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BC puts it all together against NC State

It was a game that Boston College needed to win. Style points didn’t matter. Just get the W, which is what exactly what the Eagles did on Saturday at North Carolina State in posting a 30-14 victory. But they also…

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Bounce Back Time for Top 10 teams?

A week ago there was little joy in Tuscaloosa, College Station, Norman or Eugene as Alabama, Texas A&M, Oklahoma and Oregon all were knocked out of the ranks of unbeaten teams in one of the wildest rank-busting college football weekends…

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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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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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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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