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  • Main Event no-decision at WWE Battleground leaves fans irate

    Main Event no-decision at WWE Battleground leaves fans irate
    The crowd in attendance in Buffalo for Saturday night's WWE Battleground pay-per-view event were quiet for the most part, with few signs of life -- until the cameras went off the air. The WWE championship match between Randy Orton and Daniel Bryan ended...
  • Notebook: No. 4 Northwestern women edge No. 15 Navy, 15-12

    A late 5-0 run broke a 10-10 tie and vaulted the No. 4 Northwestern women's lacrosse team past No. 15 Navy, 15-12, on Monday at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. "I'm proud of the effort Navy had today and it was a reflection of how hard we have...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Jim Calhoun Photobombs Way Into Focus Of UConn's Tourney Snapshot

    Jeff Jacobs: Jim Calhoun Photobombs Way Into Focus Of UConn's Tourney Snapshot
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Satisfied, Jim? The attention is on you. There was Jay Bilas. There was Digger Phelps. There was Bruce Pearl. They were all talking about UConn so enthusiastically Friday on ESPN. Or rather they were talking how great it would be...
  • UConn, Villanova Prepare For Old-Time Big East Slugfest

    UConn, Villanova Prepare For Old-Time Big East Slugfest
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — UConn and Villanova are no longer in the same conference, but they are not strangers. They know exactly what to expect from each other in the NCAA Tournament. "We know it's going to be a grinding, Big East-style basketball game,"...
  • NCAA Capsule: No. 7 Seed UConn vs. No. 2 Seed Villanova

    NCAA Tournament East Regional Third Round Site: First Niagara Center, Buffalo, N.Y. Time: Saturday, about 9:45 p.m. TV: TBS (Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Allie LaForce) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne...
  • Preview: No. 10 Seed St. Joseph Vs. No. 7 Seed UConn

    Preview: No. 10 Seed St. Joseph Vs. No. 7 Seed UConn
    Site: First Niagara Center, Buffalo, N.Y. Time: Thursday, 6:55 p.m. TV: TBS (Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Allie LaForce) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) Series history: UConn, 4-2 Last...
  • With Bitter Memories, Huskies Plan To Take Care Of Business

    With Bitter Memories, Huskies Plan To Take Care Of Business
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Some of the Huskies know the thrill of winning a national championship, and most know the emptiness of being barred from postseason play. But perhaps the most important experience of all came in between, when UConn lost to Iowa...
  • Nearing 70, Syracuse's Boeheim Never At A Loss For Words

    Nearing 70, Syracuse's Boeheim Never At A Loss For Words
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Forget the bracketologist-in-chief. The sour puss-in-chief said Wednesday he'd pick Michigan State, Louisville, Florida and Arizona to advance to the NCAA Tournament Final Four. "Those are the four best teams going into the...
  • UConn's Old-Timers Napier, Giffey, Olander Add Class, Maturity To NCAA Tourney

    UConn's Old-Timers Napier, Giffey, Olander Add Class, Maturity To NCAA Tourney
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — In recent years, the NCAA Tournament has seemed at times to be but a short stop on the ever-shorter route from high school to the pros. "Kids all have their bags packed and expect to be in the NBA," said Southern Methodist coach...
  • Jim Calhoun: 'I Have Not Talked To Any School'

    Jim Calhoun: 'I Have Not Talked To Any School'
    BUFFALO, N.Y. – This is the first time in 35 years the Huskies are playing in the NCAA Tournament without Jim Calhoun on their sideline. But that has not stopped the retired coach from attracting attention. ESPN reported Friday that "multiple...
  • While Napier Sat, UConn Men Managed In Win Over Villanova

    While Napier Sat, UConn Men Managed In Win Over Villanova
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Huskies had gotten off to a staggering start, outrebounded, outshot. An intentional foul had already been called, virtually handing Villanova five points. And now this: Shabazz Napier was called for a charge, his second foul,...
  • Kings goalie Jonathan Quick's road to recovery

    Kings goalie Jonathan Quick's road to recovery
    It was especially frigid in First Niagara Center in Buffalo and Kings goalie Jonathan Quick didn't have much work against the Sabres, going through long periods of inactivity. This all added up to something of a perfect storm. Quick pulled his groin...