| Oct 9, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Former Lyons Township High School lacrosse player Elizabeth Grisko is one of 14 added to the University of Cincinnati roster.
Grisko is a three-time all-conference selection at Lyons, earned all-state honors and was named team MVP as a senior, while...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 7:06 PM
Whew! That's what Virginia Tech fans might say after watching the Hokies edge The Citadel 64-61 Saturday afternoon at Cassell Coliseum.
Adam Smith scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half, and the Hokies survived blowing a nine-point lead to rally...
| Dec 21, 2014
Tommy Amaker is more dreamer than pragmatist. Always has been.
He believed that Mike Krzyzewski, with little more than Chicago toughness, a West Point education and Bob Knight's endorsement, could coach Duke basketball back to national prominence....
| Dec 25, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Mark Wilson just didn't get it. He's the first to admit studying, homework and excelling in the classroom weren't anywhere near the top of his agenda in his early high school days at Phoebus.
That was the old Wilson. Now, as the redshirt freshman...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 2:07 PM
About three days before Christmas in 2009, Robert Prunty had the long-awaited opportunity of a lifetime arrive in the form of a phone call. He never saw it coming, but truthfully, he wasn’t even looking.
There was a time in Prunty’s life when...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Over the course of the season, The Courant will look back at the coaches and players who were a part of UConn's first national championship team 20 years ago (1994-95 season).
Jamelle Elliott's aspiration was to become an athletic administrator....
| Dec 2, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Tuesday night’s College Football Playoff standings bode well for an easier placement of the ACC’s 11 bowl-eligible teams Sunday, including Virginia Tech.
The key was the CFP selection committee’s ranking the Big Ten’s Michigan...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:43 PM
GREENVILLE, N.C. — Hail, yes!
Can you believe it?
Can you conceive it?
Seriously, I cannot comprehend what I just saw.
And never transcend what I just saw.
In the span of 3 1/2 hours, I just watched the UCF Knights dominate the game and...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Baylor Coach Art Briles took the high road this week, choosing not to lobby for his sixth-ranked team's inclusion in the four-team College Football Playoff.
Briles had that luxury. His university was already on the job, as was the Big 12 Conference....
| Dec 8, 2014
The College Football Playoff selection committee got it right Sunday. The teams and seedings. Precisely at 12:45 p.m., as scheduled, complete with the requisite social media outrage.
Two hours later, with a curious about-face on two teams that were idle...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Anthony Flory insists he's really a nice guy off the field and by all accounts, American Heritage's leading tackler is just that.
But when the 6-foot-2, 230-pound middle linebacker stares across the line of scrimmage, he channels an inner fury that's...