Bryant Rumors & News

  • Bryant assistant coach Chris Burns reveals he is gay in column

    CBS Sports "Bryant assistant Chris Burns has come out as gay in a first-person column he wrote for Outsports, which makes him the first openly gay coach in Division I men's basketball history. "I decided last year to attend the Nike LGBT Sports Summit," Burns wrote. "I met so many people there -- gay..." October 08

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Harvard’s Tommy Amaker is BC’s leading candidate

    Boston Globe "Tommy Amaker appears to be at the top of a very short list of candidates to replace Steve Donahue as BC basketball coach. Some others: A look at him and some others who could be on BC’s list: Tommy Amaker, Harvard - Would bring an ACC pedigree. He played for and coached alongside Hall of..." March 19

  • Fairleigh Dickinson 63, Bryant 52: Upset loss hurts hopes for top-4 finish in NEC

    Providence Journal "Bryant coach Tim O’Shea was an interested observer Wednesday night when Boston College shocked No. 1-ranked Syracuse, and not just because he once suited up for the Eagles. If O’Shea needed any type of a teaching tool to impress to his players the importance of taking care of each and every..." February 21

  • Skinner helped raise a prize Bulldog

    Providence Journal "Tim O’Shea remembers well the first time he saw Alex Francis play. “It was in the gym at Roxbury Latin,” he recalled, thinking back to when Francis was a senior at Holderness School, in New Hampshire. Al Skinner, then the coach at Boston College, was with O’Shea that day. “Al knew we were..." February 11

  • Bryant 87, LIU 79: Bulldogs rally from 12-point hole

    Providence Journal "The crowds, and the buzz, have returned to the Chace Athletic Center. With the student body back from the holiday break and packing one side of the house, the Bryant Bulldogs rode all that love in escaping an upset bid and overpowering Long Island Brooklyn, 87-79, Thursday night. Bryant fell..." January 24