| Nov 5, 2014
| 12:05 AM
The past few days haven't been good for Indiana men's basketball coach Tom Crean. In fact, this whole calendar year has been fraught with off-the-court incidents that have caused a firestorm in Bloomington, Ind., for the former Marquette coach.
| Nov 5, 2014
| 9:15 AM
DePaul freshman Alexa Ben of Schaumburg has been named the Big East's soccer rookie of the year.
The 5-foot Ben and her team have both played big this fall.
Ben had nine goals and 10 assists as the No. 7 Blue Demons (15-0-3), picked for fourth in...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 7:14 PM
Erin Chastain could see this coming, bit by bit, since taking over a DePaul women's soccer program that had failed to win a Big East match the season before she became head coach in 2007.
"We felt we had a group that could do some things this year,"...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:20 PM
The Sports Xchange
ACC media day: Virginia still overshadowed
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- There are so many nice things being said about the Virginia men's basketball team that the Cavaliers could be mistaken for the preseason favorites in the Atlantic Coast...
| Oct 28, 2014
VILLANOVA — Villanova coach Jay Wright needs senior captain Darrun Hilliard to do something he has not done during his time on the Main Line: speak up.
The Liberty High graduate has steadily improved from freshman contributor to co-Big East most...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 4:44 PM
BLACKSBURG — Buzz Williams has learned over the years sometimes less is more, especially when it comes to practice time. He's not about to change that philosophy in his new work environment at Virginia Tech.
Though the NCAA started allowing...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Marquette University redshirt freshman soccer player Jack Alberts, a Hinsdale native who attended Fenwick High School in Oak Park, scored the first two college goals of his career recently and they both ended up being game-winners.
And he was rewarded...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Pembroke Pines Charter guard Haanif Cheatham favored Marquette throughout his recruitment, and his feelings were only fortified during his final official visit there last weekend.
Friday afternoon, sitting between his mother and high school coach for...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Mere weeks after becoming Virginia Tech’s athletic director, Whit Babcock fired the Hokies’ basketball coach and hired a replacement with more NCAA tournament victories in six seasons than Tech has in its history.
But no matter how...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:06 PM
Times change, attitudes change and — sometimes, but not always — the nicknames of sports teams change along with them.
The U.S. Patent Office's decision to cancel six federal trademark registrations the Redskins own on the grounds that the...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:18 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — As a much-anticipated federal court trial began Monday, the walls that for decades have separated college athletes from the riches of a multibillion-dollar sports enterprise began to show some cracks.
The occasion was the opening...