For Once, Belichick Was Out-Coached

January 27th, 2016
1 week ago

by Dillon Meehan Heading into Sunday’s AFC Championship Game, the narrative surrounding the final meeting between Brady and Manning was that the Patriots, despite poor play for the last half of the season, were going to easily take care of the Broncos. Fast forward to today, and a pair of coaches who were unemployed and […]


The Mark Richt Firing Proves Everything That is Wrong With College Football

December 3rd, 2015
2 months ago

by Dillon Meehan In today’s win-now mentality that has become college football, coaches are under as much pressure now than ever before. That statement could not be any more apparent with the decision Georgia Bulldogs made Sunday night, when it was announced that Mark Richt had decided to “step down” less than 24 hours after […]


Hollomon Carries Blue Devils over Rams

January 4th, 2015
1 year ago

by Sean Begin After three straight losses following the opening week upset victory on the road of ranked Towson, Central Connecticut football needed something big to lift them up heading into the bye week. They got that spark from senior running back Rob Hollomon. Hollomon ran for a single-game career-high 238 yards (including two huge […]


Blue Devils Come Up Short On Homecoming, Duquesne Wins Its First at Arute Field

January 4th, 2015
1 year ago

by Dillon Meehan Central Connecticut football struggled offensively for most of its rainy homecoming game Saturday against Duquesne. But two late fourth quarter drives saw the Blue Devils nearly mount a ferocious comeback before falling to the Dukes 28-20. “We didn’t battle early enough,” said head coach Pete Rossomando. “If we’d battled in the third […]


Central Football Struggles to Find Answers

January 4th, 2015
1 year ago

by Sean Begin The game for Central Connecticut football on Saturday will be recorded as another notch in the ‘L’ column, but after weeks of small gains it was a frustrating loss for head coach Pete Rossomando. “We just didn’t make enough plays,” he said after the game. “It was a calamity of errors.” Rossomando, […]


Football Falls Short in Shootout With Sacred Heart

January 4th, 2015
1 year ago

by Dillon Meehan A shootout in the last conference home game of the season ended with the football team on the wrong side of the win/loss column. Central Connecticut (2-8, 0-5 NEC) fell to Sacred Heart (8-2, 4-1 NEC) 35-27 on Saturday afternoon at Arute Field to remain winless in Northeast Conference play this season. “The […]


Gurley Injury Shines Further Light on NCAA Flaws

January 4th, 2015
1 year ago

by Sean Begin The firestorm surrounding the NCAA and the level of control they have over the players’ ability to profit from their name has been under siege from not only a large number of journalists but from the general public as well. And on Saturday, yet another player will become the focal point for […]


Howard Score 21 Unanswered, Steal Win on Senior Night

January 4th, 2015
1 year ago

by Dillon Meehan By the time the final whistle blew Saturday night, long after the crowd had cheered on their departing seniors, and what felt like a long time after Central had been up a comfortable 18 points, the Howard Bison were walking off the field victorious. The Blue Devils (2-9, 0-5 NEC) had led Howard (4-7, […]


The NFL’s Domestic Violence Problem

September 27th, 2014
1 year ago

by Sean Begin It was not a good week for the NFL, which means it was a great week for the NFL. From the abysmal handling of former Ravens running back Ray Rice to Adrian Peterson beating his son with a switch, the NFL has been under fire for its handling of domestic violence issues. […]


Central Struck Down

September 13th, 2014
1 year ago

by Sean Begin Heavy lightning flashed Saturday night at Arute Field but it didn’t come from the offense of the Blue Devil football team. “We did a poor job preparing our players this week,” said head coach Pete Rossomando, after his team was shut out by the University of Albany 19-0 in a game delayed […]


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