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  • On The Fly: Game Within The Game At NCAAs

    Wisconsin will play in the regional final Saturday against Arizona so sophomore forward Nigel Hayes and his teammates can continue their obsession with the stenographers who transcribe quotes from press conferences and hand them out to media on deadline....
  • Lehigh's Tim Kempton, Lafayette's Dan Trist earn all-district basketball honors

    Lehigh's Tim Kempton, Lafayette's Dan Trist earn all-district basketball honors
    Lehigh sophomore Tim Kempton and Lafayette senior Dan Trist have been named to the NABC All-District team. Kempton, the Patriot League player of the year, was named to the first team. It's the sixth time in seven years a Mountain Hawk has been named...
  • Midseason grades for men's lacrosse

    Midseason grades for men's lacrosse
    It's time to hand out midterm grades for the men's college lacrosse season, and two perennial powers in the state are at opposite ends of the spectrum. Maryland's defense earned an A-plus for it's dominant first half, but Johns Hopkins — staring...
  • Pac-12 forges on with NCAA tournament survivors Arizona, UCLA, Utah

    Pac-12 forges on with NCAA tournament survivors Arizona, UCLA, Utah
    Kaleb Tarczewski, Arizona center, looks at who's left in the NCAA basketball tournament and sees three Pac-12 Conference teams still in play. "It's nice to see some familiar faces," Tarczewski said. Arizona guard Gabe York added: "People are always...
  • NCAA Tournament is pure March Madness for all the wrong reasons

    NCAA Tournament is pure March Madness for all the wrong reasons
    Joey Ptasinski didn't enjoy the 200-mile trip to American last month. The Lafayette shooting guard didn't like missing six of the nine 3-pointers he took during that game and hates losing. But what made the trek to Washington, D.C. unfavorable was that...
  • NCAA tournament Week 1 is hardly garden-variety as seeds get scattered

    This year's NCAA field was not trimmed, from 68 to 16, as much as it was hacked with garden shears. The East saw its top seedlings turned into compost. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: NCAA tournament: In the March 23 Sports section, a column about Week 1...
  • Recognizable names winning have NCAA tournament ratings soaring

    Recognizable names winning have NCAA tournament ratings soaring
    Through the first weekend, the NCAA men's basketball tournament is producing large TV numbers, some of the biggest ever. CBS and Turner were beaming about the ratings in a release. Game coverage on CBS won Saturday night's Nielsens and the strong...
  • The unsung heroes of the NCAA tournament

     The unsung heroes of the NCAA tournament
    Their job is to make the head coach look good. And to leave opposing players in tears. When the brackets are revealed on Selection Sunday, the players celebrate. Parents make travel plans. Head coaches knock out media responsibilities. The assistants in...
  • Five regional semifinalists sweet, but ACC needs to end Final Four drought

    Five regional semifinalists sweet, but ACC needs to end Final Four drought
    Absent remarkable stamina, a forgiving boss, Dan Patrick’s man cave and Jerry Lucas’ memory, absorbing the NCAA tournament’s 48-games-in-four days opening salvo borders on impossible. You simply need some time to process it all before...
  • Looking Ahead To The Sweet 16

    A few storylines before the Sweet 16 games begin later this week: Kentucky (36-0) needs four wins to become the first undefeated champion since Indiana in 1976. Next up in the Midwest Regional semifinal is West Virginia, another team that will come right...
  • Nola to face major league hitters Friday

    Nola to face major league hitters Friday
    Aaron Nola, the Phillies first-round pick last June, will make his debut against major league hitters Friday when he faces the Yankees in a Grapefruit League game in Clearwater. … Chuck Bednarik "epitomized what the word sacrifice is all about; not...