| Nov 12, 2012
| 7:17 AM
Sean Woods hit a shot that was nearly one of the biggest in Kentucky basketball history, a high-arching bank off the backboard on a drive down the lane in the waning seconds to put the Wildcats ahead against defending national champion Duke in the 1992...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 8:45 AM
After a dizzying start to the Round of 64 on Thursday, a day of buzzer-beaters, Jimmermania and Morehead State staking its claim to a glass slipper, I’ve got a fever, and the only prescription is more March Madness.
But since I’m going on...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 4:48 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Simeon players gathered around a small computer screen showing the final seconds of Duke's 1992 NCAA tournament victory over Kentucky.
Rickey Norris began the play call into the recording device: "Christian Laettner catches...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Updated Nov. 20, 2012, 4:23pm CT We've broken down the list of Thanksgiving TV marathons, as well as some upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas episodes of your favorite TV shows. Now, here is a look at some of the top standalone Thanksgiving TV specials...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Daily Press sports columnist David Teel was ranked in the top five in columns by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association for his column reflecting on Christian Laettner’s game-winning shot on its 20th anniversary.
He was joined in the top five...
| Oct 18, 2012
ACC basketball went old school Wednesday. Short shorts, canvas sneakers, two-hand set shot old school.
Mirroring the conference's coaches, the league's media voted North Carolina State, Duke and North Carolina to finish 1-2-3.
"Our region is the most...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Our family moved from the Jersey Shore to Baltimore in the summer of 1970. The following winter, an irresistible character began frequenting our television.
Lefty Driesell was equal parts coach, salesman and showman, and through sheer force of...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 11:24 AM
In our one-and-done college basketball culture, rare is the elite program with multiple seniors playing marquee roles. Tuesday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium, Duke honored three.
Mason Plumlee, Seth Curry and Ryan Kelly are the Blue Devils’ top...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 1:33 AM
Virginia and Virginia Tech endured wrenching defeats Saturday on Tobacco Road, but the Cavaliers’ Joe Harris and Hokies’ Erick Green continued extraordinary seasons.
Indeed, with six games remaining before the ACC tournament, Harris and...
| Oct 30, 2012
Every loss stings, and some are more memorable than others -- for the circumstances, the level of play, how it unfolded, the disappointment, even the pride in the effort put forth. Even for a coach as successful as Jim Calhoun. Here are some of the more...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:19 AM
Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass.
Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren
Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960)
Head Coaching Career:
Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69
| Jan 19, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Should he run into Mavericks owner Mark Cuban at American Airlines Arena Wednesday night, Lakers Coach Phil Jackson faces a number of options. Will he scold Cuban for describing him two weeks ago as Jeanie Buss' boy toy? Or will Jackson thank him for...