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  • U.Va., Virginia Tech and William & Mary are all headed to the NCAA baseball tournament

    U.Va., Virginia Tech and William & Mary are all headed to the NCAA baseball tournament
    By the time Virginia Tech coach Pete Hughes and his team were done in Durham, N.C., this past weekend at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, he was starting to think nearly every person that asked him a question about his program lacked originality....
  • Virginia Tech, Oklahoma dealing with different emotions before NCAA baseball regional

    It's standard operating procedure in the coaching profession to preach the virtues of blocking out postseason distractions, but Virginia Tech baseball coach Pete Hughes has discovered that kind of chatter doesn't sink in quite as easily when his playing...
  • Mike Souza, Brown Assistant And Former New Hampshire Player, To Join UConn Hockey Coaching Staff

    According to sources, Mike Souza, a Brown assistant the last two seasons, will be the first staff hire of UConn hockey coach Mike Cavanaugh, pending the typical state background checks, etc. UConn will have two full-time assistants. Souza played at...
  • UConn Hockey Coaching Staff Is Set: Mike Cavanaugh To Hire Joe Pereira And Mike Souza

    The UConn hockey coaching staff is set. Huskies coach Mike Cavanaugh, according to a source, will hire Joe Pereira and Mike Souza as assistant coaches, pending the usual state background checks, etc. In Pereira, Cavanaugh has an important...
  • Costly mistakes lead to Virginia Tech loss to Oklahoma, elimination from tourney | Blacksburg regional

    BLACKSBURG — After getting a crash course in what fielding and throwing miscues can do to a team in the postseason during its bonanza of bungles in the ACC tournament championship game, Virginia Tech didn't want another dose of that kind of...
  • 2013 Orioles draft live blog

    2013 Orioles draft live blog
    Follow along for updates throughout Friday and Saturday on the Orioles' selections in the 2013 MLB draft. The Orioles selected 41 players in the 2013 MLB draft. A quick breakdown is as follows: (UPDATED: Saturday, 7:38 p.m.) College players: 23 Junior...
  • Classroom Victory Restores UConn Men To NCAA's Good Graces

    Have you heard the one about the basketball player who could shoot and dribble but could not pass? Fortunately, he doesn't play for UConn anymore. The University of Connecticut's men's basketball players have gotten their grades up and thus are eligible...
  • A Look At George Blaney

    A Look At George Blaney
    After three seasons as coach of Seton Hall in the mid-1990s, George Blaney returned to the Big East in the 2001-02 season as an assistant at UConn and has been Jim Calhoun's right-hand man since, stepping in for the Hall of Fame coach on several...
  • For Aaron Hernandez, Trouble A Persistent Opponent

    For Aaron Hernandez, Trouble A Persistent Opponent
    Aaron Hernandez once said that rejecting UConn to play football for the University of Florida was the best decision he ever made — in part because it allowed him to get away from his hometown of Bristol. While Hernandez might have tried to flee...
  • Organ Donation: A Lifesaving Generosity Of Spirit

    Former University of Connecticut baseball player Mike Galati was in dire need of a liver transplant. His teammate Jim Penders, now the Huskies' baseball coach, offered to donate part of his, but he turned out not to be a match. Things weren't looking...
  • ACC takes New York to welcome Pitt, Syracuse, Notre Dame

     ACC takes New York to welcome Pitt, Syracuse, Notre Dame
    NEW YORK — This was the ACC like we've never seen. Lobster-on-crostini hors d'oeuvres and piped-in-jazz overlooking Times Square rather than barbecue, hush puppies and Kenny Chesney out yonder. An aggressive, confident marketing campaign instead...
  • Tavon Austin making 'dynamic' impression on Janoris Jenkins

    Tavon Austin making 'dynamic' impression on Janoris Jenkins
    When the St. Louis Rams drafted former Dunbar star Tavon Austin in the first round in April, they had visions of resurrecting their old Greatest Show on Turf heydays. Austin provides an electrifying presence with his 4.34 speed in the 40-yard dash, a 5-...