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Southern California NCAA college football coach Steve Sarkisian speaks to media before football practice, in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. Sarkisian publicly apologized for his drunken appearance at a team rally last weekend, attributing his slurred, profane speech to a combination of alcohol and medication.(AP Photo/Nick Ut)

USC’s Sarkisian apologizes for drunken speech at team rally

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

LOS ANGELES – Southern California Coach Steve Sarkisian publicly apologized Tuesday for his drunken appearance at a team rally last weekend, attributing his slurred, profane speech to a combination of alcohol and medication. Sarkisian plans to seek unspecified treatment, but the second-year Trojans coach doesn’t believe he has a drinking problem. “I was not right, and I think the moral …

UNH football team’s offense looks sharper in Blue-White scrimmage

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

DURHAM – Senior quarterback Sean Goldrich has learned through experience that there’s never enough time to get ready for the start of the season. That’s …

Unanimous choice: Ohio State is No. 1 in AP preseason Top 25

Monday, August 24, 2015

Ohio State is the first unanimous preseason No. 1 in the Associated Press college football poll. The defending national champion Buckeyes received all 61 first-place …

Concord’s Pat Norton named men’s hockey head coach at Tufts

Sunday, August 23, 2015

He’s a bit like Dunc Walsh, Tom Walton and Vic Stanfield, his hockey coaches at Concord High in the late 1980s. He’s a bit like Dick Umile, the head bench man at the University of New Hampshire and …

A look at Pat Norton’s coaching history

Sunday, August 23, 2015

1996-2000 assistant at Norwich University 2000-03 assistant at University of Vermont 2003-04 assistant at Northeastern University 2004-15 head coach at Tilton School 2015- head coach at Tufts University …

Meyer’s new mantra: Embrace the grind, but enjoy the success

Sunday, August 23, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Victory meal is a tradition for Urban Meyer’s teams and pretty much a weekly occurrence during football season since the coach got to Ohio State in 2012 – just as it was when he was …

Harbaugh’s return brings hope, pride back to Ann Arbor

Friday, August 21, 2015

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – A few blocks from the Big House, Jim Harbaugh’s barber works in a small shop that doubles as a shrine to Michigan football. Iconic jerseys of Wolverines past – such as Anthony Carter’s No. …

Tim Dahlberg column: Athletes are winners even on day they lost

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

The idea that a union shop leader would be able to schedule practice breaks or negotiate travel upgrades for Northwestern football players always seemed a bit preposterous. Football teams may be collective units but they are run by …

Allison ready to continue tradition of prolific UNH pass catchers

Friday, August 14, 2015

DURHAM – During the University of New Hampshire’s run of 11 straight appearances in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs, a common thread of prolific pass catchers has run through the program. It started with receiver David Ball, who …

Talented, deep secondary poised to be strength of UNH defense

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

DURHAM – Sean McDonnell didn’t need to think long when he was asked about the strength of his University of New Hampshire football team. “The strength is probably the back half of the defense, to be honest with …

Buzz already building in Durham for Wildcat football

Sunday, August 9, 2015

DURHAM – Media days can be subdued as the players go through the motions of getting their headshots taken, filling out information cards for the program and lining up for the team picture. But during Saturday’s media day, …

Six UNH players selected to preseason CAA all-conference football teams

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Casey DeAndrade highlighted a group of six University of New Hampshire football players who were named to a College Sports Madness 2015 Preseason CAA All-Conference Team on Friday. DeAndrade, a junior, was selected to the first team as both a defensive back and punt returner. Three Wildcats earned …

Report: Umile signs extension with UNH hockey team

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

According to a report, the University of New Hampshire signed men’s hockey Coach Dick Umile to a three-year contract extension. The Grand Forks Herald in North Dakota published the report on Friday, saying that UNH President Mark Huddleston signed the deal July 15. According to the report, the …