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  • Should Miami Hurricanes consider Mike Jarvis for coach? (updated)

     
    If it becomes official that Frank Haith is leaving Miami for Missouri, does Mike Jarvis become a candidate? Why not? Update: Especially since UM prez Donna Shalala and Jarvis got to know each other back in the 90s when Shalala......
  • FAU waiting, watching as conferences reshape themselves

     
    Official word should come this week about what teams are joining the Big East, and thus creating holes in other conferences, mainly Con-USA. If Central Florida has indeed been invited to joint the Big East, it does create an......
  • 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......
  • Upton, Davidson And Hungry UConn Field Hockey Team Want Another Title

    Upton, Davidson And Hungry UConn Field Hockey Team Want Another Title
    On that magical Sunday in Norfolk,Va., last November, Roisin Upton talked about fatigue and the cold and wind. The UConn field hockey team had gone 100 minutes a few nights earlier, with little substitution, to outlast North Carolina in an overtime...
  • DePaul women out to build upon Sweet 16 success

     DePaul women out to build upon Sweet 16 success
    Jessica January came to DePaul in 2013 from suburban Minneapolis with an impressive array of athletic and classroom credentials. She was an all-state guard who had taken her Richfield High School basketball team to the state tournament for the first...
  • Pac-12 is benefiting the most from craziness of new playoff system

    A wise man wrote last July, "The BCS was a torture chamber to the Pac-12 and the league should rejoice its death." Wait, that was me! The first playoff season is off to a beautiful-mess start, with the 12-person selection committee trying to white-...
  • It will be an emotional homecoming for Villanova's Darrun Hilliard, a Liberty High product

    It will be an emotional homecoming for Villanova's Darrun Hilliard, a Liberty High product
    It has been three years and eight months since Darrun Hilliard last blessed the Lehigh Valley with his tremendous basketball skills and determination. He then donned the No. 32 jersey for Liberty High School in the PIAA Class 4A playoffs. When college...
  • Southeastern Conference has a nightmare of a day

    Southeastern Conference has a nightmare of a day
    The Southeastern Conference had a bad day … wait, is it even legal to type those words? The nation’s loudest football congregation was riding high Tuesday when it put three schools in the top four of the first College Football Playoff...
  • DePaul women's soccer putting it all together

     DePaul women's soccer putting it all together
    Erin Chastain could see this coming, bit by bit, since taking over a DePaul women's soccer program that had failed to win a Big East match the season before she became head coach in 2007. "We felt we had a group that could do some things this year,"...
  • Tom Thibodeau right out of Bill Belichick playbook

     Tom Thibodeau right out of Bill Belichick playbook
    Tom Thibodeau grew up in Connecticut a fan of the Patriots, especially favorite player Sam "Bam" Cunningham. But the Bulls coach really turns into a kid again describing the current leader of his boyhood team. "I don't know that there's a better football...
  • Big Ten basketball embracing Maryland, Rutgers

    Next time you're at a bar with a college-hoops-loving crowd, toss up this trivia question: Which Big Ten team has won the most games in the Big Ten-ACC Challenge? Hint: It's not Wisconsin, Michigan State or Illinois. The answer: Maryland, which went...