| May 20, 2012
| 5:21 PM
It didn't take long after the announcement of the new bowl deal between the Southeastern Conference and Big 12 on Friday before people began talking about the death of college football as we know it.
The Big Four, as many are calling it, features the...
| May 31, 2012
In 1993, four Atlantic 10 Conference teams advanced in the NCAA tournament. Eleven years later, the league's Xavier and Saint Joseph's were a victory away from the Final Four.
As exceptional as those seasons were, commissioner Bernadette McGlade believes...
| Aug 9, 2012
Rookie Old Dominion strutted into Colonial Athletic Association football last season and promptly earned a national playoff bid in the Championship Subdivision's most rugged conference. Wednesday the CAA formally introduced two new members capable of...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 3:23 PM
During Final Four week, Colonial Athletic Association commissioner Tom Yeager and other principals forcefully denied a CBSSports.com report that league basketball powers VCU and George Mason might move to the Atlantic 10.
Less than a month later, some...
| May 6, 2012
Old Dominion, through no fault of its own, is in a jam, and don't let anyone con you otherwise. The Monarchs can remain in a conference many believe is on life-support, or join a league of scattered wannabes that requires a premature upgrade to the...
| Oct 25, 2012
RICHMOND — The only Virginia basketball program of the last 15 years to advance in consecutive NCAA tournaments is poised to sustain that excellence in 2012-13.
"Any time we take the floor, we believe we can win," VCU coach Shaka Smart said...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 3:09 PM
No conference excels at men's basketball and Championship Subdivision football like the Colonial Athletic Association. None. Moreover, from commissioner Tom Yeager down, the league teems with bright, engaging and honorable people.
Those are among the...
| May 9, 2012
Just when you thought it was safe to break out the sunscreen, shag bag and patio furniture. Just as you finalized plans to vacation at the beach, ballpark or fishing hole.
Along comes conference realignment chatter. Again. So much for a relaxing spring...
| Feb 28, 2013
RICHMOND — Spike Lee strolled into a VCU basketball practice last week. The renowned filmmaker, hoops maven and Reggie Miller foil was speaking on campus and wanted to check out coach Shaka Smart's Rams.
"All of a sudden it went from a good...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 6:56 PM
If you're a Phillies or Eagles fan, you know the voice of Dan Baker, the longtime PA announcer for both teams going back to the days when they shared a home at Veterans Stadium.
What you may not know is that Baker had also been the radio voice of the...
| Mar 10, 2013
SUNDAY'S MEN'S TV HIGHLIGHTS
|| Virginia Commonwealth@Temple || 13, 9Noon ||
|| Wisconsin@Penn State || BIGTENNoon ||
|| Big South Final: Liberty vs. Ch. South. || ESPN2Noon ||
|| Illinois@Ohio State || ESPN12:30 ||
|| M. Valley...