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BC comes up one play short

It was there for Boston College. One play. One stop on a 4th and 10 situation. So close to trotting off the field at Alumni Stadium with another win, ans a glittering 4-1 record going into the Eagles bye week.…

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BC at another cross roads

So this is it. The end of the non-conference phase of the Boston College season. After Saturday’s game against Colorado State at Alumni Stadium, the Eagles will have a week off and then dive into ACC play. The good news…

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Suffolk Downs: RIP

“They paved paradise to put up a parking lot” Joni Mitchell, Big Yellow Taxi. The announcement was made earlier this week. The Massachusetts gaming commission was going to award gambling rights in the Boston area to casino interests in Everett…

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Mr. CFB: Enough of Jameis

By Tony Barnhart Jameis Winston, the reigning Heisman Trophy winner, is an embarrassment to himself, his family, his teammates, his coaches, his university and everybody who cares about college football. And yes, that includes the media who cover it. When…

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Does one game make a season? Maybe

Can one game determine the course of a season if it is played in September? In most cases the answer to that question is, “No.” In the case of Boston College, I’m not so sure. The Eagles upset No. 9…

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BC hits The Heights against USC

It was one of those moments of the decade when it all seemed to work and The Heights really did reach the heights in expectations merging with reality. No championships had been won. Nothing had been decided other than that…

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