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  • Virginia, East Carolina provide early upsets in college football

    Oh, what a beautiful … morning? At first glance, the early batch of Saturday games looked like a reason to sleep in, but thank goodness we set the alarm. The action was so surprisingly compelling that even Mother Nature wanted to watch by...
  • College spotlight: If you slept in, sorry about that

    Oh, what a beautiful … morning? Saturday's early games appeared to be, at one TV viewers' guide paper, a good reason to sleep until noon. The action turned out to be so compelling, though, that even Mother Nature was determined to watch by...
  • Penn State coaches celebrate their 'previous institution'

     
    Penn State's football coaches, including James Franklin, often have referred to Vanderbilt as "our previous institution" when discussing their three years with the Commodores. It's understandable; focus on the present and future instead of the past....
  • William and Mary, Richmond prove worthiness of FBS-FCS games

    William and Mary, Richmond prove worthiness of FBS-FCS games
    William and Mary went 1-9 versus Football Bowl Subdivision opponents during the last 10 seasons, but don’t for a moment believe that the Tribe was overwhelmed. Seven of those setbacks were by less than two touchdowns, three by a combined 11 points....
  • After years of struggles, Maryland is back on the college baseball map

    After years of struggles, Maryland is back on the college baseball map
    Maryland baseball coach John Szefc paused and looked forward, trying to articulate just how special it was to be part of the Terps' first NCAA tournament team in 43 years. Szefc was just 4 years old when Maryland lost its first two games in Gastonia, N....
  • The Times' 'Super 16' countdown: No. 15 Mississippi

    Acknowledging that college football's new four-team playoff could someday inch toward a larger basketball-style tournament, we continue our Super 16 countdown, with No. 15 Mississippi: This is what we mean when we say Southeastern Conference teams...
  • Vanderbilt edges Virginia to win College World Series

    Vanderbilt edges Virginia to win College World Series
    OMAHA, Neb. -- Home runs were rare at the College World Series this June, and for the Vanderbilt baseball team since May. Commodores center fielder John Norwood ended both droughts with one aggressive swing. Norwood hit a tiebreaking solo home run...
  • Roundup: Towson men fall to Drexel, 11-10, in OT

    The Towson men's lacrosse team saw its three-goal lead evaporate in the fourth quarter and had to force overtime, eventually losing, 11-10, to host No. 14 Drexel in a Colonial Athletic Association semifinal Thursday. The Tigers (8-7) used a 3-0 run to...
  • Madison Square Garden A Special Place In UConn History

    Madison Square Garden A Special Place In UConn History
    — Vin Yokabaskas has been ailing recently and confined to bed, but he couldn't pass up the chance to relive that special day one more time. "Well, it was the most exciting day of my life," said Yokabaskas, 84, as tears began to run down his...
  • Who Knew Hartford Had One Of Top Harness Tracks In Nation?

    Who Knew Hartford Had One Of Top Harness Tracks In Nation?
    Connecticut has had a long history with gambling, from harness racing to greyhounds to jai alai and on to the casinos. In its day Charter Oak Park, near the Hartford/West Hartford line, attracted big crowds and big names in harness racing. After a...
  • State lacrosse: Loyola men hold off Colgate for big road win

    Attackmen Justin Ward (Old Mill) and Nikko Pontrello combined for five goals to lead No. 1 Loyola Maryland to a 10-8 win over Colgate on Saturday. The Raiders matched the visiting Greyhounds with 35 shots and won 13 of 22 faceoffs, and Loyola (9-1, 5-...