Researchers to look for CTE evidence in Hernandez’s brain

BOSTON — Boston University researchers will study Aaron Hernandez’s brain to determine if the former NFL star suffered from the same degenerative brain disease as Hall of Famer Junior Seau and former Bears defensive back Dave Duerson, who also took their own lives. Hernandez hanged himself in prison early Wednesday, days after winning an acquittal in a 2012 double homicide case...
Via The Denver Post
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AHL Team Trolls Former Boston University Goalie With GIF Of Infamous Goal

Poor, Matthew O’Connor. The moment the former Boston University goalie is most known for is something we’re guessing he’d like to forget. Yes, he was the goalie who misplayed a puck in the 2015 Frozen Four title game in Boston against Providence College, which went on to win the game by a goal. But O’Connor since has signed on with the Ottawa Senators and currently is playing...
January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Max Wolpoff goes nuts on call of Boston University’s women’s hockey OT winner

Hockey’s made for some highly-memorable announcing calls, and the one delivered on Saturday’s Boston University Terriers – University of Minnesota Golden Gophers women’s hockey broadcast is certainly up there. The Golden Gophers entered this game ranked second in the country, but the Terriers took them to overtime with the score tied at five. Near the end of the extra frame...
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December 12, 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

Report: Boston University hockey player suspended in NCAA gambling probe

The NCAA reportedly has suspended Boston University hockey junior forward Nick Roberto for the season as a result of his involvement in gambling activities during the 2014-15 season, according to College Hockey News. Per a statement from BU on Monday, Roberto did not gamble on college hockey or professional hockey games.Roberto recorded four goals and eight assists in 41 games last...
Via FOX Sports
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

BU Hockey’s Nick Roberto Suspended For Reported Gambling After Probe

What was initially described as a “coach’s decision” could be the end of the line for one Boston University men’s ice hockey player. Nick Roberto, a 21-year-old junior from Wakefield, Mass., will not play again for the Terriers this season, BU confirmed in a statement. Roberto was suspended as a result of a university investigation into gambling activity within the program...
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Ky Howard with 20 points, NJIT beats Boston University 90-76

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Ky Howard had 20 points, eight rebounds and six assists and NJIT rolled to a 90-76 victory over Boston University on Thursday night. Howard scored 14 points in the second half, and finished 6 of 12 from the floor. Tim Coleman, Damon Lynn, and Winfield Willis added 17 points apiece for the Highlanders (2-1), who have won consecutive games since losing their opener...
Via Associated Press
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Study found brain disease in 96 percent of deceased NFL players

A Boston University research group that studied the brains of 91 deceased former NFL players determined that 87 of the men, or 96 percent of the sample, suffered from some form of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). In a report published by PBS, Dr. Ann McKee revealed that her team has found evidence of CTE in the brain tissue of 131 of 165 individuals who played football either...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston University, Sacred Heart Students Win Season 1 Of ‘NESN Next Producer’ (Video)

The big reveal is finally here, and NESN’s Next Producer has been named. In a twist, judges Tom Werner and Brad Falchuk decided to split first place among two groups. Boston University’s Kaley Roberts, Christina Beiene and Brittney Badduke won the $20,000 prize for their film “On the Mic,” which told the story of Connor Lenahan, who has overcome...
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

BU coach: 'I'll drive to Buffalo myself'

Boston University coach David Quinn refuted reports claiming Quinn thinks NHL Draft prospect Jack Eichel should return to college next year, as Quinn joined Buffalo's Howard Simon Show to unequivocally state his belief that Eichel is NHL-ready. "I'll drive him to Buffalo myself, because he certainly can play in the NHL next year," Quinn told the radio show. Quinn praised Eichel's...
Via FOX Sports
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Frozen Four: Boston University’s fairytale season strikes midnight

It was a fairytale season for Boston University until 10:19 p.m. Saturday night at the TD Garden. Against all odds, a team that had gone 10-21-4 the season before came out in 2014-15 and went 28-8-5, the fifth-best turnaround in NCAA Division 1 history. This BU team, the youngest team in the nation, won every […] The post 2015 Frozen Four: Boston University’s fairytale season...
Via Along the Boards
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Gift-wrapped glory? Providence College earned its breaks in Frozen Four championship

