We continue our look at the top candidates to be selected by the Celtics with the sixth pick in this month’s NBA Draft. See also our profiles of Kentucky’s Julius Randle and Oklahoma State’s Marcus Smart. Name: Aaron Gordon College: Arizona Position: Power forward Age: 18 Stats: 6’9″, 225 lbs. Background Gordon is one of […]
Arizona, 42; Boston College, 19 Boston College’s eagerly anticipated return to postseason football following a two-year absence turned out to be something of a bust, as the Eagles were soundly defeated by the Arizona Wildcats in the AdvoCare V100 Bowl at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Lousiana. Arizona outgained BC 529 to 351 in total yards […]
Following two awful seasons, the Boston College Eagles will make their return to postseason football on New Year’s Eve, when they take on the Arizona Wildcats in the AdvoCare V100 Bowl at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana. The Eagles won just six games in 2011 and ’12 combined, leading to the firing of head coach […]
The body of former Red Sox pitcher Frank Castillo was pulled from a lake near Phoenix, Arizona on Monday. Castillo, 44, was pulled out of Bartlett Lake. He had apparently drowned. Family members and friends said Castillo wasn’t a very good swimmer, and when he jumped off a boat Sunday, he never resurfaced.
Brooks Reed, OLB, Arizona Height: 6-2 Weight: 263 40: 4.68 2010 stats: 47 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks Overview: Brooks Reed is the type of player that coaches love to coach. Reed embodies the “blue-collar” label, and it’s his work ethic and determination to succeed that makes Reed an intriguing prospect.