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UNH, Verizon Wireless Arena to host 2017 men’s hockey Northeast Regional

Thursday, October 8, 2015

For the seventh time in a 14-year stretch, the Division I men’s ice hockey Northeast Regional will be played at Manchester’s Verizon Wireless Arena in 2017. Once again, the University of New Hampshire will be the host team for the event, to be played March 25-26, 2017. The event was previously held at the Verizon in 2004, ’07, ’09, ’11, …

UNH running back Crossan named CAA co-Offensive Player of the Week

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Dalton Crossan, a junior running back on the University of New Hampshire football team, was named CAA co-Offensive Player of the Week on Monday. Crossan …

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 …

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, …

College hockey: New highlight at the Whitt

Thursday, September 17, 2015

DURHAM – The first extended test will be Sept. 26 against Oakville. Then things will get real Oct. 2 against Maine and, for the men, on Oct. 10 against AIC. If you think that’s referring to the first …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Sunday, September 13, 2015

College football Utah football players shot at party SALT LAKE CITY – Two University of Utah football players were shot and wounded at a party, their coach said Sunday. Sophomore Lo Falemaka and freshman Marcel Brooks-Brown were expected to recover, Utah football Coach Kyle Whittingham said in a …

3 SEC teams out, Auburn tumbles in AP college football poll

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Three Southeastern Conference teams fell out of the AP Top 25 and Auburn dropped 12 spots Sunday after the league that set a record for most teams in the college football rankings last week had a rough weekend. …

Wildcats bend but don’t break to hold off Colgate, 23-8

Sunday, September 13, 2015

HAMILTON, N.Y. – They were playing without their starting quarterback and center. Their comfortable 23-point lead had been cut to 15, they had just given up an interception and Colgate was on its home field in its home opener and less than 20 yards away from making it …

Tim Tebow returns to SEC Network after being cut by Eagles

Friday, September 11, 2015

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Tim Tebow is returning to the broadcast booth a week after being released by the Philadelphia Eagles. The former Florida quarterback will be back on the air with the SEC Network as a college football analyst. He’ll resume his role on the network’s two-hour pregame …

Tyler Sash, won a Super Bowl with Giants, dead at 27

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Tyler Sash, a standout safety at Iowa who won a Super Bowl with the New York Giants, died, the state medical examiner’s office said Tuesday. He was 27. John Kraemer, the director of forensic …

Ohio State shows off its weapons in opening win over Virginia Tech

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

BLACKSBURG, Va. – Braxton Miller looks very comfortable at wide receiver, and Cardale Jones picked up right where he left off last season. No. 1 Ohio State is loaded. Miller scored two touchdowns, including an electrifying 53-yard run, …

Coaching debuts: Riley heartbreak trumps Harbaugh hype

Monday, September 7, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. – Jim Harbaugh won all the hype. But heartbreak? Well, Mike Riley took that one. Fifteen coaches with new teams in major conferences were on the sideline as the college football season began, going 7-8 in …