In life, they say you need to make your own breaks. In Saturday’s national championship game against Boston University, Providence College caught the biggest break in its hockey program’s history. With 8:36 left in the third period and the Terriers clinging to a 3-2 lead, BU goalie Matt O’Connor committed the gaffe heard ’round the […] The post Gift-wrapped glory? Providence...
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April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Frozen Four championship photos: Providence vs. Boston University

Along the Boards photographer Michelle Jay was on hand at the TD Garden Saturday night for the 2015 Frozen Four final, a 4-3 Providence victory over Boston University. Here is a collection of standout shots from the game. Boston University defenseman Matt Grzelcyk and Providence College forward Ross Mauermann take the ceremonial faceoff from former […] The post 2015 Frozen Four...
Via Along the Boards
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston University Goalie Matt O'Connor Accidentally Scores Key Goal for Providence College in National Championship

Matt O'Connor must be the saddest man in the free world tonight. The Boston U goalie had caught a Providence shot that wouldn't have scored anyway had he let it go, but he wanted to catch it and get it back in play for his team (I'm assuming). In the process of bringing it down he lost track of it in his glove, it slipped in between his legs, and behind him in to the net for the...
Via FatManWriting
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: NCAA rep calls Providence College the “Boston…Providence College…Terriers”

YouTube Newsflash to the NCAA: The Providence College FRIARS beat the Boston University TERRIERS in the hockey national championship Saturday night.  Providence was the 15-seed and BU the three-seed.  If somebody would have alerted the NCAA rep who delivered the trophy to the ice following the game that Providence and BU are two different schools with two different nicknames,...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Eichel wins Hobey Baker Award

Boston University standout Jack Eichel is one of the top prospects in all of hockey. Eichel is reminding everyone of that with a brilliant performance in the NCAA Frozen Four. On Friday, Eichel was honored for his brilliance by receiving the Hobey Baker Award which is given annually to the best college hockey player. “It was really nice to hear my name,” Eichel told the Boston...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Big-time NHL draft prospect Jack Eichel wins Hobey Baker award

  Boston University freshman Jack Eichel won the Hobey Baker Award on Friday as the top player in college hockey. Eichel, who is expected to be one of the first two players selected this year in the NHL draft, is just the second freshman to win the award in its 35-year history. The other was Paul Kariya, who won at Maine before going on to a 15-year NHL career in which he scored...
Via Associated Press
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Frozen Four Awards: Boston University’s Jack Eichel Named 2015 Hobey Baker Award Winner

Jack Eichel has won college hockey’s most prestigious award. The Boston University freshman is the 2015 Hobey Baker Memorial Award. Eichel, a native of Chelmsford, Mass., is the second freshman to ever win the award and was the first freshman nominated for the award in 12 years after scoring 70 points (26-44-70) in 39 games. Eichel captained the U.S. World Junior team, and led...
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Frozen Four: Bay Staters Jack Eichel, Doyle Somerby spark BU on big stage in backyard

A few weeks from now, when the calendar reaches April 28, Boston University’s Jack Eichel will turn 18 and a half years old. His goal with 18 and a half seconds left Thursday night helped set the Terriers up for an opportunity to accomplish something far more worthy of a celebration. The freshman phenom buried an empty-netter in […] The post 2015 Frozen Four: Bay Staters Jack...
Via Along the Boards
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Frozen Four Notes: BU Overcomes Strong UND Team With Matt O’Connor, Offense

BOSTON — If you looked at the score after the second period of the Frozen Four matchup between Boston University and North Dakota, you would have wondered if UND even showed up. But the Terriers’ 4-1 lead after two frames didn’t at all show what was actually happening on the TD Garden ice. North Dakota did get off to a sluggish start in the first...
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Frozen Four semifinal photos: BU vs. North Dakota

Along the Boards photographer Michelle Jay was on hand for Boston University’s 5-3 victory over North Dakota in the second game of the 2015 Frozen Four semifinals at Boston’s TD Garden. Here is a collection of standout shots from the game. Boston University forward Jack Eichel scores during the 2015 Frozen Four semifinal against the […] The post 2015 Frozen Four semifinal photos...
Via Along the Boards
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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