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The Blue Line: NCAA unions

On Wednesday, college sports changed forever. The Chicago National Labor Relations Board deemed Northwestern University’s football players employees of the University. As such, they are eligible to form the first collegiate athlete’s union in history. Peter Sung Ohr, regional director of Chicago’s NLRB, made the controversial ruling, declaring that college athletes are athletes first and […]

Transition defense hinders men’s lacrosse

In its first home game back from a two-game road swing, the Boston University men’s lacrosse team fell victim to turnovers and issues with transition defense, losing to the U. S. Naval Academy at Nickerson Field on Saturday afternoon, 13-7 . The Terriers (1-8, 1-4 Patriot League) battled with the Midshipmen (4-5, 3-3 Patriot League) and kept […]

Men’s lacrosse falls short versus Navy

Seeking the program’s first-ever home victory, the Boston University men’s lacrosse team put up a strong fight, but was ultimately outmanned by the U.S. Naval Academy Saturday, falling 13-7. Both the Terriers (1-8, 1-4 Patriot League) and the Midshipmen (4-5, 3-3 Patriot League) played staunch defense in the opening minutes, not allowing opponents any room to […]

Weather pushes back final 2 games of softball series

Playing in its first Patriot League series of the year, the Boston University softball team could not beat the weather, as the final two games of its series against the U.S. Military Academy were postponed until Monday. In the first game of the set, BU fell by a score of 9-3. “We’ve actually played in bad […]

Women’s lacrosse remains undefeated in Patriot League with victory

The Boston University women’s lacrosse team continued its unblemished Patriot League play with a 9-8 road victory over Lafayette College Saturday afternoon. The Terriers (5-5, 4-0 Patriot League) came into the contest red hot, having won four straight games. In those four victories, BU played stifling defense, holding opponents to an average of 7.5 goals per […]