| Apr 10, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Two of the hottest men's volleyball teams in the country square off Friday night at the Bren Events Center, when No. 6-ranked UC Irvine plays host to No. 4-ranked Stanford at 7 p.m.
Coach David Kniffin's Anteaters (17-9, 14-8 in the Mountain Pacific...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:20 AM
The Maryland women’s basketball team’s run to the Final Four triggered bonuses topping $100,000 for head coach Brenda Frese.
The Terps upset top-seeded Tennessee and recorded three other NCAA tournament victories to advance to their first...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 7:27 PM
In this column that appeared in The Courant on March 16, 2014 - after UConn's loss to Louisville in the AAC tournament final - columnist Jeff Jacobs went out on a limb. Read on!
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The basketball ended up in Montrezl Harrell's...
| Apr 12, 2014
And so I walk. ... "Color me not convinced. Call me the Doubting Pitino if you want, but I'll carry this banner from the state Capitol to Gampel Pavilion if UConn wins the national championship."
Those are the 30 words that got me into trouble. Those...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 1:24 AM
Kayla Treanor scored a career-high seven goals and host No. 3 Syracuse upset top-ranked North Carolina, 12-9, on Saturday.
The win is the second ever for the Orange (13-1, 5-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) against the top team in the nation and ties...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 5:57 PM
HARTFORD — The city celebrated the UConn men's and women's basketball teams' national championships Sunday with a victory parade through downtown, and it was one of the biggest parties Hartford has ever seen.
An estimated 200,000 people lined...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:46 AM
The American Athletic Conference basketball tournament is coming to Orlando.
The Central Florida Sports Commission will announce a deal to bring the American Athletic Conference tournament to the Amway Center in 2016 and 2017, according to sources...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:00 PM
HARTFORD — One day after the city drew more than 200,000 for the UConn dual championship celebration, Hartford scored another college basketball triumph.
The American Athletic Conference announced Monday it will play its men's basketball...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
During a media session prior to the February 2009 Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin pointed at me and said, "You owe me for getting you a week's vacation in Tampa."
Tomlin was right. Sort of....
| Apr 17, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Paige Hanson, a senior attacker on the national champion North Carolina lacrosse team, was honored earlier this month as one of the NCAA's Elite 89 Award winners with a trip to the NCAA men's basketball Final Four and a Bruce Springsteen concert.
| Feb 16, 2014
NORFOLK — No women's college basketball program rules its conference like Hampton does the Mid-Eastern Athletic. Not Baylor, Stanford or Tennessee. Not even Connecticut.
This is not to suggest that the Lady Pirates rate with those national-caliber...