The College Blog

August 06, 2016 - 8:05 am
Patrick Towles transferring from Kentucky gave Boston College an intriguing option to compete with Darius Wade for the team's starting quarterback spot. He just made things more interesting and guaranteed that pretty much every casual fan will be pulling for him. Checking in from the Cincinnati Zoo...
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July 16, 2016 - 4:53 am
In front of an enthusiastic Boston hockey crowd, alumni from the Boston University and Boston College hockey programs played in the Commonwealth Avenue Charity Classic at Walter Brown Arena Friday night and raised $55,000 for Compassionate Care ALS and the Travis Roy Foundation. It was a game that...
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July 06, 2016 - 5:16 am
Boston College announced Tuesday that it will retire the numbers of former football stars Luke Kuechly and Matt Ryan in ceremonies this fall. Kuechly's No. 40 will be retired Oct. 22 at the Eagles' game against Syracuse, while Ryan's No. 12 will be retired Nov. 19 during a contest against UConn. "...
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Scott McLaughlin
June 29, 2016 - 9:25 am
Frozen Fenway is returning to Fenway Park with a pair of Hockey East doubleheaders on Jan. 7 and Jan. 14. The first Saturday will feature Boston University vs. UMass and Boston College vs. Providence, while the second weekend pits Maine vs. UConn and Northeastern vs. New Hampshire. College hockey...
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Charlie McAvoy went 14th overall to the Bruins. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
Scott McLaughlin
June 24, 2016 - 6:11 pm
Boston University had a pretty good Friday night. The Terriers had a rising sophomore and three incoming freshmen selected in the first round of the NHL draft, tying a record for the most first-round picks from a college or Canadian junior team in a single draft. Incoming freshman center Clayton...
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June 12, 2016 - 12:30 pm
Boston College was eliminated from the NCAA baseball Super Regional on Sunday by Miami in a winner-take-all game that included a near-brawl after the Hurricanes gloated over the game-clinching grand slam. Needing a victory to secure their first spot in the College World Series since 1967, the...
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June 11, 2016 - 4:22 pm
The Boston College baseball team beat the Miami Hurricanes, 5-3, Saturday in Coral Gables, Fla. for its first-ever Super Regional win. For that, they can thank in large part to a player who was drafted during the game. BC pitcher Mike King was earning the win over the Hurricanes at the same time he...
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May 31, 2016 - 12:53 pm
The 2016-17 Providence Friars won't have Kris Dunn or Ben Bentil, but they will have a challenging non-conference slate before heading into Big East play for the New Year. The school on Tuesday announced the team's non-Big East schedule, which will be highlighted by games against ACC, Big Ten and...
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Troy Flutie appeared in court Monday after being arrested over the weekend for OUI. (Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports)
May 24, 2016 - 5:02 am
Boston College announced Monday that redshirt sophomore quarterback/wide receiver Troy Flutie has been suspended from the team after his weekend arrest for operating under the influence of alcohol. Flutie, the nephew of BC legend Doug Flutie, was arrested around 1 a.m. Saturday after hitting a curb...
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May 08, 2016 - 8:29 am
On Saturday, Boston College retired the No. 3 in honor of Pete Frates. Frates played baseball at Boston College from 2003-07, including being the team's captain in 2007. He was diagnosed with ALS on March 13, 2012 and now has set out on a mission to raise awareness and find a cure for the disease,...
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