| Mar 30, 2011
| 1:34 PM
Joey Rodriguez, VCU's senior point guard and resident basketball savant, thought the Rams should change defenses this season.
"Before this year started, I was telling Coach Smart, 'Hey Coach, we don't need to press as much. Did you see Butler and how...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 6:52 PM
Mommas don't let your babies grow up to be … anything but long snappers or holders.
Of course, if that were the case, the world would no longer be in need of football special teams specialists like Kyle Crofoot and his four older brothers....
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Who is Gary Neal and what is he doing dropping 24 on the Heat in game three of the NBA Finals last night? Turns out that he’s a product of the ‘basketball bushes’, playing in lower to mid leagues in Europe for three years after...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 7:58 PM
As suspected, Virginia was comfortably in the NCAA tournament field. The Cavaliers' opening game Friday against two-time national champion Florida in Omaha, Neb., will not approach comfortable.
"They have elite talent," Virginia coach Tony Bennett said...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 6:21 PM
OMAHA, NE - So much for their fancy passing, international flavor, and underdog status as a higher seed.
In a town that screams blue collar values, Purdue mimicked it with a combination of steady defense and timely shooting.
It's why the tenth-seeded...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 11:24 AM
OMAHA, NE - Why make the obvious complicated. Tyshawn Taylor doesn't.
"He's a beast," is the way the Kansas guard answered the simple question of why his teammate with the "0" on the front and the back of his jersey is one of the most productive forwards...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 5:09 PM
OMAHA, NE -Come up with whatever cleaver saying when it comes to the stature of a man.
They all applied on a warm night in the upper midwest, where Purdue was putting the heat on yet another two-seed in this topsy turvy opening week of March Madness. ...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 2:11 PM
The champions of the ACC, Big 12, Pacific 12 and Southeastern Conference are done. As are Duke and Connecticut.
As is my bracket — more on that bloodletting in a moment.
First, some reflections on the NCAA tournament's first weekend and the...
| Dec 15, 2013
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech's 21st consecutive bowl, Wake Forest's regime change and Texas' political theater remind anew of Frank Beamer's remarkable tenure at his alma mater, a fact not lost on the man himself.
Beamer, you see, is exceptionally...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:33 PM
The NBA bills the NBA Development League as its “official minor league,” a place where young players can gain some experience and veteran players coming off injuries can play a few games to get back into basketball shape.
For many NBA teams,...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 8:56 PM
Bobby Frasco is off to Buffalo to play Division I basketball after earning player of the year honors in the Mid-Suburban League East last season.
Danny Thomas is continuing his career at Grinnell College.
Prospect is learning to live without its top...