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MAZUREK: Dog Pound needs more bite

There are moments in college that you will never forget.  One such event for me was my first Boston University men’s hockey game. I, like any freshman who attended Saturday’s game, was ignorant of the chants and traditions that the Dog Pound and the BU Pep Band had established in years past.  I remember BU […]

MEYER: 9/11 and sports: What it all means

Just as the Kennedy assassination was for my parents and as Pearl Harbor was for my grandparents, Sept. 11, 2001 was for me and my generation. It stood as a seminal moment, one of incomprehensible terror and evil that will stick with us all for the rest of our lives. I always remembered when my […]

Two BU graduates working tirelessly to house Ochocinco

When it was finalized that Chad Ochocinco would be a member of the New England Patriots, it became known that his arrival to Boston also meant the presence of his elite pass-catching skills, speed and of course his eccentric, outspoken personality. But with Ochocinco’s move to the Bay State came something else entirely – an […]

Former NFL player had CTE before death, BU MED says

The Boston University School of Medicine announced on Monday that Dave Duerson, a former National Football League safety who committed suicide last February, had “moderately advanced” brain damage that was directly related to repeated blows to the head that he sustained during his playing career. The findings, as part of an effort conducted by the […]

Five BU student-athletes earn strength and conditioning all-American honors

Five Boston University student-athletes have been named All-American Strength and Conditioning Athletes of the Year, the National Strength and Conditioning Association announced Tuesday in Colorado Springs, Colo. Those receiving the honors from the NSCA were men’s basketball junior Matt Griffin, softball senior April Setterlund, lacrosse senior Rachel Collins, men’s swimming & diving senior Kyle Ernst […]