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"We didn't come down here to be a bridesmaid ... We came down here to win." - Addazio— Connor Mellas (@MellasHeights) November 22, 2014 Relive, watch & RT #HailMaryHistory from 30 years ago today when @DougFlutie became part of @bostoncollege lore http://t.co/B00091Xv4J— BC Athletics (@BCSportsNews) November 23, 2014 Kudos to Alex Howell for coming graciously to presser...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Week 14 College Football Odds: BC Eagles Hold As 11-Point Favorite Over Syracuse

The Boston College Eagles will look to close out their regular season on a high note when they take on the Syracuse Orange as a strong 11-point favorite Saturday. The 6-5 Eagles enter Saturday afternoon’s Orange vs. BC betting matchup at Alumni Stadium in search of their first straight up win in their last three games, following losses to ACC rivals Louisville and Florida State...
Via NESN.com
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse closes season at BC anxious to break skid

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Syracuse has lost four straight games and eight of nine to squander a chance to play in its fourth bowl game in five years. The Orange's season ends Saturday at Boston College (6-5, 3-4 ACC), which will be headed to the postseason no matter what happens. Syracuse is coming off a lackluster performance in a 30-7 loss at Pittsburgh, which forced three turnovers...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hub Foes No. 1/1 Boston College, Northeastern on Tap for No. 7/7 Women's Hockey

No stranger to tough tests in the early part of the 2014-15 season, the No. 7/7 Harvard women’s hockey team continues its road swing a pair of local trips as the Crimson (2-1-2, 2-1-1 ECAC) heads to Boston College to take on the No. 1 Eagles (14-0-1, 9-0-0 WHEA) at 2 p.m. Friday, before visiting Matthews Arena on Saturday at 2 p.m. to take on Northeastern (6-6-3, 5-4-0 WHEA).

Sportswriter Tweets “C’mon Boston College. Beat The Rapist.” Before BC’s Game Against Florida State

It’s not unusual to see someone tweet out something inflammatory about Florida State QB Jameis Winston. Ann Killion of the San Francisco Chronicle, however, went too far on Saturday. Killion — who is nominated for this year’s California sportswriter of the year award — tweeted that she wanted Boston College to win and “beat the rapist,” which is an obvious shot at Winston...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAAB: Sibert scores 20, Dayton beats Boston College

Two good teams in Dayton and Boston College played each other Sunday in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Tournament third-place game Sunday evening. 
Via CLNS Radio
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Journalist Ann Killion Calls Jameis Winston A Rapist On Twitter

Ann Killion is an award winning journalist for the San Francisco Chronicle, so one would thinks she would know all too well the power of twitter and to be careful about what you say. Yesterday during the FSU/Boston College game, Killion sent out this hideous tweet and quickly deleted it: And of course, deleted or not everyone still saw it San Francisco Chronicle Columnist RT @annkillion...
Via Geeks and Cleats
5 days ago  |  Discuss

BC needs to finish with flourish

The Boston College Eagles have lost 5 games this season. Four of them at home–Clemson, Colorado State, Pittsburgh and Louisville. On Saturday, the Eagles lost to defending national champion and No. 1 (in the coaches and writers poll) Florida State.…Read more →
Via A Jersey Guy
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pereira, Former VP Of NFL Officiating: Jameis Winston Should’ve Been Ejected For Contact With Ref

Jameis Winston made contact with an official during today’s Florida State-Boston College game. In the third quarter of the contest, Winston, appearing to want to get a play off before the Golden Eagles’ defense was set, attempted to shove a referee out of his way.  Winston was not flagged for the act and the announcers for ABC’s telecast of the game made light of the contact...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Burt Reynolds Plants Spear Before FSU-Boston College Game

There are things Seminole fans and alumni hold sacred…one of them is famed actor Burt Reynolds. Reynolds spent time playing football at FSU, where he was a roommate of another sacred ‘Nole, Lee Corso. Reynolds has been an outspoken supporter of the school and it’s athletic teams, which includes big donations. Saturday, Reynolds had the […]
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Flutie to Gerard Phelan: The short and long of the Hail Mary, 30 years later

The game was played on Nov. 23, 1984, the day after Thanksgiving that year. Doug Flutie and Gerard Phelan of Boston College combined for one of the most memorable plays in college football history. Boston College's prayers were answered in a 47-45 miracle that forever is known as Hail Flutie. No. 10 Boston College and No. 12 Miami put on a game for the ages . . . before the thrilling...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

FTW: Gunnar Esiason – What's Life After College with Cystic Fibrosis Like?

