| Mar 5, 2012
| 9:13 PM
There will be no anxiety, no uncertainty for Bradford Burgess and his VCU teammates this time. Not after a sublime defensive performance in the first half and critical free throws and plays late in a championship setting.
Buoyed by a sellout crowd...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 9:10 AM
From Austin Rivers to Michael Snaer to Karl Hess, ACC basketball has produced a madcap season. Too bad so few saw the games in-person.
The conference’s regular-season attendance declined for the fourth consecutive year in 2011-12, with the...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 9:28 AM
VCU coach Shaka Smart told a story about Darius Theus, the Rams' junior point guard named CAA tournament MVP after Monday's 59-56 win against Drexel.
Theus, who prepped at Portsmouth's Norcom High, was the first player that Smart and his staff...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 11:23 PM
COSTA MESA — As the referee blew his whistle to signify the end of the match, smiles broke out on the Estancia High girls' soccer sideline.
No wild celebration, mind you, but smiles nonetheless.
The fact that the score was tied didn't matter. To...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Basketball instincts tell me Drexel is NCAA tournament worthy. Guards Frantz Massenat, Damion Lee and Chris Fouch mixed with wide bodies Daryl McCoy, Samme Givens and Dartaye Ruffin give the Dragons quality balance and bulk obvious to anyone who watches...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Delaware aims for the next goal in a remarkable run, while William and Mary and Old Dominion attempt to make up for disappointing seasons, at the Colonial Athletic Association women's basketball tournament.
Delaware (27-1) is the top seed and favorite in...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 1:34 PM
It wasn't just Elena Delle Donne who starred for Delaware in Friday's CAA tournament quarterfinal game. Toss in Trumae Lucas and Lauren Carra and Jocelyn Bailey. The whole package ranked No. 8 in the country routed Old Dominion 74-54, ending the Lady...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 5:42 PM
Bank on another anxious Selection Sunday for ACC and Colonial Athletic Association basketball fans, coaches and players.
Neither conference will match its record qualifiers for the NCAA tournament field – three for the CAA and seven for the ACC....
| Mar 12, 2012
| 5:30 AM
This is the time of the year when everyone can channel their inner Dick Vitale. Just make sure not to startle your co-workers if you start yelling, "Awesome, baby!"
Everyone in the entire country, starting on Selection Sunday when the NCAA Tournament...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 1:54 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Nicole Mitchell carries her parents' athletic ability in her blood.
She also keeps their memories in her heart.
Nicole's mother, Claudia, died after a long illness when Nicole was seven. Her father, Charles, died of a heart attack...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 8:05 PM
More than a year has passed, but Karsten Sigband still remembers the match well.
The date was Dec. 4, 2010. Sigband was playing for her club girls' soccer team, Breakaway, in a U.S. Youth Soccer national league match in Wilson, N.C.
Snow was falling...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 5:48 AM
As a No. 10 seed, Virginia was safely in this year’s NCAA basketball tournament. The Cavaliers were not among the final four at-large teams chosen, or the final eight for that matter.
This according to the 1-through-68 seedings released this season...