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Boston College Daily Links: Fired-Up Addazio Plans To Make BC Football Relevant Again

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Plus, find out if you won in your "who will be the next player to leave BU?" pool.

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How a fired-up Steve Addazio plans to make BC football relevant again - WEEI

Listen to Steve Addazio for 30 seconds and you're sold... on his desire to rekindle the the fire on The Heights that produced NFL-caliber linemen year after year and the occasional superstar in Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan and Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly.

This is another one of those "rah rah, new energy" articles that, as I mentioned the other day, simply never get old after four years in the doldrums. This one takes the local sports angle a bit of BC's hope to be relevant in the local sports scene; the Dazzler makes mention of locking down local recruits as Step One in that process.

Sahir Gill Leaves Boston University - Western College Hockey Blog

So, who did you have in your "next player to leave BU" pool? I must admit, I didn't have Gill - who scored ten goals last year and was set to be one of the senior leaders on the team this season.

Gill made my day later on when this happened:

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Thanks for the chuckle, Sahir. Best wishes to you, especially if any future success annoys BU fans.

ACC Reaches All-Time High for Broadcast Coverage of Fall Olympic Sports

If you have a hankering to watch some BC soccer, field hockey, or volleyball, you're in luck. Counting ESPN3 as "televised" is pretty weak, though. The women's soccer team faces Pitt on September 12 at 7 PM on ESPN3; their games at Clemson on 9/15, NC State on 9/29, and FSU on 10/3 will also air on the Tres.

The Field Hockey team airs on ESPN3 on October 19 against UNC. The men's soccer team faces Clemson on October 25 on a game that will air on actual TV via RSN, presumably on NESN in New England. Finally, the Holy War in Short Shorts takes place on November 29 when BC volleyball faces Notre Dame on ESPN3.

Q & A With Football Transfer Matt Patchan - BCEAGLES.COM

BCEagles.com sits down with Patch. We're totally calling him Patch, right?

Erne Delivers Shootout Victory Over Finland | World Juniors

Incoming Eagle Ian McCoshen scored the US's opening goal in a win over Finland at World Junior evaluation camp. The US wraps up camp with a game on Saturday against Canada.

UMass-Lowell coach Norm Bazin receives contract extension - Western College Hockey Blog

UML locks up Bazin through 2017-18.