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Boston College's defense had UMass quarterback Ross Comis under wraps all day at Gillette Stadium. (Winslow Townson/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
September 10, 2016 - 11:52 am
Patrick Towles threw a pair of touchdown passes to Jeff Smith in the second quarter and the defense allowed just 122 yards on the day in a 26-7 Boston College win over UMass at Gillette Stadium Saturday afternoon. It was the ninth straight win for BC over UMass, dating back to a 27-0 UMass win in...
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Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets running back Dedrick Mills (26) dives over the line for a touchdown with only 35 seconds of the fourth quarter remaining of the game between the Boston College Eagles and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Aviva Stadium. (Steve Flynn/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
September 03, 2016 - 9:54 am
Even a continent away, the misery continues for Boston College. Needing only to stop a fourth-and-19 by Georgia Tech at the Yellow Jackets 32-yard line to seal its first ACC win since 2014, the Eagles defense allowed quatertback Justin Thomas to complete a pass to Qua Searcy for 22 yds to the BC 46...
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Coach Steve Addazio oversaw the first scrimmage Saturday. (Mike Petraglia/WEEI.com)
Mike Petraglia
August 13, 2016 - 8:58 am
The Eagles took their first big step toward improving on their 3-9 mark of a year ago when they took the field for their first scrimmage Saturday. After the first week of formal preseason practice, the Eagles went through game situations early Saturday morning. The Eagles played their first...
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Mike Petraglia
August 13, 2016 - 8:24 am
CHESTNUT HILL -- If there's anyone with the energy and belief that things will improve at Boston College, it's Steve Addazio. The 57-year-old football coach is entering his 22nd consecutive year of Division I coaching. His 21st was arguably his most difficult. The Eagles went 3-9 and lost player...
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August 06, 2016 - 8:05 am
Patrick Towles transferring from Kentucky gave Boston College an intriguing option to compete with Darius Wade for the team's starting quarterback spot. He just made things more interesting and guaranteed that pretty much every casual fan will be pulling for him. Checking in from the Cincinnati Zoo...
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July 16, 2016 - 4:53 am
In front of an enthusiastic Boston hockey crowd, alumni from the Boston University and Boston College hockey programs played in the Commonwealth Avenue Charity Classic at Walter Brown Arena Friday night and raised $55,000 for Compassionate Care ALS and the Travis Roy Foundation. It was a game that...
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July 06, 2016 - 5:16 am
Boston College announced Tuesday that it will retire the numbers of former football stars Luke Kuechly and Matt Ryan in ceremonies this fall. Kuechly's No. 40 will be retired Oct. 22 at the Eagles' game against Syracuse, while Ryan's No. 12 will be retired Nov. 19 during a contest against UConn. "...
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Scott McLaughlin
June 29, 2016 - 9:25 am
Frozen Fenway is returning to Fenway Park with a pair of Hockey East doubleheaders on Jan. 7 and Jan. 14. The first Saturday will feature Boston University vs. UMass and Boston College vs. Providence, while the second weekend pits Maine vs. UConn and Northeastern vs. New Hampshire. College hockey...
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Charlie McAvoy went 14th overall to the Bruins. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
Scott McLaughlin
June 24, 2016 - 6:11 pm
Boston University had a pretty good Friday night. The Terriers had a rising sophomore and three incoming freshmen selected in the first round of the NHL draft, tying a record for the most first-round picks from a college or Canadian junior team in a single draft. Incoming freshman center Clayton...
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June 12, 2016 - 12:30 pm
Boston College was eliminated from the NCAA baseball Super Regional on Sunday by Miami in a winner-take-all game that included a near-brawl after the Hurricanes gloated over the game-clinching grand slam. Needing a victory to secure their first spot in the College World Series since 1967, the...
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