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UConn Wins No. 100 Just Like The Rest - With A Comfortable Margin Of Victory

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 21:41:00 PST

As his team made an improbable rise early this season, Geno Auriemma continually warned anyone who would listen.

The margin for error, he often said, was slim.

"We're one injury, couple fouls away from just being average at best," Auriemma said.

So on a night when the UConn women's basketball team...


Former Terp Lexie Brown has ACC record and has Duke climbing

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:04:00 PST

Lexie Brown's father is best known for his creative dunks. The daughter of Dee Brown is drawing attention for making a more mundane shot with uncommon consistency.(image)

College basketball roundup: Loyola defeats Fairfield, 81-66

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 18:52:00 PST

Jarred Jones (John Carroll) scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, James Fives hit three 3-pointers and finished with 13 points, and the host Greyhounds (2-3) beat the Stags (3-1).(image)

Coppin State wraps series of clinics to help start inner-city baseball initiative

Sat, 29 Oct 2016 13:45:00 PDT

Over 50 children from West Baltimore, some who just stopped by and others who had been a part of the eight-week set of clinics with Coppin State players as their instructors, participated in the Urban Sports League's "A Day at the Park" on Saturday at Frederick Douglass High.(image)

UMBC women's basketball players share more than their sport

Tue, 2 Aug 2016 17:51:00 PDT

The appearance of nine Retrievers women's basketball players marked the second consecutive summer in which the team showed up at a school or center housing the Higher Achievement program.(image)

Gilman grad Brian Gaia faces one more transition

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 03:00:00 PDT

While the drives from his home in Pasadena to high school at Gilman up in Roland Park were often inconvenient, it was there Brian Gaia started forging the mentality that would make him a three-year starter on the Penn State offensive line.(image)

Record Navy baseball season ends with blowout loss to N.C. State

Sun, 5 Jun 2016 14:10:00 PDT

It was an epic journey at the Raleigh Regional for Navy but the long hours spent at the ballpark finally caught up to Midshipmen on Sunday afternoon.

N.C. State struck early and often as the Wolfpack routed Navy, 17-1, at Doak Field at Dail Park to eliminate the Midshipmen from the 2016 NCAA Baseball...


Navy avoids elimination with 13-inning victory

Sat, 4 Jun 2016 16:08:00 PDT

Blue's game-winning double propels Mids in NCAA tournament(image)

Morgan State athletic director Floyd Kerr to retire

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:41:00 PDT

Morgan State athletic director Floyd Kerr announced Tuesday his intention to retire at the end of the academic year, the university said in a written statement.(image)

Mount St. Joe grad Phil Booth shines on hoops biggest college stage

Tue, 5 Apr 2016 05:46:00 PDT

The hallways at Mount Saint Joseph are no doubt filled with chatter Tuesday morning, chests puffed out.

One of the school's own -- 2014 grad Phil Booth-- was on the grandest stage in men's college basketball last night and he owned it.

The Villanova sophomore guard came off the bench and scored...


Ten years ago today, Maryland women's basketball won its first NCAA title

Mon, 4 Apr 2016 17:46:00 PDT

Believe it or not, but once upon a time, Connecticut would go whole seasons at a time without winning the NCAA women's basketball title(image)

DJ Durkin making his mark on Maryland's special teams

Wed, 30 Mar 2016 06:51:00 PDT

If there was any doubt that special teams would be a focus for Maryland under coach DJ Durkin, that feeling was quashed immediately by the Terps’ first-year coach.

Durkin spent seven years of his career coaching special teams at Bowling Green, Stanford and Florida, and he’s made it clear that it...


Chris Christie takes in a different kind of presidential race

Mon, 28 Mar 2016 00:00:00 PDT

New Jersey governor and family come to Annapolis to see son play Navy(image)

Notre Dame joins Big Ten — for hockey

Wed, 23 Mar 2016 09:34:00 PDT

The debate has raged for decades: Will Notre Dame join the Big Ten?

The answer is yes, but there’s a catch.

Notre Dame announced its men's hockey team will join the Big Ten as a sport affiliate member, and will begin conference play in the 2017-18 season.

"While we have enjoyed our affiliation...


St. Mary's College swimming coach arrested on child pornography charges

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 14:13:00 PST

The longtime swimming coach at St. Mary's College has been arrested on child pornography charges.

Andre Barbins, 45, of Solomons was charged Friday with one count of child pornography and one count of displaying obscene matter to a minor, according to Maryland State Police. Investigators executed...


Johns Hopkins swim coach Kennedy announces retirement on President's Day

Mon, 15 Feb 2016 08:48:00 PST

Johns Hopkins men’s and women’s swim coach George Kennedy announced Monday that he intends to retire at the end of the 2015-16 season and will leave on June 30.

