| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
LOUISVILLE — There's very little about the American Athletic Conference that is conventional. The strange amalgam of ex-Big East, ex-Conference USA, ex-Atlantic 10 schools going one way, with ACC- and Big Ten-bound schools crossing paths for one...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Loyola Marymount on Wednesday named Mike Dunlap as its new basketball coach, one day after the school announced Max Good's contract would not be renewed after his six-year record of 77-117.
Dunlap, an LMU graduate, becomes the program's 26th men's...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:19 AM
The Pac 12 made a significant internal move Thursday in announcing it has hired West Coast Conference commissioner Jamie Zaninovich to become its deputy commissioner and CEO.
Zaninovich will replace Kevin Weiberg, who has been Pac 12 commissioner...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:55 PM
Mike Tranghese, then commissioner of the Big East, is the first NCAA selection chairman I recall touting non-conference strength of schedule. The year was 2001, and Tranghese’s panel had not only included 16-14 Georgia in the bracket but also seeded...
| Mar 18, 2013
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Middle Tennessee State has one top-100 victory. Virginia boasts eight. The Blue Raiders defeated two teams that made the NCAA tournament. The Cavaliers bested four.
Yet when the NCAA unveiled its 68-team bracket Sunday, Middle...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 8:16 AM
As anyone who even remotely follows college basketball understands, no one knows anything about what will happen in this year’s NCAA tournament. Total crapshoot even for a tournament that’s intended to be a crapshoot.
| Nov 8, 2012
| 11:37 PM
COSTA MESA — In a truly convincing bit of coincidence Thursday night, Vanguard University junior transfer Nicole Ballestero proved that San Diego's loss was, well, a loss for San Diego.
Ballestero, who played the last two seasons at the...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Virginia endured a 26-point beating from Florida in the teams’ opening NCAA basketball tournament game in 2012. Had the new bracketing guidelines that the NCAA unveiled Thursday been in place then, the Cavaliers and Gators would not have met.
| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:50 PM
It would be more dramatic to think of a tennis racquet gathering dust in Natalie Raney's home. But in reality there are no tennis racquets. There isn't even tennis apparel or tennis merchandise there.
To put it simply, when it comes to tennis for Raney:...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Tickets for Kansas State’s nationally-televised men’s basketball game with Gonzaga in the Wichita Wildcat Classic at INTRUST Bank Arena will go on sale to the public on Friday, Sept. 13.
Tickets for the game on Saturday, Dec. 21 will go on...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Beginning in 2011, about three dozen people in Tokyo have been meeting every Sunday morning at 6 a.m. on a mission to scrub down, one by one, the city's grungiest public rest rooms. “By 7:30,” according to an Associated Press reporter who...