| Jul 19, 2012
| 6:55 AM
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...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 6:54 PM
When UConn began a national search for a new athletic director last January, President Susan Herbst used two words when asked what qualities she was looking for in that person.
"Strong," Herbst said. "Smart."
Last February when UConn hired Warde...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:41 PM
If the Big East football schools had shown a modicum of foresight over the years, if they had demonstrated any sense of committed leadership and the backbone to follow their own collective dream, we wouldn't be writing this in December 2012. But we are,...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 5:26 PM
The exact timing of the Big East's imminent implosion is not particularly important.
One outlet reported the news would hit Thursday. Another outlet reported it would not.
The "big" news did not break, as it turned out, but it is breaking.
| Dec 16, 2012
| 3:54 PM
As in all divorces, this one has been messy.
The football and basketball-only members of the Big East Conference have been at odds for quite some time and no amount of counseling was going to bring these two parties back together again.
| Nov 29, 2012
| 10:17 PM
Towson's West receives FCS 3rd-team honor
Towson sophomore running back Terrance West (Northwestern) has been named as a third-team All-American by College Sports Madness, a website that covers the Football Championship Subdivision....
| Nov 27, 2012
| 6:49 PM
The Big East Conference hoped by adding Tulane and East Carolina, it would kick one through the uprights. However, just like poor ol' Charlie Brown, the Big East missed and fell flat on its back.
How else can you describe the league adding Tulane and...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:42 AM
Former Sentinel staffer Pete Thomson, who still masterfully scoops up nuggets of Florida high-school football knowledge, points out that 11 of the 13 touchdowns scored in Purdue's 51-41 victory against Marshall on Saturday were tallied by Floridians....
| Feb 13, 2012
| 6:12 PM
This is no time for followers or members of the ND women's basketball team to panic.
It is, however, time for the Irish to remember what made them look like the best team in America as recently as three weeks ago.
On that night, the Irish DESTROYED...
| May 9, 2012
Just when you thought it was safe to break out the sunscreen, shag bag and patio furniture. Just as you finalized plans to vacation at the beach, ballpark or fishing hole.
Along comes conference realignment chatter. Again. So much for a relaxing spring...
| May 16, 2012
RICHMOND — Weddings aren't complete without heartwarming and/or amusing tales of the couple's courtship. Who asked who? First-date faux pas. Proposal anxiety. Did he go to Jared?
Unless you're VCU and the Atlantic 10. Their nuptials Tuesday were...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 3:28 PM
If Kevin Ollie is looking for the highest endorsement possible, he needn't stop at Jim Calhoun. He can find it with one of Calhoun's natural-born adversaries.
Rick Pitino says that hiring Ollie as the permanent UConn basketball coach was a "no-brainer."...