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  • Strong swims from Swinney pace Spartans

    The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level. Briana Swinney (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, 2010) sophomore, San Jose State women's swimming and diving: The Spartans are on fire — winners of six straight dual meets —...
  • New Sun Belt commissioner makes pitch to current, prospective members

    New Sun Belt commissioner makes pitch to current, prospective members
     In the current climate of conference jumping, the Sun Belt chose veteran Karl Benson to try and hold the conference together and even expand it.  Benson, 60, who has been the WAC commissioner for the last 18 years and was the MAC commissioner for four...
  • ACC move may help Syracuse commit James Washington with decision

    ACC move may help Syracuse commit James Washington with decision
    Winter Park defensive end James Washington committed to Syracuse in June when the Orangemen were a proud member of the Big East conference. Things change. Washington, who had 15 sacks for the Wildcats as a junior, is now committed to an ACC program. But...
  • What next for Big 12, Big East teams?

    Short-term solution Jeff Otterbein Hartford Courant So much is still in flux in the ever-changing world of conference realignment. The Big East has already lost two teams, Syracuse and Pitt, to the ACC. Certainly Connecticut and Rutgers from the Big...
  • Not so fast, Big 12 powers

    Don't mess with … Pullman? These are fascinating days for purveyors of dark comedy and comeuppance. Last year, Texas wrecked what was then the Pac-10 Conference's plan to expand to 16 teams when the Longhorns reneged in the 11th hour. Tuesday...
  • Big East wants Boise State, Air Force, Navy and Central Florida

    NEW YORK (AP) -- The Big East plans to invite Boise State, Air Force and Navy as football-only members, and Central Florida to compete in all sports, after it doubles the exit fee for current members to $10 million. An official in the Big East,...
  • ACC All Access: Despite info accompanying Virginia football season tickets, no U.Va.-Auburn plans yet

    For Virginia football season ticket holders who received their 2012 tickets lately, and had their pulses jump when they thought a U.Va.-Auburn meeting in 2015 had been finalized, put the tailgate plans on hold. A list of tentative non-conference...
  • Conference changes: 2012 brings big changes to football conferences

    Conference changes: 2012 brings big changes to football conferences
    From the ACC to the WAC, schools have been changing leagues faster than you can count, leaving fans to do their own version of “Where's Waldo?” with their favorite college teams. Fear not, here's a quick look at the changes to the college...
  • VIRGINIA: Which player gets the ball at QB will be most anticipated storyline for UVa

    THE COACH MIKE LONDON Third year (12-13 at U.Va.; 36-18 overall in coaching career) He's the maniac who used to head-butt players with their helmets on when he was U.Va.'s defensive coordinator. He's the guy who fell to his knees on the Scott Stadium...
  • Teel Time: Should U.Va. start Rocco or Sims against Louisiana Tech?

    Teel Time: Should U.Va. start Rocco or Sims against Louisiana Tech?
    Michael Rocco has started 17 consecutive games at quarterback for Virginia, the Cavaliers’ longest streak at the position since Jameel Sewell's 22-game reign in 2004 and ’05. The issue is whether Rocco should see 18. Virginia has lost two...
  • ODU's leap to Conference USA risky but understandable

    ODU's leap to Conference USA risky but understandable
    NORFOLK — Blaine Taylor, Old Dominion's incurably glib basketball coach, framed the school's move to Conference USA best. "It's like a no-fault divorce," he said at Thursday's press conference/pep rally at Ballard Stadium. "It's not our fault we...