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  • Hoyas Vs. Huskies: Role Reversal

    UConn-Georgetown is always fun, usually meaningful, but maybe no more so than a night long ago. That game started what we have today. Almost 19 years have passed since 14-0 Georgetown came to town ranked second, facing a UConn team that surely would be...
  • Allen Iverson retires from NBA

    Allen Iverson retires from NBA
    Apparently, retirement is the answer for Allen Iverson. For now anyway. Iverson -- who starred on the Peninsula at Bethel High and with Boo Williams' AAU program and will one day be enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame -- announced his plans to...
  • A Look At The Georgetown Hoyas

    Next meeting: One game in 2010-11 at either XL Center or Gampel Pavilion. Last season: When UConn and Georgetown met last season in Washington, both were considered potential Big East frontrunners and had gotten off to decent starts. The Huskies,...
  • Capsule Looks At The Conference Teams

    Capsule Looks At The Conference Teams
    In predicted order of finish: Pittsburgh Last season: 25-9, 13-5 Big East. Lost to Xavier in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Coach: Jamie Dixon, eighth season, 188-54 Top players: Junior guard Ashton Gibbs, senior guard Brad Wanamaker,...
  • 'The Expendables'

    2 stars The cinematic equivalent of Ribfest, Sylvester Stallone's "The Expendables" is all gristle and meat, featuring more leathery tough guys than "Cruising," "The Dirty Dozen" and the '80s and '90s Cannon films canon put together. Is it fun? Sort of....
  • Answer pending? Pairing of Iverson and Memphis won't end well

    Carrie Underwood blames Cuervo for her — "I don't even know his last name" — reckless romance. What's Allen Iverson's excuse? Hennessy? Hubris? Desperation? Regardless, Iverson and the Memphis Grizzlies were a preposterous basketball...
  • Mailbag: Should skateboarders be licensed?

    Speedboarding is dangerous for the boarders, but that is their problem — let kids of all ages have fun. It is also unfair to motorists and cyclists who pay to use the streets and must obtain licenses and insurance for the privilege. If the...
  • Rams go "from stepchild to darling" in NCAA tournament

    Rams go "from stepchild to darling" in NCAA tournament
    Strolling down Broad Street on Tuesday, Joey Rodriguez was startled when a man stopped his car in traffic, hopped out with a camera and asked Rodriguez to pose for a photo. This shortly after Rodriguez received a standing ovation from his VCU...
  • Teel Time: ACC basketball coaching tenures lag behind

    Eight days ago I wrote a print column on the unprecedented turnover – seven changes in the last three offseasons -- among ACC basketball coaches. Little did anyone know that the biggest boot had yet to drop. Maryland’s Gary Williams, he of...
  • June 3, 1994: Georgetown offers Iverson a scholarship

    llen Iverson, nationally recognized for his basketball skills and legal troubles, plans to enroll at Georgetown University in August, his lawyers and the school said Thursday. Iverson, the former Bethel High School All-American, signed on April 19 a...
  • Jan. 22, 1995: At last it's Allen Iverson vs. Felipe Lopez

    Two complete strangers, linked for two years by talent and anticipation, will finally meet Tuesday. Felipe Lopez. Allen Iverson. El Senor. Bubbachuck. Mere freshmen, they are heralded as the saviors of the Big East, a once-mighty basketball conference...