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  • Don't believe NCAA tournament conspiracy theories

    Don't believe NCAA tournament conspiracy theories
    At least one ACC team has reached the NCAA tournament's regional finals each of the last seven years, and 36 of the last 40. Pressure's on, Virginia. The lone team standing among the ACC's six tournament qualifiers, the Cavaliers face Michigan State...
  • Who's in the Lehigh Valley Basketball Hall of Fame? Here's a school-by-school list

     
    The Lehigh Valley Basketball Hall of Fame is looking to reach out to its past inductees. They are looking for contact information as they would like to hold some Hall of Fame-only events. To reach the Hall of Fame committee, HOF inductees can use the...
  • Listing a sports broadcasting Mount Rushmore is sure to cause plenty of debate

    One of the great benefits of Presidents Day, besides all of those department store sales and a three-day weekend, is the free advertising that the Mount Rushmore National Memorial receives. Maybe seeing the faces of four deceased presidents carved in...
  • Events honoring Hilliard and Bednarik spotlight Liberty's sports legacy

    Events honoring Hilliard and Bednarik spotlight Liberty's sports legacy
    Two Liberty High sports icons. Two different sports. Two very different generations. But make no mistake, while they are two very different people, Chuck Bednarik and Darrun Hilliard featured the same work ethic and desire to succeed. That's why a...
  • Teel Time: History of 10-0 ACC starts bodes well for Miami in March

    At 10-0 in the ACC and No. 3 in the Associated Press national poll, Miami absolutely has national-championship potential. No stranger to such teams, North Carolina coach Roy Williams is piloting the Hurricanes' bandwagon. “I think Miami is a...
  • Charles Barkley rips Billy Packer about NCAA Tournament 2011 coverage| Video

     
    After Billy Packer gave a relatively benign interview with USA Today about the NCAA Tournament 2011 coverage, some of his comments sent TNT NBA analyst Charles Barkley into yet another infamous Barkley rant. Charles Barkley will be apart of this year's...
  • Billy Packer returns to TV

     
    I mentioned this in a newspaper column last week, but Bethlehem native Billy Packer -- who again delivered a memorable eulogy for his friend Al Senavitis last fall during Al's beautiful memorial service at DeSales -- will be back on TV talking about...
  • Sunday shows: Rubio, Ryan, Reid, Cornyn, Durbin

     
    Also, Gen. James Jones, Jeff Sessions, Mike Rogers, Dick Durbin, Chuck Schumer, Lindsey Graham, Mark Warner, John Cornyn and Billy Packer....
  • “Duke ’91 & ’92: Back to Back” Sunday on truTV

     
    College basketball fans may have a love/hate relationship with the Duke Blue Devils, but there’s no doubting that the program is one of the most successful and influential of the past 20 years. On Sunday, March 11, at 8pm ET on truTV, former Duke...
  • Happy birthday Weave; and a look back at Saturday's special celebration

     
    First of all, happy birthday to everybody's buddy -- Andy "Weave" Weaver. No. 27. May he have 270 more because this world needs him around to keep us informed, and inspired. Looking back on Saturday, I must say I thoroughly enjoyed participating in the...
  • Billy Packer says Terps 'should never be out of the top 25'

    Billy Packer says Terps 'should never be out of the top 25'
    The Maryland men will be heavy underdogs tonight when they play Duke in the second round of the ACC tournament. The Terps are closer to the NIT bubble than the NCAA bubble, and unless they win four in a row this weekend, they will likely be making their...