| Feb 16, 2012
| 12:32 AM
A sport in which shots fly at up to 105 mph, college lacrosse has developed a reputation for moving glacially on subjects such as installing a shot clock to quicken the pace of play and dealing with falling attendance during championship weekend.
| Feb 20, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Based on Twitter feedback, some fans of George Mason, the Colonial Athletic Association and mid-major basketball are/were none too pleased with the tone of Miami coach Jim Larranaga’s remarks Monday about NCAA tournament worthiness.
| Feb 21, 2012
| 8:07 PM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Twice in last week's game against Rutgers, Scott Martin walked in front of oncoming traffic and stood still.
Both times, an airborne Rutgers player torpedoed his torso. And both times, the thump of the Notre Dame senior's...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 5:52 AM
Miami coach Jim Larranaga was at it again Monday, claiming that this is a down season for “mid-majors.” And once again he cited inaccurate numbers to support his lame case for more “high majors” in the NCAA tournament.
First, as I...
| Mar 7, 2012
Watch for upsets
Todd M. Adams
Three teams are better than everyone else — Kentucky, Syracuse and North Carolina. But they all could get upset.
First is Syracuse, just because of the strength of the Big East. Marquette is a...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 5:42 PM
Bank on another anxious Selection Sunday for ACC and Colonial Athletic Association basketball fans, coaches and players.
Neither conference will match its record qualifiers for the NCAA tournament field – three for the CAA and seven for the ACC....
| Mar 11, 2012
| 1:13 PM
After more than a week of conference championship craziness, finally a bid thief: St. Bonaventure of the Atlantic 10 this afternoon became the first surprise winner of a league tournament to swipe a bid from a bubble team.
The fourth-seeded Bonnies...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 6:30 PM
Exacting revenge on a loss from exactly one week ago, the No. 8 Michigan State Spartans defeated the No. 7 Ohio State Buckeyes, 68-64,to win the Big TenChampionship.
Led by Brandon Wood’s 21-points, the Spartans prevailed in a hotly contested...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 10:50 PM
Darnell Gant shuffled from the locker room to the training room. As low as his spirits were, his head stayed high.
"I'm good. Thank you," Washington's captain said Sunday, moments after the national selection committee decided that Gant would not...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Connecticut defeated Butler in last season’s national championship game. My bracket had the Huskies losing to Bucknell, the Bulldogs to Old Dominion — both one-and-done.
Suffice to say I had no pool winnings to report to the IRS.
| Mar 14, 2012
| 2:56 PM
Maybe this all has been drummed up by the ever-in-search-of-controversy New York Post, but it appears Carmelo Anthony is disgruntled once again. According to an anonymous source, he's upset with the direction of the New York Knicks, wants more input on...