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  • Monday's local college roundup: Richmond, William and Mary move up in FCS football poll

    Football: Richmond moved up three spots to 13th and William and Mary moved one position to 17th in The Sports Network’s FCS poll. The Spiders (6-2) beat Elon 30-10 Saturday. Richmond, winners of four straight, hosts No. 4 Villanova at noon this...
  • Boys' basketball: They like Evan Wardlow at Santa Clara

    It's almost the start of the college basketball season, and there should be lots of freshmen contributors from Southern California this season. Tra Holder from Brentwood is battling for starting point guard position at Arizona State. Isaiah Bailey...
  • Duke, UNC could be ACC's best bet to end long Final Four drought

    The conference is larger now, nearly double the size, and the spaces available in the NCAA tournament are far more plentiful. Yet the ACC is in the midst of a Final Four drought it hasn't seen in more than 50 years a drought that's difficult to fathom,...
  • First College Football Playoff poll is sure to bring controversy

    The first College Football Playoff poll is set for Tuesday, and like every ranking, it will carry no practical meaning. But it will be analyzed like the Zapruder film, complete with irrational conspiracy theories. Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen,...
  • Recapturing offensive efficiency key for U.Va. basketball

    Recapturing offensive efficiency key for U.Va. basketball
    CHARLOTTESVILLE — Six of Tony Bennett's eight teams have ranked among the top 25 nationally in defensive efficiency. No shock there. Defense is nectar of the gods to the basketball Bennetts, and to stray would risk family banishment. Last season,...
  • A scandal at North Carolina lands on NCAA's doorstep

    Somewhere, up there, Jan Gangelhoff is smiling. She didn't need to be validated, but she has been. Name not familiar? We will help you. In March 1999, a bright young sportswriter named George Dohrmann wrote a story in the St. Paul Pioneer Press that...
  • Bulked-Up Phil Nolan Has Fine-Tuned His Offensive Game

    Bulked-Up Phil Nolan Has Fine-Tuned His Offensive Game
    STORRS — The Huskies were national champions, but Phil Nolan looked in a mirror and saw something bigger. He envisioned himself with about 20 more pounds of muscle. "That was a goal that he had," coach Kevin Ollie said. "Everybody saw him in the...
  • Men's Basketball: UCI picked to win Big West

    UC Irvine, which returns four staters from the 2014 Big West Conference men's basketball champion, has been picked to defend its title in the preseason media poll announced Thursday. Coach Russell Turner's Anteaters, who were 13-3 in regular-season...
  • UConn Connects With Big East Roots; Schedules Series With Georgetown

    UConn Connects With Big East Roots; Schedules Series With Georgetown
    The UConn men's basketball program is re-connecting with the Big East and once of the Huskies' fiercest rivals in announcing a home-and-home series with Georgetown. Here's the release from UConn: UConn, Georgetown Announce Two-Year Series STORRS,...
  • On The Fly: Big Question Now Is Who Gets Joe Maddon

    On The Fly: Big Question Now Is Who Gets Joe Maddon
    Joe Maddon has been the face of the Tampa Bay Rays' revival, leading the once-moribund franchise to 754 wins and four postseason appearances in nine years. But just a few weeks after executive vice president Andrew Friedman left the Rays for the Dodgers,...
  • Arizona easy choice as Pac-12 basketball favorite

    The Sports Xchange By Anthony Gimino, The Sports Xchange Arizona easy choice as Pac-12 basketball favorite Picking the preseason No. 1 in Pac-12 basketball is easy. Predicting which teams come next is mostly a roll of the dice. Arizona was the...