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  • On The Fly: Yanks Lose Chris Capuano At Least A Month

    On The Fly: Yanks Lose Chris Capuano At Least A Month
    Pitching woes already: It looks like Chris Capuano, who was the top candidate to be the Yankees' fifth starter, will miss at least the first month of the season (quadriceps strain). Meanwhile, if you're a Red Sox fan, "Ortiz, Sandoval homer, Red Sox win"...
  • No letdown for No. 4 Villanova in 84-49 romp over Marquette

    NEW YORK Last March, Villanova came to the Big East Tournament as the No. 3 team in the country, having put together the best regular season (28-3) in program history. The Wildcats then lost in the quarterfinals to eighth-seeded Seton Hall, a team they...
  • On The Air Thursday

    AUTO RACING 12:30 a.m.: Formula One Australian Grand Prix, practice. NBCSP 1:30 a.m.: Formula One Australian Grand Prix, practice. NBCSP BASEBALL 1 p.m.: Miami Marlins at Twins. MLB 1 p.m.: Nationals at Mets. SNY 4 p.m.: Cubs at Angels. MLB 7 p.m.:...
  • Hot-shooting Marquette steamrolls Seton Hall, 78-56

    NEW YORK Every college basketball team wants to be playing its best in March. So far, so good for Marquette. The Golden Eagles thoroughly pounded Seton Hall, 78-56, in the opener of the Big East tournament on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. It...
  • Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 3/12 log (updated Thursday AM with matchups)

    8:30 a.m.    Golf: Tshwane Open first round (in Pretoria, South Africa).--Golf 9 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Pittsburgh vs. Philadelphia (d.).--MLB Net. Noon    Basketball: ACC quarterfinals: Florida State vs. Virginia, then North Carolina vs....
  • New UConn Season Starts Thursday In AAC Tourney Vs. USF

    New UConn Season Starts Thursday In AAC Tourney Vs. USF
    STORRS — UConn can't erase its record. Only the calendar can do that, and the college basketball calendar says it's time to start over. "The slate's clean, it's zero and zero," Ryan Boatright said. "What you did, how you did individually during...
  • Will AAC Affiliation Relegate UConn To Second-Tier Status?

    Will AAC Affiliation Relegate UConn To Second-Tier Status?
    HARTFORD — The good news for UConn is that the Huskies are hosting their conference tournament for the first time since 1982. And in many ways, that is also the bad news. The last time UConn's league rivals gathered in Hartford was 1982, the Big...
  • Men's AAC Tournament Has Merchants Rooting For Home Team

    Men's AAC Tournament Has Merchants Rooting For Home Team
    HARTFORD — Next to the faithful in Storrs, the biggest fans of the University of Connecticut men's basketball team this week might well be downtown's restaurants and bars. Beginning Thursday, the American Athletic Conference's championship...
  • Bob Ford: Would Big East be little without Villanova?

    As the Big East finishes up its second season with the conference tournament in New York this week, to be followed by an NCAA tournament in which the league is expected to receive six bids, it's easy to figure things had to turn out this way for the new...
  • DePaul loses to Creighton in first round of Big East tournament

    DePaul loses to Creighton in first round of Big East tournament
    NEW YORK — James Milliken scored 22 points and Creighton took charge of a tight game in the second half for a 78-63 victory over DePaul in the first round of the Big East Tournament on Wednesday night. Devin Brooks added 12 points and senior guard...
  • Fair or foul? Big Ten coaches concur on double-bye format

    Fair or foul? Big Ten coaches concur on double-bye format
    Big Ten basketball coaches will debate into the night whether players should be afforded a sixth foul, the proper duration of the shot clock and the latest incarnation of the block/charge call. But ask about the Big Ten tournament's new double-bye...