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Chestnut Hill, MA - 9/24/2016 - (3rd quarter) Boston College Eagles defensive end Harold Landry (7) gets to Wagner Seahawks quarterback Alex Thomson (19) for a sack during the third quarter. Boston College football hosts Wagner at Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Gary M Washburn, Topic: 25BC-Wagner, LOID: 8.3.73211174.

BC picked last in its division in ACC preseason poll

Florida State is an overwhelming choice to win the conference title; Harold Landry got votes for Player of the Year.

Milton,MA 05/20/17.....Milton Academy vs Buckingham Browne & Nichols baseball matchup....................for SPORTS...(George Rizer for the Globe) Milton Academy MATTHEW TABOR takes dead aim ...


Westford’s Tabor signs with Diamondbacks

The 6-2, 165-pound Milton Academy righthander, who has been clocked in the low 90s, agreed to a $1 million contract.


GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

Medway’s Ryan Norton played a key role for the regional hockey team that won gold at the Bay State Games.


GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

Two-sport Boston College standout Kenzie Kent of Norwell was named the the Atlantic Coast Conference’s Female Athlete of the Year.

Boston College's Harold Landry speaks to the media during the Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college football media day in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, July 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Julian Benbow | BC Football

BC eager to seize upon momentum of its bowl win

The Eagles generated plenty of enthusiasm from their bowl win over Maryland, but can BC carry it forward?

Chestnut Hill, MA: June 28, 2017: Boston College Athletic Director Martin Jarmond is pictured as he poses inside of the Conte Forum. (Globe Staff Photo/ Jim Davis)


New AD Martin Jarmond inherits tough job tackling diversity, rebuilding BC’s athletics

The charismatic Martin Jarmond, 37, is one of just 14 African-American athletic directors among FBS schools and the first in BC’s history.

April 24, 2017 - Incoming Athletic Director at Boston College Martin Jarmond speaks at an introductory press conference at BC's Yawkey Center in Boston, Mass. Photo Credit: Justin Saglio for the Boston Globe. Section: Sports. Reporter: Julian Benbow. Slug: BC AD.

Boston College adds two senior officials to athletic department

Vaughn Williams and Jocelyn Fisher Gates will work closely with new AD Martin Jarmond.


GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

Belmont’s James Stadler earned Scholar-Athlete of the Year honors as a junior distance runner at Haverford.


GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

Recent Lasell graduate Mack Kingman of East Bridgewater is a finalist for Great Northeast Atlantic Conference Woman of the Year honors.

02nocampus - Boston College lacrosse player Kayla O'Connor. (handout)


O’Connor finishes on a high for BC lacrosse

The senior attack from Merrimac became a top scorer and helped the Eagles reach the NCAA Division 1 title game.

Williams College's Peter Hale. (Williams College)


GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

Swampscott’s Peter Hale showed he can get it done on the track and in the classroom.


With Legion ball, giving it the new college try

In Milford, playing American Legion ball alongside college players can be a great learning experience for high schoolers.


GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

Wayland’s Morgan Fletcher was nominated for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award for her stellar lacrosse and soccer play at Hamilton College.


Milton’s Ellis values his time on the diamond

Josh Ellis just graduated from Harvard, hopes to go to medical school, and is devoted to trying to improve life in Haiti, but he’s loved playing school baseball, as well.


On and off the water, Smith pushes hard

Wayland’s Charlotte Smith was honored as George Washington University’s Most Valuable Oarswoman.


GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

Karen Boen of Stoughton, the Stonehill College women’s track and field coach, scooped up two coaching awards.

Kasey Kennedy (#8) celebrates with Samantha Ferraro, after scoring in the Annual Agganis softball game at Fraser Field. Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe.


Agganis Classics bring out the best, one more time

Top high school seniors gathered in Lynn to play in games honoring “The Golden Greek,” a shining star who died June 27, 1955, at age 26.

BC Football

Mike Vrabel’s son verbally commits to BC

Tyler Vrabel, a 6-4, 255-pound left tackle at St. Pius X in Houston, will play football for the Eagles in 2018.

