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BC Football To Honor 9/11 Hero: The Man In The Red Bandana

Welles Crowther, a Boston College graduate, was working in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. He was 24 years old and working as an equity trader. Like 3,000 others, Welles Crowther died on September 11, 2001. But what makes his story so unique is that he is credited with saving at least 12 people before being killed by the towers collapsing. It was his famous red bandana...
Via The Awesome Boston
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

USC Trojans at Boston College Eagles: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the Boston College Eagles will play host to a revamped USC Trojans team. No. 9 USC (2-0) has looked impressive early on and they will look to keep that up as they travel to take on Boston College. (1-1) Coverage of the game between USC and Boston College will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill, MA. The Odds: USC is a...
Via Tireball.com
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: BC’s Fans Rushed The Field After Team Beats No. 9 USC

Well, we’ve officially got our first gigantic upset of the college football season. Boston College, a team that most gave no chance of upsetting No. 9 USC at home, ran all over the Trojans, knocking them off, 37-31. The Eagles, led by Tyler Murphy, rushed for 452 yards – USC was only able to gain 20 yards on the ground, in comparison. BC won the game despite Trojans quarterback...
Via College Spun
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Addazio, Boston College grab signature win over USC

On Twitter @TheCoachBart You knew it was going to happen somewhere. On a mostly flaccid Saturday of college football games as teams sleepwalk toward conference season, a host of could-be intriguing nighttime affairs certainly would produce one epic upset, no? Cue Boston College, 37, Southern California 31. On a perfect September night for such an event, rain-soaked Alumni Field saw...
Via The Student Section
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

USC Couldn't Figure Out Tyler Murphy, Boston College Wins 37-31

Murphy's law was in full display Saturday night at Boston College,Eagle quarterback Tyler Murphy rushed for 191 yards on 13 carries and a touchdown in B.C.'s 37-31 win over USC. "Tyler Murphy played like a big time player here tonight." Boston College head coach Steve Addazio said."It means a lot to me." Murphy said.  "It’s pretty easy on my part because I have guys who want to...
Via Online Sports Guys
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

New season of 30 for 30s: Film on ‘Goodfellas’ game-fixer at Boston College

My favorite series on television returns for its fifth season. As always, I am pumped for the new slate of 30 for 30 films. The opener, Playing for the Mob, looks like a can’t miss. Here is a link to the preview. The official rundown: *******   ESPN Films today revealed the films that will make up its fall 2014 30 for 30 slate. The series will return for a six-week runTuesday nights...
Via Sherman Report
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

BC Player Gives Red Bandanna Cleats To Welles Crowther’s Parents After Upset Win

Boston College’s 37-31 upset win over No. 9 USC couldn’t have come on a more special night, and the team went above and beyond after the game to make it even more remarkable. The Eagles rode a wave of emotion en route to their unexpected victory, dedicating the game to Welles Crowther, a former BC lacrosse player who lost his life while saving many others during the 9/11 attacks...
Via NESN.com
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Boston College Football Presents Game Ball To The Parents Of Welles Crowther After The Eagles Beat USC

Saturday night was an emotional night for Boston College football. Not only was it emotional because the team upset No. 9 USC at home, 37-31, but also because the team wore special gear to honor former BC lacrosse player Welles Crowther. Even if you don’t know Crowther by name, odds are you’ve heard his story, as he is the “Man in the Red Bandana,” and was responsible for...
Via College Spun
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College To Use Red Bandana-Style Uniforms For The Rest Of The Season

Many programs wore new uniforms over the weekend for September 11 remembrance, but the most noteworthy were probably the “red bandana”-styled ones worn by Boston College during its massive upset of USC on Saturday night. The uniforms honored Boston College alumnus Welles Crowther, who passed away on September 11 after saving the lives of numerous other people in the South Tower...
Via College Spun
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Video of the Year: Boston College Presents Game Ball to Welles Crowther's Parents

There's absolutely nothing we can write that will add to this, so here's the Boston College football team presenting Welles Crowther's parents with a game ball after shocking USC on Saturday night. VIDEO HERE because we can't embed it:And ICYMI, here's the original, Emmy winning Outside the Lines segment that Welles' dad told the team about; have fun cutting onions at work:If...
Via Double Coverage Football
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

NESN to Televise 19 Hockey East Games in 2014-15

The start of the 2014-15 college hockey season is just around the corner, and NESN has your local action covered. The Hockey East Association and NESN announced Wednesday its broadcast schedule for the upcoming season, with 19 games in total being televised. NESN’s coverage will kick off Friday, Oct. 10, as UMass Lowell — the defending Hockey East tournament champions — take...
Via NESN.com
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Boston College Game Notes Are Already Calling Game Against Maine A Win

Apparently a big home upset of a Top 10 team can embolden an athletic department…or someone at Boston College had a pretty bad typo when putting together this week’s game notes. BC hosts FCS school Maine at 1 pm, but apparently they don’t need to play the game, because the Eagles have already won by an undetermined score. .@BCFootballNews game notes … tempting fate? #BCEagles...
Via College Spun
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Boston College QB Tyler Murphy Continues BC's Running Ways With 70-Yard Scamper

