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  • With VCU's 2011 Final Four run leading way, Rams athletics on rise

     With VCU's 2011 Final Four run leading way, Rams athletics on rise
    RICHMOND — Matt Ball has been connected to VCU for 30 years, and given the duration and diversity of his affiliation — student-athlete, graduate, coach — few can better appreciate and assess the exponential growth of the Rams' sports...
  • Is NCAA baseball madness prelude to ACC's first title since 1955?

    Is NCAA baseball madness prelude to ACC's first title since 1955?
    Only incurable seamheads and/or incorrigible gamblers organize NCAA baseball tournament pools, but even if you filled out a bracket purely for entertainment, chances are it's more charred than a burger on the barbie. Five of the eight national seeds met...
  • History eludes W&M yet again in CAA final loss to Delaware

    BALTIMORE — They were superb, resilient and wildly entertaining. But after more than two hours of March theater that careened from dramatic to agonizing and back again, William and Mary's basketball players and coaches were crushed. Again. The...
  • Central Catholic's '93 state title football team still has strong bonds, great memories

    Bowl games were being shown on some of the TVs at Volpe's Sports Bar in Emmaus on Saturday night, but most of the attention was focused on a couple of screens showing games from 20 years ago. That's where highlights of Central Catholic's 1993 PIAA Class...
  • Picking U.Va. to make Final Four amid ACC-Atlantic 10 spat

     Picking U.Va. to make Final Four amid ACC-Atlantic 10 spat
    Mike Krzyzewski is fond of referring to the basketball gods, seemingly mystical forces that produce irresistible storylines and results, especially in March. Well, when the gods punch the clock for the opening week of the NCAA tournament, here's hoping...
  • Strides aside, Jones wants more from young ODU team

    Strides aside, Jones wants more from young ODU team
    NORFOLK — The Constant Center was nearly vacant late Thursday as Old Dominion coach Jeff Jones leaned back in a chair and took one more exasperated look at the evening's box score. "From where we started," he said, "we've taken big strides. But we...
  • Victory over Delaware would stamp W&M a CAA contender

    WILLIAMSBURG — With rapid ball movement, precise cuts and proper spacing, William and Mary’s offense can make any defense look lost. But the defining sequence of the Tribe’s ode to efficiency Monday was more about raw talent than X&...
  • 'Stuck in neutral,' W&M prepares for JMU

    WILLIAMSBURG — Jared Velasquez's 18 tackles Saturday at Maine were the most by a William and Mary defender in 10 years and triple his previous best. The occasion was nothing to celebrate. "Usually, it's three or four a game, not a lot of action...
  • CAA commissioner Yeager participates in, approves of, NCAA's radical reform

    Tom Yeager has spent the last 12,000-plus days administering college sports. Few, if any, were as encouraging, refreshing and downright revolutionary as Tuesday and Wednesday. The Colonial Athletic Association's commissioner since its 1985 inception,...
  • W&M will have to earn playoff bid Saturday at Richmond

    W&M will have to earn playoff bid Saturday at Richmond
    WILLIAMSBURG — Jimmye Laycock would prefer to have a cushion. He'd like for his William and Mary football team to be locked into the Championship Subdivision playoffs, regardless of how it fares in Saturday's regular-season finale at Richmond. But...
  • Sustained postseason basketball success breeds preseason expectations for VCU

    RICHMOND — From 1981-84, the University of Virginia advanced in four consecutive NCAA basketball tournaments, thanks in large measure to one towering young man: Ralph Sampson. No state program, prior or since, has scaled such heights. VCU just...