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Bob Ryan

Dishing out praise for former Boston College great Billy Evans, ‘the consummate point guard’

Evans died Jan. 12 at age 75. Leading the list of mourners was his coach, a noted Worcester resident named Bob Cousy.


MIT soccer player Karenna Groff of Weston is named NCAA Woman of the Year

The award goes to a graduating student-athlete who has distinguished herself in athletics, academics, leadership, and community service.

college hockey

‘A culture of complete fear’: Harvard women’s hockey coach Katey Stone under fire for alleged abusive behavior

Stone has turned the Crimson into a national powerhouse, but 16 former players fault Harvard for keeping her on the job despite numerous complaints about her alleged abusive coaching practices.

Men's College basketball

Legendary college basketball analyst Billy Packer dies at 82

The 82-year-old Packer worked every men’s Final Four between 1975 and 2008.

men’s college hockey notebook

BU men’s hockey has the momentum heading into its rematch with BC

The Terriers have a score to settle from December, and coach Jay Pandolfo has them looking sharp of late.

Women's college basketball notebook

How Harvard women’s basketball’s Gabby Anderson is showing off her artistry, on and off the court

The first-year guard's basketball prowess isn't her primary claim to fame.

men's college basketball notebook

Something special is happening with UMass Lowell men’s basketball

The River Hawks are 17-4, angling for their first league title as a Division 1 program and their first trip to March Madness.

College basketball

A grand moment for Carolyn Swords: Her No. 30 soars to the rafters at Boston College

The Lincoln-Sudbury graduate joins fellow Bay Stater Sarah Behn (Foxborough) as the lone Eagles to have their numbers retired by BC women's basketball.