12:46 AM EDT, Sat November 01, 2014
Boston Herald 16 mins ago
Hayley Dowd loud, proud

Hayley Dowd loud, proud

The Boston College women’s soccer team, led by star sophomore Hayley Dowd of Peabody, faces the most important game of its 2014 season tonight when No. 9 Notre Dame visits the Newton Campus soccer field. BC needs a win to keep alive its flickering NCAA postseason hopes.The task for a 12th consecutive trip to the big dance looms large as the Irish (12-4-1, 7-2-0) have won their last five games, and are unbeaten on the road (6-0-1). ND is led by sophomore midfielder Morgan Andrews (six goals, five assists) and senior forward Lauren Bohaboy (seven goals, two assists).
Herald-Dispatch 16 mins ago

Top teams go into MU pool Saturday

HUNTINGTON -- Marshall University is hosting Vanderbilt and Xavier for a noon Saturday meet in Fitch Natatorium at Cam Henderson Center.
Herald-Dispatch 16 mins ago

Ranking the sad sacks of C-USA

As Conference USA football members head into their stretch runs, here's a new weekly feature called the C-USA Power Rankings.
Herald-Dispatch 16 mins ago

Thundering Herd assumes role as spectators this week

HUNTINGTON -- Marshall University players and coaches will kick back, relax Saturday to watch a little football on television -- some while doing preparation, others while just enjoying the day.
Times-Picayune 17 mins ago

TCU is the destination for East Jefferson standout CB Deshawn Raymond

Raymond chose TCU over offers from LSU, Mississippi State, Arkansas, Nebraska and many others
Topeka Capital-Journal 17 mins ago

Local sports briefs for Oct. 31: KU ranked fifth in AP preseason poll; K-State receives votes

The reloaded Kansas basketball team ranked fifth in the first Associated Press preseason Top 25 released Friday. Kentucky was the runaway No. 1, becoming the fourth program to earn the honor in consecutive seasons. The Wildcats earned 52 first-place votes from the 65-member panel in landing its fourth preseason No. 1. The Wildcats also were No. 1 in 1995-96, when they won the national championship, and in 1980-81. read more
Deseret Morning News 24 mins ago

BYU tennis: doubles team upsets UCLA in So Cal Intercollegiate

Cougars David Ball and Jacob Sullivan ousted the No. 1 seeded UCLA doubles duo Friday at the Southern California...

4 Hall of Fame coaches now battling for ACC title

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim once hired Louisville’s Rick Pitino as an assistant, coached against North Carolina’s Roy Williams in a national championship game and served as an assistant to Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski for two gold medal-winning Olympic teams. Read full article >>
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 41 mins ago
Mizzou offense favors quality over quantity

Mizzou offense favors quality over quantity

Tigers slow down pace to support sluggish attack.
Patrick Magee / Sun Herald 46 mins ago

Southern Miss seeks road victory at UTEP

Quarterback Nick Mullens' status for today's game at UTEP is in doubt, likely leaving redshirt senior Cole Weeks to take snaps behind center for Southern Miss.
Sun Herald 46 mins ago

No. 1 Mississippi State ready to face Arkansas

STARKVILLE -- The last time Mississippi State faced Arkansas, the Bulldogs were a mediocre 4-6 football team trying to figure out a way to become bowl eligible.
Boston Herald 46 mins ago
‘A’ for effort a must

‘A’ for effort a must

Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster inspires outstanding performances from opposing quarterbacks.That’s because Foster’s game plans are personalized to undress any quarterback not playing his “A” game against the Hokies defense.Boston College quarterback Tyler Murphy duly respects the illusionary fronts and aggressive tactics Foster refined over 253 games as the architect of the Va. Tech defense.
Spokesman-Review 1 hour ago

Zags open with Thompson Rivers exhibition - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 PST

Gonzaga tips off its men’s basketball season with an exhibition game against Thompson Rivers University tonight (Saturday) at 6 at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
Tuscaloosa News 1 hour ago

Connor Oslin, Luke Kaliszak, excelling for Alabama swimming

While swimmers who come in with Olympic experience is a plus, University of Alabama head coach of swimming and diving Dennis Pursley believes having swimmers who flourish in college is also important.
Boston Herald 1 hour ago
Boston College puts unbeaten road record on line vs. Hokies

Boston College puts unbeaten road record on line vs. Hokies

Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer has said all along that the Hokies are young and a work in progress.He hopes to see lots of that progress Saturday when they host surprising Boston College."I said at the very beginning, we're going to go through some growing pains, and we are," Beamer said this week. But, he added, "We're far enough along that it needs to be fewer growing pains."

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