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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 […]

The paths less traveled

It’s not often that one email can change the course of a person’s life. One up-and-down look at the inbox, and most of them end up in the trash. But for junior Katie Matthews and freshman Rich Peters, the only two Boston University All-Americans for the 2010-11 indoor track and field season, a series of […]

Rugby standout Wakimoto invited to national camp

It’s 5:35 a.m. on a Tuesday morning, and roughly 35 Boston University women rugby players are scattered around one half of Nickerson Field. If, for some foolish reason, any BU students were awake on this particular morning, and didn’t remember seeing the club team practicing as they walked through West Campus, there’s a reasonable explanation […]