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  • C-USA for FAU?; Freeze first Belt coach to move up

     
    OK, so UCF is joining the Big East, thus C-USA, which also lost SMU and Houston, needs members and would like a presence in Florida, so FAU and FIU are likely targets, right? Well, not so fast. It appears......
  • FAU loses game one; Jarvis still to blame in NYC

     
    Well, if you want a text-book example of how NOT to open a three-game conference series, check out the STORY and BOX SCORE from Friday???s FAU loss to Arkansas-Little Rock Starting pitcher gets pounded right from the start, as......
  • Barry Switzer vs. Howard Schnellenberger, Round II

     
    If there is a God, please make this happen: FAU versus Oklahoma in a bowl game. Wouldn't that be something? I am dreaming of that following yesterday, when I started getting e-mails ranting about Barry Switzer out of the......
  • Women's soccer, wrestling are Virginia Tech's best hopes for first NCAA title

     Women's soccer, wrestling are Virginia Tech's best hopes for first NCAA title
    Clinging to a one-point lead, Virginia Tech's football team was a quarter away from the school's first national team championship. But Florida State owned the final 15 minutes that January 2000 evening in New Orleans to deny the Hokies and secure the only...
  • Duke's fifth title shows Krzyzewski's ability to adapt

    Duke's fifth title shows Krzyzewski's ability to adapt
    As ESPN's crack and ubiquitous research staff rapidly unearthed Monday night — or was it Tuesday morning? — Duke's national-championship conquest of Wisconsin included record contributions from freshmen. Tyus Jones, Grayson Allen, Justise...
  • As UConn Comes Down The Stretch, Tuck Surges To Front

    As UConn Comes Down The Stretch, Tuck Surges To Front
    TAMPA, Fla. — Besieged by questions about superior talent, sustained excellence and great rivalries, Geno Auriemma had a few questions of his own Monday. "Anybody know who Steve Cauthen is?" Auriemma said. "Who did he ride?" Affirmed, came the...
  • Jeff Jacobs: UConn Vs. N.D. Perfect Ending For Tournament

    Jeff Jacobs: UConn Vs. N.D. Perfect Ending For Tournament
    TAMPA, Fla. —Notre Dame is the only team in the nation that can score enough points to have any chance to beat UConn on Tuesday night. So for those outside the borders of a tiny New England state, getting Notre Dame into the national championship...
  • Women's Final Four matchups: Who has the edge?

    Women's Final Four matchups: Who has the edge?
    (1) Notre Dame (35-2) vs. (1) South Carolina (34-2) 5:30 p.m. Sunday, ESPN Offense: After a sensational regular season and ACC tournament, Jewell Loyd has struggled in the NCAA tourney, shooting just 35 percent (0-for-8 on threes). Point guard Lindsay...
  • Coaching changes sure to be central at Nike event in Hampton next weekend

     Coaching changes sure to be central at Nike event in Hampton next weekend
    Six years ago, Virginia hired Tony Bennett as its basketball coach. He replaced Dave Leitao, whom the Cavaliers fired four seasons after luring him from DePaul. Bennett's first hire at Virginia was Ritchie McKay, who relocated to Charlottesville after two...
  • Instead of sparking a revival, DePaul falls for old flame Dave Leitao

    Instead of sparking a revival, DePaul falls for old flame Dave Leitao
    Before introducing basketball coach Dave Leitao during Monday's news conference at the DePaul Student Center, embattled athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto apologized for being 10 minutes behind schedule. Or was that 10 years? Once she finally...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Big Stories Brewing Around UConn, But Dayton Pushes Them To Backburner

    Jeff Jacobs: Big Stories Brewing Around UConn, But Dayton Pushes Them To Backburner
    ALBANY — Before there could be Tennessee, there had to be Dayton. Before there can be a resolution on whether there will be a Final Four in Indianapolis in 2016, there was the small matter of getting to the Final Four in Tampa, Fla., in 2015....