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  • Events honoring Hilliard and Bednarik spotlight Liberty's sports legacy

    Events honoring Hilliard and Bednarik spotlight Liberty's sports legacy
    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...
  • With Mom's Support, Napier Finishes What He Started

    With Mom's Support, Napier Finishes What He Started
    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...
  • U.Va. should end long ACC tournament semifinal drought versus FSU

     U.Va. should end long ACC tournament semifinal drought versus FSU
    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...
  • You'll notice some changes with this year's TV coverage of "March Madness"

    You'll notice some changes with this year's TV coverage of "March Madness"
    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...
  • Virginia capable of much more after ACC championship

     Virginia capable of much more after ACC championship
    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...
  • Zero Respect: NCAA Shows What It Thinks Of AAC

    Zero Respect: NCAA Shows What It Thinks Of AAC
    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...
  • Lafayette men entrenched in a real defensive funk

    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...
  • Daniels Shows His Toughness After Ankle Injury

    Daniels Shows His Toughness After Ankle Injury
    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...
  • Villanova's 1985 title team to gather again at Yasso-Rothrock event

    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....
  • Phelps finishes sixth in 200 free at Charlotte UltraSwim

    Swimming 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...
  • Stony Brook, Albany quality additions to CAA football

    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...
  • With hundreds of basketball transfers on market, Virginia Tech, Virginia go shopping

    With hundreds of basketball transfers on market, Virginia Tech, Virginia go shopping
    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...