| Dec 27, 2010
| 7:25 PM
Time will tell if Russell Turner is the genuine basketball coaching star some identify in the former NBA assistant who also cut his coaching teeth at Stanford and Wake Forest.
But now a dozen games into his first season at the helm of the UC Irvine men'...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 3:37 PM
Urban Meyer was talking about Saturday's bowl game, but he could have been talking about the Gators' quarterback position for the future.
It's to be determined.
The three-quarterback system that has been successful at times and woeful at others will...
| Jan 1, 2011
Everything seemed to be breaking right for the Terps. Until, suddenly, it wasn't.
Maryland's men basketball players, led by Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year Greivis Vasquez, sat on folding chairs in their tiny dressing room at Spokane (Wash.)...
| Jan 1, 2011
When I began covering college women's lacrosse, Maryland owned the sport. The Terrapins were in the process of winning seven straight NCAA championships and I watched them win the last five, including a thrilling 14-13 overtime win against Georgetown in...
| Dec 31, 2010
You would be hard-pressed to find anyone in town who had a bigger news year than Costa Mesa City Councilman Jim Righeimer. The former Planning Commission chairman went toe-to-toe with the police union, which smeared his name on...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 12:46 PM
The good and bad — yin and yang, if you prefer — of college football's just-completed postseason. As viewed through predominantly ACC-colored bifocals.
Good: Auburn defensive tackle Nick Fairley and running back Michael Dyer were electric...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 11:49 AM
Virginia Tech's basketball team returned to campus about 3 a.m., Friday. Behind the Hokies was Thursday's wrenching loss at North Carolina. Ahead was Saturday's home date with Wake Forest.
The good news: Class is not in session. Hello, sack time.
| Jan 15, 2011
| 3:02 PM
If Duke's basketball team regains its swagger after stumbling at Florida State last week, Virginia will deserve an assist.
The Cavaliers led the Blue Devils early in the second half Saturday when center Assane Sene committed his fourth foul, forcing...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 6:48 PM
The inevitable cannibalization within Colonial Athletic Association basketball began Wednesday night.
Inevitable because with five teams among the nation's top 100 according to CollegeRPI.com, and a sixth at No. 110, the league's bullies had to start...
| Jan 29, 2011
| 10:44 AM
Virginia Tech and Miami entered the ACC together in the spring of 2004. The merger hinged not on basketball, or volleyball, cross country or tennis for that matter.
No, ACC expansion was about one sport, the cash-cow sport — football.
| Oct 30, 2010
| 4:54 PM
Contrary to what you might think, Saturday wasn't the best day that Old Dominion special teams coordinator Michael Zyskowski ever had.
"I'm going to say no, because there are some things we need to clean up," Zyskowski said in the happy Monarch blue...