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  • This And That After A Week Of Golf ... State College Notes

    Catching up with some comings and goings around the state after a week of vacation and a week at the Travelers Championship writing thigns like this ... Sean Ryan, associate head coach of the Central Connecticut men's basketball team, has resigned. The...
  • Navy announces 2014-15 men's basketball schedule

    Coach Ed DeChellis has announced the Navy men's basketball program's 2014-15 schedule. The Mids will play 18 Patriot League conference games and 12 non-conference games. Navy will play 15 games at Alumni Hall. Navy will open the 2014-15 season by hosting...
  • William and Mary's Stimson built immense track and field legacy

    William and Mary's Stimson built immense track and field legacy
    WILLIAMSBURG — Dan Stimson sat in the motorized wheelchair that's his home for most of his waking hours these days and discussed coaching, his mountainous career at William and Mary and the reasons behind his pending retirement. "The hardest...
  • Illini to play in Jimmy V Classic

    Illini to play in Jimmy V Classic
    Illinois will play Villanova in the Jimmy V Classic on Dec. 9 at Madison Square Garden. The Illini replace Maryland, which had a scheduling conflict and will now play in the non-conference showcase in 2016. The game precedes an anticipated showdown...
  • Living Here: Outdoor activities

    Living Here: Outdoor activities
    Cycling The Peninsula offers many opportunities for cycling enthusiasts. Whether you enjoy group rides, solo jaunts or competitions, Hampton Roads has many opportunities. Courses and trailways in the Tidewater region tend to be flat but are often...
  • Billy Donovan has spoken to NBA teams, expects to remain with Gators

     Billy Donovan has spoken to NBA teams, expects to remain with Gators
    GAINESVILLE — UF coach Billy Donovan said he is not going anywhere, even though NBA teams reached out to him recently about their coaching vacancies. Donovan said he has received a few phone calls and engaged in a couple of brief conversations...
  • After rape investigation, University of Oregon needs to show courage, not crisis management

    These are dark days for Ducks everywhere. It’s been more than a week since University of Oregon officials announced that three basketball players at the center of a rape investigation this spring had been dismissed from the team. If you want the...
  • Big Ten, Big East to launch basketball series

    Big Ten, Big East to launch basketball series
    Big East visionary Dave Gavitt used to tell colleagues that the Final Four was proof that college basketball knew how to end a season. As for the best way to start it ... not so much. Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany and his counterpart at the Big East,...
  • Rough road home for Stanford's Falls

    Rough road home for Stanford's Falls
    An injury may spoil Denny Falls’ homecoming. The Stanford senior from Orland Park made the trip to Chicago for the six-team NCAA Championship at Loyola’s Gentile Arena, where the No. 3 seed Cardinal meet No. 6 Erskine Tuesday night in the...
  • College | Volleyball standouts in national tournament

    College | Volleyball standouts in national tournament
    Area players are dotting the rosters of the final six teams in the NCAA Men's Volleyball Tournament, playing out this week at Loyola University in Chicago. The Final Four is Thursday night with the national championship at 7 p.m. Saturday. For the first...
  • Softball | Providence on the defensive for conference tilts

    Softball | Providence on the defensive for conference tilts
    Providence softball coach Jay Biesterfeld is eyeing a key stretch in his team's schedule that might provide a midseason spark. The Celtics defeated Romeoville 8-2 and Fenwick 5-1 last week but lost also 9-6 to the Friars. Biesterfeld should get a good...
  • Men's lacrosse roundup: Harvard holds on to defeat Princeton, 9-8

    No. 15 Harvard hung on in the last quarter Saturday to beat No. 17 Princeton, 9-8, and earn an Ivy League tournament spot. The Tigers (7-5, 2-3 Ivy) scored first before the host Crimson (8-5, 4-1) got seven straight goals over 17 minutes. Princeton...