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Fairfield University to honor broadcast icons Verne Lundquist and Bill Raftery

FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY TO HONOR BROADCAST ICONS VERNE LUNDQUIST AND BILL RAFTERY WITH SECOND ANNUAL “STAGS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: LEADER OF THE HERD” FOR LONG & MERITORIOUS SERVICE TO COLLEGE BASKETBALL ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 22, AT GRAND HYATT HOTEL IN NEW YORK CITY ***Noted Fairfield Alums Mark Beckwith, Diane Oakley to be honored with Distinguished Service Awards*** New York, September 9—Two iconic college basketball broadcasters – CBS Sports play-by-play announcer Verne Lundquist and his longtime partner at ... Read More »

FEATURE STORY: InfraScanner – Concussion Awareness and Advocacy Tool

By Janine McGowan, Contributing Writer New York, NY ( – Last season, a 16-year-old New York prep football player died following a helmet-to-helmet collision. Damon Janes walked to the sidelines, collapsed and was taken to a local hospital. After 3 hours, a CT scan showed bleeding in his brain and he was then transported to a trauma hospital which was 2 ... Read More »

Boyd Hopes to Return to Blackbirds

By Richard Kagan For Julian Boyd, his college basketball career may begin in January and end in March. Boyd, a Northeast Conference Player of the Year a few years ago, is attempting to return to action from a second anterior cruciate ligament surgery on his right knee. Last season, in the eighth game, Boyd suffered his first torn ACL after ... Read More »