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  • Teel Time: A salute to UVa's retiring sports publicist, Rich Murray

    I was Rich Murray’s biggest mistake, and he knew it the minute he handed me the keys to a state-owned van on that frosty March morning. It was 1981, my senior year at James Madison University, and the men’s basketball team had just earned its...
  • 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...
  • Living Here: Outdoor activities

    Living Here: Outdoor activities
    If you like being outside, there's plenty to do on the Peninsula. From cycling and watersports to golf and hunting, there's plenty to keep people active while outdoors.     Cycling The Peninsula offers many opportunities for cycling enthusiasts....
  • 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...
  • Big East troubles rekindle Notre Dame-to-ACC chatter

    Big East troubles rekindle Notre Dame-to-ACC chatter
    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...
  • Emboldened by 2011 Final Four, VCU believes A-10 better basketball home than CAA

    Emboldened by 2011 Final Four, VCU believes A-10 better basketball home than CAA
    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...
  • 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...
  • UConn Routs DePaul, 99-78

    UConn Routs DePaul, 99-78
    STORRS — UConn had a week to mull over its loss at Marquette. Kevin Ollie had a week to think of new ways to get his team to play more aggressively under the basket, and DeAndre Daniels had a week to think about the minutes he did not play. "I...
  • Healthy Shabazz Wills UConn To Win

    Healthy Shabazz Wills UConn To Win
    – UConn had survived a frustrating shooting slump, had absorbed its opponents' run and regained the lead. Shabazz Napier with the ball … open. He hits his three, then the next time down the floor, he takes a pass from Ryan Boatright and...
  • UConn Men Outlast Providence 82-79 In Overtime

    UConn Men Outlast Providence 82-79 In Overtime
    There are games when the stat sheet should be tossed aside. There are games when the stat sheet should be shredded, incinerated as soon as possible. Once in a career, perhaps, there is a game like this. Kevin Ollie might want to save the stat sheet from...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech basketball's Hargrave pipeline continues as Donte Clark commits

    Virginia Tech basketball secured its second 2013 commitment Sunday, from Hargrave Military Academy guard Donte Clark. Schools from the ACC, Big East, Big 12 and SEC offered Clark, including Miami, Providence, Oklahoma State, Missouri, Tennessee and...
  • Shabazz Takes Over Offensively Challenged Game

    Shabazz Takes Over Offensively Challenged Game
    Shabazz Napier is a player who wants to take the important shots, and on Sunday, no one could blame him. His teammates were missing three out of every four, so when Napier found open space a few feet behind the three-point arc, he launched them....