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WEEI
March 08, 2018 - 10:06 pm
By John Rooke Nothing like a close call to put a little madness right into March, is there? Potentially fighting for their postseason lives against the Creighton Blue Jays at Madison Square Garden in New York Thursday, Providence managed to dig deep when it counted most – in overtime – to overcome...
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WEEI
March 07, 2018 - 4:30 pm
By John Rooke Should there be any surprise that to the victors, go the spoils? Xavier is the first team not named Villanova to win the Big East regular season title since the league went through shape-shifting five years ago. From a national perspective, it’s no longer the Villanova Invitational-...
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Stew Milne/USA Today Sports
WEEI
March 06, 2018 - 1:06 pm
By John Rooke Yes, it’s quite possible that for many New Englanders (or more specifically, Bostonians) March Madness is but a fleeting moment on the way to sunnier days at Fenway Park, heated spring-time moments inside TD Garden, and a minor distraction before OTA’s and training camp return for the...
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Brian Fluharty/USA Today Sports
WEEI
March 05, 2018 - 1:35 pm
By John Rooke As Providence prepares for a possible postseason that could use another win or two on their resume, the Big East announced its’ all-conference teams Sunday – with two Friars receiving honors. Senior guard Kyron Cartwright, who led the Big East in assists for a second straight season,...
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Alex Reimer
December 20, 2017 - 9:34 am
Boston College’s latest star football recruit has deep New England ties. As in, his father won three Super Bowls with the Patriots. Ex-Patriots linebacker Mike Vrabel’s son, Tyler, officially committed to BC Wednesday. The Eagles announced the move on their official Twitter account. Another all-...
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Brooks Sutherland
November 18, 2017 - 10:40 pm
For the fourth time in five years under Steve Addazio, Boston College is headed to a bowl game. The Eagles earned the all-important sixth win Saturday at Fenway Park, topping 3-8 Connecticut 39-16. Addazio became the first in program history to lead his team to four bowl games in the first five...
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Brooks Sutherland
November 11, 2017 - 4:05 pm
CHESTNUT HILL — A fourth straight win was at the grasp of their hands. Boston College made key stops defensively, freshman running back AJ Dillon rushed for 196 yards, and 23rd-ranked NC State missed three field goals. But Nyheim Hines’ 50-yard score with 8:22 to play stymied the Eagles of their...
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WEEI
October 18, 2017 - 10:23 am
By John Rooke No real surprise, here. But are the surprises yet to come? At the Big East’s annual men’s basketball Media Day inside of New York’s iconic Madison Square Garden Wednesday, the Villanova Wildcats were selected as the preseason favorite to win the league by the conference coaches...
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Rob Bradford
October 14, 2017 - 4:09 pm
Boston College football coach Steve Addazio said after his team's latest loss, last week, that he couldn't give a timetable as to when his program would finally turn the corner, but when it did it was going to be "beautiful." This was probably along the lines of what he was talking about. With time...
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Brooks Sutherland
September 30, 2017 - 4:22 pm
Following a three-game skid, Boston College needed something to feel good about on Saturday before heading back into the ACC gauntlet. They did that by way of a 28-8 win vs. Central Michigan of the MAC. While offensively, the Eagles didn’t look particularly sharp, special teams and defense won the...
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