BC Report

Give BC credit for the effort

No one can accuse Boston College basketball coach Jim Christian of not giving maximum effort in trying to revive a basketball program that has been on life support in terms of on court success for the past several years. Dealing with tough academic standards, sub standard practice facilities and amenities for players, Christian has been…

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BC needs to tell ND, No Thanks

The story came out this week that Boston College fans wanting tickets for next season’s game “at” Notre Dame will have to make a donation of 25,000 in order to purchase 4 tickets. Under most circumstances that would be outrageous. But considering that the Notre Dame’s “home game” against the Eagles will be played in…

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BC recruiting gets a boot

The normal smile and optimistic chatter was present when Boston College football coach Steve Addazio talked about his 2015 recruiting class. Does any college football coach in the country ever says we didn’t have a good recruiting class on National Letter of Intent day? Truth be told, most of the classes won’t be accurately judged…

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BC in old fashioned East Coast rivalry game

There are 39 bowl games, which is about 20 too many. There are 6-6 teams playing, which is just flat out wrong. And there are games in some less  than desirable locations–Detroit,  Boise–for bowl games. But this year at least, one bowl deserves a nod of approval. The Pinstripe Bowl will be played in Yankee…

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BC needs to finish with flourish

The Boston College Eagles have lost 5 games this season. Four of them at home–Clemson, Colorado State, Pittsburgh and Louisville. On Saturday, the Eagles lost to defending national champion and No. 1 (in the coaches and writers poll) Florida State. Of those five losses, only Pittsburgh and Louisville could basically be considered sound beatings. Of…

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