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  • Men's and women's college lacrosse games of the week

    Men's and women's college lacrosse games of the week
    MEN No. 10 Bucknell (14-2) at No. 9 Virginia (9-5) Sunday, 3 p.m. Outlook: Virginia has won both meetings, but these sides haven't played against each other since 1998. The Bison haven't played since winning the Patriot League tournament final on May...
  • Food for thought: Breaking down five NCAA lacrosse playoff games

    Food for thought: Breaking down five NCAA lacrosse playoff games
    The NCAA playoffs are like a four-course meal. The round of 16 is a delectable appetizer featuring juicy matchups and story lines. The season comes down to 60 minutes. All eight games can be seen on the ESPN networks in HD, four on Saturday and four on...
  • Turgeon a fine choice but needs players

    Everyone waited anxiously to see who the next Maryland basketball coach would be to replace Gary Williams, who had a dismal record at Maryland, winning the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship only once in 22 years. To learn that Coach Mark Turgeon was...
  • End the chattel system for student-athletes

    End the chattel system for student-athletes
    Last week, longtime University of Maryland basketball coach Gary Williams announced his retirement, and very quickly Maryland announced that Texas A&M Coach Mark Turgeon will replace him. No one doubts that during contract negotiations, Turgeon had...
  • Navy's Timchal preparing for familiar foe in No. 1 Maryland

    Navy's Timchal preparing for familiar foe in No. 1 Maryland
    Navy women's lacrosse coach Cindy Timchal expected eventually to have to play No. 1 Maryland, the program she guided to eight national championships during 16 years in College Park. She's happy the return ticket came so soon. In just their fourth...
  • Maryland men prepare for third date with North Carolina

    Maryland men prepare for third date with North Carolina
    The Maryland men's lacrosse team is trying to stay above the fray. While analysts and the team's supporters have questioned the NCAA selection committee's decision to leave the reigning Atlantic Coast Conference tournament champions out of the top-...
  • 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...
  • Loyola women cruise past UMass in first-round matchup

    Loyola women cruise past UMass in first-round matchup
    Although Grace Gavin's goal-scoring streak ended at 59 consecutive games, Loyola's fifth-ranked women marched on in the NCAA women's Division I lacrosse tournament Saturday with a 14-7 victory over Massachusetts at the Ridley Athletic Complex. Under...
  • Coffee Companion -- 5/16

    Coffee Companion -- 5/16
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine. Running it back:...
  • Q&A with Denver attackman Mark Matthews

    Q&A with Denver attackman Mark Matthews
    Each week, The Sun has published a Q&A with an area college lacrosse player to get you more acquainted with the player and his/her team. Friday's guest isn't local, but Denver junior attackman Mark Matthews has been drawing attention nationally for his...
  • College lacrosse men's and women's players of the week

    College lacrosse men's and women's players of the week
    MEN Niko Amato, Maryland Freshman, Conshohocken, Pa., goalkeeper Amato was instrumental in propelling the unseeded Terps to the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament. Amato turned aside a game-high 13 shots in Maryland's 13-6 victory over No. 8 seed...
  • College lacrosse men's and women's games of the week

    College lacrosse men's and women's games of the week
    MEN No. 5 Duke (13-5) vs. No. 4 Notre Dame (11-2) Sunday, 2:30 In the span of less than a full calendar year, these two non-conference foes meet for the third time. Notre Dame won in the regular season, 11-7, on Feb. 25, but Duke got the more...