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Official HEWBA preseason poll, all-conference team released

The Hockey East media members of the Hockey East Writers and Broadcasters Association, including myself, submitted their 2014 preseason poll and all-conference teams last week. The votes have been compiled and the official HEWBA poll has been released. Providence College was named by the Hockey East media to claim the league’s regular season title for 2014-15 in the fifth annual...
Via Mill City Sports
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Youngsters shine as BC follows upset with rout of Maine

(Photo/USA TODAY Sports) CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — After last Saturday’s victory over No. 9 Southern California, the Boston College Eagles were on cloud nine. BC struggled out of the gate against Maine, but recovered in the second half for a 40-10 victory over Maine on Saturday. The Eagles ran 85 offensive plays and rushed for 413 yards en route to improving to 3-1 on the season...
Via Mill City Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Murphy carries BC past Maine 40-10

BOSTON (AP) Boston College quarterback Tyler Murphy ran for a pair of touchdowns and threw for another, Jon Hilliman had two touchdown runs and the Eagles beat Maine 40-10 on Saturday afternoon. Murphy, who entered the day leading all quarterbacks in the nation with 401 yards rushing, carried 13 times for 99 yards before he was taken out midway into the final quarter, falling just...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  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
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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
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On Campus: The Boston College QB who gave USC nightmares

Editor's note: "On Campus" is a new daily file that is designed to take you around the country with our regional sites, providing current news, practice notes, features and more. It will be updated multiple times each day with new stories. CHESTNUT HILL, MASSACHUSETTS The QB that gave USC nightmares Dual-threat quarterbacks are all the rage in college football. Taysom...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dual-threat QB Murphy has found a perfect home at BC

Dual-threat quarterbacks are all the rage in college football. Taysom Hill, Nick Marshall, Everett Golson, Brett Hundley, Braxton Miller and Marcus Mariota. You name it, and many of the top-tier teams are led by a quarterback that can both run and pass. But there's one you might not have heard of -- at least, before last weekend. And he's the nation's leading rusher,...
Via Fox Sports South
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Dual-threat QB Tyler Murphy found a perfect home at Boston College

Dual-threat quarterbacks are all the rage in college football. Taysom Hill. Nick Marshall. Everett Golson. Brett Hundley. Braxton Miller. Marcus Mariota. You name it, and many of the top-tier teams are led by a quarterback that can both run and pass. But there's one you might not have heard of -- at least, certainly, not before last weekend. And he's the one who is the leading...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
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Boston College Likely To Be Heavy Favorite Against Maine After USC Win

Coming off a huge upset victory last weekend, the Boston College Eagles will have a low-key matchup on Saturday afternoon as they play host to the CAA’s Maine Black Bears at Alumni Stadium. The game had yet to receive a betting line at the sportsbooks as of late Thursday. Boston College improved to 2-1 both straight-up and against the spread on the season last weekend when they...
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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...
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4 days ago  |  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...
Via Double Coverage Football
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Kessler to get keys to USC offense

Cody Kessler threw the ball 41 times in USC's loss at Boston College last Saturday. Is it possible that number of attempts from the redshirt junior wasn't enough for USC to have success? In short, yes. If Steve Sarkisian's thoughts of USC possibly needing to pass the ball to set up the run are true, instead of vice versa, then a higher volume of throws could be coming...
Via Fox Sports West
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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
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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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Does one game make a season? Maybe

Can one game determine the course of a season if it is played in September? In most cases the answer to that question is, “No.” In the case of Boston College, I’m not so sure. The Eagles upset No. 9…Read more →
Via A Jersey Guy
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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
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Re-Ranking the AP College Football Top 25: Teams Most Likely to Lose This Week

Every top 25 team expects to win every week, especially when they’re playing Boston College or East Carolina following huge road wins, but as USC and Virginia Tech found out in very rude fashion, expectations are far different than the harsh reality of college football. As we caravan toward conference games, numerous contenders are enjoying bye weeks or cupcake feasts but many...
Via Next Impulse Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere 9/16

ACC Blogger time! Let’s see what’s out there this week… Let’s starting with the ACC Team of the week Boston College. We have to see what their bloggers are up to after that stirring upset win over USC. BC Blog SoaringtoGlory asks where does the win rank all-time in Boston College history?  Virginia Tech blog TreadMillHorse looks at the Hokies disappointing game with East...
Via SCACC Hoops
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ratings Roundup: CFB on ESPN, MLB on FOX, EPL on NBC

USC’s upset loss to Boston College delivered only a slight uptick in overnight ratings for ESPN. In other news, FOX had another rough outing for Major League Baseball coverage and the English Premier League had a slight bump on NBC. Slight Bump For Boston College Upset The USC/Boston College college football game drew a 1.3 [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Ball – Best Performance of Week 3

This week’s game ball in college football goes to….. 2 players Boston College QB Tyler Murphy.  Murphy rushed 191 yards on 13 carries in BC’s 37-31 upset victory over #9 USC.  He only completed 5 of 13 passes for 54 yards, but his legs are what gets him the game ball this week.  USC had [&hellip No visits yet The post Game Ball – Best Performance of Week 3 appeared...
Via No Coast Bias
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ACC Announces Football Players of the Week for September 15

GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Three Boston College student-athletes received Atlantic Coast Conference weekly football honors following Saturday night’s 37-31 upset win over ninth-ranked Southern California. Tyler Murphy, whose 191 yards rushing were the second-most by a quarterback in conference history, was recognized as the ACC Offensive Back of the Week. Eagles center...
Via SCACC Hoops
6 days ago  |  Discuss

USC to undergo offensive analysis during bye week

Following Saturday night's debacle at Boston College Steve Sarkisian couldn't be any happier to have landed in the bye week. The team will undergo a major self analysis over the week, starting with the head coach. "As much as I'm evaluating every player right now in the bye week, I'm evaluating myself," Sarkisian said. "And part of myself is the play...
Via Fox Sports West
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Run powers Boston College in upset of No. 9 USC

BOSTON (AP) One week after USC athletic director Pat Haden was fined for going to the sideline to argue with the officials, there was his Boston College counterpart, Brad Bates, helping students over the railing as they stormed the field to celebrate the Eagles' upset of the ninth-ranked Trojans. Wearing red bandannas to honor a BC grad who died in the Sept. 11 attacks, the...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Trojans Downed: BC runs to upset of No. 9 USC

(Photo/Getty Images) CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — For the first time since 1988, the ninth-ranked Southern California Trojans (USC) came marching into Alumni Stadium on Saturday night. There was not much optimism surrounding the host Boston College Eagles entering the night, but the locker room believed in victory. Over the next 60 minutes, that is what followed. BC earned its first...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss
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