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Football's offense lacks spark in Governor’s Cup loss at URI

After reigning supreme for five straight years, the football team surrendered the Governor’s Cup to URI Saturday, falling 28-13 to the previously winless Rams (1-4, 0-2) in the teams’ 101st annual matchup. It was a sloppy, rain-soaked affair that treated a sparse crowd to a combined 19 punts and ...


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Slow start, turnovers spell doom for football against Crimson

Struggling to find an offensive rhythm, Brown (1-1, 0-1 Ivy) fell behind in the first half Saturday at Brown Stadium and could not claw its way back, falling against defending Ivy co-champion No. 19 Harvard 32-22. “We’re not looking for any pats on the back because it was closer this year,” said ...


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Moreno ’17 leads football to comeback win at Bryant

After the football team stumbled out of the gates in the opening quarter Saturday, quarterback Kyle Moreno ’17 rallied the Bears (1-0) to a 35-27 win over Bryant. Never looking rattled after early miscues that left the Bears in a 21-point hole, Moreno made it clear why his teammates voted him team ...


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Hyland GS: This is about Tyre King

This is about Tyre King, the unarmed black child Columbus, Ohio police killed last week. This is about Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old whose life Cleveland police ended. This is about Korryn Gaines, Sandra Bland, Natasha McKenna and Natisha Anderson. This is about Philando Castile, Freddie Gray, Walter ...


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Team veterans look to lead successful 2016 campaign

After a 5-5 season a year ago, Brown football’s upperclassmen decided the team would take a new mentality to bring the Ivy League title to College Hill for the first time since 2008. Thus, “thru the wall,” the team’s new rallying cry for the 2016 season, was born. “We’ve been going through ...


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Ivy football coaches vote to ban full-contact practices

The eight Ivy League football coaches unanimously voted last week in support of a rule change that would ban tackling in team practices. The vote comes during a time of uncertainty for the sport, as mounting concerns about long-term brain trauma have raised questions about how to make the sport safer. The ...


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Stalwart defense secures win in final game of football season

Facing off against a Columbia team that won only twice this year, the football team entered Saturday’s game against the Lions looking for a fifth win and a .500 finish to its season. Despite Columbia’s (2-8, 1-6 Ivy) .200 final winning percentage, it emerged as a more dangerous opponent than in ...


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Bulldogs’ 24-0 quarter overwhelms football in blowout

With all the ups and downs over the course of a 60-minute football game, contests are rarely decided in a single quarter. But after a tight first half and a scoreless fourth quarter of the game Saturday at Yale, it was clear that a 24-0 third-quarter collapse spelled doom for the Bears (4-4, 2-3 Ivy). With ...


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First-half deficit proves insurmountable for football team

The football team’s four-game winning streak looked to be in good shape for the first six minutes of Saturday’s contest against Penn at Brown Stadium. But at some point over the course of the 41-0 Quaker run that followed, it became clear that the Bears’ streak would end in flames. Bruno Head ...


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Pena ’17 scores four touchdowns in football win

The football team finally found an answer to its red zone scoring woes, and his name is Johnny Pena ’17. After watching numerous scoring opportunities slip through their fingers the first five weeks of the season, the Bears (4-2, 2-1 Ivy) turned to their junior running back to finish drives Saturday. ...


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Late-game heroics lift football over Princeton

On the first play of the game, electrifying All-Ivy kick returner Alex Jette ’17 took the opening kick and raced 99 yards to give the Bears a seven-point lead. On the last play of the game, Richard Jarvis ’17 slammed the Princeton quarterback into the ground for a sack that clinched a Bears victory ...


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Football team defeats Crusaders with field goal

To a Holy Cross football player, Grant Senne ’16 is the boogeyman. The senior kicker booted a game-winning 35-yard field goal Saturday, propelling the football team to a 25-24 victory over the Crusaders and replicating his 23-yard game-winner over Holy Cross last season. “It was a bit of deja vu,” ...


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Football team captures 2015 Governor’s Cup

In the same breath, Head Coach Phil Estes P’18 called the football team’s 41-31 victory over Rhode Island an “ugly win” and the “most beautiful game I’ve ever seen.” Both statements were true of Saturday night’s contest under the lights at Brown Stadium. When the back-and-forth game ...


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Crimson massacres football team in Ivy opener

There are losses. There are ugly losses. Then, there is Saturday night’s 53-27 loss for the football team at Harvard. By the midpoint in the first quarter, the hundreds of Bruno (0-2, 0-1 Ivy) fans who made the trek to Boston were seated and solemn. Halfway through the second quarter, the backup ...


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Football team falls short in season opener

Five turnovers — including four in the red zone — doomed the football team in a 20-16 season-opening loss to Bryant Saturday at Brown Stadium. On paper, the Bears (0-1) dominated the game. Bruno racked up 128 more total yards and eight more first downs than the Bulldogs (2-0), held Bryant to just ...





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