| Dec 29, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Two years ago, Virginia Tech closed an unsatisfying 7-6 football season with a come-from-behind home victory over Virginia and an overtime Russell Athletic Bowl conquest of Rutgers.
Much the same transpired this year. The Hokies rallied past Virginia...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Geno Auriemma is literally on top of the world of women’s college basketball following Saturday’s win over SMU at the XL Center.
The victory, UConn’s eighth straight, made Auriemma the all-time leader in winning percentage in the...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 1:53 PM
HARTFORD — Geno Auriemma is literally on top of the women's college basketball world following Saturday's win over SMU at the XL Center.
The victory, UConn's eighth straight, made Auriemma the all-time leader in winning percentage in the history...
| 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 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 26, 2014
| 9:08 AM
A funny thing happened on the way to oblivion – actually three funny things: Cincinnati was back in its old grind-it-out mold, took San Diego State to overtime and won, 71-62. They couldn't sustain it, though, losing to Virginia Commonwealth two...
| 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....