| Oct 7, 2013
Two Liberty High sports icons. Two different sports. Two very different generations.
But make no mistake, while they are two very different people, Chuck Bednarik and Darrun Hilliard featured the same work ethic and desire to succeed.
That's why a...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:59 PM
STORRS — She had done her best to remain composed during the pregame senior night ceremony. She had hugged Kevin Ollie tight and hugged Jim Calhoun just as tight. Afterward, after UConn had outlasted Rutgers, she stood there laughing as she posed...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:11 PM
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Already saddled with one of college basketball's most inexplicable droughts, Virginia opens ACC tournament play Friday burdened with unfamiliar expectations and pressures.
The Cavaliers are the event's top seed for the first...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 6:08 PM
It's hard to pinpoint just when it began.
Was it Larry Bird vs. Magic Johnson in 1979?
Was it Michael Jordan's late jumper beating Georgetown for North Carolina in 1982?
Was it N.C. State stunning Houston at the buzzer in 1983 and Jimmy Valvano...
| Mar 17, 2014
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Justin Anderson is the consummate ham, a natural performer with the panache, eloquence and wit to command a basketball court, locker room or social occasion.
But when ACC commissioner John Swofford attempted to hand Anderson the...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:14 AM
STORRS — The last time the UConn basketball team missed the NCAA Tournament in successive years was 1988-1989. Bill Clinton was still governor of Arkansas. The Red Sox were still cursed. And the "Lethal Weapon" sequels had only reached 2, on their...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:01 PM
Joey Ptasinski displays a fiery on-court persona from time to time.
The junior guard recognizes that one of his long-range jumpers or fast-break finishes at the rim can ignite the Lafayette faithful and, most importantly, his teammates.
But the fire was...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 8:20 PM
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — With 4:11 left in the first half, DeAndre Daniels went up for a defensive rebound, fell over Ryan Boatright and, man, this Saturday night in Jersey looked as if it was going to end up ugly. Worse than a night, this was something...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 8:41 PM
Basketball season is starting early this year.
Well, at least the basketball chatter.
That's because on Oct. 2, the Yasso/Rothrock Christmas City Classic will be holding a special event at the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema at SteelStacks in Bethlehem....
| May 14, 2011
Phelps is sixth in 200 free at Charlotte UltraSwim
In a field loaded with six Olympians, Michael Phelps of Fells Point came in sixth in the 200-meter freestyle final Friday at the Charlotte UltraSwim in Charlotte, N.C. Ryan Lochte was in...
| Aug 9, 2012
Rookie Old Dominion strutted into Colonial Athletic Association football last season and promptly earned a national playoff bid in the Championship Subdivision's most rugged conference. Wednesday the CAA formally introduced two new members capable of...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 3:08 PM
Pro sports have their trading deadlines, that frantic few weeks when teams attempt to patch holes, trim payroll and/or unload malcontents before the playoffs commence. Colleges have no such in-season swap meet, but come spring, basketball's transfer flood...