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  • Temple advances to NIT semifinals

    Temple advances to NIT semifinals
    PHILADELPHIA — The students chanted "M-S-G!" and Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York" blared from the loudspeakers after Temple's victory over Louisiana Tech in the NIT quarterfinals. Quenton DeCosey had 21 points and a career-high 11 rebounds,...
  • Infractions committee member said NCAA 'botched' Todd McNair interview

    Infractions committee member said NCAA 'botched' Todd McNair interview
    A member of the NCAA infractions committee said in a March 2010 email to the group that the organization’s enforcement staff “botched” a key interview with former USC running backs coach Todd McNair. Eleanor Myers, a Temple...
  • ODU defense key against Murray State in NIT quarterfinal

    Defense is Old Dominion's calling card, so it seems fitting that the Monarchs' ability to stop people again will be tested in the final step of their New York quest. ODU faces one of the nation's better offensive teams, Murray State, 7 p.m. Wednesday at...
  • CUSA preview: 5 conference games to watch in 2015

    CUSA preview: 5 conference games to watch in 2015
    It seems that Conference USA is always in a state of flux. There is plenty excitement surrounding the addition of Charlotte to the mix starting in 2015, but that thrill has been abated with the news that UAB is folding its football program. Here are...
  • UCF men's basketball looking to make huge strides next season, Donnie Jones said

    UCF men's basketball looking to make huge strides next season, Donnie Jones said
    With a host of young and inexperienced players on UCF's shallow roster, head coach Donnie Jones knew he was in for a challenging season.  The Knights struggled during their second season in the American Athletic Conference having posted a 12-18 record...
  • UCLA vs. UAB: How they match up in the NCAA tournament

    UCLA vs. UAB: How they match up in the NCAA tournament
    WHO: No. 11 UCLA (21-13) vs. No. 14 Alabama Birmingham (20-15). WHAT: NCAA South regional third-round game, Saturday, 9 a.m. PDT. WHERE: KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Ky. TV: 2; Radio: 570, 1150. UPDATE: The Bruins beat the Blazers in November in the...
  • Saturday's multi-sport local and college roundup: Monarchs again beat No. 8 Rice in baseball

    COLLEGES: Baseball: Old Dominion beat national No. 8 Rice for the second time in two days in Norfolk, holding on for a 9-8 triumph Saturday. The Monarchs (12-7, 3-2 Conference USA) trailed 5-1 but surged in the fourth to go ahead 7-5, thanks in part...
  • Extras, leftovers from NCAA legislation story

    Extras, leftovers from NCAA legislation story
    There was plenty that I didn’t include in Sunday’s story about recent NCAA legislation and its possible effects on local schools and conferences outside the Power 5, largely for space limitations in print and to prevent readers’ eyes...
  • Bruins get the last laugh

    Bruins get the last laugh
    Before the NCAA tournament even started, UCLA was one of the biggest stories. After UCLA's selection, on the CBS broadcast, Doug Gottlieb immediately called the selection "a joke." "It makes no sense," Gottlieb said. For much of the week, UCLA...
  • Sunday's multi-sport college roundup: ODU loses 71-66 at Villanova in WNIT second round; No. 8 Rice edges ODU 5-4 in baseball to avoid three-game sweep

    Colleges: Women's basketball: Old Dominion sophomore Jennie Simms scored 20 of her 29 points in the second half, but the Lady Monarchs lost 71-66 at Villanova in the second round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. Simms also had...
  • Heinicke impresses NFL scouts with arm, athletic ability at ODU's pro day

    Heinicke impresses NFL scouts with arm, athletic ability at ODU's pro day
    NORFOLK — Taylor Heinicke wasn't prepared to say he aced Thursday's portion of his extended job interview. That was left to various members of his support group at Old Dominion's football pro day. The Monarchs' record-setting quarterback and...