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  • 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...
  • Sunday's multi-sport college and local roundup: ODU field hockey loses regular-season finale, 5-1 to No. 1 North Carolina

    Field hockey: Emily Harting scored on a penalty stroke for Old Dominion, but the 17th-ranked Lady Monarchs’ five-game win streak ended with a 5-1 loss to No. 1 North Carolina. Harting’s goal five minutes before halftime gave ODU the lead....
  • Regional Digest: Eric Campbell To Speak At Baseball Dinner

    Eric Campbell To SpeakAt World Series Club New York Mets first baseman Eric Campbell will be the guest at the World Series Club of Hartford County dinner Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 83 South Road in West Hartford. Campbell, a native of New London,...
  • Friday's 11/7 local schedule (updated Thursday PM)

    COLLEGES Men’s basketball Penn State Greater Allegheny Tipoff (in McKeesport, Pa.): Apprentice vs. Pitt-Titusville, 4 Kent State-Tuscarawas at Penn State Greater Allegheny, 8 Exhibition: California (Pa.) at VCU, 7 Women’s volleyball Delaware...
  • High School Legends series | Johnny Lattner: Johnny Fenwick

    High School Legends series | Johnny Lattner: Johnny Fenwick
    Editor's note: This is the second in a series on high school sports legends with roots in Chicago and the surrounding area. Johnny Lattner doesn't have a reason to leave. The boys usually show up around 11 a.m., or whenever the doors of Doc Ryan's...
  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: U.Va. women shut out UNC in ACC soccer semifinal

    COLLEGES: Women's soccer: ACC: Virginia advanced to the ACC tournament final in Greensboro, N.C., with a 2-0 victory over North Carolina, thanks to goals by Makenzy Doniak and Morgan Reuther. The Cavaliers (18-1), ranked fourth nationally and...
  • Week 11 football bits: More to Providence than Hunniford, Boykin

    Week 11 football bits: More to Providence than Hunniford, Boykin
    Obscured by Justin Hunniford's incredible 39-to-1 touchdown-to-interception ratio and the Division I credentials of receivers Miles Boykin (Notre Dame) and Nate Vejvoda (Iowa) has been the amount of difference-makers on Providence's roster. A Hunniford-...
  • On The Fly: Looking For A Diversion From NFL?

    On The Fly: Looking For A Diversion From NFL?
    Let us assume, for a moment, and frankly this isn't a big stretch, that the Jets will lose to the Steelers and the Giants will be sliced up in Seattle. The Patriots are not playing Sunday. So what's a sports fan to do? Go local, we say. The other...
  • UConn Field Hockey Team Wins Big East Title For Third Year

    Field Hockey UConn defeated Temple 4-1 in Providence to win the Big East tournament title for the third consecutive year. Rose Upton, the Big East defensive player of the year, was named the tournament's most outstanding player. With the win, the...