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  • Magic invite Seth Curry, 3 others to camp

    Magic invite Seth Curry, 3 others to camp
    The Magic will bring shooting guard Seth Curry, point guard Peyton Siva, power forward Kadeem Batts and shooting guard Drew Crawford to training camp. None of them are expected to make the Magic's roster. Some of them are expected to be sent to the...
  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: No. 13 CNU improves to 10-0 with two women's volleyball victories

    Colleges: Women’s volleyball: Christopher Newport, ranked 13th in NCAA Division III, improved to 10-0 Friday with two wins in the CNU Invitational. Hannah Miller showed why she is the reigning American Volleyball Coaches Association national D-...
  • Former PC Star, New England Legend Marvin Barnes Dies

    Marvin Barnes, one of the greatest basketball players to come out of New England, died Monday in Providence. He was 62. Barnes, nicknamed "Bad News" for his off-the-court troubles, which included substance abuse and brushes with the law, later played...
  • Let's Go To The Video: NFL, Ravens Handled Rice Case Horribly

    Let's Go To The Video: NFL, Ravens Handled Rice Case Horribly
    NEW YORK — The video, not some great and enduring principle, led the Baltimore Ravens to cut Ray Rice on Monday. The video, certainly not moral fiber or a sage's wisdom, led NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to suspend the running back indefinitely....
  • Hurricanes, Gators to renew hoops rivalry this season

    Hurricanes, Gators to renew hoops rivalry this season
    The Hurricanes and Gators won't meet on the football field this season, but the two will renew at least one rivalry this year.  Some of the details are still being ironed out, but Miami confirmed on Thursday that the two schools will have a home-and-...
  • Napier Leads A Category That He Really Shouldn't

    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Although Shabazz Napier's achievement — leading UConn in scoring, assists and rebounding — is unique and impressive, it's not ideal. Coach Kevin Ollie is not shy about reminding his big men that rebounding should be...
  • Providence takes Big East title over Creighton

    Providence Friars coach Ed Cooley had a gut feeling that playing zone against the best 3-point shooting team in the country might just work in the Big East Conference tournament championship. He was right. Providence worked the zone to near perfection,...
  • 'Canes headed to Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational

    Miami's basketball team will be spending a few days in New York this season.  The school announced Wednesday it has accepted an invitation for the Hurricanes to play in this year's Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Classic at the Barclays Center.  Miami is one...
  • 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...
  • Wednesday's local college basketball roundup: Apprentice men, women close gym with wins; No. 16 Wesley men stifle No. 14 CNU

    Jay Melendez had a career-high 31 points and career-high-tying 17 rebounds Wednesday as Apprentice improved to 9-6 by defeating Maine-Fort Kent 89-74 in the final game in the Builders' current gym. Johnnie Ferebee added 20 points, and Jamal Curry had...
  • 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...