Jameis Winston Wouldn't Take "No" For An Answer From That Official

In the third quarter of Florida State's 20-17 win over Boston College, Jameis Winston attempted, twice, to physically wrest an official out of the way so he could run a play. It was a weird moment, and per the letter of the law, Winston should have been ejected. But what the hell was actually happening? » 11/23/14 10:44am 11/23/14 10:44am

A Three-Man Front Is A Late-Game Defensive Formation For Suckers

The weekend, as I watched the absurd denouement of the Northwestern-Michigan game, something struck me as familiar — beyond the now-routine bumblefuckery that inspires the Wildcats to turn fourth-quarter leads into triple-overtime losses. No, it wasn't simply that Michigan drove in the dregs of game clock to kick the… » 11/20/13 8:09pm 11/20/13 8:09pm

Even Steve Donahue Can't Believe How Far The Boston College-Maryland…

There was a time—and it really wasn't that long ago—that a men's basketball meeting of Boston College and Maryland meant two top-ranked teams facing off in a bitter battle for ACC supremacy. My, oh, my, how things have changed. While last night's bout still earned national broadcast on ESPNU, the stakes certainly are… » 1/23/13 9:00am 1/23/13 9:00am

A Skeptic's Guide To The 2012 Heisman Trophy

Remember the lullaby afternoons of September, when we all figured we'd see a Heisman winner who merited the award? Maybe a Geno Smith, slinging the ball all over the yard, or even a Matt Barkley, who despite being named after Big Bird's dog had the right pedigree and weaponry (Robert Woods and Marquise Lee catching… » 12/08/12 10:45am 12/08/12 10:45am

Boston College Suspends Women's Soccer Player For Tweeting Penn State…

Boston College is scheduled to play at Penn State tonight in the second round of the NCAA women's soccer tournament. Stephanie McCaffrey, a sophomore and a second-team all-ACC forward who had scored a goal in BC's first-round win over Hofstra, prepared for the trip to State College by tweeting a bunch of jokes about… » 11/16/12 12:50pm 11/16/12 12:50pm

A Guy From My First-Period Class In High School Is Coming To Save The…

The New York Rangers have the top seed in the Eastern Conference for the Stanley Cup playoffs (Thursday! On NHL Network! Catch it!), but the New York Rangers might be doomed. They face the Ottawa Senators in the first round. The Rangers went 1-2-1 against the Sens during the regular season. The Rangers have lost three… » 4/11/12 5:00pm 4/11/12 5:00pm

Boston College Is Your NCAA Hockey Champion, Though This Fan Passed Out…

Boston College dispatched Ferris State 4-1 to win tonight's NCAA Division I hockey championship in Tampa, and we wish the Eagles and their fans a hearty congratulations on their third title in five years. We don't know whether to congratulate or be concerned for this fan, though, who appears to have passed out… » 4/07/12 10:07pm 4/07/12 10:07pm

NCAA First Round: (7) Boston College vs. (10) USC

Midwest Region: No. 7 Boston College (22-11) vs. No. 10 USC (21-12)
When: Friday, 7:20 p.m., EDT
Where: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, Minneapolis, Minnesota


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