| Nov 11, 2013
College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon 2013 TV schedule: More than 24 hours of basketball is in store across ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU beginning Monday, Nov. 11, as the College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon ushers in the season. The schedule features 16 men’s games...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 4:18 PM
It goes all the way back to the 1930s, when Lana Turner’s road to stardom began because a Hollywood heavyweight spotted her at a soda counter in a Sunset Boulevard restaurant. Sometimes it just helps for a girl to be in the right place at the...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:24 AM
Wake Forest’s 1955 NCAA baseball championship was the fledgling ACC’s third national title of any variety, following Maryland’s in football (1953) and men’s lacrosse (’55). Conference teams have since won 134 national...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 12:35 PM
As its 20-1 record and 16-game winning streak suggests, the Warren softball team is having tremendous success this spring.
But the fact is, the current Blue Devils' elite performances are being matched by their predecessors at the next level …...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 9:25 PM
CLEVELAND — The evisceration seems to happen out of nowhere with little warning or little regard for opponents' safety.
Like a ninja overpowering its foe with successive slashes and combinations, Notre Dame's offense has had bursts of pure...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 9:30 AM
Kentucky still has a shot at history. Tom Izzo has Michigan State on another deep March run. Former mid-major monsters Gonzaga and Wichita State are still going strong.
OK, so maybe we won't get to see another celebratory fall by Georgia State's Ron...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 6:04 AM
CLEVELAND — After Notre Dame defeated Butler to advance to the Sweet 16, Notre Dame coach Mike Brey made some time to grieve.
The Irish coach took Sunday to fly down to Orlando to be with his family after his mom, Betty, died on Saturday. The...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 7:04 PM
CLEVELAND — The blessing of being the son of an Olympic athlete meant Mike Brey grew up in a house where excellence wasn't requested from his mother, Lehighton High School graduate Betty Mullen Brey, but required.
It brought its own sense of...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 1:11 PM
Bradley hired Brian Wardle as its men's basketball head coach on March 27, five days after firing Geno Ford.
The 35-year-old Willowbrook native is a 1997 graduate of Hinsdale Central and is the Red Devils' all-time leading scorer (1,632), while...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 5:30 PM
Only two days have passed since Duke was crowned the NCAA tournament champions. But that's old news now. It's already time to think about next season.
Wisconsin, the tournament's runner-up, doesn't make our early preseason top 10 and Duke is at the...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 4:41 PM
Nothing but net
It's March, so there is Madness. Even with all that's going on around the region, the state, the nation and the world, this is the time of year when so much seems to take a back seat to basketball.
Three teams from our commonwealth...