Tackle Football Before Age 12 Can Cause Brain Damage, Study SaysOne of the authors of the study says eliminating tackling in youth football would be a major step toward making the game safe, but it's not a perfect solution.
Boston U. Beats Minnesota-Duluth In Northeast RegionalEvan Rodrigues scored with 2:24 left in the third period and Boston University held on to beat Minnesota-Duluth 3-2 on Saturday in the NCAA hockey tournament's Northeast Regional championship, sending the Terriers home with a berth in the Frozen Four.
4 Things To Know: GermanWings Crash Update, The Frozen Four & MoreThese are the four things you need to know about for Friday, March 27, including a case-breaking update in the French Alps plane crash, and the Gophers' appearance in the "Frozen Four" NCAA Hockey Tournament.
BC's Alex Carpenter Beats Hannah Brandt For Kazmaier AwardBoston College junior forward Alex Carpenter has won the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award, given annually to the top player in women's college hockey. The award was presented Saturday at the University of Minnesota, the site of the NCAA championship. Carpenter beat finalists Hannah Brandt, a junior forward for Minnesota.
Gopher Women's Hockey Team Invited To White House President Barack Obama has invited the University of Minnesota women's hockey team to the White House.
Wild Forward Coyle Has Boston On His MindThe Wild are middle of a playoff push, but Wild forward Charlie Coyle's thoughts have largely been elsewhere this week.
Minnesota, Quinnipiac Hope To Right Ship In NCAA Michigan isn't playing. Neither is Boston University. And a small school from Connecticut, Quinnipiac, is the top seed in this year's NCAA hockey tournament, which gets under way Friday.
Boston U. To Face Minn. In Women's Frozen FourJenelle Kohanchuk and the streaking Boston University set up a championship showdown with undefeated Minnesota in the NCAA Women's Frozen Four.
Minnesota Advances With 7-3 Win Over Boston U Jake Hansen scored two goals and Nate Schmidt had two assists, leading Minnesota to a 7-3 victory over Boston University on Saturday in the West Regional semifinals.
Boogaard's Brain Donated For Research; Memorial HeldRelatives and fans of Derek Boogaard shed tears Sunday as they remembered the former NHL tough guy as a "teddy bear" who was as generous and kind as he was burly and tough, a somber end to a weekend during which his distraught family agreed to donate his brain to medical researchers.