31wecollege- Merrimack College track athlete Carly Moscaro of Ashland. (Merrimack College)

Merrimack’s Carly Muscaro named NCAA Div. 2 Athlete of the Year

Stanford swimmer Katie Ledecky won the Honda Cup as the nation’s top Division 1 female athlete.

Former Arizona State football coach Frank Kush (center) at a 2015 event.

Frank Kush, 88, football coach who led Arizona State to 12-0 season

Mr. Kush compiled a 176-54-1 record while coaching the Sun Devils from 1958 to 1979.

Houston, TX 2-2-17: Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Patriots cornerback Mike Haynes is pictured as he does an interview on

Ex-Patriot Mike Haynes leads NFL campaign against prostate cancer

“Cancer doesn’t really care what kind of shape you’re in,” said Haynes. “It doesn’t matter that I’m a Hall of Famer.”


GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

Walpole’s Johnny Adams, most recently Boston College’s senior shortstop, was selected by the Mariners in the 22nd round of the MLB draft.


GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

Burlington’s Chris Sharpe was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 14th round of the Major League Baseball draft.

Boston College players sing after the Quick Lane Bowl NCAA college football game against Maryland, Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

BC football agrees to play Michigan State

The two-game home-and-home series will begin in Chestnut Hill in 2024, and will conclude at Spartan Stadium in 2025.

2017 NBA Draft scouting reports

Here are scouting reports for this year’s NBA Draft prospects.

Florida's Austin Langworthy (44) is welcomed by teammates after a solo home run during the third inning against Louisville during an NCAA college College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, June 20, 2017. (Matt Dixon/Omaha World-Herald via AP)

Florida tops Louisville to move to 2-0 in College World Series

Brady Singer pitched seven strong innings and Deacon Liput hit a three-run homer for the Gators.

Jack Parker was Boston University’s hockey coach for 40 seasons.

Jack Parker among five elected to US Hockey Hall of Fame

The legendary BU coach joins Ben Smith, Scott Young, Ron Wilson, and Kevin Collins as honorees.

University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino speaks during an NCAA college basketball news conference Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. The NCAA suspended Pitino on Thursday for five ACC games following sex scandal investigation. A former men's basketball staffer is alleged to have hired strippers to entertain players and recruits. (Pat McDonogh/The Courier-Journal via AP)

NCAA suspends Rick Pitino five games for sex scandal

A former escort alleged that she was hired to provide services for Louisville players from 2010-14.

Yale heavyweight crew member Thomas Digby waved two Harvard jerseys after the Bulldogs swept all three races in the regatta.

Yale edges Harvard by five seconds to win 152nd regatta

Yale, which won the national title last weekend, will finish the season as the No. 1 team in the country.

The Yale team passes by

Harvard crew bonds in a special way before facing Yale

The Crimson camp at a place called Red Top along the Thames, where tradition and teamwork take hold.


Highly rated Waller champions badminton

A rising senior at Brandeis, Natick’s Nicholas Waller plays and teaches the sport, and even organized a team.


GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

Sudbury’s Ryan Berardino, a Bentley University freshman, scooped up two rookie honors in his debut baseball season.


GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

Norwell’s Kenzie Kent, a Boston College junior attack, is one of four finalists for the Honda Sports Award in women’s lacrosse.


GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

Nicole Demars of Beverly was named to the America East 2017 Helping Hands Team.

Justin Lewis goes over the bar at the at the NCAA Division 3 Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Geneva, Ohio. (Worcester State University)


For Lynn’s Lewis, the sky’s the limit

The freshman at Worcester State already has cleared 7 feet in the high jump and won the Division 3 national title.

Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops speaks at a news conference to announce the his retirement in Norman, Okla., Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops abruptly announced his retirement Wednesday, a stunning offseason move by the 56-year-old future Hall of Famer who led the Sooners to 10 conference championships and a national title in 18 seasons. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Sports Log

Bob Stoops abruptly resigns as Oklahoma’s football coach

The Sooners’ 56-year-old mentor cited no health reasons for his sudden departure.

