Celtics Sign Boston University Alumni John Holland Ahead of Playoffs

With the postseason just a few days away, the Celtics have elected to bring in some additional talent and shore up the roster. Shams Charania of Yahoo’s The Vertical was first to report that Boston will bring aboard form BU Terrier John Holland on a two-year deal, although the second season is non-guaranteed. Holland is probably best known around the Hub for his time with Boston...
Via Celtics Hub
April 11, 2016

CTE test for living patients could be a death knell for the NFL

“We will be able to accurately diagnose CTE during a person’s life, perhaps in the next five to 10 years.” That’s one hell of a forecast from Dr. Robert Stern, professor of neurology at the Boston University School of Medicine, and the clinical core director of BU’s Alzheimer’s and CTE Center in Boston, per Peter King of the MMQB. Why? Because while it’s discouraging...
Via This Given Sunday
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Bruins Sign Boston University D-Man Matt Grzelcyk To Two-Year Contract

Matt Grzelcyk officially is a Boston Bruin. The Bruins announced Friday afternoon they have signed the Boston University defenseman to a two-year, entry-level contract that will begin next season. Grzelcyk will report to Providence and play out the remainder of the current campaign with Boston’s American Hockey League affiliate on an amateur tryout agreement. B's sign Matt Grzelcyk...
April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Study: Amateur football hits linked to later-life difficulty

BOSTON (AP) A preliminary study by Boston University researchers shows a link between the number of hits a player takes in youth, high school and college football and the development of cognitive difficulties as an adult. The authors warn that more research is needed before parents or policy-makers draw conclusions about the safety of amateur football. The study was published...
Via AP on Fox
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Frozen Four a win away as DU Pioneers dismantle Terriers in round one, 7-2

Denver is moving on to the NCAA West Regional Final in Men’s Hockey after defeating the No. 3 seed Boston University Terriers on Saturday by a score of 7-2. The No. 2 seed Pios got the scoring started at 13:49 of the first period, when freshman defenseman Blake Hillman scored on a rebound, assisted by forwards Evan Janssen and Troy Terry. A few minutes later, sophomore Danton...
Via BSN Denver
March 27, 2016

Huskies fall 5-4 in OT to Ferris State in regional semifinals, despite rally

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Jared VanWormer scored at 18 seconds of overtime to give Ferris State a 5-4 victory over St. Cloud State on Saturday in the NCAA West Regional semifinals.The Bulldogs (20-14-6) will face the Denver-Boston University winner for a spot in the Frozen Four in Tampa, Florida.St. Cloud State (31-9-1) scored twice in the third period to force overtime. Mikey Eyssimont...
Via AP on Fox
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Denver earns NCAA Hockey Tournament bid as a No. 2 seed, will play Boston

After being downed by St. Cloud State at the NCHC Frozen Faceoff over the weekend, the DU Pioneers hockey team now turns their attention to the NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Championship Tournament where they enter as a No. 2 seed and will play the Boston University Terriers in the first round.
Via BSN Denver
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

WWE legend Kevin Nash will donate his brain for CTE research

Kevin Nash was one of the WWE's biggest star during his Hall of Fame career. But know the retired legend plans to try to make the sport of wrestling safer.Nash told ESPN that he plans to donate his brain and spinal cord to the CTE Center at Boston University and the Concussion Legacy Foundation after his death. Former WWE wrestler Chris Nowinski runs the foundation."Chris Nowinski...
Via FOX Sports
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

BU end regular season with 83-68 defeat of Holy Cross

BOSTON (AP) Eric Fanning scored 25 points and collared nearly half his team's rebounds as Boston University ended the regular season with an 83-68 defeat of Holy Cross Saturday afternoon, clinching the No. 3 seed and a home game in the Patriot League tournament. John Papale scored 16 points and Blaise Mbargorba, a 6-foot-11 junior, scored a career-high 15 on 7-for-7 shooting as...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

