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  • UF's Donovan: Schools should be free to do more to help players

    UF's Donovan: Schools should be free to do more to help players
    UF coach Billy Donovan says schools should be free to do more to help players beyond the cost of a full scholarship. Speaking two days before the Gators' Final Four matchup with Connecticut, Donovan said a lot has changed since he played in the 1987...
  • 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...
  • Softball | Providence on the defensive for conference tilts

    Softball | Providence on the defensive for conference tilts
    Providence softball coach Jay Biesterfeld is eyeing a key stretch in his team's schedule that might provide a midseason spark. The Celtics defeated Romeoville 8-2 and Fenwick 5-1 last week but lost also 9-6 to the Friars. Biesterfeld should get a good...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Illini to play in Jimmy V Classic

    Illini to play in Jimmy V Classic
    Illinois will play Villanova in the Jimmy V Classic on Dec. 9 at Madison Square Garden. The Illini replace Maryland, which had a scheduling conflict and will now play in the non-conference showcase in 2016. The game precedes an anticipated showdown...
  • William and Mary's Stimson built immense track and field legacy

    William and Mary's Stimson built immense track and field legacy
    WILLIAMSBURG — Dan Stimson sat in the motorized wheelchair that's his home for most of his waking hours these days and discussed coaching, his mountainous career at William and Mary and the reasons behind his pending retirement. "The hardest...
  • College lacrosse roundup: Kavanaugh, No. 5 Notre Dame top Ohio State, 13-7

    Matt Kavanaugh tied a single-game school record with seven goals to power No. 5 Notre Dame past host Ohio State, 13-7, on Tuesday in men's lacrosse. The game was delayed a half-hour because of snow. The Fighting Irish (4-2) fell behind 1-0 to the...
  • KML Scores Triple-Double In Huskies' Win Over St. Joseph's

     KML Scores Triple-Double In Huskies' Win Over St. Joseph's
    STORRS — By most accounts, this has been a most frustrating season for Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, UConn's junior sharpshooter. She hurt her elbow in November and missed eight games. She came down with mononucleosis in February and missed four more....
  • Quinnipiac Set To Face Providence In East Regional; Union-Vermont Opens Friday Doubleheader At Webster Bank Arena

    The Quinnipiac hockey team, the No. 2 seed in the East Regional, begins NCAA Tournament play Friday against No. 3 Providence at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport. The Bobcats are making their third NCAA Tournament appearance and second in a row, having...
  • Women's Sweet 16 Team Previews

    The regional finals of the NCAA Division I women's basketball tournament will be played this weekend in Lincoln, Neb., South Bend, Ind., Palo Alto, Calif., and Louisville, Ky. Here's a look at how the brackets break down. LINCOLN UConn: The Huskies will...