| Mar 30, 2011
| 5:48 PM
Bruiser Flint has been text messaging with Shaka Smart. Jim Larranaga has been reliving one of his best memories, and Blaine Taylor has wondered, however briefly, 'What if?'
VCU's improbable run to the Final Four has stirred emotions throughout the...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 6:37 AM
A whirlwind 48 hours for Purdue basketball fans has ended up right back where it started.
At the end of the day, Matt Painter is the head coach of the Boilermakers basketball program, listening to an offer from Missouri but eventually turning it down....
| Jan 8, 2008
| 8:19 AM
With 27.7 seconds left and the game tied, Hinsdale Central's Molly Kinsella picked up her fifth foul.
The 6-foot-2-inch Kinsella, who had scored 13 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked two shots, had to go to the bench.
So in came Suzanne Cooper...
| Apr 10, 2008
| 11:28 AM
As the years have gone by, Claudius Q has aged into a happy horse with a winning attitude.
"He just loves his job now," said his driver and trainer, Mike Oosting. For the first 12½ years of Claudius Q's life, that wasn't the case.
"The horse made a...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 5:21 PM
Rob Brandenberg had four basketball scholarship offers from schools in his native Ohio, plus emerging power Butler.
He chose VCU instead.
When Anthony Grant resigned as Rams coach two years ago, Joey Rodriguez considered transferring to Division II...
| May 28, 2013
| 7:36 AM
I am in heaven. I know I am part of a minority, but I love college baseball the way most folks love NCAA basketball. Forget the Final Four, the Road to Omaha is what gets my adrenaline pumping.
And ESPN started the journey for viewers like me with an...
| May 27, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Towson's improbable baseball season will continue in the North Carolina regional of the NCAA tournament. The Tigers (29-28) will face Florida Atlantic (39-20), winner of the Sun Belt Conference championship, on Friday at 1 p.m. in Chapel Hill.
| Mar 29, 2014
| 3:52 PM
NEW YORK — Kevin Ollie was taking the first steps down a road very few have traveled with success, the hazard-filled, replacing-the-legend road. There at the start was Tom Izzo, who had done it.
"The thing that sticks out to me," Ollie said. "He...
| Apr 5, 2011
| 6:40 AM
Twice a bridesmaid and not a bride. It's an old cliche that is being expressed by a few Butler fans in Houston after their team dropped the national championship game to Connecticut on Monday night.
This loss marks the second time in as many years that...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 9:45 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Maryland women's team buried itself with another big deficit Tuesday night against Notre Dame in the NCAA tournament regional final here at PNC Arena. Unlike defending national champion Texas A&M, the fourth-ranked, second-seeded...
| Mar 16, 2010
The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament can be a frustrating experience for fans trying to predict the 65-team bracket. With 18,446,744,073,709,551,616 different combinations of results for predicting a perfect bracket (according to mathematicians), it's far...
| Mar 29, 2010
This is as close to " Hoosiers" as UConn had come this season — old-time Midwest arena against an opponent with old-school attributes intent on administering the old-fashioned upset.
But Sunday's Sweet 16 game against Iowa State wasn't a movie. And...