| Apr 26, 2014
| 11:50 PM
Penn State took the lead in the first minute and never trailed, and an own goal by visiting No. 12 Hofstra led to an 8-7 upset win for the Nittany Lions on Saturday.
The victory gave Penn State a winning record in its last regular season in the Colonial...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The Clippers' conversion from NBA franchise to Doc Rivers Inc. can be traced to the summer night their new coach sat across from their freakishly athletic center at a trendy Japanese restaurant in West Hollywood.
Over albacore tuna and yellowtail sushi,...
| May 4, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Big East visionary Dave Gavitt used to tell colleagues that the Final Four was proof that college basketball knew how to end a season. As for the best way to start it ... not so much.
Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany and his counterpart at the Big East,...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:20 AM
ESPN analyst Mark Dixon took a spin through the 18-team field of the NCAA tournament before joining The Baltimore Sun for this Q&A. The former Johns Hopkins midfielder discussed surprises in the bracket, the debate over the final at-large spot, and 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...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Old Dominion athletic director Wood Selig recently declined the opportunity to play at Alabama in 2015 because the Monarchs’ schedule was full with four non-conference games, the Virginian-Pilot reported.
The Monarchs would have gotten...
| 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...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:59 AM
Three times as many ACC schools excused their coaches this basketball season as reached the NCAA tournament’s Sweet 16. Two more teams from the conference advanced to the National Invitation Tournament semifinals as played in NCAA regional finals....
| Apr 1, 2014
| 2:28 PM
The opportunities to be a college head coach had been there before for longtime Duke assistant Steve Wojciechowski.
“Finding a school that matches who I am as a person and the vision I have for the program is really important,” Wojciechowski...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Breanna Stewart's national profile expanded again Wednesday when she was named to the Wooden All-American Team. She is joined by Notre Dame's Kayla McBride, Baylor's Odyssey Sims, Maryland's Alyssa Thomas and Stanford's Chiney Ogwumike.
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:57 PM
Randy Staats scored five goals and Kevin Rice had a hat trick as No. 8 Syracuse (7-3) beat No. 6 Cornell, 14-9, on Tuesday night.
The Orange got out to a 4-1 lead on goals by Rice and Henry Schoonmaker, but the Big Red (9-2) responded with a 4-0 run...