Gunnar Esiason, 23 years old and living with cystic fibrosis, graduated from Boston College in May 2013. Originally planning to attend law school, he realized that he had driven himself into the ground during undergrad – forcing him to alter his plans. Life After College with Cystic Fibrosis...explains those plans and offers others with CF some tips on living and thriving.Follow...
Via Bob's Blitz
6 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia outlasts Boston College 70-66

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) Devin Williams, Juwan Staten and Jevon Carter had 15 points apiece as West Virginia rallied in the second half to top Boston College 70-66 in the semifinals of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Friday. The Mountaineers shot less than 30 percent in the first half, but shot 62 percent in the final 20 minutes. They also had 10 steals while forcing 21 Eagles' turnovers...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU To Wear Special Helmet Ribbon For Boston College Game

FSU will wear a special helmet ribbon for the Boston College game this weekend following the on-campus shooting.
Via Gamedayr
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston College Faces No. 3 Florida State As Massive 19-Point Underdog

The Boston College Eagles will be aiming to end No. 3 Florida State’s 26-game winning streak when they travel to Tallahassee to face the Seminoles as a 19-point underdog on the Week 13 college football betting lines this weekend. The 6-4 Eagles are undefeated in four road contests this season, going 4-0 straight up and 3-1 against the spread. The squad has also posted SU wins as...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State Seminoles vs. Boston College Eagles: Betting odds point spread and tv info

On Saturday unbeaten Florida State will continue its march towards the college playoff when they lock up against the Boston College Eagles. Florida State (10-0) will look to knock off Boston College (6-4) in this one which will air on ABC or ESPN2 beginning at 3:30 pm ET from Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, FL. The Odds: The Florida State Seminoles are 19.5 point favorites...
Via Tireball.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAAB: Boston College nips New Mexico, 69-65 in Puerto Rico Tip-Off opener

With the Puerto Rico Tip-Off opening, no better teams to do battle then one from out east and one from down in the west. 
Via CLNS Radio
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Hockey falls 2-3 to Boston College

Michigan State’s Thomas Ebbing faces off against Boston College’s Ryan Fitzgerald for the start of the game The first period started off hot for the Boston Eagles as Zach Sanford scores a goal just 39 seconds in. The referees put the play under review but ended up granting the Eagles the goal. As the period progresses, Boston continues to contain possession of the puck and the...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dominique Brown missing in action in Louisville rushing attack

Dominique Brown Dominique Brown was listed as a participant in the win over Boston College, but  he never touched the football. Once thought to be the best hope for the running game, he appears to have become an afterthought for the coaching staff. Brown tweeted after the Boston College game something to the effect that he couldn’t understand why he wasn’t getting chances and...
Via Louisville Card Game
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston College’s Turnovers Prove Costly In 38-19 Loss To Louisville

Louisville’s defense proved the difference-maker against Boston College on Saturday. Safety Gerod Holliman intercepted three passes that led to three key scores for the Cardinals. Eagles quarterback Tyler Murphy struggled mightily, throwing four picks in the game and completing just seven of 15 passes for 149 yards. BC running back Jon Hilliman was the offense’s lone bright spot...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston College Enters Matchup With Louisville As Home Underdog

The Boston College Eagles will be gunning for their fourth win in their last five outings, straight up and against the spread, when they take on their newest ACC conference rival, the Louisville Cardinals, as 3-point home underdogs in Week 11 college football betting action. The Eagles improved to 3-2 in conference play with a 33-31 upset victory over Virginia Tech as 2.5-point underdogs...
Via NESN.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Don't forget about "Tales from the Boston College Hockey Locker Room"

If you want to get a head start on your Christmas shopping, consider giving out copies of Tom Burke and Reid Oslin's "Tales from the Boston College Hockey Locker Room: A Collection of the Greatest Eagles Hockey Stories Ever Told." The book is ideal for any BC Hockey fan. It is available at the BC Bookstore, Conte, Amazon and all the usual book sellers.
Via Eagle in Atlanta
25 days ago  |  Discuss

College Football Odds: BC Eagles Are Underdog With Bowl Eligibility On Line

With just one win needed to secure bowl eligibility this season the Boston College Eagles travel to Virginia Tech as 3.5-point betting underdogs in their Week 10 matchup on Saturday with the ACC rival Virginia Tech Hokies. The 5-2 Eagles improved to 2-2 in conference play last weekend with a 23-17 victory over the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, but failed to cover as 13.5-point favorites...
Via NESN.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Clemson Breaking Out New Gloves For Game At Boston College

Clemson football has two new pairs of interlocking gloves—one for skill position players and one for linemen—that combine to make the school’s tiger paw logo.  Look good, Play Good. Check out what our boys will be wearing on their mitts this weekend in Boston. #Clemson pic.twitter.com/aPAkyObO8T — Clemson Football (@ClemsonFB) October 15, 2014 These gloves use a different...
Via College Spun
October 15, 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
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