| 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...
| 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
| Feb 28, 2013
| 7:21 PM
Next time you want to argue an officiating call or blame the refs or curse the umpire, remember Miguel Rivera.
Remember the fears.
And, finally, the tears.
Remember that this 15-year-old freshman at Orlando University High School hit a...
| 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...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 8:02 PM
It was just Kenny being Kenny.
And it was Andrew being Andrew.
It was two players bringing the talents they possess from their other sports to win one very big basketball game for North Hagerstown.
Andrew Yacyk connected with a 40-foot lob inbounds...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 7:38 PM
The audience with President Obama was brief, and Dexter Pittman knew it was not the right time, even if it was the right place.
Then again, the Miami Heat backup center had made his feelings clear earlier in the month on Twitter, when he posted,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 11:13 PM
The best pro basketball team in Los Angeles isn't thinking much about tomorrow. It's having too much fun with today.
But tomorrow, also known as Grant Hill, sat behind the Clippers bench Wednesday night, looking dapper in a light brown sport coat and...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 4:32 PM
College basketball fans may have a love/hate relationship with the Duke Blue Devils, but there’s no doubting that the program is one of the most successful and influential of the past 20 years. On Sunday, March 11, at 8pm ET on truTV, former Duke...