To Northeastern, new Huskies head coach Kelly Cole brings a wealth of experience, a passion for the game, and high expectations.
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For the first time in seven years, the Northeastern men’s club lacrosse team will play in the Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association’s national tournament, which begins Monday.
Sean and Connor Lyons, outfielders for Northeastern’s baseball team, believe in playing the game with a healthy dose of controlled aggression.
Julia and Adriana Sepulveda, fraternal twins on Northeastern’s swimming and diving team, are wont to follow in each other’s footsteps. “We’re pretty much the exact same person,” Julia says.
In his latest book on baseball in Latin America, professor Alan Klein charts the history of Major League Baseball’s influence in the Dominican Republic, where sugar refineries had begun fielding ultra-competitive baseball teams as early as the 1930s.
The Huskies will play their first home game of the season on Friday afternoon at Parsons Field. Here are five things you should know before the first pitch.
The changeover crew has two hours to turn the hockey rink at Northeastern University’s century-old arena into a basketball court for the Huskies’ regular season finale. Can it be done? Here’s the story of the people and the science behind the job.
Hockey, hoops, and track and field teams are primed for post-season play this weekend. Here’s what you need to know.
Championships begin and regular seasons conclude for several Athletics teams this weekend.
All four of Northeastern’s women’s hockey Olympians will be vying for a medal when the puck drops in Sochi on Thursday.
Kate and Alyssa Carlson led their high school field hockey team to back-to-back state championships. Will they duplicate their success at Northeastern?
How would fans, coaches, and teammates react to the first openly gay player in NFL history? We asked Peter Roby, Northeastern’s athletic director and a former college basketball coach.
The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia have begun. We asked Philip D’Agati, an expert in patriotism, politics, and the Olympics, in the Department of Political Science, to discuss Russia’s role as host and which Olympic events he has his eye on.
Haley and Jenny Sinclair, fraternal twins on the women’s soccer squad, are aggressive yet intelligent young athletes, first-year Huskies who put team before truculence.
The surging men’s and women’s hockey teams will showcase their talent this week in the semifinal round of the annual Beanpot Tournament. Follow these five storylines as you cheer on the black and red.
“2013 was the best year of my life,” says Kendall Coyne, a sharpshooting forward for Northeastern hockey. Can she top it by helping Team USA win gold at the Olympics for the first time since 1998?
Red Sox players and management visited campus on Wednesday evening for a town-hall style meeting in which they discussed the upcoming season and fielded questions from the fired-up audience.
The Huskies, who will face BU on Sunday at TD Garden in their season opener, will count on eight returning players to share the load, from offensive production to on-court leadership.
The women’s basketball team is eager to unleash its speed, depth, and versatility on its opponents in the 2013–14 campaign, which begins Friday night against crosstown rival BU.
The Northeastern University men’s and women’s cross country teams have high hopes for the conference championships on Saturday in Maryland.
Capping off a memorable fall season, five members of Northeastern’s cycling club participated in the collegiate mountain biking national championships last weekend in North Carolina.
The men’s hockey team has won five of its first six games in dominant fashion, dispatching of opponents by a combined score of 30–15.
Northeastern University Athletic Director Peter Roby applauded student-athletes’ academic and athletic accomplishments during the 2012–13 school year at his annual update to the Faculty Senate on Wednesday.
Here are five things you should know about this weekend’s Head of the Charles and Northeastern’s storied history in the annual regatta.
The Huskies feature 11 freshmen who bring a unique combination of much-needed offensive pluck and defensive grit to the Matthews Arena ice.
The No. 10 women’s hockey team plans to put defense first this season, which opens at Matthews Arena on Friday night against Syracuse University.
With the fall semester about to begin, find out when the Northeastern athletics teams will be hosting their first home games of the season
The Huskies have depth in all phases of the game, but is it enough to propel them to a conference championship?
The field hockey team lost three stars from a season ago, but coaches and players believe in their chances of winning with a revamped roster.
The Huskies hope that strong depth, stellar conditioning, and a demanding non-conference schedule will lead to a successful season.
The men’s soccer team will open the regular season next Friday as the favorite to win the Colonial Athletic Association championship for the second consecutive year.
The Huskies are one of 20 teams that have been selected to participate in the 2013 USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship, a nationally televised tournament on June 1–2 in Philadelphia.
Northeastern will play Towson in the first round of the Colonial Athletic Association Championships on Wednesday. The Huskies qualified for the tournament by beating the Tigers in the final game of the regular season.
Eric Jenkins, the star distance runner for the men’s track and field team, has set his sights on winning the 5,000-meter race at the 2013 NCAA Track and Field Championships in June.
Jason Vega, a former outside linebacker for the Huskies, has signed a three-year contract with the New England Patriots and began practicing with the team last weekend.
Northeastern Athletic Director Peter Roby followed hundreds of men’s college basketball games this season as part of serving on the NCAA Tournament selection committee, which released its highly anticipated bracket.