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UNH’s McDonnell is national coach of the year

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

University of New Hampshire football Head Coach Sean McDonnell was named recipient of the 2014 Eddie Robinson Award yesterday as the Football Championship Subdivision national coach of the year. McDonnell, who was also feted in 2005, is just the third two-time recipient of the Eddie Robinson Award since its inception in 1987. Craig Bohl (North Dakota State University) was selected …

UNH athletes rake in the awards

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

UNH senior wide receiver R.J. Harris was named to the American Football Coaches Association Football Championship Subdivision All-America Team yesterday. Harris has a school single-season …

UNH men’s basketball beats Colgate, 63-57

Monday, December 15, 2014

Tanner Leissner had a career-high 21 points and New Hampshire scored 10 straight in the final three minutes to pull ahead of Colgate for a …

Alabama adds offensive explosiveness to its running and defense trademark

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The final score was more Oregon or Baylor than Alabama. The top-ranked Crimson Tide showed it can keep pace in a point-a-minute shootout with a 55-44 victory over Auburn that seemed so out of character …

UNH’s McDonnell recognized as New England Coach of the Year

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

University of New Hampshire football Coach Sean McDonnell was named Division I New England Coach of the Year by the New England Football Writers Association yesterday, marking the fifth time he’s won the award. McDonnell, who also earned …

UNH edges Dartmouth, 65-63, in men’s basketball

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Daniel Dion matched a career-best with 23 points and hit the game-winning shot with four seconds remaining to lift the University of New Hampshire men’s basketball team over intrastate rival Dartmouth, 65-63, yesterday. Dartmouth’s Connor Boehm scored to tie it at 60 with 1:36 remaining. Jaleen Smith hit …

Police: Missing Ohio State football player found dead

Sunday, November 30, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Police say a missing Ohio State football player has been found dead, apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police told media outlets the body of 22-year-old Kosta Karageorge was found near the campus yesterday. The …

Alabama No. 1 again, though with a new approach

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Alabama is No. 1. This is not a recording. Each of the last seven college football seasons, Alabama has been the No. 1 team in the Associated Press college football poll at some point. That’s each season Nick …

UNH hockey: Stronger Kelleher emerges as playmaker for Wildcats

Saturday, November 29, 2014

DURHAM – The puck drifts out to the point, Tyler Kelleher gathers it and in one motion takes off in a full sprint down the ice. Suddenly on display are all the reasons the coaches on the University …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Skiing Jansrud wins season-opening World Cup downhill LAKE LOUISE, Alberta – Norway’s Kjetil Jansrud won the season-opening men’s World Cup downhill yesterday. The Olympic super-G champion finished in 1 minute, 50.20 seconds. Canada’s Manny Osborne-Paradis and France’s Guillermo …

Fordham tops Sacred Heart, 44-22, will play at UNH Saturday

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Mike Nebrich passed for 423 yards and four touchdowns and for the second straight year Fordham defeated Sacred Heart in the first round of the FCS playoffs, rolling 44-22 yesterday. The Rams (11-2), who play at No. 1 seed New Hampshire this coming Saturday, pulled away after the …

Richmond headlines list of round one FCS winners

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Michael Strauss threw four touchdowns passes — two to Reggie Diggs, who had 132 yards receiving — and Richmond won its FCS playoff opener with a 46-24 victory over Morgan State yesterday. Richmond next plays seventh-seeded Coastal Carolina. …

Florida State survives yet another scare

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Dalvin Cook ran for a career-high 144 yards and No. 1 Florida State survived Jameis Winston’s struggles to beat Florida, 24-19, last night in Will Muschamp’s final game as the Gators’ coach. The defending national champion Seminoles have …