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  • Boxer Franchon Crews wins Police Athletic League middleweight title

    Boxer Franchon Crews wins Police Athletic League middleweight title
    Boxing Crews wins Police Athletic League middleweight title Franchon Crews of Baltimore captured the National Police Athletic League middleweight championship Saturday in Oxnard, Calif., winning by technical knockout in the second round against former...
  • History eludes W&M yet again in CAA final loss to Delaware

    BALTIMORE — They were superb, resilient and wildly entertaining. But after more than two hours of March theater that careened from dramatic to agonizing and back again, William and Mary's basketball players and coaches were crushed. Again. The...
  • Picking U.Va. to make Final Four amid ACC-Atlantic 10 spat

     Picking U.Va. to make Final Four amid ACC-Atlantic 10 spat
    Mike Krzyzewski is fond of referring to the basketball gods, seemingly mystical forces that produce irresistible storylines and results, especially in March. Well, when the gods punch the clock for the opening week of the NCAA tournament, here's hoping...
  • ACC-Big Ten Challenge headlines Wednesday basketball buffet

    ACC-Big Ten Challenge headlines Wednesday basketball buffet
    Virginia, William and Mary and Old Dominion reunite with former conference rivals, while Virginia Tech encounters the nation's No. 3 scorer, making Wednesday's area college basketball banquet quite enticing. Start with the Hokies, 4-2 under first-year...
  • Virginia Beach arena could be magnet for college sports

     Virginia Beach arena could be magnet for college sports
    Hampton Coliseum and Norfolk Scope, our region's largest arenas, are functional at best. They are old, unappealing and lack prevailing amenities. A chairback seat, box of popcorn and supersized soda for the rank-and-file? Sure. A well-appointed suite,...
  • ODU's 'gutty response' produces OT victory over Georgia State

    NORFOLK — Old Dominion tamed VCU’s press, solved Richmond’s matchup zones and survived LSU’s size. Wednesday’s home game against Georgia State offered a drastically different challenge: The nation’s highest-scoring...
  • VCU begins adjusting to loss of 'dominant' Briante Weber

    VCU's national basketball rise is rooted in the players. Jamie Skeen, Joey Rodriguez and Bradford Burgess. Brandon Rozzell, Juvonte Reddic and Rob Brandenberg. Darius Theus, Treveon Graham and Briante Weber. Coach Shaka Smart and his staff assembled...
  • Virginia unfazed by VCU pressure in emphatic road victory

    RICHMOND — The highest-ranked team ever to grace the Siegel Center played like it Saturday afternoon. Fierce on defense, fearless on offense, poised at every turn. OK, so Virginia matched its season-high with 16 turnovers and defended poorly on...
  • State's top basketball teams hurting as postseason beckons

     State's top basketball teams hurting as postseason beckons
    As Hampton Roads auditions its weather for Winter Olympics consideration — speedskating on Lake Maury? Alpine skiing at Mount Trashmore? — we welcome you to the walking-wounded stage of the state's college basketball regular season....
  • VCU the most improbable Final Four team ever

    VCU the most improbable Final Four team ever
    Call the roll of Final Four gate-crashers. Butler. George Mason. Penn. Indiana State. Recount their upsets, harrowing finishes and, yes, miracles. None matches VCU. Virginia Commonwealth University for the basketball-impaired. The Rams on Sunday...
  • Butler playing for much more than just itself

    Butler playing for much more than just itself
    HOUSTON — Richmond and Cleveland State were the 1980s pioneers, charming and obscure underdogs who crashed the NCAA basketball tournament's Sweet 16. Loyola Marymount, Rhode Island and Gonzaga went a step beyond during the '90s, reaching the...