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  • Rough road home for Stanford's Falls

    Rough road home for Stanford's Falls
    An injury may spoil Denny Falls’ homecoming. The Stanford senior from Orland Park made the trip to Chicago for the six-team NCAA Championship at Loyola’s Gentile Arena, where the No. 3 seed Cardinal meet No. 6 Erskine Tuesday night in the...
  • College | Volleyball standouts in national tournament

    College | Volleyball standouts in national tournament
    Area players are dotting the rosters of the final six teams in the NCAA Men's Volleyball Tournament, playing out this week at Loyola University in Chicago. The Final Four is Thursday night with the national championship at 7 p.m. Saturday. For the first...
  • After rape investigation, University of Oregon needs to show courage, not crisis management

    These are dark days for Ducks everywhere. It’s been more than a week since University of Oregon officials announced that three basketball players at the center of a rape investigation this spring had been dismissed from the team. If you want the...
  • Billy Donovan has spoken to NBA teams, expects to remain with Gators

     Billy Donovan has spoken to NBA teams, expects to remain with Gators
    GAINESVILLE — UF coach Billy Donovan said he is not going anywhere, even though NBA teams reached out to him recently about their coaching vacancies. Donovan said he has received a few phone calls and engaged in a couple of brief conversations...
  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Gloucester's Burney sparks ODU past ECU; Bruins beat Admirals in OT

    Colleges: Baseball: Gloucester High alum Josiah Burney was 3-for-4 with two runs and the go-ahead two-run double in the eighth as host Old Dominion (21-14, 9-7 Conference USA) beat East Carolina 7-3 to start a three-game series. The Pirates fell...
  • FSU basketball to face Nebraska in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

    FSU basketball to face Nebraska in ACC/Big Ten Challenge
    FSU basketball released several games on its 2014-15 schedule. The Seminoles will host Nebraska on Dec. 1 in the annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge. FSU will also participate in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic and the...
  • Big Ten, Big East to launch basketball series

    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,...
  • Men's lacrosse roundup: Harvard holds on to defeat Princeton, 9-8

    No. 15 Harvard hung on in the last quarter Saturday to beat No. 17 Princeton, 9-8, and earn an Ivy League tournament spot. The Tigers (7-5, 2-3 Ivy) scored first before the host Crimson (8-5, 4-1) got seven straight goals over 17 minutes. Princeton...
  • Living Here: Outdoor activities

    Living Here: Outdoor activities
    Cycling The Peninsula offers many opportunities for cycling enthusiasts. Whether you enjoy group rides, solo jaunts or competitions, Hampton Roads has many opportunities. Courses and trailways in the Tidewater region tend to be flat but are often...
  • Girls hoops blog | Unfamiliar territory for H-F

    Girls hoops blog | Unfamiliar territory for H-F
    One of the least-familiar teams in the area happens to be a consensus choice as one of the best in the state — Homewood-Flossmoor. The Vikings, under the direction of former Bolingbrook coach Tony Smith, played just three of their first 11 games...
  • UConn's Old-Timers Napier, Giffey, Olander Add Class, Maturity To NCAA Tourney

    UConn's Old-Timers Napier, Giffey, Olander Add Class, Maturity To NCAA Tourney
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — In recent years, the NCAA Tournament has seemed at times to be but a short stop on the ever-shorter route from high school to the pros. "Kids all have their bags packed and expect to be in the NBA," said Southern Methodist coach...