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Lisa Friel, vice president of the Sexual Misconduct Consulting & Investigations division for T&M Protection Resources, talks with reporters during a meeting of NFL owners and executives in New York, Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Friel is one of the advisers helping the NFL develop and carry out a domestic violence educational program. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Dartmouth Graduate Friel Helping NFL to Change Its Approach to Domestic Abuse Reports, Penalties

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Hanover — The words jumped off the screen with the impact of a crushing blind-side tackle. The video is about domestic violence. The speaker is former NFL defensive tackle Joe Ehrmann. “Imagine this is your loved one,” he tells the group. “What would you do?” The 32 men in the audience for this private screening were riveted. Their attention was …

Don’t Read Too Much Into Seminoles’ Perfection

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Tallahassee, Fla. — Chunks of our wacko nation are about to spend the next few days at one of our deepest pleasures. In bars, in barber shops, at offices, on the radio and in the sacrosanctity of comment sections, we are about to decipher a monumental offensive pass-interference penalty. There is little that Americans love any more than deciphering a monumental offensive pass-interference …

Big Green Tennis Players Advance at ITA Regionals

Monday, October 20, 2014

New Haven, Conn. — Dartmouth freshmen sophomore Taylor Ng advanced to the quarterfinals of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Regional Championships at Yale’s Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center on Sunday. Freshmen Kristina Mathis and Alexxis Kiven also represented the Big Green, which went 3-1 in singles action and 0-1 in doubles. Ng had a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Yale’s Sherry Li in the third round …

Winston Hearing May Drag

Friday, October 17, 2014

Tallahassee, Fla. — The resolution to Florida State’s code of conduct investigation of Jameis Winston may not come before the end of the football season despite imminent deadlines in the process. The first deadline is today, when he …

UConn Starts Run at 10th National Title

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Storrs, Conn. — UConn opened practice Wednesday with a lot of new faces, but the same old goal of winning a national title. The two-time defending women’s champions, who lost center Stefanie Dolson and guard Bria Hartley to graduation, have reloaded with the nation’s top recruiting class. Freshmen …

Bulldogs Take Over Top Spot

Monday, October 13, 2014

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer Breaking down the ballots for the AP Top 25 and wrapping up college football’s seventh weekend. Mighty Mississippi The Mississippi-mania sweeping college football is more than just a temporary condition. It just keeps getting better for the Magnolia state’s Southeastern …

Dartmouth Tennis Gets Win in Finale

Monday, October 13, 2014

New Haven, Conn. — After going undefeated in their match against Rutgers on Saturday, the Dartmouth women’s tennis team returned to the court for the final day of the Bulldog Invitational on Sunday morning, wrapping up the weekend with a 5-1 victory against Pitt. Throughout the three days …

College Roundup: Dartmouth Men’s Soccer Defeats Yale

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Hanover — Freshman Jonathan Nierenberg scored a pair of goals in the second half as the Dartmouth College men’s soccer team defeated Yale, 4-1, on Saturday afternoon at Burnham Field. The Big Green (7-3-1, 2-0-0 Ivy League) increased its unbeaten streak to eight games and has not dropped …

New England Football: UNH Dismantles William & Mary

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Durham, n.h. — Andy Vailas threw for 276 yards and three touchdowns, two to Nico Steriti, and New Hampshire beat William & Mary 32-3 on Saturday. Steriti added a rushing touchdown for New Hampshire (5-1, 3-1 Colonial). Vailas’ third touchdown pass was from 25-yards out to R.J. Harris, …

Dartmouth Football Charges Back to Knock Off Yale

Sunday, October 12, 2014

New Haven, Conn. — Late in the fourth quarter and during a tie football game Saturday, Dartmouth College guard Niko Mamula suffered a leg injury that left him lying on his back and howling in pain. After a …

Miss. State Still Spotless

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Starkville, Miss. — Dak Prescott ran for two touchdowns and threw for another, leading No. 3 Mississippi State to a 38-23 victory over No. 2 Auburn on Saturday. Mississippi State (6-0, 3-0 SEC) has won nine straight games …

Ex-Gators Face Off When BC Visits N.C. St.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Raleigh, n.c. — Leaving Florida has worked out pretty well for both Jacoby Brissett and Tyler Murphy. The ex-Gators quarterbacks have led their new schools to big things and now they’re preparing to face off for the first time today when North Carolina State (4-2, 0-2 ACC) plays …

Dartmouth-Yale Showdown Could Have Title Implications

Friday, October 10, 2014

Hanover — Teams can’t win an Ivy League football championship in October, but they can certainly lose one, which explains why Dartmouth College’s practices this week were conducted amid palpable tension. From quarterback Alex Park admonishing the scout …