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  • Preview: Rhode Island at Providence

    Providence's fast start and rare appearance in the national polls are a distant memory. Losers of three straight, the Friars get another crack at a local foe when they host Rhode Island on Wednesday in the 127th meeting. After a road loss at No. 1...
  • Boys basketball| Fenwick tops rival Oak Park-River Forest in Elite Classic

    Boys basketball| Fenwick tops rival Oak Park-River Forest in Elite Classic
    The battle of Oak Park was waged in Chicago, and both student sections at the UIC Pavilion were filled. Oak Park-River Forest overcame an early 13-point deficit to wipe out all but one point of Fenwick's lead at the Chicago Elite Classic on Friday,...
  • UConn-Notre Dame: The Perfect Match

     On Friday, ESPN announced next year’s UConn-Notre Dame game, the last in the current two-year series between the national powerhouses, would be the cable network’s featured “Jimmy V Women’s Classic.”    The game will be...
  • UMBC men's soccer advances to College Cup after defeating Creighton in penalty-kick shootout

    UMBC men's soccer advances to College Cup after defeating Creighton in penalty-kick shootout
    Extending an amazing streak of defensive excellence Friday night, the UMBC men's soccer team is going to a place it has never before been. Winning their fourth consecutive road game, the Retrievers secured the first of fourth berths in the NCAA Division...
  • ESPN To Highlight Next Year's Powerhouse Matchup

    ESPN To Highlight Next Year's Powerhouse Matchup
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — On Friday, ESPN announced next year's UConn-Notre Dame game, the last in the current two-year series between the national powerhouses, would be the cable network's featured "Jimmy V Women's Classic." The game will be played in...
  • Maryland-Baltimore County advances in NCAA with shootout win

    The Sports Xchange By Steve Beideck, The Sports Xchange Maryland-Baltimore County advances in NCAA with shootout win OMAHA, Neb. -- Extending an amazing streak of defensive excellence Friday night, the Maryland-Baltimore County men's soccer team is...
  • Preview: Providence at Boston College

    Providence and Boston College were charter members when the Big East Conference formed in 1979 and despite BC departing for the ACC in 2005, the rivalry remains intact. The Friars on Friday try to bounce back from their first loss of the season when...
  • U.Va., Duke, Louisville headline early-season ACC basketball

    The ACC failed to win its annual Challenge with the Big Ten for the sixth consecutive year, but led by undefeated Duke, Virginia, Louisville and Miami, there’s much to like about a conference that clearly underperformed last season. Headlined by...
  • UMBC men's soccer looks to keep shutout streak going in Friday's NCAA quarterfinal

    UMBC men's soccer looks to keep shutout streak going in Friday's NCAA quarterfinal
    Practically every men's soccer team talks about pitching a shutout. At UMBC, that's not just lip service. The Retrievers and No. 11 seed Providence are the only teams among the eight quarterfinalists that have yet to surrender a goal to this point of...
  • Kevin Ollie: 'We're Fighting For Our Lives' ... Notes And Quotes From UConn's Practice

    STORRS – The long and short of it after UConn’s practice: It looks like Ryan Boatright will play vs. Yale on Friday night. Rodney Purvis and Omar Calhoun would seem doubtful. Here’s are highlights from Kevin Ollie’s post-practice...
  • Yale Trying To Create Basketball Buzz; UConn Next Big Test

    Yale Trying To Create Basketball Buzz; UConn Next Big Test
    NEW HAVEN — Justin Sears was slightly winded, apologetic when he got to the Yale locker room for an interview. He had sprinted the three blocks or so from Woolsey Hall on Wednesday, and he was excited. "Jimmy Carter was actually speaking," Sears...