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  • Jeff Jacobs: Jim Calhoun Photobombs Way Into Focus Of UConn's Tourney Snapshot

    Jeff Jacobs: Jim Calhoun Photobombs Way Into Focus Of UConn's Tourney Snapshot
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Satisfied, Jim? The attention is on you. There was Jay Bilas. There was Digger Phelps. There was Bruce Pearl. They were all talking about UConn so enthusiastically Friday on ESPN. Or rather they were talking how great it would be...
  • Saturday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Softball doubleheader sweep extends No. 21 CNU's winning streak to 14

    Colleges: Softball: Christopher Newport (15-3), ranked 21st in NCAA Division III, swept Roanoke 9-4 and 13-5, improving the Captains’ winning streak to 14. In Game 1, Alexis Pope drove in four runs and homered, Kelsey Lewis homered and had...
  • Teel Time: Clemson football, Duke basketball, football headline APR awards

    Teel Time: Clemson football, Duke basketball, football headline APR awards
    Take a bow, Virginia, William and Mary and Richmond. You, too, ACC and Atlantic 10. Shout outs more specifically to Duke men’s basketball and football, and Clemson football. Those were among the takeaways last week from the NCAA’s Academic...
  • Quarterback A.J. McCarron, anticipating '16-35,' goes 164th in NFL draft

    Quarterback A.J. McCarron, anticipating '16-35,' goes 164th in NFL draft
    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...
  • Love of music, hockey runs in Ben Smith's family

    Love of music, hockey runs in Ben Smith's family
    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...
  • USC begins first spring football practice with Coach Steve Sarkisian

    USC begins first spring football practice with Coach Steve Sarkisian
    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...
  • Teel Time: U.Va., Virginia Tech athletes outperform peers in Academic Progress Rates

    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...
  • La Cañada resident hoping for spot on the bench

    La Cañada resident hoping for spot on the bench
    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...
  • William and Mary, Richmond prove worthiness of FBS-FCS games

    William and Mary, Richmond prove worthiness of FBS-FCS games
    William and Mary went 1-9 versus Football Bowl Subdivision opponents during the last 10 seasons, but don’t for a moment believe that the Tribe was overwhelmed. Seven of those setbacks were by less than two touchdowns, three by a combined 11 points....
  • Teel Time: Analytics show new Virginia Tech coach Buzz Williams adjusts to his talent

    Some words of caution for Virginia Tech fans judging Buzz Williams: The Hokies’ new basketball coach defies convenient description. Want Tech to play fast? Williams’ 2011-12 Marquette team ranked 16th nationally in possessions per game,...
  • Former ODU guard Batten will transfer to Boston College

    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,...
  • Don't Look Ahead: UConn's Hockey Future Starts Right Now

    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...