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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 with an 8-0 conference record en route to a No. 1 national …

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 …

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 …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

COLLEGE BASKETBALL Hill remembered at arena where she made layup CINCINNATI – Lauren Hill was remembered with her own music and words in the basketball arena where she had one of her greatest moments. Only this time, the …

Providence beats Boston University, 4-3, for NCAA hockey title

Sunday, April 12, 2015

BOSTON – Boston University goalie Matt O’Connor gave up a tying own goal in the third period, then Brandon Tanev scored with 6:17 left and Providence beat the Terriers, 4-3, last night for its first NCAA hockey title. …

Boston U’s Eichel wins Hobey Baker Award

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Boston University freshman Jack Eichel won the Hobey Baker Award yesterday as the top player in college hockey. Eichel, who is expected to be one of the first two players selected this year in the NHL draft, is …

Hill, who made inspirational layup, dies of tumor

Saturday, April 11, 2015

CINCINNATI – Lauren Hill’s teammates and coaches are remembering the 19-year-old college basketball player with her own inspiring words: “Never give up.” An example she lived by as she fought a brain tumor and rallied those around her …

Boston University, Providence win to set up all-Hockey East national championship

Friday, April 10, 2015

BOSTON – The Providence Friars didn’t even know if they’d make it to the NCAA Tournament. Now, they are a victory away from the first title in school history. Noel Acciari and Mark Jankowski scored second-period goals, Jon …

College hockey set for Frozen Four in Boston

Thursday, April 9, 2015

BOSTON – Traditional power or relative unknown? One will win college hockey’s biggest prize in the Frozen Four at the TD Garden. The first semifinal today has a newcomer, Nebraska-Omaha, making its first Frozen Four appearance, against Providence, …

Illinois State athletic staffers among 7 dead in plane crash

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – A private plane returning from the NCAA basketball tournament in Indianapolis crashed in a central Illinois field yesterday, killing all seven people on board, including Illinois State University’s associate head basketball coach and a deputy …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

COLLEGE BASKETBALL 12-year-old ties for first in ESPN bracket challenge HAWTHORN WOODS, Ill. – A sixth-grade boy from suburban Chicago completed a near-perfect bracket predicting the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, finishing in a tie for first in ESPN’s …

Badgers’ Ryan not first to let emotions run hot after loss

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Minutes after Seton Hall lost the 1989 NCAA championship game in overtime, with a debatable blocking foul sending Michigan’s Rumeal Robinson to the line for the winning free throws, Pirates Coach P.J. Carlesimo did the unimaginable when he …

As Blue Devils celebrate title, looking ahead to 2015-16

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS – Nobody will hang any nets to replace the ones Duke cut down Monday night for several months, giving the Blue Devils plenty of time to celebrate their fifth national championship. That doesn’t mean everyone else isn’t …