| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Pietro Mennea, 60, an Olympic sprint champion from Italy who held the world record in the 200 meters for 17 years, died Thursday at a hospital in Rome, the Italian Olympic Committee said. The cause was not disclosed.
On Sept. 12, 1979, Mennea, competing...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:37 PM
After returning to Charlottesville at the start of the week from the Czech Republic on a high after helping lead Team USA to a gold medal in the FIBA U19 world championships, Virginia men's basketball coach Tony Bennett was blindsided with a double hit of...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:58 PM
UC Irvine finished eighth in the 2012-13 Division I-AAA Athletic Directors Assn. All-Sports rankings of the 95 Division I schools that do not sponsor football.
UCI was once again the top Big West Conference school in the DI-AAA ADA standings. The...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 3:11 PM
Tom Shields went into the record books last week at the U.S. Open Swimming Championships.
On Wednesday in the Netherlands, he did it again.
The Edison High graduate (2009) set a new U.S. Open meet record with a personal-best time of 51.65 seconds to...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 11:20 PM
Legendary UC Irvine coach Ted Newland will be inducted into the USA Water Polo Hall of Fame April 5 at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center in Irvine.
Newland, in his 39 years as UCI's men's water polo coach (1966-2004), amassed 714 victories and led the...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Coming off an All-America sophomore year, Bria Hartley was primed to take another step forward last season.
“Coming into training camp last September, I'd never seen anyone more ready than she looked,” UConn coach Geno Auriemma said.
| Nov 9, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Capsule looks at the women's basketball teams in the Big East Conference. Teams are listed in predicted order of finish:
Big East Women's Capsules
By John Altavillaemail@example.com |Note: Listed in predicted order of finish
| Jun 20, 2012
| 2:35 PM
It's sure to be a swim down memory lane for Steve West.
The Huntington Beach resident is headed for Omaha this weekend for the 2012U.S. Olympic TeamTrials in men's swimming. West is no stranger to competing for a spot on an U.S. Olympic team; he'll be...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:52 AM
The Atlantic Coast Conference announced its eighth class of ACC Women's Basketball Legends on Thursday, including former Virginia center Siedah Williams, former Virginia Tech guard Sarah Hicks, and former Georgia Tech coach Bernadette McGlade, who is...