| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 6:40 PM
The NCAA and its member schools have preached a vision of amateurism whereby young men and women play for the love of the game, not money.
That concept will be put on trial in an Oakland courtroom this week.
A class-action antitrust suit led by former...
| 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...
| 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.
| May 25, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Notre Dame is a battle-tested team, and most importantly, the Fighting Irish has averaged 12 goals per game in its recent six-game winning streak.
Ranked No. 11 in scoring offense and No. 24 in scoring defense, Notre Dame is a different team than the...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:24 AM
Virginia’s basketball program has reached scholarship capacity for next season with the addition of guard Darius Thompson, a transfer from Tennessee.
A 6-foot-5 freshman from Blackman High in Murfreesboro, Tenn., Thompson posted modest numbers...
| 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...
| 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 15, 2014
| 8:02 PM
Virginia’s Akil Mitchell, VCU’s Juvonte Reddic and three Hampton Roads natives — Duke’s Andre Dawkins, Marquette’s Davante Gardner and VMI’s DJ Covington — are set to participate in the...