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  • Game against Hampton will show if William and Mary learned lesson from 2012

    WILLIAMSBURG — William and Mary could, and arguably should, have beaten Maryland in last season's opener. Coach Jimmye Laycock knew it, as did his staff and players. One super-sized problem: The understandable confidence that the players gleaned...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • With three games left in regular season, William and Mary already in playoff mode

    With three games left in regular season, William and Mary already in playoff mode
    WILLIAMSBURG — Two weeks ago, the prognosis was grim. William and Mary's football team had just lost convincingly at Maine, its worst performance of the season, and an already thorny schedule was about to get cruel and unusual. Now look. Riding...
  • 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...
  • Bypassing Virginia Tech is indefensible

    Bypassing Virginia Tech is indefensible
    Virginia Tech's previous NCAA tournament snubs were debatable. Sunday's was outrageous. UAB and Clemson instead of the Hokies? Please. The 10 selection committee members are supposed to know basketball. They're athletic directors and conference...
  • If wide receivers emerge, W&M could contend nationally this fall

    If wide receivers emerge, W&M could contend nationally this fall
    WILLIAMSBURG — William and Mary's offense is blessed at tailback, solid up front, deep at tight end and experienced at quarterback. The defense boasts all-conference caliber talent along the line, at linebacker and in the secondary. So what's not...
  • Governor's Hoops Classic will be a holiday gift for state basketball fans

    RICHMOND — Gov. Bob McDonnell will never match predecessors Mark Warner and Doug Wilder for impact on sports, but the college basketball initiative he unveiled Wednesday carries exceptional promise for fans in Virginia. The Governor's Holiday Hoops...
  • Offense will determine Monarchs' postseason fate

    Old Dominion's early-February loss at George Mason hardly merited breaking-news alerts or a flurry of on-site tweets. The Monarchs' seniors are 0-4 at Mason, with an average deficit of 18.5 points. But this 62-45 flogging was different. Never to be...