During his 31 years there, Kennedy’s teams won 373 dual meets and 24 conference titles and produced 29 national champions and more than...


Johns Hopkins athletic director Tom Calder to step down, take new position at school

Thu, 28 Jan 2016 10:12:00 PST

After 28 years in the Johns Hopkins athletic department, Tom Calder will leave his role as athletic director to become the school's director of alumni programs.(image)

Coppin State athletic director resigns

Wed, 18 Nov 2015 20:12:00 PST

Saying he wants to “do some other things I enjoy doing,” Coppin State athletic director Derrick Ramsey has resigned, the university announced Wednesday.

Ramsey has been athletic director at the West Baltimore school since July 1, 2008, when he was appointed by then-university president Dr. Reginald...


Owings Mills graduate Shane Gaines not playing like a freshman for Salisbury football

Fri, 20 Nov 2015 06:30:00 PST

Hardly anyone would have faulted Shane Gaines if he had chosen to celebrate graduating from Owings Mills High School in June by enjoying a leisurely summer before enrolling at Salisbury.

Instead, the Baltimore resident spent his summer on the Eastern Shore campus, working out with his future teammates...


Appeals court strikes down payments to college athletes

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 09:47:00 PDT

In another twist to the long-running Ed O'Bannon case, a federal appeals court Wednesday delivered a mixed message to the powers that be in college sports.

The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco upheld an earlier ruling that the NCAA's version of amateurism violates antitrust laws...


UMBC soccer coach Pete Caringi Jr. looks to top last year's successful run

Wed, 12 Aug 2015 06:00:00 PDT

The blue team was up two goals on the red side as another day at Pete Caringi Jr.'s All-Maryland Soccer Camp was coming to a close earlier this summer.

It's the 33rd year the longtime UMBC coach has conducted the youth camps, but nobody could tell.

He jumped onto the field to provide some animated...


With just nine seniors on roster, youth in plentiful supply for Morgan State football

Fri, 7 Aug 2015 06:30:00 PDT

Turnover in personnel is part of the natural evolution of every college football team, and Morgan State is no different.

The Bears have just nine seniors on their roster for the upcoming season, which is five fewer than last year’s graduating class. Coach Lee Hull is leaning on the current senior...


Morgan State football gets little preseason respect after trip to FCS playoffs

Thu, 6 Aug 2015 15:36:00 PDT

The Morgan State football team's unanticipated rise to the top of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference hasn't earned the program much respect from its peers.

A season after going from being picked to finish last to capturing a share of the MEAC championship for the first time since 1979 and representing...


Construction to begin in winter for new UMBC arena

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 11:04:00 PDT

UMBC event center project draws near(image)

During riots, college coaches and ADs tried to persuade recruits to stay

Wed, 20 May 2015 04:00:00 PDT

The riots that gripped the city late last month were taking place just a few blocks away when Coppin State men's basketball player Christian Kessee received a phone call from his mother.

"She wanted to know how quickly I could get to the airport," the junior guard said.

Kessee said that he and...


Mired in last place in 2013, Towson volleyball is on brink of CAA tournament in 2014

Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:38:00 PST

"Be remembered." That's the phrase that was printed on the back of the sheets of paper the Towson women's volleyball team was studying before its recent home match against Charleston.

Don Metil, second-year coach of the Tigers, gives the team a different motivational quote each week.

"We're always...


Gators hit last-second 3-pointer in OT, advance to Elite Eight

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:00:00 PDT

NEW YORK – Oh the irony. They call him Cheese, but the people in Wisconsin won’t appreciate the connection.

Florida Gators speedy, back-up point guard Chris Chiozza’s floating 3-pointer with time running out Friday night sealed an 84-83 overtime victory over Wisconsin and sent UF into Sunday’s...


A young star with Penn State, Madison Carter in town to face Johns Hopkins in women's lacrosse

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Soreness around her right hip had bothered Madison Carter for a while before she collapsed in pain two years ago during a late winter workout with her South River lacrosse teammates. Already signed to play at Penn State, she couldn't help but wonder whether her lacrosse-playing days might be over.


UCLA can't keep pace with Kentucky and is beaten at its own game in Sweet 16

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:40:00 PDT

They chased and chased, until there was no point in running anymore.

As the final seconds ticked off the clock, Lonzo Ball walked to one corner of the court and bent over, gripping his shorts. Bryce Alford hugged his older brother Kory, his college career over.

The team that had trampled others...


Alford's staying, but UCLA will go forward without several stars following elimination by Kentucky

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:50:00 PDT

It ended as it has ended every spring for the last 22 years.

College basketball’s greatest dynasty pushed around, shoved down, run over, knocked out.

UCLA basketball put to sleep early, 11 national titles dusted over quickly, a world of promise ended suddenly in a faraway gym amid boos and jeers.


