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  • Happy New Year: Battle of Unbeatens at Mackey Arena

    Happy New Year:  Battle of Unbeatens at Mackey Arena
    The only major college contest between unbeaten top 10 teams Friday will be on the hardwood. The meeting between No. 4 Purdue and No. 6 West Virginia could be the game of the day. "The stars have lined up kind of perfectly for this matchup," Purdue...
  • Robinson Leads Husky Men To First Big East Victory Of Season

    Robinson Leads Husky Men To First Big East Victory Of Season
    Great athlete. That's been the book on Stanley Robinson for a long time, well before and all throughout his twisting, sometimes head-scratching, career at UConn. And it wasn't always the compliment it might seem to be, speaking as much to his...
  • True basketball weather invades Owl Country

     
    What the %*#&@ is going on with this freakin??? weather? I woke up and thought I was in Seattle ??? 43 degrees and raining. Yikes. Enough, already. I don't need more northeast style weather to remember why it is......
  • It's coming down to crunch time for Florida's football schools, and this is a huge weekend for visits

    There are three more weekends, counting this one, until National Signing Day, and schools are trying to make that final surge to fill gaps and lure some decisions out of prospects on whom they have been waiting. The big Florida football schools will be...
  • Hornsby opens eyes with Oak Hill stint

    For a guy who thought he'd only be spending about five to eight minutes per game on the floor while wearing the uniform of the nation's most elite prep boys basketball team, this season has been an eye-opening experience for Keith Hornsby. As it turns...
  • UConn Women Crush Villanova For 58th Straight

    UConn Women Crush Villanova For 58th Straight
    Nearly seven years ago, a UConn women's basketball team, one that would win a national title, carried a 70-game unbeaten streak into the Big East championship game at Rutgers. There, the Huskies encountered Villanova — the sports car vs. the...
  • UConn Women Rout Rutgers

    It's never easy against Rutgers, is it? Whether it's a foot or an inch the opponent seeks, let alone a pocket wide enough to slip through, it doesn't come without maximum effort. Never has, probably never will. No. 1 UConn knew this before Tuesday's game...
  • Marquette Edges UConn In Closing Seconds

    Marquette Edges UConn In Closing Seconds
    Jimmy Butler had a game-high 21 points and made the winning jump shot with 2.4 seconds remaining Saturday as unranked Marquette defeated No.19 UConn 70-68 at the XL Center. UConn (13-8, 3-5 Big East) has lost two in a row since its victory last week over...
  • Only ACC certainty is that league is down

    Only ACC certainty is that league is down
    The ACC's weekend included a signature win for Virginia, a squandered opportunity for Virginia Tech, and the conference's alleged best team getting crunched in front of the First Fan. Further confirmation that this season ACC hoops rests on brand and...
  • Men's college lacrosse preview: Div. I capsules

    PROJECTED TOP 4 NCAA SEEDS ++++++++++++++++++++ || Team || Top returning scorer || Also back || Key additions || The Baltimore Sun's take || || || || || || || || || Duke Atlantic Coast Conference (15-4, NCAA tournament semifinals) Coach: John Danowski...
  • UConn Women Can't Afford To Be Off

    UConn Women Can't Afford To Be Off
    When he feels too much emphasis is placed on perfection, UConn coach Geno Auriemma likes to remind his audience of a basic fact. It's not necessary to win them all to win it all. But that doesn't mean winning a game like the top-ranked Huskies' did at...