Stuart Scott, the longtime ESPN sportscaster, died Sunday at the age of 49 after a seven-year battle with cancer. Here, Charles Fountain, an associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University, discusses Scott’s legacy as one of sports broadcasting’s signature voices.
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Conference championships, individual honors, and Olympic glory highlight a memorable year for Northeastern Athletics.
The calendar turning to December means a whole new slate of exciting events on campus before the new year, especially holiday-themed festivities.
Northeastern’s powerlifting program produces scores of formidable athletes every year.
The men’s basketball team has been picked to win the Colonial Athletic Association title this year. But head coach Bill Coen and company’s focus is squarely on their season opener on Sunday against crosstown rival Boston University.
The Huskies tip off the 2014–15 season on Friday against crosstown rival Boston University, marking the start of Kelly Cole’s tenure as the program’s new head coach.
From Homecoming to Husky hoops, here are five exciting events coming this month that you’ve got to put on your calendars.
In its first year since forming, the Northeastern Climbing Team has taken the rock climbing community by storm, finishing second in the 2014 national collegiate championships and helping to grow rock climbing on campus.
Alec Walecki and Kenneth McNeill, two members of the Northeastern mountain biking club team, will compete at this weekend’s USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships in North Carolina.
The No. 10 Huskies are riding a 10-game winning streak, which head coach Cheryl Murtagh attributes to strong defense and outstanding conditioning.
The women’s soccer team has amassed an NCAA-leading 11 shutouts in just 14 matches this season, outscoring opponents 22–3 en route to a sterling 9–3-2 record. Goalkeeper Paige Burnett attributes the number-defying success to superior team defense.
The Beanpot. Hockey East. The NCAA championship. Winning all three is this season’s goal for men’s hockey. Here are the five biggest storylines heading into the new campaign, which begins on Saturday night at Matthews Arena against Vermont.