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Jury convicts 2 ex-Vanderbilt players of raping woman

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A jury convicted two ex-Vanderbilt football players yesterday of raping a former student, rejecting claims that they were too drunk to know what they were doing and that a college culture of binge drinking and promiscuous sex should be blamed for the attack. The jury deliberated for three hours before announcing that Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Monday, January 26, 2015

NHL Source: Los Angeles Kings release Richards A person familiar with the move told the Associated Press that the Los Angeles Kings released center Mike …

Coach K gets 1,000th win as No. 5 Duke tops St. John’s, 77-68

Monday, January 26, 2015

Coach 1K Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win yesterday, making him the first NCAA Division I men’s coach to reach the milestone, when No. …

Rose Bowl may start rivalry for Mariota, Winston

Monday, December 29, 2014

PASADENA, Calif. – College football has never had a quarterback matchup quite like Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota. The superstar passers have won the last two Heisman Trophy awards, and come April, there very well could be an …

UNH women’s basketball team wins third straight

Monday, December 29, 2014

Senior guard Ariel Gaston scored a career-high 18 points to lead the University of New Hampshire women’s basketball team to a 58-54 non-conference victory yesterday over Manhattan. UNH (8-3) won its third straight and handed Manhattan (1-10) its ninth straight loss. Gaston shot 8-of-10 from the field and …

Penn State tops Boston College, 31-30, in Pinstripe Bowl overtime

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Christian Hackenberg hit Kyle Carter for a 10-yard touchdown pass in overtime and Penn State kicked the extra point that Boston College could not, lifting the Nittany Lions to a 31-30 win in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee …

High-scoring offenses create longer college games

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Bear Bryant said offense sells tickets, and he was right. College football is enjoying immense popularity in an era of record scoring. But is there too much of a good thing? All that scoring caused this season’s average …

Hicks breaks 200 yards as Rutgers routs North Carolina in Quick Lane Bowl

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Josh Hicks ran for 202 yards and a touchdown and Rutgers beat North Carolina, 40-21, yesterday in the inaugural Quick Lane Bowl at Ford Field. Gary Nova threw for 184 yards and two touchdowns, and Robert Martin ran for 100 yards and two scores to help the Scarlet …

More honors for UNH players

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The postseason honors kept rolling in for the University of New Hampshire football team yesterday. Senior receiver R.J. Harris was named to The Sports Network FCS All-America First Team, senior tight end Harold Spears was a Second Team selection and senior center Mike Coccia was named to the …

As regular season winds down, every team is left smiling or frowning at 2014

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Smiling or frowning. “Woe is us” or “Wow for us.” Heading into the final week of the NFL regular season, hardly anyone has a neutral feeling about the 32 teams. There are success stories and there are flops. …

12-point lead disappears in fourth quarter of UNH’s semifinal loss

Saturday, December 20, 2014

DURHAM – They led by nine at halftime. They were up 12 going into the fourth quarter. And even after their 21-18 semifinal loss yesterday, the Wildcats had a hard time believing they let those leads, and their …

UNH men’s basketball team falls to Sacred Heart, 73-60

Saturday, December 20, 2014

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Cane Broome made a career-high 10 field goals and matched a career-best with 25 points to lead the Sacred Heart men’s basketball team over New Hampshire, 73-60, last night. Broome finished 10-of-11 shooting and had four rebounds and two steals. Evan Kelley was 6-of-10 from …

Utah routs Colorado State in Las Vegas Bowl

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Utah quarterback Travis Wilson ran for three touchdowns and passed for another yesterday, leading the No. 23 Utes to a 45-10 rout of Colorado State in the Las Vegas Bowl. Wilson rushed for a season-high 91 yards on 11 carries and completed 17 of 26 passes for 158 …