| 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 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...
| 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...
| May 16, 2012
RICHMOND — Weddings aren't complete without heartwarming and/or amusing tales of the couple's courtship. Who asked who? First-date faux pas. Proposal anxiety. Did he go to Jared?
Unless you're VCU and the Atlantic 10. Their nuptials Tuesday were...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 8:22 PM
Prior to Indiana's NCAA tournament game against New Mexico State, Tom Crean tried to keep his players from looking to far ahead. He understands the Hoosiers have a chance to make something special happen this post-season, but doesn't want the players...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 6:51 PM
Just like the NFL wouldn't be the same without betting lines, the NCAA men's basketball tournament wouldn't be "March Madness" without its beloved brackets.
And the brackets are also fuel for the TV and radio sports community, allowing them in 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...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 7:58 PM
As suspected, Virginia was comfortably in the NCAA tournament field. The Cavaliers' opening game Friday against two-time national champion Florida in Omaha, Neb., will not approach comfortable.
"They have elite talent," Virginia coach Tony Bennett said...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Every year around this time, college basketball's elite teams prepare to make their march on history.
There will be your favorites — Indiana, Duke, Michigan — and some of the usual suspects — Michigan State, Louisville, Florida....