| Apr 18, 2014
| 1:51 PM
Surrounded by thousands of raucous fans, Herkie Walls turned to receive the opening kickoff off the net hung behind the end zones in the Arena Football League.
The ball, though, struck one of the uprights and ricocheted sideways. By the time Walls...
| Mar 19, 2014
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech basketball boasts a lavish practice complex, committed administration and a five-year stretch in which the Hokies hovered near the top of the ACC. But when measured by the sport's most precious commodity, Tech ranks last...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 8:22 PM
SPOKANE, Wash. -- This Pacific Northwest pod has turned into a “snub hub.”
North Dakota State became the second No. 12 to take down a No. 5 at the Spokane Arena on Thursday when the Bison upset Oklahoma, 80-75, in overtime.
| 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
| 2:09 PM
DePaul guard Chanise Jenkins was still trying to process what just happened in the Blue Demons' offensive free-for-all with Oklahoma in the NCAA Tournament on Saturday afternoon at Duke's Cameron Indoor Stadium.
"This isn't just a regular game," Jenkins...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 6:49 PM
There was no getting past it. Ryan Kelly could be the best Lakers teammate Kendall Marshall ever had, and it still wouldn't compensate for two things.
Kelly went to Duke. Marshall went to North Carolina.
Those rivals go together about as well as...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 10:37 AM
STORRS — When it comes to UConn, the questions surrounding the NCAA Tournament never deal with "what if" as much as "where from."
Such is the case again this season. The No.1 Huskies (34-0), defending national champion, champion of the first...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:23 PM
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech football owns the nation’s second-longest bowl streak, while the athletics department, unlike many peers, operates in the black. The Hokies are attaining new heights in the Directors Cup all-sports standings and rank...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:42 PM
The DePaul women got no favors from the NCAA basketball tournament selection committee Monday.
But Notre Dame did.
The Big East champion Blue Demons (27-6) wound up with a seventh seed, a first-round matchup Saturday against 10th-seeded Oklahoma (18-...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Like most selection days in NCAA women's basketball, the focus from around the country was fixed on Storrs. Unbeaten UConn, the No. 1 team in the country, will begin its title defense at home before journeying to Lincoln, Neb.
Around the country,...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Chatter about the NCAA men's basketball tournament has slowed considerably in the Clippers’ locker room heading into the regional semifinals.
“We’re the only ones left,” forward Matt Barnes said Monday of his UCLA Bruins, who...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Two years ago, UConn's season came crashing to an end in an NCAA Tournament game against Iowa State.
Much was different then. UConn was the defending national champion and Iowa State was relatively unknown on the national stage. The game was in...