NCAA women's tournament: Stanford advances to Elite Eight

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:15:00 PDT

Erica McCall had 23 points and 12 rebounds, Karlie Samuelson scored 15 points and Stanford outlasted Texas for a 77-66 win on Friday night to reach the Lexington (Ky.) Regional final.

The second game this season between the schools ended with another Cardinal win despite the team shooting 42%...


Friday's NCAA tournament roundup: Florida stuns Wisconsin on buzzer-beater

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:06:00 PDT

Chris Chiozza went end to end and made a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Florida an 84-83 victory against Wisconsin on Friday night in the first overtime game of this NCAA tournament.

Nigel Hayes had given the Badgers (27-10) a 2-point lead with 4 seconds left on two free throws. With no timeouts...


NCAA tournament live updates: UCLA's March Madness run ends in the Sweet 16

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:05:00 PDT

NCAA tournament live updates: UCLA's March Madness run ends in the Sweet 16 March 24, 2017, 10:05 p.m. Want to keep up with how you're doing in your office pool? We will post reports here as soon as each game ends, so get a pen and have your bracket handy. All updates UCLA March 24, 2017, 10:05...(image)

UCLA women facing tall order vs. mighty UConn in regional semifinal

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:45:00 PDT

Several members of the Connecticut women’s basketball team fielded questions in a small locker room jammed with reporters on Friday. Meanwhile, an HBO television crew shadowed their coach and about half of the team sat around a table playing cards and laughing.

Just another day at the office for...


Ex-Penn State president guilty of child endangerment in Sandusky scandal

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:41:00 PDT

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier was convicted Friday of hushing up child sexual abuse allegations in 2001 against Jerry Sandusky, whose arrest a decade later blew up into a major scandal for the university and led to the firing of beloved football coach Joe Paterno.

The jury found Spanier...


Kansas looks to keep rolling in Elite Eight vs. Oregon

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:41:00 PDT

The memory of losing in the Elite Eight a year ago is still fresh for Kansas guard Devonte' Graham.

"It's just a motivating factor," he said of last season's loss to eventual champion Villanova. "You feel like something is so close and it slips away."

This Kansas team seems like one that has its...


North Carolina coasts past Butler, 92-80, to reach Elite Eight

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:33:00 PDT

NCAA tournament live updates: UCLA's March Madness run ends in the Sweet 16 March 24, 2017, 10:05 p.m. Want to keep up with how you're doing in your office pool? We will post reports here as soon as each game ends, so get a pen and have your bracket handy. All updates UCLA March 24, 2017, 6:33...(image)

Top high school prospect Michael Porter Jr. follows father, commits to Missouri

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:07:00 PDT

Michael Porter Jr., rated as the nation's top high school basketball prospect in his class by multiple recruiting services, says he plans to play for Missouri.

Porter tweeted his college selection Friday on his verified account, one day after Missouri announced that his father had accepted a position...


College basketball: California promotes Wyking Jones to head coach

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:05:00 PDT

California promoted longtime college assistant Wyking Jones to head basketball coach Friday in place of the departed Cuonzo Martin.

Jones was an assistant under Martin the past two seasons and served as interim coach after Martin left to take the job at Missouri last week. Jones has also been...


Office Of State Ethics Questioning Corey Edsall's Employment At UConn

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:23:37 PDT

As UConn works toward finalizing the one-year, $95,000 contract of Corey Edsall as an assistant football coach on the staff of his father, Randy Edsall, the university remains engaged in a dispute over his employment with the Office of State Ethics.

Emails and letters provided to The Courant show...


Geno Shows He's A Big Quinnipiac Fan, And Dresses The Part

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:11:00 PDT

Geno Auriemma was talking about Jordin Canada, Monique Billings, Kari Korver and the UCLA women Friday at Webster Bank Arena when he began tugging at the top of his warmup suit.

"I'm just glad we're in our bracket and not in their bracket, because I'll tell you what, I wouldn't want to be in their...


Lehigh's Craig Chick excited about homecoming

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:32:00 PDT

South River graduate is one of country's top long poles(image)

Denver's Cannizzaro is a rare breed in lacrosse today: the quarterback

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:26:00 PDT

Denver attackman Connor Cannizzaro is the semblance of a dying breed in college lacrosse.

He can break down a defense. He can dictate the pace of a game. He can get his teammates in the right positions or thread a pass into the tightest holes of a zone defense.

And oh, can he shoot.

So when the...


Hood men's lacrosse hoping best start in history leads to success in conference play

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:15:00 PDT

Prior to this season, Hood had completed the non-conference portion of its schedule with a winning record only three times, going 6-4 in 2010, 5-4 in 2011, and 4-3 in 2016.

The Blazers are currently enjoying their best start in program history, forging a 6-2 record before they open their Middle...


