| Apr 8, 2014
| 6:56 PM
Maryland basketball fans had been clamoring all throughout the team’s disappointing 17-15 season for third-year coach Mark Turgeon to do a makeover of the roster before the program joined the Big Ten.
On Tuesday, what seemed like pure mid-winter...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Virginia Tech isn’t the most attractive of the ACC’s three basketball coaching vacancies, but that hardly precludes the Hokies from landing not only a quality coach but also the best of the group.
Consider the spring of 2011, when the AC&...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Some words of caution for Virginia Tech fans judging Buzz Williams: The Hokies’ new basketball coach defies convenient description.
Want Tech to play fast? Williams’ 2011-12 Marquette team ranked 16th nationally in possessions per game,...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
STORRS — UConn was looking for a basketball coach and Tim Tolokan, a member of the search committee, was doing what an old newspaper man does. He was making phone calls, taking notes.
He kept them, too, and he recently re-read the note where...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:02 PM
A new era begins Tuesday at USC.
Steve Sarkisian, who was hired in December, will oversee his first spring workout as the Trojans' coach.
The tumult that marked the 2013 season — the Trojans were playing for their third head coach when they...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 7:40 PM
As far as learning experiences go, Carlis Parker’s ongoing education as a Virginia Tech wide receiver hasn’t always been pretty. Aaron Moorehead has some not-so dazzling memories to prove it.
Last spring, when Tech moved Parker from...
| Apr 10, 2014
Wake Forest, Boston College, Virginia Tech: That's how I ranked the ACC's basketball coaching vacancies this spring. Each has myriad issues, witness the involuntary exits of Jeff Bzdelik, Steve Donahue and James Johnson, but recent and historic success...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 11:36 AM
STORRS — Anthony Poindexter knows the reputation of the UConn defense, except for some uncharacteristic showings the past three seasons, is a solid one.
With Poindexter as defensive coordinator, former Patriots All-pro linebacker Vincent Brown...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 7:17 PM
Christopher Newport (15-3), ranked 21st in NCAA Division III, swept Roanoke 9-4 and 13-5, improving the Captains’ winning streak to 14.
In Game 1, Alexis Pope drove in four runs and homered, Kelsey Lewis homered and had...
| Mar 19, 2014
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech basketball boasts a lavish practice complex, committed administration and a five-year stretch in which the Hokies hovered near the top of the ACC. But when measured by the sport's most precious commodity, Tech ranks last...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:38 PM
Four years ago, Baltimore defense attorney Gregg L. Bernstein emerged from a private practice to run an aggressive campaign targeting a longtime chief prosecutor who Bernstein said had grown complacent.
Now, as he makes his first re-election bid for...