| May 10, 2014
| 5:54 PM
If you think Johnny Manziel had an agonizing wait in the NFL draft, consider the case of former Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron.
McCarron, who thought he'd probably go around the mid- to late first round, saw Rounds 1, 2, 3 and 4 slide by until the...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:35 PM
There always was music in the car. Lots of Frank Sinatra, Billy Joel and James Taylor, singers who will always remind Blackhawks forward Ben Smith of being with his father, Larry Alan Smith, as they made lengthy drives around New England, sometimes five...
| May 20, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Scholarship athletes at Virginia and Virginia Tech continue to outperform their peers in the classroom to ensure postseason eligibility for the Cavaliers and Hokies in all sports.
The NCAA last week released team-by-team Academic Progress Rates for...
| May 20, 2014
| 10:55 PM
Former Old Dominion guard Dimitri Batten confirmed Tuesday that he will transfer to Boston College for his final basketball season. Jeff Goodman of ESPN first reported the news.
Batten, a 6-foot-3 native of Newport News and a Kecoughtan High graduate,...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Predicted low voter-turnout in the upcoming June 3 election does not hold Pamala Matsumoto back. The legal veteran and La Cañada mom is a candidate for the Los Angeles Supreme Court bench, seat 22, with more than 25 years of experience working in Los...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Georgia Tech’s ACC baseball tournament title Sunday concluded not only the conference’s 2013-14 championship docket but also the league’s first decade since adding Virginia Tech and Miami.
In short, an appropriate time to calculate and...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:02 PM
A new era begins Tuesday at USC.
Steve Sarkisian, who was hired in December, will oversee his first spring workout as the Trojans' coach.
The tumult that marked the 2013 season — the Trojans were playing for their third head coach when they...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:08 PM
Derek Fisher doubled in two runs to break tie in the 10th inning, doing so against the pitching of Heisman Trophy-winning Jameis Winston, as No. 1 Virginia (36-7, 17-5 ACC) beat No. 5 Florida State 5-3 in a series opener in Tallahassee....
| May 4, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Without a post player in the class of 2015, the national champion Huskies may be considering taking on a talented transfer from a former Big East rival.
Two sources told The Courant on Sunday that Georgetown center Natalie Butler, a 6-foot-5 center...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:03 PM
As impressive as Brenden Motley might have been last season in Virginia Tech's football practices, being recognized as a scout team extraordinaire wasn't the kind of legacy he was looking to leave in Blacksburg.
He still has a lot to prove before he'...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 1:15 PM
The assiduous billionaire-tracker David Sirota, who last exposed the connections between billionaire John Arnold and a suspiciously one-sided series on public pension reform that ran on Public Broadcasting Service stations, is at it again.
| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:51 PM
STORRS — Mike Cavanaugh wanted his UConn hockey team to do things it had never done. That was the motto. He was looking for firsts in the history of the program. First Atlantic Hockey title? Maybe. First trip to the NCAA Tournament? That would be...