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  • U.Va. wins NCAA men's soccer championship in penalty kicks over UCLA

    CARY, N.C. — Veteran Virginia men's soccer coach George Gelnovatch and All-American senior Eric Bird admitted the 2014 Cavaliers were far from the most talented of the school's seven NCAA champions. But all that matters in the moment and history is...
  • Villanova on another level

    Last season,Villanova men's basketball swept its Big 5 games by a record 90 points. Early this month, the Wildcats won by 14 at La Salle. Three days later, they beat Saint Joseph's by twice that much on the Main Line. Yesterday afternoon, once again at...
  • Can't-Miss Field Goals? Brimah Streak On Line Vs. Duke

    Can't-Miss Field Goals? Brimah Streak On Line Vs. Duke
    STORRS — The name Jahlil Okafor jumps off the page and into every UConn fan's cereal bowl this week. But what about Ray Voelkel and Torian Oglesby? Amida Brimah never heard of them. Of course, when UConn beat Duke for the NCAA title in 1999 and...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 12/20 log (updated Friday AM)

    7:40 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Crystal Palace at Manchester City.--NBCSN 9:55 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Manchester United vs. Aston Villa.--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs...
  • College Roundup: Vanguard men's soccer edges Bellevue

    MEN'S SOCCER Vanguard 2, Bellevue 1 (OT) DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — Sophomore Juan Arellano converted an assist from junior Jesus Fregoso in the 105th minute on Monday to propel the Lions into Wednesday's quarterfinals of the NAIA Tournament....
  • 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...
  • UMBC men's soccer remaining calm about offense's sudden ineffectiveness in NCAA tournament

    UMBC men's soccer remaining calm about offense's sudden ineffectiveness in NCAA tournament
    UMBC and No. 11 seed Providence are the only teams left in the Elite Eight of the NCAA Division I tournament that have yet to surrender a goal in regulation and overtime in the postseason. On the flipside, the Retrievers (14-5-4) – who will meet...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...