College hockey fan struggles to toss giant fish on ice

While everyone has heard about the fish that got away, one unfortunate soul was left to lament the one that just couldn't get over the glass.With host New Hampshire celebrating the first goal of Friday's contest against Boston University, an eager fan wanted to join the party by hurling a giant fish onto the ice.His first toss failed miserably as the giant fish landed back in his...
Via FOX Sports
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

UNH Hockey Fan Tries To Throw Giant Fish On Ice, Hits Himself In Face (Video)

Throwing the fish isn’t just any old college hockey tradition. At the University of New Hampshire, its history means much, much more. But Friday night against Boston University, tradition went out the window in favor of hilarity when the person throwing the fish got smacked in the face. YOU HAD ONE JOB! @UNHHockey @UNHWildcats #LiveOnASN — American...
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston University holds off Colgate 71-68

BOSTON (AP) Cheddi Mosely scored 15 points and pulled down 10 rebounds for his first career double-double and Boston University edged Colgate 71-68 on Wednesday night to keep pace in the Patriot League race. The Terriers (17-11, 10-5) extended their winning streak to seven and remained tied with Lehigh for second place, one game behind Bucknell. BU took the lead for good at 57...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Fanning scores 25, Boston University beats American 71-51

BOSTON (AP) Eric Fanning had 25 points, Cheddi Mosely scored 20 and Boston University beat American 71-51 on Wednesday night. Mosely made three consecutive 3-pointers late in the second half for the Terriers (15-11, 8-5 Patriot League) during a 14-0 run that ended at 65-47 with 1:31 left. BU shot 71.4 percent in the first half to build a 41-29 lead. American got as close as 46...
Via AP on Fox
February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Sean Maguire’s Herculean Effort Not Quite Enough In BU’s Beanpot Loss

BOSTON — The lasting image of the 2016 Beanpot tournament for Boston University fans will be that of Sean Maguire, sprawled out face-down in the crease he’d protected brilliantly for nearly 62 minutes. Maguire, BU’s senior goaltender, was sensational Monday night in his final Beanpot appearance, stopping the first 41 Boston College shots he faced, including 23 in the opening...
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 Beanpot Final Live: Boston College-Boston University Score, Analysis

BOSTON — One of college hockey’s best rivalries will be featured in the 2016 Beanpot final as Boston College and Boston University square off Monday night at TD Garden. It’s the first time these Commonwealth Ave schools have met in the final since 2012, when BC emerged victorious in overtime. The Terriers are the defending champs, however, and a win would give them back-to...
February 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Foreman sparks BU to 89-82 OT win over Lafayette

EASTON, Pa. (AP) Kyle Foreman scored 11 of his 13 points in overtime and Boston University beat Lafayette 89-82 Saturday for the Terriers' fourth consecutive win. Foreman made the game's first basket and didn't score again until he made a steal, converted a 3-point play and added another layup for a 77-72 lead with two minutes left. Lafayette got within three but BU (14-11, 7...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston University upends Navy 83-72

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) John Papale scored 18 points and Kyle Foreman 17, and Boston University beat Navy 83-72 on Wednesday night. Eric Fanning added 15 points for the Terriers (13-11, 6-5), who have won three straight and avenged an 83-76 loss at home to Navy on Jan. 6. Blaise Mbargorba blocked five shots. BU's shooting - 58 percent, including 9 of 15 from the arc - and 39-26 rebounding...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Ken Stabler found to have suffered from C.T.E.

Legendary NFL quarterback Ken Stabler suffered from CTE, according to researchers. Stabler had stage 3 CTE, according to Boston University researchers who studied his brain. “He had moderately severe disease,” said Dr. Ann McKee, chief of neuropathology at the V.A. Boston Healthcare System and conductor of the examination, via John Branch of the New York Times. “Pretty classic...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 Beanpot Notes: Huskies’ Title Drought Continues; BU Goaltending Improving

BOSTON — Northeastern’s senior class has come really close to winning the Beanpot and ending the school’s lengthy title drought, but those players ended their careers without a championship after Monday night’s 3-1 loss to Boston University in the semifinal at TD Garden. “I’m disappointed for our seniors, who’ve never had the opportunity to win this tournament,...
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss
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