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  • Carnett: No one covered OC sports like Carl Sawyer

    He was a talented sportswriter who could write circles around most of his contemporaries. When we first met in 1967, I viewed him from afar in the Santa Ana (now Orange County) Register newsroom, where I worked as a copy boy. He was Carl Sawyer, a...
  • College update: Trio of former Bell-Jeff players putting up impressive numbers

    College update: Trio of former Bell-Jeff players putting up impressive numbers
    The following is an update on local athletes playing at the collegiate level. Jasmine Smith ((Bellarmine-Jefferson High, 2012) sophomore forward, San Jose State women's basketball: Smith is getting a chance to start this season for the Spartans after...
  • South Carroll's McTavish brothers contributing for Shepherd basketball team

    South Carroll's McTavish brothers contributing for Shepherd basketball team
    Shepherd University (W.Va.)'s game against West Virginia State on Saturday was close throughout. Neither team led by more than two points for most of the second half. Seemingly each time a team scored, the other had an answer. There were six lead...
  • Calm before the storm for No. 2 Virginia prior to Saturday's game against No. 4 Duke

    Slouched in a metal folding chair Sunday in Virginia Tech's visiting team locker room that doubles as a sticky, painted cinder block closet, Virginia's Malcolm Brogdon seemed to be in his comfort zone. He was already getting used to the idea of being...
  • Northwestern's Dave Sobolewski handles demotion like a pro

    Northwestern's Dave Sobolewski handles demotion like a pro
    Point guard Dave Sobolewski is a senior captain for Northwestern. His face adorns promotional posters around Evanston. Coach Chris Collins calls him one of the team's most important players. The Benet product started every game as a freshman, posted...
  • Mike Krzyzewski proved to be the right hire for Duke

    The voice on the phone quickly changed from cordial to cold. "Duke is going to hire Mike Krzyzewski? Are you kidding me? Mike Krzyzewski of Army?" Not that the coach on the phone said the name the proper way, the way we all would learn, with a...
  • Duke's Mike Krzyzewski earns his 1,000th career coaching victory

    Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski, already the winningest coach in NCAA Division I men's college basketball history, achieved another milestone in his famed career Sunday, earning his 1,000th career win as the Blue Devils defeated St. John's. The win didn't...
  • Sunday theater shows potential of U.Va.-Virginia Tech basketball rivalry

    BLACKSBURG — Devin Wilson stripped the rebound from 7-foot Mike Tobey, drove coast-to-coast and made a contested layup. Darion Atkins soared for a dunk, one Virginia desperately needed to quiet Virginia Tech's unhinged crowd, only to be denied by...
  • Coach K Hits 1,000-Win Mark

    NEW YORK — Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men's coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John's in the second half for a 77-68 victory at Madison Square Garden....
  • 5 UConn Women's Lessons Learned: Kiah Stokes Not Getting Into Offense

    5 UConn Women's Lessons Learned: Kiah Stokes Not Getting Into Offense
    Every game is a learning experience, for those who play and those who watch. Here's what we learned after the UConn women's 96-31 win over Cincinnati at Fifth Third Arena on Sunday: 1. Shoot the ball: Whether or not UConn wins its third straight...
  • Terps drop to No. 16 in AP poll and to a No. 3 seed in bracket projections

    Terps drop to No. 16 in AP poll and to a No. 3 seed in bracket projections
    This week's AP Top 25 is out, and it has Maryland’s men’s basketball team down three spots, to No. 16, after a week that included a loss at Indiana and Sunday night’s great escape against Northwestern. The next round of bracket...