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UNH football team looks forward to opening test against FBS foe San Jose State

Thursday, September 3, 2015

WHAT: New Hampshire at San Jose State WHEN: Thursday, 10 p.m. WHERE: Spartan Stadium, San Jose, Calif. ON AIR: Wildcat Sports Radio Network (107.7 FM, 101.5 FM, 610 AM, 96.7 FM, 930 AM) or audio streaming at unhwildcats.com. THE SKINNY: UNH opens the 2015 season across the country, making its first trip to California since 2005, when the Wildcats faced …

Alabama’s starting QB will be … Bateman, Coker or Morris

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama’s first depth chart of the year doesn’t clear up the starting quarterback mystery at all. The top spot looking at the …

Heisman hopefuls short on preseason hype

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota broke a Heisman Trophy trend last season by winning the award after being considered the preseason favorite. Heisman winners no longer …

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 …

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 …

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 band at the Whittemore Center. The project is slated for completion prior to this year’s hockey season. The system includes a four-sided, high-definition …

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 respective coaching staffs to try and gain an upper hand. The theory: More …

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 …