Former Patriots defensive tackle Ron Brace dies at age 29

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) Former New England Patriots defensive tackle Ron Brace has died. He was 29. Brace's cousin, Shaunta Brace, confirmed the death Sunday night to The Associated Press. She says Brace died Saturday at his home in Springfield. The cause of death wasn't immediately known. The Patriots drafted Brace in 2009 out of Boston College. He played 39 games, starting...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Patriots, Boston College DL Ron Brace Dies At Age 29

Former New England Patriots defensive tackle Ron Brace has died at the age of 29, a relative confirmed to’s Kevin Duffy on Sunday. The Springfield, Mass., native played at Burncoat High School in Worcester, Mass., and then starred at Boston College. The Patriots selected him in the second round (40th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft. Brace played in 39 games for...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Littlest Boston College Fan Celebrates Eagles' Walk-Off Win vs. Louisville

Boston College junior Nick Sciortino delivered a clutch single in the bottom of the 9th to drive in the game-winning run and give the Eagles a 2-1 victory and series win over No. 4 Louisville. Watch the game-winning hit right here, and keep an eye on the little fan who is just as excited as the players in this Must See Moment!
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7 days ago

Report: Boston College S Justin Simmons Has Visit Scheduled With Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers brought in another safety for a pre-draft visit on Friday and it appears as though at least one more will be coming to Pittsburgh sometime next week. According to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, Boston College safety Justin Simmons has several pre-draft visits scheduled and one of those... The post Report: Boston College S Justin Simmons Has Visit...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Frozen Four Results: Michael Garteig’s Incredible Save Lifts Quinnipiac Past BC

Boston College almost completed a memorable comeback Thursday night. Almost. But Quinnipiac goalie Michael Garteig made sure that didn’t happen. The Eagles trimmed their two-goal deficit to one with just over four minutes remaining in their Frozen Four contest against the Bobcats in Tampa, Fla., and they very nearly tied the game in the closing seconds. However, Garteig came...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Milon asks for transfer release

Boston College 6'4 FR Matt Milon has been granted permission to contact other schools. Milon avg. 17mins 5.4pts 1.4rbs & shot 49% from 3. — #Grind-Til-We-Sign (@willie_anderson) April 4, 2016 According to reports, Matt Milon is the latest basketball player to ask for his release. BC won't discuss or confirm, so we won't know when, where or why until Milon talks. With his inconsistent...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

UMD drops regional final 3-2 to BC, despite third-period comeback

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Teddy Doherty scored two goals, Thatcher Demko made 27 saves and Boston College held off Minnesota-Duluth 3-2 on Saturday night in the NCAA Northeast Regional final to advance to the Frozen Four.The Golden Eagles (28-7-5) reached their record 25th Frozen Four. They won the last of their five national titles in 2012.Ryan Fitzgerald gave Boston College a 3-0 lead...
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March 27, 2016  |  Discuss

NCAA Tournament: BC Defenseman’s Epic Save Sends Eagles To Frozen Four (Videos)

For most of Saturday’s regional final, the No. 2 seed Boston College Eagles were soaring. A fierce comeback from No. 4 Minnesota-Duluth, however, made things very interesting in the final minutes of the game. Actually, interesting is probably an understatement. The Eagles were this close to blowing their lead. Austin Cangelosi sends BC to the Frozen Four.
March 27, 2016  |  Discuss

NCAA Hockey Tournament Odds: Quinnipiac, Boston College Among Favorites

Sixteen teams begin their quest for college hockey’s biggest prize this weekend when the NCAA Division 1 men’s tournament gets underway. The action commences Friday with four New England teams playing first-round games: Boston College, Harvard, Northeastern and defending champion Providence. Providence has the seventh-best odds at 19/2 to win the tournament and repeat as champions...
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Diversity issue could haunt Eagles

On Sundahy, The Boston Globe posted a well documented, thoroughly researched story about the woes of Boston College athletics. No major news was uncovered as the reasons why BC, which finished the fall and winter athletic seasons with a woeful 0-26 record in Atlantic Coast Conference football and basketball games, has tumbled. The athletic issues,…
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March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston College AD: I have 'total confidence' in coaches

BOSTON (AP) Boston College Athletic Director Brad Bates said in a letter to the school's supporters Friday that he has ''total confidence'' in his football and basketball coaches even though their teams failed to win an Atlantic Coast Conference game in either sport this academic year. ''We have two excellent coaches in Steve Addazio and Jim Christian, and I have total confidence...
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March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston College’s depressing season ends with even more depressing anecdote

Oh, Boston College basketball. What happened? A conference champion as recently as 2005 and NCAA Tournament team as recently as 2009, the Eagles program has fallen on disturbingly-bad times. Their no-good, terrible 2015-2016 season came to a merciful end Tuesday night with a 88-66 loss to Florida State in the first round of the ACC Tournament, which also happened to be their...
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March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston College Basketball Player Has The Saddest Quote You’ll Ever Read After ACC Tournament Loss

