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Frozen Fenway Features Monster Sled

As Boston feels the bite of Mr. Frost, many a Boston baseball fan reminisces about summer nights at Fenway Park. The folks at Fenway Park knew you would be feeling this way, so they built a giant ramp called the “Monster Sled” for visitors attending this year’s Frozen Fenway festivities running from December 28, 2013 […]

After Losses to Duke and NC State, BC Will Finish Below .500

Back on Feb. 10, the Boston College Eagles men’s basketball team came within one point of beating fourth-ranked Duke. Then, at the end of last month, in a rematch against the then-sixth-ranked Blue Devils on the road, the Eagles lost yet again but this time in a blowout, falling 89-68. BC then went on to […]

Patriots 2012 Draft Report: Nick Perry, USC

Nick Perry, DE, USC Height: 6’2 Weight: 271 40: 4.64 2011 Stats: 54 tackles, 9.5 sacks, 13 tackles for loss Overview: Though only a full-time starter his final year, Nick Perry was a solid contributor to USC in all of the three years he played. As a freshman and sophomore he was used as a […]

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 […]

2009 CAA Football Conference Preview: South Division

Editor’s Note: This is Part Two of a two part preview of the Colonial Athletic Conference 2009 Football Season, focusing on the South Division. The North Division was featured Saturday. Delaware Blue Hens:  Coach K. C. Keeler and the Blue Hens enter 2009 with 12 returning starters and the motivation to improve upon their 4-8 finish last […]

2009 CAA Football Conference Preview: North Division

Editor’s Note: This is Part One of a two part preview of the Colonial Athletic Conference 2009 Football Season, focusing on the North Division. Look for the South Division, coming Monday. The CAA is coming off one of its best seasons, as a conference in 2008. They tied an NCAA record for five of their teams […]

Top 5 Massachusetts College Football Players Filled With Defensive Talent

Boston College: Mark Herzlich: Linebacker, Sr. 6-4 238 Coming off a season where Herzlich earned the 2008 ACC Defensive Player of the Year Honors, Herzlich might be one of the most feared players in Massachusetts’s college football. Last season he was also a finalist for the Butkus Award. He led the Eagles with 110 total […]

2009 UMass Football Preview: Wrap-Up

 After coming off an average 7-5 season, UMass is looking to start the 2009 season with a clean slate. They will be opening the season with a new starting quarterback and a new Head Coach. Although the Minutemen have a talented team, it could be an inconsistent year on both sides of the ball. We […]

2009 UMass Footall Preview: Defense

For a team that has recently been known for their defensive dominance, they didn’t live up to their reputation last year. The Minutemen finished last season ninth in the conference, giving up 358 yards per game. Although the defense didn’t live up to expectations in 2008, they bring more experience and leadership into the 2009 […]

2009 UMass Football Preview: Offense

Although the Minutemen finished above .500, the 2008 season can be looked at as a disappointment, finishing at 7-5. UMass hopes to start the 2009 campaign with a clean slate, which involves a new starting quarterback and a new head coach. UMass promoted offensive coordinator, Kevin Morris, to Head Coach once Don Brown left for […]

Former UMass Stars Get a Shot at the NBA

When you think of former UMass Minutemen who succeed in the NBA, only a handful of names come to mind: Julius Erving, Marcus Camby and Al Skinner, to name a few.  It is very difficult to get a shot at playing in the NBA while not coming from a major conference. In last week’s draft, UMass had […]

The FBS vs. FCS

Each year there are a number of the Football Championship Subdivision (formerly Division I-AA) teams who are paid a hefty sum to travel and play a member of the Football Bowl Subdivision (formerly D I-A).  These games are usually played within the first couple of weeks of the season and in most cases are considered […]

Will This Be the Year for BU Basketball?

Since the 2002-2003 season, Boston University basketball has been shut out from the elusive automatic bid guaranteeing entry into the 65-team NCAA tournament, which is a single elimination tournament that takes place in the greatest month of the year, culminating the end of the college basketball season. There are several other tournaments that signify the […]

North Carolina Wins NCAA Championship

The No. 1-seeded University of North Carolina Tar Heels brought the Michigan State Spartans back down to Earth, defeating them 89-72 to win the NCAA Men’s College Basketball National Championship. Ty Lawson finished with 21 points, six assists, and eight steals, while teammate Tyler Hansbrough finished with 18 points and seven rebounds in the win. With […]

Hockey East Sweeps Hobey Baker Final Three

We know that a Hockey East player will be crowned 2009’s Hobey Baker Award winner, honoring college hockey’s top player.  The trophy will make its way to the conference for the first time since 2000, when Boston College’s Mike Mottau earned it. The finalists this year are senior defensemen Matt Gilroy, sophomore forward Colin Wilson, […]