Demetric Vance, left, and his attorney Mary Chartier appear in court, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in East Lansing, Mich. Vance and two other Michigan State football players were charged Tuesday with criminal sexual conduct in connection with an incident that occurred on campus in January. (AP Photo/Christopher Ehrmann)

Sports Log

Three Michigan State football players face sexual assault charges

Charges stem from an incident at an on-campus party in January.

April 24, 2017 - Incoming Athletic Director at Boston College Martin Jarmond speaks at an introductory press conference at BC's Yawkey Center in Boston, Mass. Photo Credit: Justin Saglio for the Boston Globe. Section: Sports. Reporter: Julian Benbow. Slug: BC AD.

Dan Shaughnessy

A little advice for Boston College’s new athletic director

Martin Jarmond’s learning curve will be steep, so here’s a things to remember list.


GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

Jon Baker of Millis, the senior center for Boston College’s football team, is in the running for an award honoring the nation’s top center.


GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

Abington’s Nathan Littman, Fitchburg State’s junior catcher, batted .304 on the season with 18 stolen bases.


GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

WPI freshman Sydney Packard of Georgetown earned Division 3 All-American honors in the 800 meters.

FOXBORO, MA - MAY 29: Tim Rotanz #7 of the Maryland Terrapins celebrates after scoring against the Ohio State Buckeyes in the NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship at Gillette Stadium on May 29, 2017 in Foxboro, Massachusetts (Photo by Omar Rawlings/Getty Images)


Maryland tops Ohio State to win first NCAA lacrosse title in 42 years

The Terrapins’ men’s team matched the feat of the women’s team from Sunday.

Foxborough MA 5/28/17 Merrimack Warriors Charlie Bertrand scores a goal in between two Limestone Saints during first half action of the 2017 NCAA Division II Lacrosse Championships at Gillette Stadium. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff)

NCAA Division 2 and 3 men’s championships

Merrimack’s men’s lacrosse title bid falls short

Limestone pulled away for an 11-9 win to deny the Warriors in Division 2 final.

Foxborough MA 5/28/17 Maryland Terrapins players celebrate their 16-13 victory over Boston College Eagles capturing the 2017 NCAA Division 1 Lacrosse Championship at Gillette Stadium. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff)


Maryland surges past BC to cap undefeated season with national lacrosse title

Kenzie Kent (5 goals, 5 assists) did all she could but the Eagles’ bid for an upset fell short.

FOXBORO, MA - MAY 26: Boston College celebrate after winning their game against the Navy at Gillette Stadium on May 26, 2017 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Omar Rawlings/Getty Images)

BC vs. Maryland | 11 a.m. (ESPNU)

With a national title on the line, unseeded BC faces undefeated Maryland

A storied powerhouse takes on the hometown newcomer that is happy to be here but not satisfied with just participating.

Ohio State's Tre Leclaire (14) scores against Towson goalkeeper Matt Hoy (28) during the first half of an NCAA college Division 1 lacrosse semifinal, Saturday, May 27, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. Ohio State won 11-10 and will advance to the championship final. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)


Ohio State, Maryland men reach lacrosse title game

Tre Leclaire had three goals in the Buckeyes’ 11-10 win over Towson.

Boston University forward Kieffer Bellows (9) shoots during the first period of an NCAA West Regional college hockey game against North Dakota, Friday, March 24, 2017, in Fargo, N.D. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Kieffer Bellows leaves BU to play junior hockey

The Terriers forward is the son of former NHL left winger Brian Bellows.

Pam Roecker is a longtime basketball color commentator.


Pam Roecker hopes to lead Regis athletics to next level

A former athlete and coach, Roecker will be taking over a program whose 18 Division 3 varsity teams will be transitioning from one conference to another.


Globe South: Noteworthy performances

Dedham’s Nick Falkson, a junior infielder at Tufts, was voted New England Small College Athletic Conference Player of the Year.


GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

Upton’s Teddy Carey has set a Babson College mark for strikeouts by a pitcher in a season.