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

Former Patriot Mike Haynes has new leadership role

The Hall of Fame cornerback is helping the NFL’s battle against prostate cancer.


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.


East Bridgewater’s Feeney back playing his ‘A’ game

After three years away from baseball, Ryan Feeney began playing again, superbly, at Bridgewater State, opening up a new career path.


GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

Tufts righthander Speros Varinos of Middleton was named NESCAC Pitcher of the Year for the second season in a row.

Lauren Ramirez in the windup for UMass Lowell (UMass Lowell)


Dracut’s Ramirez turns things around at UMass Lowell

She delivered during her senior year, when she went 7-2 in America East to earn pitcher of the year honors.

This is an undated handout photo of Kenzie Kent of the Boston College women's lacrosse team. (Credit: Boston College)


Kenzie Kent redoubles her efforts for BC women’s lacrosse team

Transitioning from the hockey team, she is on a mission for an elusive national championship.

Newton, Massachusetts - May 20, 2017: NCAA Division I tournament, Elite Eight. Boston College (white) defeated University of Southern California (black), 20-14, at Newton Campus Lacrosse Field.

Your guide to the NCAA lacrosse championships at Gillette Stadium

The BC women are vying for a Division 1 title, and three other championships will be decided this weekend.

Newton, Massachusetts - May 20, 2017: NCAA Division I tournament, Elite Eight. Boston College (white) defeated University of Southern California (black), 20-14, at Newton Campus Lacrosse Field.

BC women’s lacrosse team reaches first Final Four

The Eagles will take on Navy in the semifinals on Friday at Gillette Stadium.

Peter Roby, Northeastern athletic director, speaks to students before a recent game. Jon Chase for the Boston Globe

Peter Roby to step down as Northeastern AD in 2018

Roby has overseen the Huskies’ athletic teams for the last decade.


GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

Three college freshmen — Justin Lewis of Lynn, Tori Roche of Andover, and Elias Varinos of Middleton — are coming up big.


GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

Sudbury’s Ryan Berardino, a freshman first baseman for Bentley University, was named Northeast-10 Rookie Hitter of the Year.


GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

Mansfield’s Devon DiMascio, a freshman pitcher at the University of New Haven, has a 2.18 ERA on the season.

URI men’s basketball coach Dan Hurley’s new deal will run through the 2023-24 season.

URI basketball coach Dan Hurley gets an extension

The new deal covers Hurley through the 2023-24 season.

14socampus - Christina Balzotti of Connecticut College. (Paul Brandon)


Duxbury’s Balzotti closed Connecticut College lacrosse career with a flurry

Senior captain netted a career-high 46 goals to pace the NESCAC.

Massachusetts coach John Calipari (right) is seen with Marcus Camby during a press conference before a first round 1996 NCAA Division I Mens Basketball Championship in Providence, R.I., Wednesday, March 13, 1996. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

John Calipari watched Marcus Camby graduate from UMass — finally

Marcus Camby received his UMass Amherst degree Friday — 24 years after he began taking classes at the university.


Waltham’s Jorge Salazar takes Lasell to lacrosse heights

With Waltham High graduate Jorge Salazar in goal, Lasell College’s lacrosse squad made it all the way to the NCAA Division 3 tournament.


GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

Dover’s Hope Hanley, a senior attack for Yale’s women’s lacrosse squad, was named to the All-Ivy League first team.


GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

Hingham High grad Eddie Bowler batted .310 with 32 RBIs in his final baseball season at Stonehill College.


Triton’s Matt Kelly made right decision sticking with lacrosse

The attack from Byfield closed out his career at Beloit College with 88 goals.

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Tajae Sharpe warms up before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

NFL Notebook

Former UMass football player accused of assault

A lawsuit claims that receiver Tajae Sharpe, now with the Tennessee Titans, started a fight outside a bar.


GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

Malden’s Chuck Gibson threw a three-hit shutout to lead Suffolk to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference title.

Nevada coach Eric Musselman has signed a five-year contract extension through 2021-22.

Nevada keeps men’s basketball coach for 5 more years

Eric Musselman led the Wolf Pack to their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2007.