five consecutive victories. The Wildcats closed out the season with three straight loses — including a 70-23 trouncing by Wisconsin. Other out-of-conference foes […]

BC Tops Northeastern in OT to Win Beanpot

The last three years, the champion of the Beanpot has gone on to win the national championship (BC in ’08, BU in ’09, BC in ’10). I think it’s safe to say, though, if Northeastern managed to win their first Beanpot since 1988 on Monday night that streak would be broken (ouch). Boston College, the […]

Poll of the Week: Who Do You Like in the Beanpot?

The Beanpot college hockey tournament is a Boston institution, an annual tournament where the four biggest hockey schools in the Boston area face off. This year’s final takes place Monday night, featuring Boston College against Northeastern for the championship, while Boston University faces Harvard in the consolation game.

Boston College, UMass Complete 2011 Recruiting Class

Local programs Boston College and the University of Massachusetts have their 2011 recruiting classes signed, sealed and delivered. Days after losing its No. 1 prospect Graham Stewart to Florida, Boston College bounced back and signed a total of 23 prospects Wednesday. At the top of the list includes, Albert Louis-Jean, Brian Miller, Connor Wujciak and […]

Boston College Loses Top Recruit Graham Stewart to Florida

With National Signing Day approaching, Boston College has lost its No. 1 recruit to the Florida Gators. Xavier High School linebacker Graham Stewart decided to head to the SEC after previously committing to BC in mid-August. The loss of Stewart heavily effects the Eagles overall 2011 recruiting class. According to Rivals, BC is ranked sixth […]

Boston College’s Offense Struggles in Fight Hunger Bowl Loss

Boston College started their season inconsistently, the middle stretch mirrored that same performance, and the end concluded the both patterns. In a way, the beginning, middle and end all resembled inconsistency and underachievement. Despite coming off a five-game winning streak, BC fell to Nevada 20-13 in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl. BC started off the […]

Former BC QB Brian St. Pierre to Start for Panthers

After a good career at Boston College, quarterback Brian St. Pierre has had little success at the NFL level. Drafted in the fifth round in 2002, St. Pierre has thrown just five passes in eight NFL seasons with the Steelers (twice), Ravens, and Cardinals. Out of desperation, the Carolina Panthers signed the 30-year-old St. Pierre […]

Virginia Tech Picked to Win ACC, BC Picked for 3rd in Atlantic

In a poll of Associated Press college football writers, Boston College was picked to finish in the Atlantic Division of the ACC, just behind No. 2 Clemson and favorite Florida State. Virginia Tech was picked to win the Coastal Division, followed by Miami, Georgia Tech, North Carolina, Duke and Virginia. According to Boston.com’s Mark Blaudschun, […]

Three BC Hockey Players Charged in Crash

The Eagles may have won the National Championship mere weeks ago, but the news is not all good surrounding the hockey program at the Heights Monday morning. Three BC Hockey players were in a vehicle which struck a MBTA Green Line trolley just east of campus early Monday. In addition to the three hockey players, […]

BC Wins National Championship Behind Muse, Atkinson

Boston College won its second national championship in three years with a 5-0 victory over Wisconsin Saturday night. The Eagles have been to four championship games in the past five seasons and got revenge on the Badgers from the 2006 title game, which went to the Madison bunch. The championship was the fourth in BC […]

Eagles Continue to Own Miami; Muse Perfect in NCAAs

Boston College will advance to yet another NCAA Championship Game after ousting Miami (Ohio) yet again the the tournament, 7-1. The Eagles will face Wisconsin in the final Saturday night in a rematch of the 2006 final, which the Badgers won. Wisconsin also won their semifinal easily, 8-1 over RIT. The Eagles have now beaten […]

BC to Hire Cornell Coach Steve Donahue

After cutting ties longtime coach Al Skinner, Boston College appears ready to move in a different direction, snagging upstart coach Steve Donahue from Cornell. They could have gone with former assistant coaches Ed Cooley or Bill Coen, but it appears the school wanted to get away from Al Skinner altogether and start fresh. Donahue recently […]

BC and Skinner Split After 13 Seasons

Al Skinner will not be on the Eagles sideline next season, closing the book on the most successful basketball coach in the program’s history. Skinner compiled a 247-165 record with the Eagles and now holds a 385-291 record overall in his coaching career, spanning 22 seasons with a stop at Rhode Island prior to BC. […]