Twitter/@BCIMGSportsNet This was a season to forget for Boston College men’s basketball. After today’s 88-66 loss in the opening round of the ACC Tournament, the Eagles finished the year at 7-26, with an 0-19 record against conference opponents. Going through a year like that can’t be easy, and a heartbreaking quote from senior Dennis Clifford confirms it. From the Associate...
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March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston College 0-26 in two sports

It has been a rough year for Boston College athletics, to say the least and they’ve set an unprecedented record in the worst way. In a 66-50 loss to Clemson, Boston became the first school in ACC history to go winless in league play for different two sports, football and basketball. BC football finished their season 0-8 in 2015. Earlier this week, Boston was set to snap the losing...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Eagles Flying High: Boston College's Stellar Defensive Season

In the 2015 season, Boston College asserted itself as the undisputed top defense in the ACC. Their numbers were amazing, and they absolutely deserved to be in the conversation along with Alabama, Michigan, and others for top defense in the entire country. They were stellar against both the run and the pass, showing no discernible weaknesses. Here are the numbers for the Eagles in...
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March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Boston College S Justin Simmons

As you should know by now, our attention has now shifted to the 2016 NFL Draft as it relates to the prospects. From now until the draft takes place, we hope to profile as many draft prospects as we possibly can for you. Most of these player profiles will be... The post 2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Boston College S Justin Simmons appeared first on Steelers Depot by Josh Carney...
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March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

UMass Lowell tops Boston College, earns first-round playoff bye

LOWELL, Mass. — The UMass Lowell River Hawks closed out the Hockey East regular season with a big win over the Boston College Eagles at the Tsongas Center on Saturday night, 3-1. “It was a great overall effort. I thought we gutted it out,” said UMass Lowell Head Coach Norm Bazin. “The urgency was better throughout the game and the penalty kill was strong. We still have some...
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February 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Game Preview: #11 UMass Lowell vs. #2 Boston College

The UMass Lowell River Hawks take on the Boston College Eagles in a Hockey East conference game at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Massachusetts on Saturday, February 27 at 7:05 p.m. eastern to close out the regular season. UMass Lowell currently sits at No. 11 in the poll and the USA Today poll. The River Hawks have been nationally ranked for 87 consecutive weeks...
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February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Butler leads No. 18 Syracuse women past Boston College 71-55

BOSTON (AP) Brianna Butler hit five 3-pointers and scored 19 points and No. 18 Syracuse closed its regular season with a 71-55 win over Boston College on Thursday night. The Orange (23-6, 13-3 ACC) have won nine straight, including a win over Miami, to clinch the fourth seed in the league tournament next week. Britnney Sykes added 15 points and Alexis Peterson 12 for the Orange...
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February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Garland Owens demolishes rim on put-back dunk

Boston College lost the game but Garland Owens won the war on the rim with this magnificent put-back dunk…..   The best way to head into the locker room is with the Dunk of the Night. — ESPN College BBall (@ESPNCBB) February 24, 2016 The post Watch: Garland Owens demolishes rim on put-back dunk appeared first on The Student Section.
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February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston College announces plans for indoor facility

Recently, Boston College has announced plans to build a new indoor football facility. This, along with other enhancements, is set to cost around $200 million. The move comes just three months after North Carolina announced plans to build a facility The facility will not be limited to just football, though. In the announcements, it was said all sports would be able to use it as...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Christian tolerance at Boston College: How long should it last?

Late February, in the world of college basketball, means that small-conference tournaments are just around the corner. It means that bubble teams are arriving at crunch time. It means that the useless bracket projections made by an Italian American in Bristol over the course of a whole season will finally merit genuine interest. Late February also means that discussions of the college...
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February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston College Players Applauded For Louisville’s Trey Lewis At Midcourt During Team Introductions

No matter your feelings about the Louisville basketball program, you have to feel absolutely terrible for grad transfers Damion Lee and Trey Lewis, who joined the Cardinals this season in hopes to make their first NCAA Tournament. Louisville self-imposed a post-season ban this season yesterday, costing Lee and Lewis the chance to play in the post-season in their one season with the...
Via College Spun
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Michigan to hire Boston College DC Don Brown

Michigan lost defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin to Maryland, but it will reportedly replace him with the coordinator whose 2015 unit finish first in total defense and fourth in scoring defense nationally. Sports Illustrated‘s Thayer Evans is reporting that Boston College defensive coordinator will take the same position at Michigan. Boston College DC Don Brown will be Michigan’s...
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December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

BC basketball players may have gotten ill after eating at Chipotle

Eight Boston College men’s basketball players have contracted E. coli after eating at a local Chipotle restaurant, according to SB Nation’s BC Interruption blog, citing a Boston College coach with the report. The College reportedly sent out a school-wide email warning students of an outbreak after numerous other students apparently contracted E. coli from eating at the Chipotle...
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

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