Miracle in Miami – Hail Flutie

April 12, 2016

  “Here’s your ballgame, folks, as Flutie takes the snap….He drops straight back…has sometime…now he scrambles away from one hit…looks…uncorks…a deep one for the end zone…Phelan is down there…”   On a rainy day in November, the Boston College Eagles took on the University of Miami Hurricanes on what to become one of the most memorable moments in college Football history.   Facing the defending national champions from the previous…


Can the IOC Distinguish Major and Alternate Sports?

March 29, 2016

In the United States, we only consider a few sports to be major and all others to be an alternate sport. But these sports we consider alternate can be a popular sport in many other countries and sports we consider major can be alternate sports in those countries. So what internationally decides whether an activity should be considered a major sport? Well the International Olympic Committee goes through a process…


Rising Football Popularity in China

March 15, 2016

The history of American football can date all the way back to the 1860s, but the United States is not the only country who participates in this “American” sport. During the recent years many countries around the globe have started to enjoy this sport, both as a community and professionally. As a matter of fact, football is on the rise in Asian countries for the past few decades. In 1998,…


BEANPOT 2016 – Boston College Clinches Bragging Right

February 12, 2016

Watch highlights here BOSTON, MA- Boston College and Boston University took the ice for the 64th annual Beanpot Championship Final on Monday night. The rivalry, known as the Battle of the Commonwealth, heated immediately as the puck dropped. But like the B line train connecting the two schools, the game ended up becoming a slow but stressful ride. After the lights went out in the Garden which caused a 30…


BEANPOT 2016 – Win Over Harvard Sends Boston College into Final Against Commonwealth Rival

February 6, 2016

BOSTON, MA- The 64th annual Men’s Beanpot Ice Hockey tournament started this past Monday at the TD Garden. Harvard and Boston College faced off for the first semifinal game of the game while Northeastern took on Boston University, the previous champion, right after at 8pm. Each team came into the tournament with a strong record as BC, Harvard, and BU ranked in the top 10 of the USCHO poll. Northeastern also came…


Coach Jerry York Achieves 1K Win as Boston College Mens Ice Hockey Team Sweep Past UMass Amherst

January 29, 2016

AMHERST, Mass. – The snowstorm isn’t the only storm that took place in Amherst last Friday night. As the hash tag #JY1K gusted through the Boston College community, the Boston College Men’s Ice Hockey team swept past University of Massachusetts Amherst at Mullins Center with an 8-0 victory, allowing Boston College coach Jerry York to reach his 1,000th win as the winningest head coach for his 1,703 game career.