Jeannette Belichick, the mother of New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, has died. She was 98.
Patriots spokesman Stacey James said Belichick died Monday night of natural causes in...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Mid-American Conference is adding women's lacrosse for the 2020-21 season.
The league said Wednesday this increases its sponsored championships to 24, which is tied for...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The 2018 Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals are among 11 new entrants into Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame.
The Capitals earned entry after bringing the National...
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers has chosen Penn assistant coach Melissa Lehman to take over the women's lacrosse program.
Athletic director Pat Hobbs announced the hiring Monday. Lehman...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland women's lacrosse team has set a high bar and continued to distance itself from the rest of the field this weekend en route to another title.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Brindi Griffin and Grace Griffin each scored three goals and Maryland won its 14th national championship in women's lacrosse with a 12-10 victory over Boston College on Sunday at...
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Despite drawing the No. 3 seed and boasting a veteran senior class that won three CAA Championships and made its fourth straight NCAA Tournament appearance, James Madison entered the Final Four as a major underdog.
It's a role the Dukes not only embrace, but one coach Shelley Klaes-Bawcombe has used as motivation countless times.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former lacrosse coach at George Fox University has filed a federal lawsuit against the school, alleging it promoted male coaches over female coaches, even when the women were more experienced and successful.
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — The Stony Brook women's lacrosse team and Albany's men's team made history this year — both programs achieved the No. 1 spot in the national rankings on the same day in late February.
It marked a first for the State University of New York system, which had never had a Division I team ranked as the best in the nation.
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech's women's lacrosse coach has apologized after a video surfaced showing white team members singing a song by Lil Dicky that prominently features a racial slur.
The video, posted on social media after the Hokies' victory at Elon on Saturday, shows team members repeatedly repeating the epithet, which is part of the lyrics of the song "Freaky Friday."
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Albany men's lacrosse coach Scott Marr has reached another milestone — his Great Danes were ranked No.1 in both national polls released Monday.
It marks the first time that any Division I program in the State University of New York system has received a No. 1 ranking, and the Stony Brook women's lacrosse team later joined the Great Danes, topping all three women's polls Monday.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A player on the University of Colorado women's lacrosse team died in auto accident over the weekend.
The school said Monday that 21-year-old senior Julia Sarcona was driving a vehicle that crashed into a tree on a highway south of Boulder.
Coach Ann Elliott described Sarcona as someone with an "incredible heart" who was "always funny and caring" and "could always make you laugh and smile."
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Top officials at the University of Akron are recommending that the school restore its baseball program, which was dropped in 2015 as a cost-cutting measure, and start a women's lacrosse team.
University President Matthew Wilson and athletics director Larry Williams said Tuesday that they hope the teams would be ready for competition in the 2019-20 academic year. Their recommendation will be presented to the board of trustees Oct. 11.
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A 19-year-old college freshman and lacrosse player who died last week from blunt-force head injuries had been drinking alcohol, fell in his dorm room and likely hit his head, a prosecutor said Tuesday, adding he doesn't plan to file charges in the case.
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the death of a college lacrosse player who had been drinking at a party (all times local):
A Pennsylvania college where a 19-year-old student and lacrosse player died after drinking at a party and then falling down at his dorm says the campus is in mourning.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — After a sporadic first half, top-seeded Maryland did what it normally does.
A 5-5 halftime tie was a 10-5 Maryland lead just 4:26 into the second half, and the Terrapins held on to beat Boston College 16-13 on Sunday in the NCAA women's lacrosse championship game.
"We struggled shooting in the first half," coach Cathy Reese said. "We came out in the second half on fire. Give these guys all the credit. They played hard. They played their hearts out."
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — This is familiar ground for Maryland.
The top-seeded Terrapins are back in the women's NCAA lacrosse championship for the fifth straight year. They face Boston College on Sunday and will be playing for a third national title in four years.
"There was a lot of unknowns going into the season, and there was a lot of people that questioned where Maryland would be," coach Cathy Reese said. "Does Maryland even have the talent or the ability to make it back to a Final Four?"
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The Southern Conference is adding women's lacrosse.
The league announced Tuesday that women's lacrosse will debut in the 2017-18 academic year and will become the SoCon's 22nd varsity sport.
The league said the full members Furman, Mercer and Wofford will join associate members Central Michigan, Delaware State and Detroit Mercy with the group having an automatic bid to the NCAA championship.