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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 …

BYU Retires Famous QB’s No. 9

Friday, October 3, 2014

Provo, Utah — BYU retired Jim McMahon’s No. 9 jersey during its game against Utah State on Friday night, a day after the former quarterback was inducted into the school’s athletic hall of fame. The 55-year-old McMahon recently …

Dartmouth Junior Has NFL Bloodlines, NFL Dreams

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Hanover — A.J. Zuttah wants to make it to the NFL. First, however, he and his Dartmouth College football teammates have to get past visiting Pennsylvania on Saturday. The Big Green (1-1) has lost 15 of its last …

A Plan for Success: First-Year Dartmouth Coach Used to Building Winners

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Hanover — There’s a sizable difference between coaching in the Big Ten and guiding the Big Green, but first-year Dartmouth College women’s soccer coach Ron Rainey appears to have little doubt he’s landed in the right spot. The …

Murray’s Legs Give Cowboys an Edge

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Associated Press Scoreboard standouts from Week 4. STARS Passing ∎ Andrew Luck, Colts, was 29 for 41 for 393 yards and four touchdown passes and an interception in Indianapolis’ 44-17 victory over Tennessee. He is the first …

Rondo: ‘I Want to Remain a Celtic’

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

By Howard Ulman AP Sports Writer Boston — Rajon Rondo wore a black sling on his left arm to help protect the surgically repaired bone in his hand. His relationship with the Boston Celtics appears healthy. Entering the final season of his contract, the only star on the …

Dartmouth Lets Victory Get Away

Monday, September 29, 2014

By Tris Wykes Valley News Staff Writer Hanover — During recent years, it’s taken a minimum of five Ivy League victories to claim the Ancient Eight women’s soccer championship. Dartmouth College’s margin for error became slimmer Sunday after …

Green Field Hockey Beats Bryant in OT

Monday, September 29, 2014

Hanover — Freshman Julia Donald tied the game with 1:31 left in regulation and senior Ali Savage scored 5:50 into overtime to give the Dartmouth field hockey team a 3-2 win Sunday afternoon over visiting non-conference Bryant at Chase Field. With the triumph, the Big Green move to …

College Roundup: Dartmouth Men Extend Unbeaten Streak to Four

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Hanover — Goals by Nick Rooney and Robin Alnas aided the Dartmouth College men’s soccer team over Fordham, 2-0, in front of a near-capacity crowd at Burnham Field on Saturday afternoon. Dartmouth (3-2-1) are on a four-game unbeaten …

Ivy/New England Football: Yale Pulls Stunner on Army, 49-43

Sunday, September 28, 2014

New Haven, Conn. — Tyler Varga ran for five touchdowns including from 3-yards out in overtime to give Yale a 49-43 upset of Army in the renewal of a rivalry that dates back 121 years. Varga ran 28 times for 185 yards for the Bulldogs (2-0). His fourth …

Bowled Over: No 4 UNH Dismantles Dartmouth Football

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Durham, n.h. — It’s leaf-peeper season in New England and the Dartmouth College football team drove through vibrant foliage Saturday en route to its nonconference game at New Hampshire. Hours later, the Big Green got an up-close look …