| Mar 27, 2011
| 8:34 AM
Teams always plan to win. I mean, who plans to lose? Therefore, television stations always plan that the team they're covering is going to win. If you don't, you will be kicking yourself later. Well a funny thing happened today before the game. ...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 11:32 PM
When his team arrived here at the Alamodome for Friday night's late Southwest Regional semifinal against Florida State, VCU coach Shaka Smart moseyed to press row.
There he watched a few minutes of Kansas' demolition of Richmond and sat next to Tom...
| Mar 27, 2011
| 5:16 PM
Call the roll of Final Four gate-crashers. Butler. George Mason. Penn. Indiana State.
Recount their upsets, harrowing finishes and, yes, miracles.
None matches VCU. Virginia Commonwealth University for the basketball-impaired.
The Rams on Sunday...
| Apr 3, 2011
| 2:37 PM
HOUSTON — Richmond and Cleveland State were the 1980s pioneers, charming and obscure underdogs who crashed the NCAA basketball tournament's Sweet 16.
Loyola Marymount, Rhode Island and Gonzaga went a step beyond during the '90s, reaching the...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 6:58 AM
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Yep, mortgage interest rates are low, but there's a catch: It doesn't matter how cheap rates are if you can't get a loan. The credit crunch has made it very difficult for many ordinary Americans to qualify for affordable mortgages....
| Apr 8, 2011
A finely crafted e-mail can be a work of art, but it can also work against you. A 2008 study by researchers at the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign and George Mason University put more than 200 students in groups to perform teamwork tasks and found...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 3:33 PM
Adrienne Motley and Alecia Bell, stars on their Woodside High basketball team, say that becoming role players on Boo Williams' elite 16-and-under squad isn't difficult.
Both have played AAU travel ball for years — in Motley's case, she began when...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 8:44 AM
Jim Larranaga doesn't look like a revolutionary.
The new basketball coach at the University of Miami doesn't walk around in fatigues or keep an enemies list. No bandana for him.
Friday, he wore a conservative suit, orange tie and small "U" pin to go...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 3:31 AM
During a season in which the Bay Rivers District baseball Player of the Year race has no real clear-cut leader, one guy to watch closely is Jamestown shortstop Tommy Vitaletti.
George Mason-bound Vitaletti, a 5-foot-11, 170-pound senior, is one of six...
| May 12, 2011
| 10:12 PM
This corrects Gabrielle Herbosa's information.
COSTA MESA HIGH SCHOOL
Recipients of the 32nd annual Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards
School Activities/Clubs: Virtual Enterprise-Business Plan Team, Academic Decathlon, varsity tennis,...
| May 17, 2011
Ah, hindsight. Some of life's best lessons spring from the gnawing shoulda, coulda, woulda of missed opportunities.
Just ask any graduating college senior to reflect on the last four years:
If only I'd been more outgoing as a freshman, I might have more...