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  • Big East wants Boise State, Air Force, Navy and Central Florida

    NEW YORK (AP) -- The Big East plans to invite Boise State, Air Force and Navy as football-only members, and Central Florida to compete in all sports, after it doubles the exit fee for current members to $10 million. An official in the Big East,...
  • Teel Time: Brandan Stith, Al Freeman among additions to Boo Williams' elite team

    Teel Time: Brandan Stith, Al Freeman among additions to Boo Williams' elite team
    The oldest son of Virginia’s career scoring leader and a North Carolina shooting guard with scholarship offers from Kansas and Villanova are among the key additions to Boo Williams’ elite travel team this spring and summer. Locals such as...
  • Angry Geno Auriemma Calls Out Notre Dame Football Program

    Angry Geno Auriemma Calls Out Notre Dame Football Program
    NEW YORK — He called out Notre Dame. He called out Touchdown Jesus' bank account. Yep, right here in New York, right here on 42nd Street, Geno Auriemma blew the doors off the B.B. King Blues Club & Grill. Maybe it took someone as cheeky as...
  • A Look At The Teams In The Conference

    A Look At The Teams In The Conference
    Capsule looks at the men's basketball teams in the Big East Conference. Teams are listed in predicted order of finish: UConn Last season: 32-9, 9-9, Big East tournament and NCAA champions Coach: Jim Calhoun Top players: Jeremy Lamb, Alex Oriakhi Keep...
  • UConn Coach Geno Auriemma By The Numbers

    1: Number of sons, grandsons 2: Daughters 4: Undefeated seasons 6: Times opponents have scored fewer than 10 points in the first half 7: National championships 7: National players of the year 10: Olympians 10: Selections as Big East coach of the...
  • 2012-13 UConn Women's Basketball Schedule

    2012-13 UConn Women's Basketball Schedule
    November 2: Indiana University (Pa.), exhibition, Gampel Pavilion, W, 105-28 7: Holy Family, exhibition, XL Center, W, 119-50 11: College of Charleston, Gampel Pavilion, W, 103-39 18: at Texas A&M, W, 81-50 22: Wake Forest at Paradise Jam, U.S....
  • Waterbury Native Bringing Long-Distance Glory To Croatia

    Waterbury Native Bringing Long-Distance Glory To Croatia
    Most runners don't move from the United States to Croatia and become Olympic marathoners. But Lisa Stublic did. Stublic grew up in Waterbury, ran for Crosby High School and has dual citizenship in Croatia and the U.S. She will be the first female...
  • LoVett enjoyed success out of the gate for Providence

    The area has seen some outstanding boys' basketball players come through the city's high schools over the decades. In the mid-1960s, a lanky sharp-shooting Lynn Shackelford made a name for himself at Burroughs High. The CIF Southern Section Player of the...
  • Jim Calhoun Timeline: The Career Of A Hall Of Fame Coach

    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 Westport...
  • Teel Time: Potential candidates for Virginia Tech's basketball coaching vacancy

    Teel Time: Potential candidates for Virginia Tech's basketball coaching vacancy
    The last time Virginia Tech searched for a basketball coach, no media outlet reported Seth Greenberg as a possible candidate until the day before he was hired. Tony Bennett’s name didn’t surface at Virginia three years ago until the very day...
  • Teel Time: VCU athletic director recommending Rams remain in CAA for at least 1 year rather than move to A-10

    The Colonial Athletic Association apparently will be spared, at least for a year, the splintering that many believed would occur this spring. Multiple sources directly involved with realignment discussions said Saturday afternoon that VCU athletic...
  • A dream offense that has everything

    Assembling "dream teams" seems to be in vogue this year, so why not right here in Illinois? We`ll give it a catchy name like "All-State," and on offense we`ll select 22 football players, first and second teams, who have been dreams-come- true for their...