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  • Mississippi State, FSU, Auburn, Oregon top latest College Football Playoff rankings

    Mississippi State, FSU, Auburn, Oregon top latest College Football Playoff rankings
    The top three spots remained unchanged in this week’s College Football Playoff rankings, but Oregon moved up to claim the No. 4 spot. Mississippi State (8-0) remained the top team for the second straight week despite a close win over unranked...
  • UCF football captains look to pull team out of post-UConn slump

    UCF football captains look to pull team out of post-UConn slump
    Senior receiver Josh Reese knew it would take more than the influence of the recently elected team captains to pull UCF football out of its bye week slump following a disappointing loss to UConn Nov. 1. Sitting in a team meeting room among one of the...
  • Hampton University women's basketball preview

    COACH: David Six (6th season, 127-35). OPENER: Nov. 16 at Northwestern. 5 GAMES TO WATCH: Nov. 25 vs. Washington State. Home opener against Pac-12 team. Dec. 8 vs. Morgan State. MEAC home opener. Dec. 17 vs. South Carolina. No. 2 Gamecocks highest-...
  • Did FSU deserve to drop in the College Football Playoff rankings?

    Did FSU deserve to drop in the College Football Playoff rankings?
     It was only going to be a matter of time before we had our first shocking moment of the new College Football Playoff rankings Separation Saturday was expected to shake things up among the remaining one-loss teams in contention for the Final Four, but...
  • Saturday's local interest college basketball roundup: Hokies escape Citadel; VCU's long-range shooting stumps Cincinnati

    Whew! That's what Virginia Tech fans might say after watching the Hokies edge The Citadel 64-61 Saturday afternoon at Cassell Coliseum. Adam Smith scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half, and the Hokies survived blowing a nine-point lead to rally...
  • UConn Women's Insider: Once Again, Geno's Team Seems Unstoppable

    UConn Women's Insider: Once Again, Geno's Team Seems Unstoppable
    On the morning of the American Athletic Conference's media day in New York last month, the league's 11 coaches sat for a discussion on the state of women's basketball. They passed two hand microphones back and forth in an orderly fashion. This was their...
  • AAC Women's Preview Capsules: UConn In Familiar Spot

    AAC Women's Preview Capsules: UConn In Familiar Spot
    In predicted order of finish: UCONN Last year: 40-0, NCAA champion Coach: Geno Auriemma, 30th season Top players: F Breanna Stewart, Jr.; G Moriah Jefferson, Jr.; F Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, Sr. Keep an eye on: The Huskies are poised to win their third...
  • AAC Men's Preview Capsules: UConn, SMU Cream Of Crop

    AAC Men's Preview Capsules: UConn, SMU Cream Of Crop
    In predicted order of finish: UCONN Last year: 32-8, NCAA champion Coach: Kevin Ollie, third season Top players: G Ryan Boatright, Sr.; G Rodney Purvis, So.; C Amida Brimah, So. Keep an eye on: Freshman Daniel Hamilton, an elite recruit, will be...
  • HU women land good recruiting class

    Unprecedented success, exposure, connections and hard work landed Hampton University women’s hoops its best recruiting class in coach David Six’s tenure. The Lady Pirates, winners of the past five Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference titles,...
  • Polar opposite seasons for efficient Duke, mistake-prone Virginia Tech

      Turnovers, penalties and missed field goals often deflate teams and derail seasons. Ditto opponents’ sacks and long plays. One glance at those numbers reveals why Duke is 8-1 and Virginia Tech 4-5 entering their game Saturday at Wallace Wade...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 1/17 log (updated Friday AM)

    4 a.m.    Golf: Abu Dhabi Championship third round.--Golf 8:30 a.m.    Highlights: North Carolina basketball.--MASN 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News and nnpstv.com).--NNPS 9:55 a.m.   ...