| May 6, 2014
| 4:24 PM
WASHINGTON -- The Big Ten men’s basketball tournament trophy was displayed to the right of where Kevin Anderson was sitting on an occasion that ordinarily would have offered Maryland’s athletic director a chance to imagine the Terps...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Senior forward Adreian Payne poured in a career-high 41 points Thursday afternoon to lead fourth-seeded Michigan State to a 93-78 win over 13th-seeded Delaware in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Payne sank 10 of 15 shots from the field,...
| May 7, 2014
| 6:11 PM
The celebration of the most dramatic triumph in Claire Pollard's relentlessly successful 16 years as Northwestern women's tennis coach included the obligatory dousing with the water bucket.
The difference this time was the coach wasn't the only member...
| May 9, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Seattle’s victory in Super Bowl XLVIII underscored how important it is to have a solid defense, and how a top-shelf defense generally trumps a phenomenal offense.
That philosophy was reflected in the NFL draft Thursday as a record nine defensive...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:05 AM
The Big Ten announced Tuesday that Maryland’s Oct. 18 homecoming football game against Iowa and its Oct. 25 trip to Wisconsin will be broadcast on either ESPN or the Big Ten Network. Both games will be played at noon.
On April 22, the Big Ten...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:15 PM
Six games into Saturday's match against Rolling Meadows' Mack Galvin, St. Charles East senior Jasper Koenen found himself in an unexpected hole.
Koenen trailed 4-2 in the first set but pulled out a 6-4, 6-1 victory against Galvin, the highest-rated...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 3:52 PM
NEW YORK — Kevin Ollie was taking the first steps down a road very few have traveled with success, the hazard-filled, replacing-the-legend road. There at the start was Tom Izzo, who had done it.
"The thing that sticks out to me," Ollie said. "He...
| Mar 21, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. — Long before his current Oscar acclaim, Matthew McConaughey starred in a quirky little film, "Edtv," about a television show that chronicles an average person's life 24/7. The concept would be a miserable failure with Joe Harris,...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 1:29 PM
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Hampton University seniors Alyssa Bennett and Nikki Hamilton have had a simple message to freshman teammate Malia Tate-DeFreitas as she prepares for her first NCAA tournament.
"I feel like she just needs to come out and play...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 9:22 PM
SPOKANE, Wash. — Michigan State advanced to the round of 16 on Saturday but only after going 12 unexpected rounds with middleweight Harvard.
Michigan State, a watch-out No. 4-seeded team in the East Regional that many think can win the national...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 12:11 PM
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Hampton University’s NCAA tournament stay was brief, due to a slow start, missed shots and Michigan State’s size and efficiency.
The fifth-seeded Spartans pulled away in the first half and cruised to a 91-61 win Sunday...