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College Sports

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: 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 …

College Football: Aggies Rally Past Hogs

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Arlington, Texas — Kenny Hill threw for 386 yards and four touchdowns, with a 25-yarder to Malcome Kennedy on the first play of overtime, and Texas A&M rallied from a two-touchdown deficit to beat Arkansas 35-28 on Saturday. …

Dartmouth’s Captain Video a Master Behind The Camera

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Hanover — Dylan Moye is decidedly behind the scenes for the Dartmouth College football team. However, the 2010 Mascoma High graduate’s work for the program as its first-year video coordinator is front and center when it comes to …

Army, Yale Renew an Ancient Rivalry Today

Saturday, September 27, 2014

New Haven, Conn. (ap) — Army visits the Yale Bowl for the first time in 26 years today to renew a rivalry that once helped determine the best team in college football. This season, the Black Knights (1-2) needed a waiver from the NCAA to play the game …

UNH Turns On the Lights for Big Green

Friday, September 26, 2014

Durham, n.h. — Andy Vailas is in at quarterback, Sean Goldrich is out and running back Nico Steriti is iffy for the first night football game in the history of Cowell Stadium on State of New Hampshire Day on Saturday. That’s the backdrop as the No. 4 UNH …

Lyons Roars Again: Ex-Dartmouth Coach Leads UNH’s Defense

Friday, September 26, 2014

For John Lyons, like all football coaches, film study is just a part of the job. The lonely, darkened room highlighted by the repetitious, soundless forward and reverse of little figures on a small screen. Day after day, …

Retired UConn AD Dies

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Storrs, Conn. — John Toner, athletic director emeritus who is credited with building the University of Connecticut into a basketball power and hiring its two best-known coaches, died. He was 91. UConn announced that Toner died Tuesday morning in Savannah, Ga., where he had lived in retirement. The …

Pats’ ‘D’ Rates An ‘A’

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Foxborough, Mass. — With the offense sputtering and looking for production, the New England defense has stepped up to lead the Patriots to wins the past two weeks. After getting hit with 23 unanswered points in the second …