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  • Loss to Butler stings, but VCU run is still incredible

    Loss to Butler stings, but VCU run is still incredible
    His team's unprecedented NCAA tournament march halted, its national championship hopes dashed, VCU coach Shaka Smart searched for context. The assignment was tougher than any history exam he encountered in college. The Rams had just lost to Butler 70-62...
  • Finale Built Brick By Brick

    Sure, it was a rock fight. Yet to focus on the rock is to miss the fact that the UConn Huskies moved a mountain over 28 glorious days. Sure, the game was ugly to the eye. Yet defense is beautiful to the soul to a man who Tuesday sounded like he has no...
  • Road to NFL has been bumpy for Ravens' draftee Tandon Doss

    Road to NFL has been bumpy for Ravens' draftee Tandon Doss
    When Billy Lynch first realized that Tandon Doss might allow his promising football career to implode, the Indiana assistant coach did not call the wide receiver into his office or even grab him by the facemask and stare him in the eyes. Lynch took Doss,...
  • UConn Defeats Kentucky To Reach Title Game

    UConn Defeats Kentucky To Reach Title Game
    Every game in this march toward history isn't going to be fine art. Every opponent isn't going to fall to the breathtaking drives of Kemba Walker or the effortless grace of Jeremy Lamb. So there was UConn down the stretch against Kentucky Saturday night,...
  • UConn Men Face Butler For National Title Monday Night

    UConn Men Face Butler For National Title Monday Night
    The season will end Monday night. The 41st game in this remarkable run will be the last. There is just another two-plus hours, 40 minutes of game time, for the 2010-11 Huskies to scramble around the court with the joy and passion that has defined a...
  • Three For Calhoun In The Blink Of An Eye

    Three For Calhoun In The Blink Of An Eye
    HOUSTON — In one of those simple, brilliant leads that occasionally grace the sports pages, Courant beat writer Michael Arace sent 17 words back to Connecticut from St. Petersburg, Fla., on March 29, 1999. "The UConn Huskies won the national...
  • UConn Beats Butler For Third National Title

    UConn Beats Butler For Third National Title
    Somewhere along the line, disbelief was met by something that felt like design, and so in the minutes before midnight Monday at Reliant Stadium, Kemba Walker strolled across the court, kicking up streamers that had fallen from high above, and offered...
  • For VCU, disappointing loss does not spoil magical run

    Season-ending locker rooms are often grim, full of tears, anger and frustration. Not so VCU's after the Rams' 70-62 loss to Butler in Saturday's Final Four semifinals. Of course, players were disappointed. Their national-championship dreams were over,...
  • Butler playing for much more than just itself

    Butler playing for much more than just itself
    HOUSTON — Richmond and Cleveland State were the 1980s pioneers, charming and obscure underdogs who crashed the NCAA basketball tournament's Sweet 16. Loyola Marymount, Rhode Island and Gonzaga went a step beyond during the '90s, reaching the...
  • Bad NCAA title game is part of the Bulls' good future

    Bad NCAA title game is part of the Bulls' good future
    UConn and Butler gave us such a regrettable basketball game that it’s a shock it didn’t involve a Big Ten team. To think, I missed Kirstie Alley plopping on her “Dancing With The Stars’’ partner for that?   But here’s...
  • UConn takes its embattled coach on "sweet ride" to NCAA title

    UConn takes its embattled coach on "sweet ride"  to NCAA title
    HOUSTON — Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun lost his sister-in-law and college roommate this basketball season. Recruiting violations tarnished his Hall of Fame resume. His players were his refuge, and Monday night they provided the ultimate comfort:...