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  • Top 10 stories: Change the watchword for sports in 2013

    Top 10 stories: Change the watchword for sports in 2013
    Change filled the sporting landscape in 2013. Some was gradual and incremental, some sudden and profound. Familiar faces were gone, familiar schedules and relationships transformed perhaps for good. How well people and organizations adapt and adjust set...
  • Ducks' Nick Bonino wants to do it all

    Ducks' Nick Bonino wants to do it all
    Although many kids had hockey dads pushing them, Nick Bonino didn't need any prodding to explore an athletic life that built him into a versatile Ducks center who was recently awarded a $5.7-million contract extension through 2016-17. It started with...
  • UConn Men's Roster: A Closer Look

    UConn Men's Roster: A Closer Look
    Ryan Boatright, No. 11 6-0 G JR., Aurora, Ill. Always exciting, interesting on the court (15.4 ppg). Looking to play more under control and improve on 33.3 pct. three-point shooting. Amida Brimah, No. 35 7-0 C FR., Accra, Ghana Averaged 7.2 blocks...
  • Saturday's multi-sport college roundup: CNU takes Capital volleyball tournament title, but two other CNU teams fall in finals

    Women’s volleyball: Rachel Conway had 38 assists and freshman Briana Sutton from Jamestown High added 12 kills Saturday to lead Christopher Newport past Salisbury 25-19, 25-20, 25-22 in the Capital Athletic Conference tournament championship match...
  • Friday's college and local roundup: Hampton women spike Norfolk State in MEAC volleyball opener

    Colleges: Women’s volleyball: Vendula Strakova had 27 kills and 13 digs as Hampton pulled away for a 23-25, 25-22, 25-15, 25-14 win in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener at Norfolk State (4-11, 0-1). Bibiany Fonseca had 44 assists and...
  • Hollywood Shows Interest in Sports Powerhouse IMG

    With the deadline this week for the first round of bidding for IMG Worldwide, the focus in the industry is whether any number of entertainment players would emerge as a serious suitor for the sports marketing powerhouse. CAA and WME Entertainment were...
  • Football | Providence picks up pace against Fenwick

    Football | Providence picks up pace against Fenwick
    Providence needed to win two of its last three games to be eligible for playoffs. On Saturday that dropped to one of two after the Celtics' 21-13 victory against No. 20 Fenwick in a Catholic League crossover at Concordia University in River Forest....
  • Austin Croshere to be Fox Sports college basketball analyst

    Austin Croshere to be Fox Sports college basketball analyst
    Austin Croshere, a standout forward at Providence College and analyst for Fox Sports Indiana, has been named a studio analyst for Fox Sports’ college basketball coverage on Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2. A first-team All-Big East selection as a...
  • Catching Up With Mike Cavanaugh And UConn Hockey In Advance Of Friday's Season Opener

    I spent some time at Freitas Ice Forum on the UConn campus Tuesday, watching the Huskies wrap up one of their final preseason practices. UConn boards a plane Thursday morning – Bradley International direct to Minneapolis, then about an hour bus ride...
  • 2012-13 UConn Men's Basketball Results

    EXHIBITIONS NOVEMBER 1 AIC, Gampel Pavilion, W, 78-63 4 UMass-Lowell, XL Center, Hartford, W, 100-62 REGULAR SEASON NOVEMBER 9: Michigan State (Armed Forces Classic, Ramstein Air Base, Germany), W, 66-62 13: Vermont, Gampel Pavilion, W, 67-49...
  • PREVIEW CAPSULES: A Look At The Teams In The Big East Conference

    Louisville Last season: 30-10, 10-8 Coach: Rick Pitino Top Players: Peyton Siva, Chane Behanan, Gorgui Dieng Keep an eye on: Luke Hancock The skinny: The Cardinals had their ups and downs, losing to Providence by 31 points in midseason, but came on...
  • THE REPLACEMENTS: Big Shoes To Fill - Calhoun Gone, But Ollie Isn't First Guy To Replace A Legend

    It is never easy replacing a legend, someone whose name is synonomous with the program. As they say, though, someone has to do it. In this case, former UConn player Kevin Ollie is replacing Jim Calhoun as UConn men's basketball coach. Calhoun is in the...