Last week Boston College shocked the college football loving world when the Eagles not only beat the USC but dominated the Trojans by running wild all over them. Was it a fluke? Is the BC rushing game really that good?That's hard to say right now, but should the team continue to make plays like Tyler Murphy's 70-yard touchdown run late in the first quarter against Maine the...
Via FatManWriting
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: BC Coach Steve Addazio Is Back To Making “Be A Dude” Vines

Boston College coach Steve Addazio’s mantra for his Eagles program is “Be A Dude.” On June 20, 2013, about six months after he took the job, Addazio took to Vine to make a bunch of short videos, showing off BC’s facilities and football history, and all of the great “dudes” that had played at Boston College through the years. Today, Addazio felt it necessary to get back...
Via College Spun
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Boston College Following In Michigan’s Footsteps, Offering Free Tickets With Purchase Of BC Lids’ Hat

Michigan apparently isn’t the only athletic department offering free tickets to a sporting event with the purchase of a product.  A day after a photo of a marketing campaign by Michigan and Coke surfaced, a Boston College-themed offer at  Lids’ store has.  With the purchase of a Boston College hat, one will receive two tickets to the Eagles’ March 3 men’s basketball game...
Via College Spun
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College Growing Favorite For Matchup With Colorado State

After upsetting USC and then trouncing Maine, the Boston College Eagles are growing favorites on the college football odds for their Week 5 matchup at home on Saturday afternoon against Colorado State. The Eagles, who are 3-1 both SU and ATS so far this season while getting a smattering of votes in the AP Top 25 poll, opened as 3-point favorites against Colorado State at sportsbooks...
Via NESN.com
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

New 30 for 30: Goodfellas mobsters fix games at Boston College

ESPN’s 30 for 30 franchise returns Tuesday night with a film you can’t resist. Playing for the Mob is Goodfellas with the real Henry Hill and Ray Liotta, who serves as the narrator. The documentary, which airs Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN, tells the story of how Hill’s crew arranged to fix basketball games at Boston College during the late 70s. Director Joe Lavine snagged an...
Via Sherman Report
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: NC State’s Wearing A New Alternate White Helmet vs. Boston College

North Carolina State’s ACC season hasn’t gotten off to the best start, with the Wolfpack having lost to Florida State and Clemson in back-to-back games to open their conference campaign.  NC State will attempt to reverse its fortune this weekend against Boston College. The Wolfpack will be doing so in a new helmet.  Check out the alternate white helmet NC State will be wearing...
Via College Spun
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Guilt By Wikipedia: How Joe Streater became falsely attached to the Boston College point shaving scandal

Joe Streater was not part of the Boston College point shaving scandal that was popularized this week by ESPN’s latest 30 for 30, Playing For The Mob. That’s about all I can tell you about Joe Streater. I don’t know if he’s alive, I don’t know where he lives if he is indeed alive, I don’t know if he’s married or if he has kids, I don’t know what careers and jobs he’s...
Via Awful Announcing
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College-NC State Featured In College Football Action On NESNplus

NESNplus will be home to a pair of college football games Saturday. Boston College takes on North Carolina State at 3:30 p.m. ET on both NESN and NESNplus, but will only be available on NESNplus once Boston Bruins pregame shows start at 6 p.m. You can also watch Maine go up against Stony Brook in a CAA matchup at 7 p.m ET. Check out the list below for the NESNplus channel in your...
Via NESN.com
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

BC Eagles Open As Underdogs Against NC State Wolfpack

The Boston College Eagles will be looking to improve to 4-2 straight up and ATS this weekend when they hit the road for the first time since Week 1, travelling to North Carolina State to face the Wolfpack on Saturday. Boston College has held steady since opening the week as a 3.5-point road underdog at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. They are coming off a bye last weekend...
Via NESN.com
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey East Roundup: UMass Lowell Takes Down Boston College With 5-2 Victory

The Hockey East season kicked off Friday, and it didn’t take long for the first surprise victory. The No. 17 UMass Lowell River Hawks (1-0-0) got off to a good start in their Hockey East title defense with a 5-2 win over No. 4 Boston College (0-1-0). They did it in front of a record-setting crowd of 7,326 fans at the Tsongas Arena. The Eagles took a quick 1-0 lead 2:26 into the...
Via NESN.com
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Union Moves Up, Boston College Moves Down In USCHO College Hockey Poll

With the first week of the season in the books, Minnesota maintained the top spot in the Oct. 13 edition of the U.S. College Hockey Online poll. Union jumped from fifth to second with wins against both American International and New Hampshire. Boston College went three spots in the opposite direction after suffering a 5-2 loss to UMass-Lowell. Providence (fifth) and Boston College...
Via NESN.com
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame VS Boston College In Rome?

The idea of Notre Dame and Boston College playing a game in Rome makes sense (if international neutral site games ever make any kind of sense), but this may just be someone’s triple rainbow dream. Wealthy Italian American investor, pres of top-level AS Roma, wants to host a ND-BC game in Rome: http://t.co/JoSaFBbTbd — RedditCFB (@RedditCFB) October 14, 2014
Via Subway Domer
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

UMass Lowell 2014-15 Recruit Update: October 14

The UMass Lowell River Hawks kicked off the season with a big win over the Boston College Eagles on Friday night, 5-2. However, those who have committed to attend the school in the near future have been in game action for a few weeks now. This past week, Evan Anderson and Ryan Lohin led the way with two assists for the Langley Rivermen of...
Via Mill City Sports
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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