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  • Wednesday night boys scoreboard recap: Bangor won without even playing

     
    With a night off on Wednesday, Bron Holland took his Bangor team to the place where he played college basketball, La Salle, and in Philadelphia the Slaters experienced a night they'll never forget. The Explorers beat No. 9 ranked Butler 54-53 at the...
  • VCU point guard Rodriguez channels coach, leads Rams to Final Four

    Joey Rodriguez, VCU's senior point guard and resident basketball savant, thought the Rams should change defenses this season. "Before this year started, I was telling Coach Smart, 'Hey Coach, we don't need to press as much. Did you see Butler and how...
  • After two seasons on the job, VCU coach already in demand

    After two seasons on the job, VCU coach already in demand
    Rob Brandenberg had four basketball scholarship offers from schools in his native Ohio, plus emerging power Butler. He chose VCU instead. When Anthony Grant resigned as Rams coach two years ago, Joey Rodriguez considered transferring to Division II...
  • VCU players say "we could win it all" at Final Four this weekend

    VCU players say "we could win it all" at Final Four this weekend
    Banners commemorating each of VCU's nine previous NCAA tournament appearances hang from the Siegel Center. Suffice to say, the 10th will be unique and raised amid much fanfare. Question is: Will it be a Final Four or, dare we ponder, national...
  • VCU-Butler: An unfathomable Final Four matchup

    VCU-Butler: An unfathomable Final Four matchup
    If you're still trying to wrap your head around the Final Four of VCU, Butler, Kentucky and Connecticut, get in line. This is like the street-corner sax player collecting a Grammy nomination. It's not that the dude can't play. He can, enough to make...
  • VCU's run reverberates throughout CAA, publicity helps recruiting

    VCU's run reverberates throughout CAA, publicity helps recruiting
    Bruiser Flint has been text messaging with Shaka Smart. Jim Larranaga has been reliving one of his best memories, and Blaine Taylor has wondered, however briefly, 'What if?' VCU's improbable run to the Final Four has stirred emotions throughout the...
  • VCU, Butler bring welcome diversity to basketball's big stage

    VCU, Butler bring welcome diversity to basketball's big stage
    My prognosticator side detests this Final Four. VCU and Butler exited early on my bracket, Kentucky and Connecticut in the regional semifinals. Ditto for 2006 when George Mason intruded. I had the Patriots losing to Michigan State in the first round....
  • 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...
  • 2011 March Madness NCAA Tournament TV schedule

    2011 March Madness NCAA Tournament TV schedule
    The March Madness of the NCAA Tournament is always must-see TV, but navigating the 2011 edition of March Madness requires a roadmap. Thanks to a new TV contract with with CBS and Turner, Thursday and Friday's first-round NCAA Tournament games will be...
  • 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,...