| Jan 23, 2015
| 4:49 PM
STORRS – When the UConn hockey team played Boston College at the XL Center Nov. 5, Huskies coach Mike Cavanaugh tried to remain focused on hockey and not the circumstances surrounding the event.
He did admit after a 1-0 victory in front of a...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 3:21 PM
Though No. 2 Virginia's 14 double-digit wins might lead some observers to believe coach Tony Bennett has been able to kick back, play Words with Friends or file his nails in the second halves of games, that's not quite true.
Fleeting in most cases,...
| Jan 22, 2015
Virginia and ESPN confirmed Wednesday that the network's College GameDay carnival will encamp in Charlottesville for the Cavaliers' Jan. 31 collision against Duke. Suffice to say, the show's only other basketball appearance in the state was memorable....
| Jan 13, 2015
| 3:03 PM
Evaluating ACC football a year ago was easier than my college racquetball class. From Florida State’s national championship to Clemson’s Orange Bowl victory, from Jameis Winston’s Heisman to Aaron Donald’s Outland, 2013 was the...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 7:14 AM
OK, now when? After Virginia cleared the non-conference schedule unscathed, with impressive victories over George Washington, Maryland, VCU, Harvard and Davidson, I pegged the Cavaliers’ first defeat this basketball season for Saturday at Notre...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 1:14 PM
8:30 a.m. Highlights: North Carolina basketball.--MASN
9 a.m. Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News and nnpstv.com).--NNPS
10 a.m. Soccer: FA Cup round 3: Swansea City at Tranmere.--FS1
10 a.m. ...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 2:27 PM
Win or lose, this was going to be a season of firsts for the Maryland men’s basketball team in the Big Ten.
So far, losing has not been part of the equation for the 12th-ranked Terps.
After winning its first Big Ten game at Michigan State in...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 7:49 PM
Jim Larrañaga offers a thought of the day before each Miami basketball practice. He quotes motivational speaker Stephen Covey, and writes each morning in the Franklin Daily Planner invented by Ben Franklin.
He turns each road trip into a classroom and so...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 12:56 AM
4 a.m. Tennis: Brisbane women’s final (in Australia).--Tennis Ch.
5:30 a.m. Golf: South African Open Championship third round(in Johannesburg).--Golf
7:40 a.m. Soccer: English Premier League: Liverpool at Sunderland.--NBCSN
8:30 a.m. ...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 8:12 AM
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Virginia guard Justin Anderson was talking about his unbeaten team's latest victory when he interrupted himself to greet a locker room visitor.
“I've always wanted to meet you. How are you doing?” Anderson...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 2:06 PM
Her players said they had no idea Hurricanes coach Katie Meier was on the verge of a career milestone. That was probably a good thing for Miami’s opponent, Boston College.
The Hurricanes didn’t look like a team that needed any kind of...