Honduran Jerry Bengston was man of the match for his spectacular undefended header goal in the 62nd minute, but the Revolution’s Matt Reis certainly gave him a run for his money. The goalkeeper made a number of wonderful saves, particularly in the first half, when both teams played aggressive, youthful soccer. Defender AJ Soares was [...]
The Bruins gave the Philadelphia Flyers an afternoon shellacking at TD garden. In front of the 139th consecutive sell-out crowd, the B’s connected for three tallies in the first period to set the tone for their 16th win of the season, tying them for most in the east. That total comes despite Boston having played [...]
St. John’s head coach Steve Lavin says Ed Cooley should be the Big East Coach of the Year. And the way the Providence College men’s basketball team is playing right now, Cooley is making a strong case. It wasn’t pretty, but the Friars came from behind and made big plays late to narrowly defeat the [...]
Tonight’s hard fought battle seemed to be mostly the Bruins against themselves. With 40 shots taken, and only 3 nail-bitingly late goals, Boston was taking wild shots instead of shooting for consistency. The Rangers, on the other hand, seemed to have no trouble with consistency, with Carl Hagelin scoring at 10:37 in the first, then [...]
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Jamie Tardif and the Bruins fall to a stubborn Worcester squad
The AHL Providence Bruins couldn’t hold off a surging Worcester Sharks squad as they lost 3-2 in a shootout Sunday afternoon. The matchup pitted the Bruins’ Atlantic Division rival Sharks, coming off another shootout win over Bridgeport last night, against [...]
The Friars really took it to Holy Cross on Tuesday night in what Head Coach Ed Cooley called “a defensive dominant performance.” Without a doubt, he was right there. In fact, the Friars held the Crusaders to an abysmal 19 points in the first half, and won with a final score of 61-42.
From Cooley’s perspective, [...]
European soccer fans have been making headlines for decades for their bigotry. Almost weekly, violent fans called ultras dominate the culture of soccer, which is a way of life for many of them. Hooligans are both vilified and glorified in books and films, which show soccer enthusiasts as violently prejudiced horror-mongers who go to games [...]