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Probe Reveals UNC Fraud

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Chapel Hill, n.c. — A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, encompassing about 1,500 athletes who got easy A’s and B’s over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released Wednesday. At least nine university employees were fired or under disciplinary review, and the question now becomes what, if anything, the NCAA will do next. …

Big Green Picked 6th in Ivy League Poll

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth College’s men’s basketball team was picked to finish sixthin the Ivy League’s preseason poll on Wednesday. For the second straight year, Harvard was the unanimous pick to win the conference title. Yale was second in the poll, with Columbia third and Princeton fourth. Brown is pegged for fifth, while Penn is slated for seventh and Cornell eighth. The only differences …

Winston Should Leave FSU for NFL

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A top college football school always dreads the possibility of its star leaving early for the NFL. Always. Exception to the rule: Florida State ought to be welcoming the idea of Jameis Winston going pro after the season — and taking his tarnished Heisman Trophy with him. The university has been a national punchline with Winston as its most visible campus personality. FSU …

College Roundup: Big Green Runs at Wisconsin Invitational

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Madison, Wis. — The Dartmouth College women’s cross country team finished 19th in the University of Wisconsin’s invitational meet, led junior Dana Giordano and her 19th-place finish in 20:21 on the 6-kilometer course. Another component of the Big Green competed in a meet at Brown, finishing third and …

Arizona Embracing Favorite Role

Friday, October 17, 2014

By John Marshall AP Basketball Writer Tucson, Ariz. — Since the days when Lute Olson roamed the sideline, high expectations have followed Arizona into the basketball season. Saying the Wildcats will have a good team has become like proclaiming the summer will be hot in the desert. But …

Dartmouth Lineman Is Hard to Handle

Friday, October 17, 2014

H anover — The massive tackle slammed his hands into Cody Fulleton’s chest Wednesday, attempting to halt the defensive end’s outside rush during Dartmouth College football practice. In a counter move, however, Fulleton chopped downward with a heavily-tape …

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 …