| Jul 2, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Today could be a huge day in the life of the UCF football program.
The Knights have been stuck in a one-step-forward, two-steps-backward shuffle during the past few years.
They’ve gone from beating Georgia in a bowl game to NCAA probation. They&...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:09 PM
Only incurable seamheads and/or incorrigible gamblers organize NCAA baseball tournament pools, but even if you filled out a bracket purely for entertainment, chances are it's more charred than a burger on the barbie.
Five of the eight national seeds met...
| Jun 10, 2014
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Monday marked the 153rd and final baseball game pitting Virginia and Maryland as ACC rivals. Indeed, it was the last athletic contest of any kind between the schools as league foes.
And no anticlimax here. Rather, winner-to-...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:41 PM
Football recruiting visits are fact-finding missions. They are opportunities for prospective athletes to find out more information about a place they could be spending the next four years of their lives.
Football recruiting visits sometimes, however,...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:53 AM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Maybe it was the magic of the pre-game ceremonies on Senior Night. Maybe it was the lingering magic of shocking Baylor in the Sweet Sixteen last March.
Whatever it was, the words came out of Shoni Schimmel's mouth after...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 8:45 PM
UNCASVILLE — Greatness has no boundaries. Greatness needs no favors.
As the UConn women pulled further and further away from an over-matched No. 3 Louisville women's basketball team on Monday night at Mohegan Sun Arena it grew more and more...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:53 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — There will be no more Saturday nights in March, magical nights at the corner of 33rd Street and Eighth Avenue and the intersection of Ewing and Kemba. For UConn, Syracuse and some other elite basketball schools, there will be no...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:14 AM
STORRS — The last time the UConn basketball team missed the NCAA Tournament in successive years was 1988-1989. Bill Clinton was still governor of Arkansas. The Red Sox were still cursed. And the "Lethal Weapon" sequels had only reached 2, on their...
| Mar 19, 2014
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech basketball boasts a lavish practice complex, committed administration and a five-year stretch in which the Hokies hovered near the top of the ACC. But when measured by the sport's most precious commodity, Tech ranks last...
| Mar 20, 2014
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Forget the bracketologist-in-chief. The sour puss-in-chief said Wednesday he'd pick Michigan State, Louisville, Florida and Arizona to advance to the NCAA Tournament Final Four.
"Those are the four best teams going into the...
| Mar 25, 2014
BLACKSBURG — Whit Babcock said he'd aim high. He said he'd work secretly. He said he would pay. Check, check and extra-large check.
Virginia Tech's introduction Monday of basketball coach Buzz Williams was pizza-fueled — spectators and media...