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UNH football team voted No. 3 in CAA preseason poll

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The University of New Hampshire football team received five of a possible 24 first-place votes and was selected third in the Colonial Athletic Association preseason poll, which was released Tuesday at the annual Media Day at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. UNH, which won the 2014 CAA championship with an 8-0 conference record en route to a No. 1 national …

Four-sided videoboard coming to UNH’s Whittemore Center for this hockey season

Sunday, July 19, 2015

The University of New Hampshire department of athletics is partnering with Daktronics, Inc. to install a new four-sided, center-hung videoboard along with an LED display …

SEC West is home to huge salaries – but everyone can’t win

Thursday, July 16, 2015

HOOVER, Ala. – The Southeastern Conference Western Division is college football’s land of plenty, with all seven schools throwing huge piles of money at their …

UNH football program announces road trips to San Diego State, Colorado

Thursday, July 16, 2015

The University of New Hampshire football team will open this season on Sept. 3 at San Jose State. And the Wildcats just announced they’ll be taking some more trips out west to face Football Bowl Subdivision opponents. The UNH athletic department announced on Wednesday that the football team …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Monday, July 13, 2015

Tour de France Basso withdraws with cancerous tumor PAU, France – Stunning the Tour de France on its first rest day, doctors diagnosed a cancerous tumor in the left testicle of two-time Giro d’Italia winner Ivan Basso on Monday, forcing him out of the showcase race. At age …

UNH brings back former player Mike Souza as assistant coach

Saturday, July 11, 2015

DURHAM, N.H. – In a move that had been widely speculated for weeks, the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team named former Wildcats captain Mike Souza an associate head coach on Friday. “Mike Souza was an outstanding …

Judge: Redskins’ trademark must be canceled; team to appeal

Thursday, July 9, 2015

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – For the first time in a legal battle that has stretched over 20 years, a federal judge on Wednesday ordered the cancellation of the Washington Redskins’ trademark registration, ruling that the team name may be …

’Unbelievable’: Jankovic tops two-time Wimbledon champ Kvitova

Saturday, July 4, 2015

LONDON – About an hour after flopping on her back and kicking her feet overhead to celebrate a stunning comeback against defending Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, Jelena Jankovic still was giddy. “I cannot stop smiling. … I was …

Bow’s Nerbonne finds comfort zone at national field hockey tournament

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Bow’s Lindsey Nerbonne has been to national field hockey events in the past. But she never had as much fun, or success, as she did at the USA Field Hockey Young Women’s National Championship that was held from …

Some of the saddest own goals in soccer

Friday, July 3, 2015

Laura Bassett bent over, pulled her soccer jersey over her face and sobbed. Her teammates gathered around her, but nothing they said could make it better. Minutes earlier, the England defender had stretched out her leg to intercept …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

NHL Flames sign ex-Bruins defenseman Hamilton to 6-year, $34.5M contract CALGARY, Alberta – The Calgary Flames signed Dougie Hamilton to a six-year contract. Hamilton’s deal is reportedly worth $34.5 million. That means the 22-year-old defenseman will count $5.75 million per season against the salary cap through 2020-21. The …

Bo Ryan stepping down as Wisconsin basketball coach after this year

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Bo Ryan has been the fire-breathing face of Wisconsin basketball for 14 seasons, pushing the Badgers to never-before-seen heights. After 14 NCAA tournament appearances, seven Sweet 16s, four Big Ten titles, two Final Fours and a berth in …

Future UNH players Vela, Robinson drafted by Sharks

Saturday, June 27, 2015

A pair of future University of New Hampshire men’s hockey players were chosen in Saturday’s NHL Draft by the San Jose Sharks. Incoming freshman Marcus Vela was selected in the seventh round as the 190th overall pick. This past season with the Langley Rivermen of the British Columbia …