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  • Loyola women's lacrosse beat Navy, win second straight Patriot League tournament

    Loyola Maryland's women's lacrosse seniors have kept pace with the high standard they set for themselves as freshmen, winning their third tournament championship in four years Sunday with a 14-9 victory over Navy in the Patriot League final. Sparked...
  • Men's lacrosse roundup: Towson rallies but falls to Drexel, 11-10

    Men's lacrosse roundup: Towson rallies but falls to Drexel, 11-10
    Drexel took a two-goal lead with 4 minutes, 10 seconds left and held off a rally to upset No. 16 Towson, 11-10, on Saturday in men's lacrosse. The host Tigers (9-5, 3-2 Colonial Athletic Association) trailed 7-2 at halftime and rallied in the second...
  • On The Fly: Nets Aren't Ready To Be Counted Out

     On The Fly: Nets Aren't Ready To Be Counted Out
    The Nets weren't going to exit the NBA playoffs with a whimper, though pics showing about 14 people in the Barclays Center just before the start of their playoff game Saturday made the rounds on Twitter and indicated their fans were ready to move on....
  • Janney, Lis, Pagliaro, Kuczo To Receive Gold Keys

    Former NHL player Craig Janney, former Killingly High and Providence basketball standout Tracy Lis, former Derby High and Yale running back John Pagliaro and longtime FCIAC official John Kuczo will be honored with Gold Keys at the 74th Gold Key Dinner...
  • On The Fly: Kris Dunn Puts NBA On Hold, Stays At Providence

    Kris Dunn of New London has a bright NBA future. It just won't start this year. Dunn will return to Providence College for his junior year, even though he figured to land in the middle of the first round in this year's NBA draft. Dunn, a 6-foot-3 point...
  • UConn, Syracuse To Renew Football Rivalry

    UConn, Syracuse To Renew Football Rivalry
    UConn confirmed Friday that a football home-and-home series with Syracuse is being finalized. "It's been in the works for a while," athletic department spokesman Mike Enright said. The series will bring the Orange, members of the Atlantic Coast...
  • Women's lacrosse Player of the Week (April 23): Katherine Finkelston, Connecticut

    Women's lacrosse Player of the Week (April 23): Katherine Finkelston, Connecticut
    Leonardtown, Md., junior, attacker The Leonardtown graduate sparked one of the biggest upsets of the season when she scored four goals to rally the Huskies from an 8-1 halftime deficit to an 11-10 Big East Conference win over then-No. 8 Florida for...
  • Players of the Week

    Matt Kavanagh, Notre Dame, junior Rockville Centre, N.Y., attackman Kavanagh continued to demonstrate why he is a leading candidate to be named a finalist for the Tewaaraton Award, which is given to the top collegiate player in the country. The 5-foot-...
  • Kevin Ollie Wouldn't Be First UConn Coach To Pull Quick Exit

    Kevin Ollie Wouldn't Be First UConn Coach To Pull Quick Exit
    From The Courant Archives: Were UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie to leave Storrs for the NBA he wouldn't be the first coach of a major Husky program to catch players and fans off guard. Here's a look back at how The Courant told the story when the...
  • After 22 years off, Terps and Hoyas on schedule for next two

    Shortly after Mark Turgeon took over at Maryland in 2011, he called John Thompson III at Georgetown. Turgeon wanted the Terps to play the Hoyas for the first time in years, but knew it would be some time before his team would be on the same level as...
  • Big Ten, Big East matchups set for Gavitt Tipoff

    Big Ten, Big East matchups set for Gavitt Tipoff
    The Big East and Big Ten conferences announced matchups on Wednesday for the inaugural Gavitt Tipoff games next season. Illinois will play at Providence on Nov. 18, the first meeting since the 2003-04 season. DePaul heads to Penn State on Nov. 17 with a...