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 10:44am11/23/14 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 8:09pm11/20/13 8:09pm

Even Steve Donahue Can't Believe How Far The Boston College-Maryland Rivalry Has Fallen

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 9:00am1/23/13 9:00am

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

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 12:50pm11/16/12 12:50pm

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

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 5:00pm4/11/12 5:00pm

Hockey's Frozen Four In Tampa: Where America Came To Thaw Out Its Frigid Heart (And Wear Shorts Outside)

TAMPA—Sometime around midnight after the Frozen Four final, I found myself a few blocks away from the Tampa Times Forum, jumpstarting a former Ferris State player's car under the distant watchful gaze of a hockey writer who was afraid I was going to be beaten or murdered. »4/10/12 4:50pm4/10/12 4:50pm

Boston College Is Your NCAA Hockey Champion, Though This Fan Passed Out Before The Game Was Over

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 10:07pm4/07/12 10:07pm