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  • Virginia well-prepared for NCAA tournament rhythms

    To reach the Sweet 16, make the Final Four and hoist a national championship trophy, a college basketball team must discover its inner Madison Bumgarner. The task: Perform at peak level against elite opposition on darn little rest. Such are the NCAA...
  • Sports TV and radio: Wednesday's 3/4 log (updated Tuesday AM)

    1 p.m.    Basketball: ACC women’s first round: Wake Forest vs. Boston College.--CSN 1 p.m.    Exhibition baseball: Philadelphia at N.Y. Yankees.--MLB Net. 2 p.m.    Soccer: Women’s Algarve Cup: U.S. vs. Norway (in Portugal).--FS1 2:40 p....
  • Hilliard, Villanova streaking toward No. 1 seed

    Hilliard, Villanova streaking toward No. 1 seed
    OMAHA, Neb. -- Now that Villanova has made it 2 for 2 in winning regular-season championships in the “new” Big East, the Wildcats have some more goals in mind as they head into March. Of course, Wildcats coach Jay Wright will tell you that...
  • UConn Women Close Regular Season, Squeak By USF, 88-65

    UConn Women Close Regular Season, Squeak By USF, 88-65
    TAMPA, Fla. – Back in the day, as Geno Auriemma would say, UConn's regular season always ended with a crescendo. There was Notre Dame, until the Irish left the Big East. Then there was Louisville, until the Cardinals bolted the American Athletic...
  • NBA Behind Him, Family Life Brings Rip Hamilton Back Home

    NBA Behind Him, Family Life Brings Rip Hamilton Back Home
    Richard "Rip" Hamilton's youngest son, 4-year-old Parker, has a pretty good handle with the basketball, and can and will take his father to the cup every now and then. Hamilton, the former UConn All-American, NCAA and NBA champion who officially...
  • Villanova beats Xavier 78-66 for its 10th straight win

    Villanova beats Xavier 78-66 for its 10th straight win
    CINCINNATI — Kris Jenkins' back-to-back 3-pointers started a late run that rallied No. 6 Villanova to its 10th straight victory on Saturday, 78-66 over Xavier. The Wildcats (27-2, 14-2 Big East) made five 3s — their specialty —...
  • Rip Hamilton, One Of UConn's Best Players Ever, Retires From NBA

    Rip Hamilton, One Of UConn's Best Players Ever, Retires From NBA
    Richard Hamilton, who won an NCAA title with UConn and an NBA title with the Detroit Pistons, officially announced his retirement Thursday. Hamilton has not played since being waived by the Bulls in the summer of 2013. He announced his decision on ESPN'...
  • On The Fly: Rip Hamilton Officially Retiring From NBA

    On The Fly: Rip Hamilton Officially Retiring From NBA
    R ichard Hamilton officially retired Thursday. Rip helped lead UConn to its first men's basketball national title in 1999 as the Huskies beat Duke, 77-74. He was the Final Four MVP and had a game-high 27 points in the title game. He was the Big East...
  • DePaul unable to keep No. 7 Villanova down

    DePaul unable to keep No. 7 Villanova down
    Billy Garrett clenched his fists as a hearty "Yeah!" escaped his lips for all of Allstate Arena to hear. The 6-foot-6 sophomore guard understandably was elated with the 3-pointer he had just made Saturday to give DePaul a seven-point lead against No....
  • Berlin's Marzi Signs With Yankees

    Anthony Marzi, who pitched UConn into the NCAA tournament with a memorable complete game against Notre Dame in 2013, went undrafted after his senior season, but he signed with the Yankees on Saturday and will report to spring training on March 6. "I...
  • Ollie Rips Huskies For Lackluster Performance In Cincinnati

    Ollie Rips Huskies For Lackluster Performance In Cincinnati
    CINCINNATI — Only a few weeks ago, on Dec. 18, UConn played well enough in a 10-point loss to Duke, at the time ranked second in the country, for coach Mike Krzyzewski to say that the Huskies "played like the championship program they are." The...