More so than any other sport, college basketball is a sport of perennial powerhouses. Establishing an institution to be synonymous with a sport itself takes years, and only a select few have been able to earn the right within the basketball community including Duke, Indiana, UConn, North Carolina and Kansas. In arguably the greatest sports […]
With 6.4 seconds remaining in the extra session, Boston College (19-10-1) sophomore forward Bill Arnold roofed a shot from the right slot, beating Boston University (17-10-1) senior goaltender Kieran Millan for a dramatic 3-2 overtime win in the 60th installment of the Beanpot at the TD Garden in Boston, Mass. The game was brilliantly played […]
The Boston University Terriers (17-8-1) and Boston College Eagles (17-10-1) each advanced to next Monday’s Beanpot final, dispatching the Harvard Crimson (7-7-9) and Northeastern Huskies (11-12-3) respectively at the TD Garden in Boston, Mass.
Marcin Gortat scored 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the Phoenix Suns defeated the Rajon Rondo-less Celtics, 79-71 Friday night. Ray Allen led the Celtics with 14 points and Paul Pierce chipped in 12 points and six assists. Rondo looked on from the sidelines with a sprained wrist as the Celtics scored a season-low […]
To be honest, I was rooting for the Eagles football team to go 1-11. When I mentioned this to friends, they jokingly responded, “What, to get the top draft pick?” While this vestige of pro sports fandom probably had more of an effect on rooting against my team than I imagine, more than anything I […]
Jay Heaps hired as new Revs coach
Northwestern backup quarterback Kain Colter filled in quite nicely for injured starter Dan Persa, leading the Wildcats to a 24-17 victory over Boston College in Saturday’s season opener at Chestnut Hill. Colter threw completed 17-of-24 attempts for 197 yards and ran for 71 more in the Wildcats’ first victory since they lost Persa when he […]
As many expected, it did not take long for Mark Herzlich to find a home in the NFL once the lockout finally ended. On the first day in which teams could sign undrafted free agents, the BC alumnus agreed to a contract with the New York Giants. Herzlich announced his signing via twitter, saying: “Decision […]
After being drafted 51st overall by the Omaha Nighthawks of the UFL last week, Boston College linebacker Mark Herzlich will test the waters in the NFL. According to Sports Illustrated’s Peter King, Herzlich has declined to sign with Omaha. The 6-foot-4 244-pound cancer survivor went undrafted in the 2011 NFL Draft, as he was one […]
On Thursday Boston College linebacker Mark Herzlich joined 24 of the nation’s best prospects at the Radio City Music Hall for the first day of the NFL Draft. Unlike his 24 counterparts, Herzlich’s name wasn’t one of the 254 selected to play in the NFL. However, Herzlich will be playing football next season, if he […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.