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  • On eve of Hall of Fame induction, Gary Williams still emotional about Maryland career

    On eve of Hall of Fame induction, Gary Williams still emotional about Maryland career
    A few months after Maryland men's basketball star Len Bias died from a cocaine overdose in June 1986, and a few days after Dunbar High coach Bob Wade was named to replace Lefty Driesell as coach, a reporter called Gary Williams to ask whether he would...
  • Women's Hoop Administrators Take Another Look At The Rules

    Here is an update from the NCAA communications office regarding what took place this week at a women’s basketball rules strategy session at the Big 12 Conference office.  Recommendations for experimental rules changes include widening the lane...
  • Cardinals claim LB Williams off waivers

    The Sports Xchange Cardinals claim LB Williams off waivers The Arizona Cardinals picked up linebacker Trevardo Williams off waivers Saturday and cut cornerback Todd Washington. Williams was waived by the Houston Texans on Friday. Williams was a...
  • UConn Men's Basketball Schedule Taking On Little More Shape

    UConn Men's Basketball Schedule Taking On Little More Shape
    It's wall-to-wall football today, with the AAC Media Day underway, so it will be a little while yet before league basketball schedules come out. But UConn has posted some information for season-ticket holders, and games are appearing on opponents'...
  • ECU is Virginia Tech's most intriguing nonconference game

    This week's American Athletic Conference preseason football gathering reinforced two thoughts: The league's annual Newport, R.I., clambake towers above all media days, and East Carolina is Virginia Tech's most intriguing non-conference game. Not the...
  • UConn Women To Meet St. John's In Maggie Dixon Classic

        UConn's non-conference schedule for this season will include another trip to Madison Square Garden to play in the Maggie Dixon Classic.    The Huskies will play St. John's, their former Big East rival, on Jan. 4. The featured matchup will mark the...
  • Commissioner vows to keep former Big East relevant in football

    You have to admire Mike Aresco's spunk. The American Conference commissioner refuses to concede that his football league, once known as the Big East, has been demoted to second class. In trying to inspire his 11-team fraternity at media day in Rhode...
  • ACC Freshman of Year Cannizzaro transfers from Terps lacrosse to Denver

    A Maryland athletics department official confirmed Tuesday that attackman Connor Cannizzaro, who earned Atlantic Coast Conference Freshman of the Year honors this past spring, has transferred to Denver. Denver, which captured the Big East regular-season...
  • UConn Releases Field Hockey Schedule

    UConn, which won the national championship in field hockey last season, announced its schedule for the 2014 season. Here is the release from Storrs: Defending Champs Will Play 17 Regular-Season Games STORRS, Conn. – The University of Connecticut's...
  • Inside the PD: Josh Fortune is planning his next move

    Inside the PD: Josh Fortune is planning his next move
    Former Kecoughtan star Josh Fortune, who started every game in Providence's Big East championship run, is planning his next move after deciding to transfer. Angela Fortune, Josh's mother, said her son will begin taking visits next week. First up will be...
  • Inside the PD: Former K'Tan guard Josh Fortune Colorado bound

    Inside the PD: Former K'Tan guard Josh Fortune Colorado bound
    Kecoughtan graduate Josh Fortune, who helped lead Providence to the Big East Conference championship in March, has decided to transfer to Colorado. Fortune's father, Craig, confirmed Wednesday his son's plan to play for the Buffaloes. Craig Fortune said...