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  • Flyers In Sixth Consecutive Tournament Appearance

    Flyers In Sixth Consecutive Tournament Appearance
    ALBANY — As UConn was establishing itself as a power in the Big East, Jim Jabir was trying to simply establish Providence as a viable women's basketball program. Jabir had coached at Marquette from 1990 to 1996, leading the team to two NCAA...
  • Michigan State outlasts Louisville in OT to advance to Final Four

    Michigan State outlasts Louisville in OT to advance to Final Four
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Coach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans capped an improbable run to the Final Four with an overtime win. Senior guard Travis Trice scored 17 points and the seventh-seeded Spartans clamped down on defense to pull out...
  • UConn Rallies To Win Opening AAC Baseball Series

    UConn scored three runs in the ninth inning to rally to a 5-3 victory over Tulane on Sunday afternoon in an American Athletic Conference baseball game in New Orleans. The win clinched the first AAC series of the year for the Huskies (17-9, 2-1) and...
  • Basketball built Cohen-Mintz toward hospitality business

    YIFAT, Israel — Couples of all ages are enjoying Valentine's Day desserts and dinners when Uri Cohen-Mintz walks into a restaurant here and takes a seat by the window. He gazes at several patrons and then down at their plates, as if taking mental...
  • Walz Has Louisville Back Again

    There is little doubt Louisville’s Jeff Walz has emerged as one of the best young coaches in women’s college basketball. Consider that Baylor, UConn, Notre Dame, Stanford and Tennessee are the only other programs to have played in regional...
  • New Approach Spurs Louisville Back Into Sweet 16, Facing Dayton

    ALBANY — Two years ago, Shoni Schimmel led the Louisville Cardinals to the NCAA title game. Last year, the Cardinals reached the Elite Eight with an offense that revolved around Schimmel. Louisville won 52 games over two seasons and was a player...
  • Midseason grades for men's lacrosse

    Midseason grades for men's lacrosse
    It's time to hand out midterm grades for the men's college lacrosse season, and two perennial powers in the state are at opposite ends of the spectrum. Maryland's defense earned an A-plus for it's dominant first half, but Johns Hopkins — staring...
  • College athletes routinely sign away rights to be paid for names, images

     College athletes routinely sign away rights to be paid for names, images
    The monetary value of a college athlete's name, image and likeness is being hashed out in court, but many universities have already arrived at a figure: zero. Colleges from the Big Ten to the Mid-American Conference ask or require athletes to sign...
  • Pac-12 forges on with NCAA tournament survivors Arizona, UCLA, Utah

    Pac-12 forges on with NCAA tournament survivors Arizona, UCLA, Utah
    Kaleb Tarczewski, Arizona center, looks at who's left in the NCAA basketball tournament and sees three Pac-12 Conference teams still in play. "It's nice to see some familiar faces," Tarczewski said. Arizona guard Gabe York added: "People are always...
  • Recognizable names winning have NCAA tournament ratings soaring

    Recognizable names winning have NCAA tournament ratings soaring
    Through the first weekend, the NCAA men's basketball tournament is producing large TV numbers, some of the biggest ever. CBS and Turner were beaming about the ratings in a release. Game coverage on CBS won Saturday night's Nielsens and the strong...
  • Lake County grads go head-to-head in national basketball tourney

    Lake County grads go head-to-head in national basketball tourney
    Jordan Johnson and Aarias Austin played each other in high school, each a starting guard for their respective Waukegan and Warren basketball teams. Last Friday night, they went head-to-head again, this time in the semifinals of the National Junior...