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Bill Mallory, 82, head football coach at Indiana, Colorado

Bill Mallory, who led Colorado to the Orange Bowl and became the winningest football coach in Indiana history, has died from a brain injury suffered in a recent fall.


BC, James Madison to play for women’s lacrosse crown

Neither team has ever won the Division 1 national title.

BOSTON, MA - MAY 26: Ben Reeves of Yale celebrates after scoring a goal against Albany during the 2018 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship Semifinals at Gillette Stadium on May 26, 2018 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)


Yale, Duke reach Division 1 lacrosse title game

Senior attacker Ben Reeves led the way for Yale with five goals and four assists.

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BC women’s lacrosse advances to NCAA title game

Sam Apuzzo led the scoring with four goals, including the tying and go-ahead goals.


For Rainville, sport put him in the swim of college

A latecomer to competitive swimming, Nick Rainville closed out his senior season at Regis as the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Swimmer of the Year.


GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

Arlington’s Mike Samko had a stellar year for Bentley’s baseball team.


GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

Plymouth’s Tim Elrick was named the Commonwealth Coast Conference’s senior scholar athlete after batting .373 with 19 RBIs for Wentworth.


GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

Methuen’s Ravenne Nasser posted a 1.60 ERA in a 21-4 season for MIT softball.


Weston’s Conor Harrity a force on the water for Harvard

The Harvard senior rower has been invited to tryouts this summer in Oakland, Ca. for the US national team.


Weymouth’s Lynch made good on soccer return

Mike Lynch fought back from injuries to have a strong final two seasons with Brandeis soccer.

Foxborough MA 5/28/17 Boston College Eagles goalie Zoe Ochoa makes a save against the Maryland Terrapins during second half action of the 2017 NCAA Division 1 Lacrosse Championships at Gillette Stadium. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff)

BC women out to finish the job in NCAA lacrosse Final Four

Losing in last year’s championship game was huge motivation this season for a retooled team.

FILE - In this May 29, 2017, file photo, Maryland players cut the net to celebrate after their victory over Ohio State in the NCAA college Division 1 lacrosse championship final in Foxborough, Mass. Defending champion Maryland is the top seed for the men's NCAA lacrosse tournament. The first round starts Saturday, May 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

A guide to the NCAA men’s lacrosse championships at Gillette Stadium

Eight teams will compete for the Division 1, 2, and 3 championships this weekend in Foxborough.

David Quinn was head coach at Boston University for the last five seasons.

Rangers name BU’s David Quinn their new coach

Quinn, who had been Jack Parker’s successor at BU, takes over a rebuilding program in New York.

Foxborough MA 5/28/17 Boston College Eagles Dempsey Arsenault celebrates her goal against the Maryland Terrapins during second half action of the 2017 NCAA Division 1 Lacrosse Championships at Gillette Stadium. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff)

In Final Four, BC women’s lacrosse team gets another shot at Maryland

It was Maryland that defeated the Eagles in last year’s national championship game.

Mr. Cannon slipped by opponents at the start of his storied 89-yard punt return that helped LSU beat Mississippi in 1959.

Billy Cannon, 80; won Heisman Trophy and glory with LSU

Mr. Cannon led the Tigers to a national title in 1958 and won the Heisman in 1959, highlighted by his tackle-breaking 89-yard punt return that beat Ole Miss.

Boston, MA - 09/23/15 - BU Terriers head coach David Quinn. The BU hockey team is adjusting to life after Jack Eichel, the freshman who played one season -- and won the Hobey Baker award -- before departing for the NHL. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: John Powers, Topic: xxBU after Eichel, LOID: 8.1.3678987184.

Boston University’s David Quinn reportedly in line to become Rangers coach

ESPN reported the sides have discussed a five-year, $12 million deal.

NEWTON, MA - 10/28/2017: Boston College Alumni Stadium aerial ( ) SECTION: TOPIC

Time set for BC’s football opener against UMass

Boston College host the Minutemen on Sept. 1 at 1 p.m. at Alumni Stadium.


GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

Shrewsbury’s Alexa Tonelli led Westfield State women’s lacrosse in a 17-12 win over Morrisville State May 12.


GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

Bridgewater’s Gavin Reily went 5-0 with a 1.31 ERA and 51 strikeouts pitching for Wheaton College.


GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

Reading’s Emma McDonough scored four times May 13 in Middlebury lacrosse’s win over Babson in the second round of the NCAA Division 3 tournament.

FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2012, file photo, Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive talks with reporters during the SEC basketball media day in Hoover, Ala. Slive, the former SEC commissioner who guided the league through a period of unprecedented success and prosperity, died Wednesday, May 16, 2018. He was 77. The Southeastern Conference said Slive died in Birmingham, Ala., where he lived with his wife of 49 years, Liz. The conference didn’t provide the cause of death. Slive retired in 2015 after 13 years as commissioner. He was battling prostate cancer at the time he stepped down. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)

Mike Slive, 77; pushed Southeastern Conference to collegiate successes

Under Mr. Slive’s leadership, the conference became the most powerful conference in college football.

13wecampus -- Boston University sophomore women's lacrosse star Kailey Conry (Boston University)


Kailey Conry follows in mom’s lacrosse footsteps

The sophomore attack from Needham paced the BU women with 27 goals and 43 assists this season. Her mother, Katie, is in the BC Athletic Hall of Fame.


Leavitt’s leap to Florida pays off on diamond

After two seasons at Penn State, Keith Leavitt, Jr., who grew up in Manchester-by-the-Sea, has hit his stride at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg.


GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

Norwood’s Kenny Michael had a breakout week on the diamond for UMass Dartmouth.


GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

Sudbury’s John Sexton helped lead the Notre Dame men’s lacrosse team to an Atlantic Coast Conference title.


Marrocco leads Georgetown lacrosse to postseason

Duxbury’s Nick Marrocco has followed his sisters’ footsteps in playing college lacrosse.


GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

Dracut’s Hayley White scored seven goals and added two assists in two games for Bridgewater State lacrosse


BC football gets commit from four-star QB Sam Johnson

Johnson chose the Eagles after considering offers from Big Ten and Mid-American Conference schools.


GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

Westwood’s Ian Fair extended his hitting streak to 21 games, a Northeastern school record.


GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

Burlington’s Stephanie McFadries took first place in the javelin for Worcester State at the MASCAC Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championship April 28.


GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

Newton’s Eric Mah led Bowdoin baseball to a three-game sweep of Colby April 27-28.

Boston, MA--5/1/2018-- (L-R) Red Sox President Sam Kennedy presents Yale Football Captain Kyle Mullen with a Red Sox jersey as Harvard Football Captain Zach Miller is presented with a Red Sox jersey by Red Sox chairman Tom Werner at a press conference held to preview the 50th anniversary of The Game at Fenway Park. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: Harvard-Yale Reporter:

It’s a whole new ballgame for Harvard and Yale

The Ivy League rivals got a chance to check out Fenway Park, the venue for this year’s edition of The Game.

Boston, Ma -March 29, 2018- Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff-Wentworth Baseball Leopards- Coach Steve Studleyheads for the bus after a


The baseball team without a home

With no diamond on campus, the Wentworth baseball team has to improvise and persevere — but the stoic players do it all without complaint.

Massachusetts head coach Mark Whipple during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Akron in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Sports Log

UMass extends football coach Mark Whipple’s contract through 2020

Whipple, the school’s all-time wins leader , will be in his fifth season coaching UMass at the FBS level in 2018.

Former player Vince Young walks off the stage after announcing Boston College's Harold Landry as the Tennessee Titans' pick during the second round of the NFL football draft, Friday, April 27, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

NFL notebook

Vrabel, Titans move up — ahead of Patriots — to get BC’s Harold Landry

Tennessee chose Landry with the 41st overall pick Friday night after sending the Raiders the 57th and 89th overall selections

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DiPietro is back to high-flying ways at Michigan State

After being sidelined with an ankle injury, the Marshfield high-jumper is competing for a spot in the NCAA championships.


Here’s the scoop on Tewksbury’s Shannon McLaughlin

Her play at first base is helping Saint Anselm’s softball to another strong season.

Yale's Zane Dudek #33 in action against Harvard during an NCAA college football game on Saturday, November 18, 2017 in New Haven, CT. Yale won the game 24-3 and won their first outright Ivy League title since 1980. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)

Harvard-Yale Fenway tickets go on sale Friday

“The Game” will be played at the historic baseball park for the first time this year on Nov. 17.

In this Aug. 4, 2014, photo, Rick Butler, a nationally renowned volleyball coach from Chicago, watches a scrimmage during the first day of a volleyball camp at Abbott Sports Complex in Lincoln, Neb. Michigan State University has maintained ties to Butler for decades after he was publicly accused in 1995 of sexually abusing and raping six underage girls he trained in the 1980s. Letters obtained by The Associated Press from accusers' advocates show the school has been under pressure since at least 2017 to sever ties with Butler. (Stacie Scott/Lincoln Journal Star via AP)

Sports Log

Another sexual abuse scandal rocks Michigan State

Rick Butler was publicly accused in 1995 of raping six underage girls he trained in volleyball in the 1980s.

Rick Butler, a nationally renowned volleyball coach, was accused in 1995 of sexually abusing and raping six underage girls he trained in the 1980s.

Michigan State kept ties to coach accused of sexual abuse

Rick Butler, who for decades has coached top volleyball recruits, was accused in 1995 of raping underage girls. The university has been criticized for how it handled the Larry Nassar case.

Mr. Bruce was in charge of a bruising offensive line when Ohio State won the

Earle Bruce, 87; coached Ohio State after mentor fell from grace

Mr. Bruce embraced the task of following Woody Hayes, and went on to have his own Hall of Fame career.


GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

Acton’s Noah Zavolas pitched the first no-hitter for Harvard baseball since 2001.


GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

Abington’s Kyleigh O’Donnell threw a shutout in her first softball start for the University of Maine.


GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

Peabody’s Courtney Smith six goals and an assist for Salem State lacrosse in a 19-5 win over MCLA April 14.

Sports Log

No. 2 BC women’s lacrosse remains perfect

Junior Sam Apuzzo scored five goals for the Eagles (17-0, 7-0 ACC), including the winning tally with 1.7 seconds left, in a 13-12 win over Syracuse.


In chilly temps, no-hitters ruled Week 1

From Medford to the Cape, power pitching dominated the first week in EMass. baseball.

BU names Marisa Moseley women’s basketball coach

Moseley, a 2004 graduate of the university, has been an assistant at UConn for nine years.

LOUISVILLE, KY - OCTOBER 14: Head coach Steve Addazio of the Boston College Eagles takes his team to the field before a game against the Louisville Cardinals at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium on October 14, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Jay McGillis Memorial Spring Game.

No substitute for experience in BC spring football game

With the starting quarterback Anthony Brown out (knee), his backups got some extra reps.

Johnny Damon, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Tonya Harding among new all-athlete ‘Dancing With The Stars’

Figure skaters Mirai Nagasu and Adam Rippon will also compete when telecasts begin April 30


GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

Stoneham’s Mike Andrews struck out 25 and walked 5 in his first six starts for Framingham State.