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  • Mix A Dash Of Ollie, A Pinch Of Calhoun, You Get Donovan

    Mix A Dash Of Ollie, A Pinch Of Calhoun, You Get Donovan
    DALLAS — He built a basketball powerhouse, a multiple national champion, in a place where it never was supposed to happen. He played Big East ball for a Hall of Fame coach, became known for an inexorable work ethic, and later served as an...
  • UF's Donovan: Schools should be free to do more to help players

    UF's Donovan: Schools should be free to do more to help players
    UF coach Billy Donovan says schools should be free to do more to help players beyond the cost of a full scholarship. Speaking two days before the Gators' Final Four matchup with Connecticut, Donovan said a lot has changed since he played in the 1987...
  • Yale Reaches CIT Title Game, But Injury Sidelines Sears

    Yale plays Murray State Thursday in the Collegeinsider.com tournament, but sophomore forward Justin Sears, who averages a team-high 16.9 points, will miss it with a wrist injury. The Yale men's basketball team continued its postseason march Tuesday night...
  • Dick Jerardi: SEC is now a basketball power

    The SEC finally gave up its football title so the conference just switched to basketball, where its teams have absolutely dominated this NCAA Tournament, culminating with Kentucky's classic win over Michigan Sunday in the Midwest Region final. With the...
  • Regional Digest: Union In Frozen Four; 7 No-Hit Innings For Newcomb

    Union In Frozen Four Max Novak had a goal and an assist, and Union defeated Providence 3-1 Saturday in Bridgeport to win the NCAA men's hockey East Regional and advance to the Frozen Four for the second time in three years. Union (30-6-4) is unbeaten in...
  • Quinnipiac's Season Ends In 4-0 First-Round Loss

    Quinnipiac's Season Ends In 4-0 First-Round Loss
    BRIDGEPORT — The Quinnipiac hockey team put together a stellar season that ended in a mess Friday night. The second-seeded Bobcats were blown out by third-seeded Providence 4-0 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament before a crowd of 6,529 at...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 3/29 log (updated Saturday AM with matchups)

    4 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One Malaysia Grand Prix qualifying.--NBCSN 8:30 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Aston Villa at Manchester United.--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; Episode 234 — on Cox cable channel 47 and...
  • Quinnipiac Vs. Providence, 5:30 P.M., Bridgeport, NCAA East Regional

    Today's advance story from The Courant on the Quinnipiac hockey team's NCAA Tournament opener this afternoon against Providence at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport.  The winner gets the winner of Vermont-Union, which opens today's doubleheader at 2 p.m....
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 3/28 log (updated Friday AM)

    10 a.m.    Football: Nov. 2010: Norcom vs. Hampton.--LSC 48 10 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Toronto vs. Philadelphia (d.).--MLB Net. Noon    Motorsports: NASCAR Sprint Cup practice (at Martinsville).--FS1 Noon    Basketball: Dec. 2013: Phoebus girls vs....
  • Bobcats Full Of Fight On Eve Of Tournament

    BRIDGEPORT – More than five months are spent on the journey of a hockey season, teams jockeying for one of 16 bids to the NCAA tournament field. It's a grind, early October to mid-March, that has a lot to do with attrition. Then, two victories in...
  • Mark Whicker: Winners and loser in the Madness

    A sporting event, like everything else, is much better when it's felt, not thought. When all the analysis crumbles like a house of cards and all the feelings burst through the pores at the 3-point line as the clock races down, you know you're at the NCAA...
  • Creighton's McDermott captures Naismith honor

    Creighton's McDermott captures Naismith honor
    DALLAS -- Creighton sharpshooter Doug McDermott was named the winner of the 2014 Naismith Trophy, given to the college basketball player of the year. McDermott, a finalist for a third straight year, finished his stellar career with 3,150 points, fifth-...