| Feb 8, 2013
| 9:53 AM
As a child of New York City during the 1960s, Jim Larranaga gazed south and thought ACC basketball the nation’s best. As a Virginia assistant coach during the 1980s, he saw the likes of Michael Jordan, Ralph Sampson, Len Bias, Hawkeye Whitney and...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 9:16 PM
SOUTH BEND -- Every defensive stop. Every drive and bucket. Every spot-up 3-pointer.
With every Notre Dame possession, the gap between women's college basketball's elite and the rest of the pretenders got wider.
The "haves" (Baylor, Notre Dame and...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 8:03 PM
SOUTH BEND -- This one was different.
Comparing back-to-back overtime men's basketball games can be a difficult proposition.
It can be -- but it wasn't Wednesday night.
What happened last Saturday, Notre Dame's five-overtime win over Louisville that...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Text messages from UCF president John Hitt to Big East commissioner Mike Aresco show the school played a role in one of the league’s more surprising expansion moves.
Hitt sent a text message to Aresco about Tulane’s interest in the Big East,...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 6:00 PM
– Since the freshmen are relatively new to the neighborhood, UConn's veterans took time this week to explain what it's like hanging out with Villanova.
To paraphrase: You can knock on its door, but you can't make them come out to play. You can...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 6:43 PM
When the Big East selected Marquette to play UConn twice this season, Golden Eagles coach Terri Mitchell tried to pour herself a glass half full.
This was a magnanimous gesture. An ordinary person, confronted by the possibilities, would have...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:15 AM
Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday put a finer point on a notion he's been pushing this spring: no gambling expansion will happen without comprehensive changes to fix a greatly underfunded government worker pension system.
The Democratic governor also insisted...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Comcast SportsNet and The Comcast Network will broadcast 69 college basketball games this season, beginning on Sunday at 4 with the Midway Basketball Classic on the flight deck of the USS Midway featuring No. 9 ranked Syracuse against No. 20 San Diego...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 4:32 PM
#Why aren't more people talking about "the fiscal cliff"? Because Congress will never let us go over it, that's why. It's the Y2K of looming catastrophes. #In the "The Customer Is Always Wrong" department this weekend we had the Honky......
| May 16, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A handful of TribLocal area softball standouts are seeking a national championship as the postseason begins Friday for Illinois State, DePaul and Notre Dame. ISU …...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 8:24 PM
There are days when playing the UConn women is the most futile endeavor in sports. On those days, the opponent is so overwhelmed, so out of its element, that the game seems over when the bus pulls up to the building.
For an example, we direct your...