| Dec 12, 2014
| 8:38 PM
Dan Monson is the basketball coach at Long Beach State, but he still fields phone calls from athletic directors and coaches around the nation wanting to know about Gonzaga.
Or, more specifically, how have the Bulldogs done it?
How did Gonzaga pivot...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 9:58 PM
UFC 181 takes place Saturday night in Las Vegas. It is one of the biggest UFC events of the year, headlined by a pair of major title fights. In the main event, UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks (16-2) defends his title against Robbie Lawler (24-...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Numerous Maryland natives populate the Terps football roster and are set to participate in the Foster Farms Bowl Dec. 30 against Stanford.
Several others will participate in bowl games for Navy, West Virginia and Penn State.
Here is a look at other...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:06 PM
UCLA hasn't had the toughest nonconference men's basketball schedule in recent years, but that is changing.
The Bruins announced Wednesday they added a sixth brand name to their early 2014-15 schedule — perennial West Coast Conference power...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Coach: Victor Floyd
Last year: 3-8
Top players: LB-FB Trey Davis (Sr., 6-1, 200), OL-DL Marcus Bryant (Jr., 6-1, 245), QB Cameron Stroud (Jr., 5-11, 170), RB Matthew Tillman (Sr., 5-9, 175), WR Lamar Phillips (Jr., 6-4, 185)
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:39 PM
The rallying cry in West Coast Conference basketball?
Same as usual: Break up Gonzaga.
Gonzaga men's and women's teams swept the conference regular-season championships and are heavy favorites to repeat in the WCC postseason tournament as it begins...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 9:25 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Arms waving and legs churning, the Arizona Wildcats are racing back into the Sweet 16.
Overwhelming Gonzaga with its contest-everything defense, Arizona looked very much like the top seed in the West, blowing out the Bulldogs, 84-61, on...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:45 AM
More top prospects fell on Sunday, as the NCAA tournament wrapped up the first weekend of play.
The Kansas Jayhawks were defeated by the Stanford Cardinal, 60-57, knocking freshmen Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid out of the tournament.
| Mar 26, 2012
— The Notre Dame women's basketball team sent a quick message to its wannabe Cinderella opponent in Sunday's NCAA tournament game at PNC Arena: Glass slippers are for fairy tales, not for the Sweet 16.
The top-seeded Irish bullied their way through...
| Apr 5, 2011
HOUSTON — In one of those simple, brilliant leads that occasionally grace the sports pages, Courant beat writer Michael Arace sent 17 words back to Connecticut from St. Petersburg, Fla., on March 29, 1999.
"The UConn Huskies won the national...
| Apr 3, 2011
| 2:37 PM
HOUSTON — Richmond and Cleveland State were the 1980s pioneers, charming and obscure underdogs who crashed the NCAA basketball tournament's Sweet 16.
Loyola Marymount, Rhode Island and Gonzaga went a step beyond during the '90s, reaching the...