| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:09 PM
Only incurable seamheads and/or incorrigible gamblers organize NCAA baseball tournament pools, but even if you filled out a bracket purely for entertainment, chances are it's more charred than a burger on the barbie.
Five of the eight national seeds met...
| May 8, 2014
| 12:08 AM
The Norfolk Admirals yielded two power-play goals early in the second period and fell 2-1 Wednesday at St. John’s in Newfoundland as the IceCaps squared their AHL Calder Cup Eastern Conference best-of-seven series at one win each.
| May 6, 2014
| 11:17 PM
Nic Kerdiles scored twice and John Gibson made 42 saves as the visiting Norfolk Admirals won 3-1 in Game 1 of their best-of-seven AHL Eastern Conference semifinal series against St. John's.
The Newfoundland-based IceCaps, Winnipeg's...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:23 PM
A federal antitrust lawsuit filed Friday accused the NCAA and 11 conferences of fixing prices by capping the value of athletic scholarships.
The lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota is the latest in a surge of litigation...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
ESPN is giving 15 college conferences their own dedicated, national TV channels stocked with live events and on-demand replays - streamed over the Internet, initially to Apple TV and Roku devices.
The sports cabler is launching the new channels through...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Through pain and surgeries that seemed without end, Jakob Gollon imagined finishing his college basketball career in the NCAA tournament.
“But reality isn’t like dreams,” the sixth-year senior at Mercer University said in a telephone...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:32 PM
1 Wichita State (34-0, Missouri Valley champion) vs.
16 Play-in winner 1 (below)
The Shockers have the experience from last year's run to the Final Four, plus they can shoot, are big and physical, and have a crafty point guard in sophomore Fred...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 11:25 PM
UC Irvine, regular-season champion of the Big West Conference, drew the National Invitation Tournament's top-seeded team in the first round.
Irvine (23-11) meets Southern Methodist (23-9), the final team snubbed by the NCAA selection committee, Wednesday...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 9:08 PM
Before her team left Coral Gables for Greensboro and the ACC Tournament, Miami women’s basketball coach Katie Meier knew the Hurricanes likely had to win at least one game to secure a fourth straight NCAA Tournament bid.
Meier figured the...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 11:57 AM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Daniel Coursey scored 17 points and Mercer pulled off the biggest upset in the NCAA tournament so far by knocking off Duke 78-71 Friday.
Jakob Gollon added 20 points for the 14th-seeded Bears.
The senior-laden Bears were...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 8:41 PM
SPOKANE, Wash. — Taylor Braun tried to pull everyone's leg after North Dakota State pulled off Thursday's West regional semi-stunner against Oklahoma.
"Honestly," the Bison's star deadpanned at the postgame news conference at Spokane Arena, "I...
| Mar 22, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. — By the time Virginia and Coastal Carolina finally took the court late Friday night, the number was 119. Since the NCAA tournament bracket expanded to 64 teams in 1985, No. 1 seeds were 119-0 against No. 16s.