| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:28 AM
None ranks among his team’s top two scorers, and each shoots less than 45 percent from the field. But all are posting historically significant numbers that have helped elevate their respective squads in the national polls.
Say hello to Syracuse&...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Point guard Trey Burke, the Utah Jazz's first-round draft pick, will need surgery on his broken finger, and he is expected to be sidelined eight to 12 weeks.
Pins must be inserted during the surgery to ensure full recovery, which is why it will take so...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 PM
1. San Antonio
2012-13 finish: 58-24.
Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph.
Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair.
Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:31 PM
How about flagrant fouls?
No. Technical fouls are not the issue, not when you get 15 before you can incur a suspension with a 16th. If you can't retain your composure so that you are being called for a technical once every...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:26 PM
STORRS — It was a field trip, which for some students is perhaps a license to tune out, lay low.
Jason Irizarry took a group of UConn basketball players from his urban education class to one of the poorest districts in the United States, to the...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:25 PM
STORRS – You can't teach velocity. It's either there or it isn't. No one has ever had to tell Ryan Boatright to put the pedal to the floor. “I pretty much used to go 100 mph all the time,” he said.
Throughout high school and AAU...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Virginia’s Jarmere Jenkins, the linchpin of the first ACC team to win the NCAA men’s tennis championship, was named the conference’s male athlete of the year Tuesday.
Jenkins not only earned MVP honors in the NCAA team tournament but...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Former Maryland basketball star Juan Dixon says he received a telephone call over the summer from current Terps coach Mark Turgeon, who asked if it would be all right for incoming freshman Roddy Peters to wear No. 3.
Dixon said that he was caught "off...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 9:51 AM
The ACC’s big four this basketball season are indisputable: Syracuse, Pittsburgh, Virginia and Duke have been the league’s class to date. A more nuanced task is parsing the quartet.
Is undefeated and second-ranked Syracuse truly the Fab...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:21 AM
Lovie Smith has to say he likes his group of offensive linemen. Just like we have to slam our palms to our foreheads.
Lovie Smith also has to say he’s “comfortable’’ with a left tackle who gave up the most sacks and committed...