| Mar 10, 2012
| 12:03 PM
Jimmy Patsos can pinpoint the day when his Loyola basketball team began its ascent that ultimately brought the Greyhounds to the brink of the school's first NCAA tournament appearance in 18 years. It came two days after New Year's last season, during a...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 1:30 PM
At opposite ends of their college basketball careers, Notre Dame fifth-year senior guard Brittany Mallory and Maryland freshman guard Brene Moseley view Tuesday night's NCAA tournament regional final at PNC Arena through much different eyes.
| Mar 26, 2012
— The Notre Dame women's basketball team sent a quick message to its wannabe Cinderella opponent in Sunday's NCAA tournament game at PNC Arena: Glass slippers are for fairy tales, not for the Sweet 16.
The top-seeded Irish bullied their way through...
| May 9, 2011
| 9:16 PM
Maryland on Monday night hired Texas A&M coach Mark Turgeon -- a Larry Brown disciple at Kansas who has been likened to Gary Williams -- to replace Williams as men's basketball coach.
Turgeon, 46, was hired after being interviewed by athletic director...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 7:00 AM
In August or September, it would still be madness.
What else would you call a picturesque six-hour drive Thursday afternoon from wonderful Vineland, N.J. to slightly-more-wonderful Pittsburgh, Pa., alone with my thoughts and an iPod full of songs I&...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 12:31 AM
Joe Boylan was sitting with Jimmy Patsos at last Saturday's Loyola-Duke lacrosse game when the former athletic director asked the man he had hired as the school's basketball coach eight years ago if he had any preference as to where Greyhounds would...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 7:52 PM
He had managed it all through high school, and his dad had played with a guy who'd done it at Maryland, so the idea wasn't completely alien to Robert Olson when Loyola coach Jimmy Patsos pitched it his freshman year:
Why not play basketball and tennis?...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 10:29 AM
Erik Etherly knows something about renewing old relationships. Though too young to remember the details of his parents' divorce when he was a year old, the Loyola University basketball player is still amazed at the fact that they remarried when he was 14....
| Mar 6, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Less than 24 hours after winning the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament and securing its first NCAA tournament berth since 1994, the Loyola men's basketball team arrived at BWI-Marshall Airport this morning looking tired and happy following its...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 4:22 AM
From Eater: Jamie Oliver launches his own line of cheese Angry Asian Creations got into the March Madness spirit with a "sure thing" recipe for Deep Dark Chocolate Cake. The recipe includes "one cup of hot coffee" (!)On the Cannelle......
| Mar 14, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Who has a rooting interest? Did fans have a food tradition at your alma mater? Morton's is having a contest. If you guess the last four teams remaining, you can win dinner for four at a participating restaurant.I didn't find......
| Mar 16, 2011
Sun columnist Mike Preston weighed-in on the NFL lockout yesterday. He wrote about the skyrocketing costs of gasoline, the tsunami in Japan and the rising national debt. His point was simple: There are things in life more important that millionaire...