| Nov 29, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Tennessee's Derek Reese and Willie Carmichael III don't get to come home very often. That's why this week's Orlando Classic college basketball tournament has been an extra special trip for the two Orlando-area products.
"I think it's a great experience,...
| 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 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,"...
| 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...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 5:36 AM
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference comes off of an excellent season in which it produced a top-shelf champ — North Carolina Central — and a successful relocation of the conference tournament, to Norfolk. N.C....
| Nov 8, 2014
| 10:41 AM
COACH: Buzz Williams (1st season at Tech; 153-86 overall in career).
OPENER: Nov. 14 against Maryland-Eastern Shore
5 GAMES TO WATCH: Dec. 30 at West Virginia. In what might be the toughest game on a non-conference slate that will do...
| Nov 12, 2014
BLACKSBURG — Let's start with Buzz Williams' compulsive letter-writing and tortured penmanship.
No, let's go with the coaching style that borders on "inhumane."
But we must mention his heartwarming outreach to children and abiding reverence...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 5:55 AM
With just nine players under contract and plenty of roster spots to fill, Orlando City's name will come up in a lot of rumors ahead of the January transfer window.
Add this one to the list: A report out of England has linked the Lions to England under-...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...