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  • New Smyrna Beach OT Jalen Merrick is all the rage among college recruiters

    New Smyrna Beach OT Jalen Merrick is all the rage among college recruiters
    Three years ago, Jalen Merrick had a dream, and if that dream had come true, college coaches like Mike Krzyzewski or Rick Pitino or Billy Donovan might be swinging by New Smyrna Beach High to check him out as a top recruit. That dream is gone, but...
  • Kentucky, Calipari agree to $52.5 million deal

    Kentucky, Calipari agree to $52.5 million deal
    Kentucky is raising more than the bar in an effort to keep John Calipari in Lexington, announcing a seven-year, $52.5 million contract loaded with annual retention bonuses to reward his loyalty to the program. Calipari can make an average of $2.33...
  • Putting the Maryland coaches' salaries in perspective

    Putting the Maryland coaches' salaries in perspective
    College athletic coaches continue to dominate the upper ranks of Maryland's public salary structure, with University of Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon, football coach Randy Edsall and women's basketball coach Brenda Frese ranking as the...
  • Sources: Kevin Ollie, UConn Closing In On Deal Near $3 Million

    Sources: Kevin Ollie, UConn Closing In On Deal Near $3 Million
    The NBA can wait. Kevin Ollie is staying at UConn. Ollie, who led the Huskies to the national championship in his second season as men's basketball coach, and UConn are putting the finishing touches on a new contract that will more than double his...
  • Teel Time: U.Va., Virginia Tech athletes outperform peers in Academic Progress Rates

    Scholarship athletes at Virginia and Virginia Tech continue to outperform their peers in the classroom to ensure postseason eligibility for the Cavaliers and Hokies in all sports. The NCAA last week released team-by-team Academic Progress Rates for...
  • Top Salaries Among College Coaches

    Kevin Ollie is reportedly close to signing a new contract. He isn't the only well-paid coach in the nation. A look some of the highest-paid college coaches: Coach…………….Position…………...Salary…&#...
  • Maryland target Kenny Johnson joins Louisville staff

    Maryland target Kenny Johnson joins Louisville staff
    Maryland's attempt to lure highly-touted recruiter Kenny Johnson back to his alma mater has proven to be unsuccessful. A source in College Park confirmed late Monday that Johnson, a 1999 Maryland graduate, had taken an offer to join Rick Pitino’...
  • After A Season Of Doubts, Believe In The UConn Men

    ARLINGTON, Texas — The horn sounded inside the oversized football stadium at 11:18 p.m. Eastern time and the underdogs embraced on the court, celebrating amid confetti and cheers. The most improbable ending to the most improbable season unfolded...
  • Another Hall of Fame class without Lefty

    The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced another induction class Monday, an occasion for both pride and puzzlement in our little corner of the world. Alonzo Mourning will be enshrined, and rightfully so. The Chesapeake native was a shot-...
  • Virginia Tech wins ACC basketball's coaching search battle

    Virginia Tech wins ACC basketball's coaching search battle
    Wake Forest, Boston College, Virginia Tech: That's how I ranked the ACC's basketball coaching vacancies this spring. Each has myriad issues, witness the involuntary exits of Jeff Bzdelik, Steve Donahue and James Johnson, but recent and historic success...
  • Teel Time: On Kentucky's seed, ACC's decline, UConn breaking champions' mold

    Teel Time: On Kentucky's seed, ACC's decline, UConn breaking champions' mold
    College basketball season is over, but some of us are loath to let go. So before gazing ahead to next season and diving into summer recruiting, some numbers and observations from yet another compelling NCAA tournament. **Rather than marvel at an...