College Sports

New Hampshire goalie Danny Tirone blocks the post as Boston University forward Nick Roberto (15) tries to poke the puck through during the second period of the Hockey East semifinals in Boston, Friday, March 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

KUA to NCAA: Former Wildcats Make Their Mark in Playoffs

Friday, April 17, 2015

Boston — The NCAA men’s hockey postseason was filled with Kimball Union Academy alumni this spring. From Division III Trinity College’s first-ever NCAA national championship three weeks ago to both sides of last Saturday’s Division I Frozen Four final in Boston, the event programs’ player biographies were dotted with Wildcat paw prints. D -I runner up Boston University included four …

In Brief: Spieth Struggles in First Action Since Masters Win

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Hilton Head Island, s.c. — Jordan Spieth had a post-Masters letdown Thursday, shooting a 3-over 74 at the RBC Heritage to end his run of 16 straight rounds under par. Spieth vowed his whirlwind, two-day celebration tour of New York after winning the green jacket Sunday wouldn’t affect his focus. But it was …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Lacrosse Handles NJIT

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Newark, n.j. — Freshman Jack Korzelius scored three times as the Dartmouth College men’s lacrosse team defeated the New Jersey Institute of Technology, 7-5, on Tuesday afternoon in the first meeting between the schools. The Big Green improved to 4-6, while the Highlanders, who were playing the final game of their inaugural season, finished 0-12. Dartmouth’s Wiley Osborne had four assists, and Korzelius …

Dartmouth Elevates Women’s Rugby to Varsity Status

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Hanover — The opportunity to bring women’s rugby aboard as Dartmouth College’s 35th varsity sport happened in somewhat sudden fashion, athletic director Harry Sheehy said this week. The possibility of elevating the club sport to the varsity level …

NCAA Copes With Dispute

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Indianapolis — NCAA President Mark Emmert made it clear the association wouldn’t tolerate discrimination and was willing to take its business out of Indiana if the state’s religious objections law wasn’t fixed to his satisfaction. Whether he and the NCAA’s leaders can take that stand in other states …

Coach K Adapts to ‘1-and-Done’ World

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Durham, n.c. — There was a time when Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski led Final Four teams built around players who stayed for years to grow into tournament-tested veterans. No longer, not in today’s one-and-done world in which top players rarely stick around long. The Blue Devils enter this week’s …

Kentucky’s 5-9 Guard Stands Tall

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Lexington, Ky. — Being Kentucky’s smallest player on the floor hasn’t prevented 5-foot-9 point guard Tyler Ulis from repeatedly coming up big for the Wildcats. He’ll likely need to do it again this weekend. Next up for Ulis …

Law May Cause Future Sports Events in Indiana to Move

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Indianapolis — As pressure builds for repeal or revision of Indiana’s new religious objection law, the NCAA faces a decision about whether to call for next year’s women’s Final Four to find a new venue. NCAA President Mark Emmert has indicated the Indianapolis-headquartered organization would consider relocating all …

Big Ten a Big Deal in Final Four

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Milwaukee — After Michigan State clinched a spot in the Final Four over the weekend, Wisconsin’s Sam Dekker wrote a short but pointed note on Twitter that packed as much of a punch as one of his slam …

FSU’s Winston Shows Off for NFL Bigwigs

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Tallahassee, Fla. — Jameis Winston dodged brooms and blocking pads. He threw over outstretched arms and tennis rackets. He completed passes from the pocket and on the run. Even when it was time for a brief break during …

Wildcats Giving Bookmakers Indigestion

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Nick Bogdanovich could use some antacid. Bogdanovich, the director of trading at sports book operator William Hill U.S., in July posted 50-1 odds the University of Kentucky would have a perfect season. As the Wildcats reached the men’s college basketball Final Four — sneaking by Notre Dame 68-66 …

Camp Cal’s Counselor: UK Coach Welcomes NBA’s Attention — But Just for One Day

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

It could’ve easily been called the John Calipari Fantasy Camp. The Kentucky coach invited NBA scouts and GMs to a first-of-its-kind workout before the start of the season, so they could get a look at what all these …

Izzo Attempting to Emulate Coach K

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

There’s no easy way to ask Tom Izzo about it, because the record is so ugly. Nine games against Duke, on some of the biggest stages college basketball has to offer. One Michigan State win. So the question …