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  • The best laid plans...

    The best laid plans...
    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. ...
  • Teel Time: VCU survives "mayhem," proves coach prophetic

    Teel Time: VCU survives "mayhem," proves coach prophetic
    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...
  • VCU the most improbable Final Four team ever

    VCU the most improbable Final Four team ever
    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...
  • Butler playing for much more than just itself

    Butler playing for much more than just itself
    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...
  • Prices are low! Mortgages cheap! But you can't get one

    Prices are low! Mortgages cheap! But you can't get one
    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....
  • Face time may beat e-mail

    Face time may beat e-mail
    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...
  • Woodside duo adapts to new roles for Boo Williams' elite AAU team

    Woodside duo adapts to new roles for Boo Williams' elite AAU team
    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...
  • Mike Berardino: Mason loses 'revolutionary' coach

    Mike Berardino: Mason loses 'revolutionary' coach
    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...
  • Federal spending in Maryland declines

    Federal spending in Maryland dropped by nearly $1.4 billion last year — a setback for a state economy built largely on Washington dollars and a likely omen, analysts say, of further austerity to come. The pullback, which was revealed in census...
  • In CT's liberal media: Regulation = job-killer!

    In CT's liberal media: Regulation = job-killer!
    I read an article in the Hartford Courant recently that gave me pause. "Where is the liberal media?" I asked myself. "I hear about it, but I don't see it." The article was about a new economic report from UConn that found that regulation in Connecticut...
  • See better homes, gardens at the State Fairgrounds

    The annual Fall Maryland Home, Garden Show will run Friday-Sunday, Oct. 14-16, at the Maryland State Fairgrounds. The show will feature over 300 exhibitors showcasing everything from doors to deck design. This year's theme will be "Home for the Holidays"...