| Mar 28, 2011
| 7:26 PM
If you're still trying to wrap your head around the Final Four of VCU, Butler, Kentucky and Connecticut, get in line.
This is like the street-corner sax player collecting a Grammy nomination. It's not that the dude can't play. He can, enough to make...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 2:09 PM
College football "super conferences" would be a disservice to fans, problematic to govern and risky financial ventures.
That's not the view of an aging keyboard jockey clinging to his vinyl copy of "Exile on Main St." That's the opinion of a former...
| Mar 10, 2013
Old Dominion wasn't going to win the Colonial Athletic Association basketball tournament. The Monarchs weren't going to salvage the strangest, and one of the worst, seasons in program history with a magical three-day run in Richmond.
Jim Corrigan isn'...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 4:45 PM
My prognosticator side detests this Final Four. VCU and Butler exited early on my bracket, Kentucky and Connecticut in the regional semifinals.
Ditto for 2006 when George Mason intruded. I had the Patriots losing to Michigan State in the first round....
| Oct 26, 2011
| 4:48 PM
Notre Dame and the ACC talked in 2003, and their discussions ended amicably and predictably — the school passed on all-sports membership in the name of its storied football independence.
Eight years later, in the wake of radical conference...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 7:00 PM
Jontel Evans' defensive aim is blessedly simple: Be a pest.
Hedges and switches? Slides and double-teams? Evans leaves the nuances to his coach, Tony Bennett.
The combination is blending perfectly this season, never more so than Saturday night, when...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 9:58 PM
Paupers ruled state college basketball last season. While princes Virginia and Virginia Tech watched from afar, a record five teams from the commonwealth — Hampton, Old Dominion, Richmond, George Mason and, most famously, VCU — made the NCAA...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 5:17 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
The winningest coach in college football history is once again a man who turned a blind eye to little boys being raped.
Shame, shame, shame on the NCAA for settling a lawsuit Friday filed by Pennsylvania...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 5:48 PM
Big-time college football never seemed farther away from Connecticut than on Monday night.
The inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship was held in the same Texas Taj Mahal where UConn won its fourth NCAA basketball championship last...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 5:26 PM
STORRS — This is the kind of accusation that can damage a college football program. It is a father's accusation that can damage a coach's reputation and his ability to recruit the sons of other fathers.
It is an accusation that UConn coach Bob...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 6:59 PM
STORRS — A funny thing happened to Breanna Stewart on her way to winning four national championships and the final 125 games of her college career.
The other teams decided to beat her up.
They decided to get physical with college basketball's...