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UNH hockey team wins exhibition opener against St. Francis Xavier, 6-4

Monday, October 5, 2015

The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team staged an impressive rally in its exhibition opener, erasing a three-goal deficit en route to a 6-4 victory over St. Francis Xavier. UNH trailed 4-1 in the second period, but scored the next five goals to take the win. Shane Eiserman scored to trim the gap to two entering the third period, …

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Sunday, October 4, 2015

Motorsports Smith wins Xfinity Series race at Dover DOVER, Del. – Regan Smith strengthened his NASCAR Xfinity Series championship push with a victory Saturday at …

UNH football team doesn’t let visiting Elon find a comfort zone in blowout victory

Sunday, October 4, 2015

DURHAM – Elon had never traveled this far north for a football game. And the team from North Carolina looked a little lost during its …

UNH football notebook: Junior Riese gets call as ’Cats shuffle quarterbacks

Thursday, September 24, 2015

DURHAM – The University of New Hampshire’s quarterback depth chart has been reshuffled, but the Wildcats ace is still out. Senior captain and four-year starter Sean Goldrich (high ankle sprain) will miss his second straight game when the No. 21/24 Wildcats (1-2) host Central Connecticut State (1-2) in …

Jones remains starting quarterback for top-ranked Ohio State

Thursday, September 24, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Cardale Jones will remain top-ranked Ohio State’s quarterback Saturday against Western Michigan. Coach Urban Meyer announced the decision following practice Wednesday, two days after hinting he was considering starting J.T. Barrett. Jones was pulled in the second quarter of a 20-13 victory over Northern Illinois …

UNH hockey teams both ranked sixth in Hockey East preseason polls

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Both the men’s and women’s hockey teams at the University of New Hampshire were ranked sixth in the Hockey East preseason polls announced Monday. The Wildcat men received 74 points in voting by the league’s head coaches, just two points behind fifth-place Northeastern. Boston College (115) received seven …

Big Ten takeover: Ohio State, Michigan State top AP rankings

Monday, September 21, 2015

Ohio State is No. 1 and Michigan State is No. 2 in the Associated Press college football poll, giving the Big Ten the top two teams in the rankings for the first time since 2006. The Buckeyes received …

Flurry of upsets blurs the college playoff picture

Monday, September 21, 2015

PASADENA, Calif. – If, by chance, you’d watched the improbable down at the Coliseum, then inched and darted around and up three freeways in the night, then arrived at the Rose Bowl floor with seven minutes to play …

Ohio State’s offense sputters, but defense steps up to keep Buckeyes undefeated

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Darron Lee returned an interception 41 yards for a touchdown and top-ranked Ohio State’s defense bailed out its struggling, two-quarterback offense in a 20-13 victory over Northern Illinois on Saturday. Cardale Jones started for the Buckeyes (3-0) and …

UNH football team misses injured Goldrich in 31-6 loss at Stony Brook

Sunday, September 20, 2015

STONY BROOK, NY – The University of New Hampshire players and coaches knew things would be tough on Saturday night at Stony Brook without starting quarterback Sean Goldrich. They were right. The No. 13/13 Wildcats changed quarterbacks after one quarter. They didn’t pick up a first down until …

Paul Newberry column: Let’s call out the SEC for its pathetic scheduling

Saturday, September 19, 2015

ATLANTA – The Southeastern Conference has a scheduling problem. Come playoff time, let’s hope it knocks the country’s mightiest football league down a notch or two. Simply put, the SEC deserves to be called out for its pathetic …

Colorado, Colorado State players linked by theater shooting

Saturday, September 19, 2015

DENVER – Zack Golditch and Jordan Murphy have never met. Yet, they share a strong connection through football and a tragedy inside a movie complex. Golditch, a sophomore starting left tackle for Colorado State, was shot in the …

UNH football team prepares a backup plan with QB Goldrich hobbled

Friday, September 18, 2015

DURHAM – The first question for Sean McDonnell during Wednesday’s press conference was about Sean Goldrich, the University of New Hampshire senior quarterback who left last Saturday’s game at Colgate with a sprained ankle. Unfortunately for McDonnell, Goldrich, …