| 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...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:27 PM
BLACKSBURG – Judging from Buzz Williams' path to big-time Division I men's basketball coaching jobs, Virginia Tech athletic director Whit Babcock may have gotten the scrapper and fighter he was seeking.
Williams was introduced Monday evening...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 3:00 PM
"Saturday Night Live" cast members Cecily Strong and Aidy Bryant came up through the all-female improv team Virgin Daiquiri at iO, which says something about this group's ability to attract and hone talent.
You can catch its Wednesday-...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Miami is the outlier of Virginia’s three remaining regular-season basketball games. The Hurricanes have no credible NCAA tournament hopes, no unique cause to inspire their fans. They are the only ACC team to lose to Virginia Tech — twice at...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:50 PM
Host Mount St. Mary's pulled to within four goals of No. 8 Virginia, but a 4-0 run in the fourth quarter by the undefeated Cavaliers sealed a 14-6 win Tuesday.
Mark Cockerton had a career-high and game-high seven goals for Virginia (4-0). Mike Fields...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:13 AM
UConn sent out the following press release today on former soccer standout Jossimar Sanchez, who has signed with the New England Revolution ...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Former UConn men’s soccer standout Jossimar Sanchez has reached an...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:16 PM
I've played or reported on lacrosse for much of my life, and some things have stuck with me.
Here are just a few things that I — and other lovers of the game — look forward to each week:
We love wall ball, hammering skills until...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The weather has forced the Northwestern women’s lacrosse team to move a second straight game out of Evanston to an indoor facility.
The No. 4 Wildcats (3-0) will meet No. 12 Notre Dame (2-2) at the Lake Barrington Field House Wednesday at 8:30 p....
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:08 PM
STORRS — Jim Calhoun remembers meeting Niels Giffey at Gampel Pavilion in the spring of 2012, disquieting days for the UConn basketball program.
Players were leaving for the NBA, which was one thing. Others were transferring.
"I remember Niels...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:46 AM
History says that two ACC teams likely will land in Raleigh for the NCAA basketball tournament’s opening weekend. But as selection committee chairman Ron Wellman indirectly reminded this week, new bracketing principles could bring that number to...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 10:45 PM
Nikko Pontrello scored the game-winning goal 19 seconds into overtime, and No. 14 Loyola Maryland beat No. 12 Penn State, 12-11, on Saturday in a game that was moved indoors to Holuba Hall because of last week's snowstorm.
The host Nittany Lions (1-1)...