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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • North Carolina tops Providence in final seconds

    North Carolina forward James Michael McAdoo did all he needed to do at the free-throw line in the waning seconds to break the Providence Friars' hearts. McAdoo hit a free throw with 3.5 seconds left, then grabbed his own rebound after a miss to lift the...
  • Camp, Calhoun And Auriemma Stand Above All Other Coaches

    Camp, Calhoun And Auriemma Stand Above All Other Coaches
    A decade ago, on a bleak March day in 2004, Geno Auriemma sat down in a blue plastic chair inside the gray hallways of Gampel Pavilion and began to chat with the basketball writers who were finishing their day's work. The coach was a month from...
  • Gators, 'Cats early favorites for conference hoops tournaments

    Gators, 'Cats early favorites for conference hoops tournaments
    Florida and Arizona were tabbed early favorites to win their conference basketball tournaments according to one odds maker. Top-ranked Florida comes in as a 2/3 favorite to win the Southeastern Conference tourney according to Bovada. Kentucky (3/1)...
  • Gators early odds on favorite to win NCAA Tournament

    Gators early odds on favorite to win NCAA Tournament
    The Florida Gators are early favorites to win this year's NCAA Tournament according to one gambling line.  The overall top seed is an 11/2 odds on favorite to win it all this season per odds maker Bovada. Florida opens play Thursday afternoon against...
  • 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...
  • Week 7 | Helfgot's 5 games to watch

    Week 7 | Helfgot's 5 games to watch
    No. 7 Bolingbrook at No. 8 Homewood-Flossmoor When: 7:30 p.m. Friday. Records: Bolingbrook 6-0, 4-0 Southwest Suburban; Homewood-Flossmoor 6-0, 4-0. On the offensive Homewood-Flossmoor has one of the most diverse attacks in the area. The Vikings...
  • Ex-Broward players enjoy NCAA spotlight

    Ex-Broward players enjoy NCAA spotlight
    Former Sagemont boys basketball player Vieux Kande can't walk anywhere on the Louisiana-Lafayette campus without someone asking for a photograph. Ex-Blanche Ely guard Dallas Cameron and his Stephen F. Austin teammates had hundreds of people come to...