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  • UM announces non-conference hoops schedule

    With nine promising newcomers, including transfers Angel Rodriguez and Sheldon McClellan, expectations are high for Miami's basketball team, which leaves for a basketball tour of Spain later this month.  Thursday, the school announced its non-conference...
  • Despite Measly Resources, Toner Built Powerful UConn Empire

    Despite Measly Resources, Toner Built Powerful UConn Empire
    John Toner got UConn into the Big East. He hired Jim Calhoun. He hired Geno Auriemma. There. In 16 words, Connecticut can embrace the width and breadth of John Toner's contributions to the sports history of our state. They are, by any definition,...
  • UConn Releases Field Hockey Schedule

    UConn, which won the national championship in field hockey last season, announced its schedule for the 2014 season. Here is the release from Storrs: Defending Champs Will Play 17 Regular-Season Games STORRS, Conn. – The University of Connecticut's...
  • Inside the PD: Former K'Tan guard Josh Fortune Colorado bound

    Inside the PD: Former K'Tan guard Josh Fortune Colorado bound
    Kecoughtan graduate Josh Fortune, who helped lead Providence to the Big East Conference championship in March, has decided to transfer to Colorado. Fortune's father, Craig, confirmed Wednesday his son's plan to play for the Buffaloes. Craig Fortune said...
  • Despite graduation losses, Bux-Mont field hockey, girls soccer teams optimistic

    FIELD HOCKEY A memorable 2013 season ended in sudden-death overtime in the PIAA 2A quarterfinals for Upper Perkiomen, marking the close of marvelous careers for some of the best players to ever wear Tribe uniforms. Casey Umstead, now at the University...
  • Atlantic 10 taking basketball tournament to Pittsburgh, Washington, D.C.

    The Atlantic 10 will stage its 2017 men’s basketball tournament in Pittsburgh and the 2018 edition in Washington, D.C., furthering the conference’s major-market branding of its flagship sport. Commissioner Bernadette McGlade announced the...
  • On An Oppressive Day, Friends Pace Each Other Through New Haven Road Race

    On An Oppressive Day, Friends Pace Each Other Through New Haven Road Race
    NEW HAVEN — After Amy Hastings caught up to her training partner Molly Huddle around the third mile of the Faxon Law New Haven 20K Road Race, the two Olympians and friends from Providence were happy to have each other's company during the grueling...
  • Calvert Hall's Drew Edwards commits to Providence

    Calvert Hall's Drew Edwards commits to Providence
    Three impressive varsity seasons at Calvert Hall and several standout summer sessions with Maryland 3D on the Amateur Athletic Union circuit led to many scholarship offers and a “really tough decision” for Drew Edwards. The 6-foot-3, 175-...
  • Meet the new College Football Playoff committee

    Meet the 13 members of the new College Football Playoff selection committee: Jeff Long The Buzz: He's the first chairman of the new selection committee and it's his job to announce the group's top 25 rankings on ESPN every Tuesday. His 35 years of...
  • Oak Ridge forward Alex Owens picks Providence over UCF, Missouri

    Oak Ridge forward Alex Owens picks Providence over UCF, Missouri
    Powerful Oak Ridge basketball forward Alex Owens committed to Providence College after visiting the Rhode Island campus and attending the Friars PC Elite Camp last weekend. The 6-foot-8, 240-pound senior originally pledged to sign with UCF after...
  • Kevin Ollie Recruiting Like A Champ

    Kevin Ollie Recruiting Like A Champ
    NEW YORK — A year ago, Steve Enoch of Norwalk was a relatively unknown basketball prospect — even within Connecticut. "I worked hard all last summer," Enoch was saying Friday morning as he and other top recruits were gathering in the Bronx...