Washington College men's lacrosse seeking to get out of two-game rut

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:35:00 PDT

After opening the season with five consecutive wins, Washington College has dropped back-to-back games as it prepares to immerse itself in the Centennial Conference portion of its schedule.

A 14-1 setback to top-ranked and reigning NCAA Division III champion Salisbury (8-0) on March 11 does not...


Stevenson, Salisbury men's lacrosse looking for new date to resume rivalry

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:20:00 PDT

The 21st chapter of the rivalry between Stevenson and Salisbury will not take place as scheduled on Thursday at Sea Gull Stadium in Salisbury, but both coaches said Friday morning that they are committed to trying to find another date for the game.

Although the websites for both schools list the...


Top-seeded Gonzaga survives for 61-58 win over West Virginia

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:10:05 PDT

Jevon Carter fired up two potential tying 3-pointers only to see them go off-target and Gonzaga didn't allow West Virginia to get off a third. A defensive stop was a fitting way for this offensively challenged Sweet 16 matchup to end. Jordan Mathews hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with under a minute...(image)

Xavier upsets No. 2-seeded Arizona, 73-71

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:58:00 PDT

NCAA tournament live updates: UCLA's March Madness run ends in the Sweet 16 March 24, 2017, 10:05 p.m. Want to keep up with how you're doing in your office pool? We will post reports here as soon as each game ends, so get a pen and have your bracket handy. All updates UCLA March 23, 2017, 9:58...(image)

Lagerald Vick's 360 dunk symbolizes Kansas turnaround into rout of Purdue

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:39:00 PDT

Once upon a time, Purdue had the lead against Kansas.

Then the top-seeded Jayhawks took over, making that eight-point first-half advantage feel like it happened in an alternate universe as Kansas cruised to a 98-66 victory in Thursday night's second Midwest Region semifinal.

Nothing defined the...


Michigan's wild ride comes to an end with one-point loss to Oregon

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:38:00 PDT

So many times when Michigan needed a big shot, Derrick Walton Jr. delivered.

Hoping to do it again, he rose for a 3-pointer in the closing seconds Thursday night at the Sprint Center. It bounced off the rim, ending an inspired NCAA tournament ride for the seventh-seeded Wolverines, who fell 69-68...


Washington's Kelsey Plum has been drawing rave reviews during NCAA women's tournament

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:45:00 PDT

Mississippi State women’s basketball Coach Vic Schaefer sees something familiar when he watches Washington guard Kelsey Plum.

The Houston native and Rockets fan said Plum affects the game the same way NBA superstar James Harden does.

“They run a lot of stuff that the Rockets run,” Schaefer said....


College basketball: Georgetown looking for new coach after firing John Thompson III

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:20:00 PDT

John Thompson III was fired as Georgetown's basketball coach Thursday after two consecutive losing seasons at the school his father led to a national championship.

Thompson said in a statement released by agent David Falk that he was “honored” to have been the Hoyas' coach and proud of what his...


UCLA basketball team has navigated distractions en route to regional semifinal

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:05:00 PDT

They have soared over every obstacle, defeating each team on their schedule while restoring sheen to a brand that had dulled considerably in the more than two decades since the UCLA Bruins last ruled college basketball.

Showtime, once the exclusive realm of the Lakers, has moved to Westwood, where...


Bayhawks want to build stadium on Crownsville property

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:27:35 PDT

Owner Brendan Kelly is proposing a $40 million, 10,000-seat facility(image)

Weekly men's lacrosse primer: Top player, top game and upcoming local schedule (March 23)

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:18:00 PDT

The Wildcats' bid to upset then-No. 4 Maryland was realized, courtesy of Danny Seibel.(image)

Hyped freshmen the focus when Hopkins meets Virginia in lacrosse

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:00:00 PDT

Sometime after the 92nd installment of the men's lacrosse rivalry between Virginia and Johns Hopkins has wrapped up Saturday afternoon, Forry Smith and Cole Williams of the Blue Jays and Michael Kraus and Dox Aitken of the Cavaliers might congregate somewhere on Homewood Field in Baltimore and...(image)

Devin Robinson key leader for Gators during sweet NCAA Tournament run

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:10:00 PDT

NEW YORK — Devin Robinson will tell you this is what has always been expected of him. It’s what he expects of himself.

Robinson said it’s his job to be a leader on the Florida basketball team.

The junior forward acknowledges, however, that people just catching UF in the NCAA Tournament think he...


Washington releases top recruit Michael Porter from commitment, the 2nd since coach was fired

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:21:00 PDT

Washington released high school star Michael Porter Jr. from his national letter of intent.Washington confirmed the decision to release Porter on Thursday, one day after new Washington coach Mike Hopkins was formally introduced. Porter had committed to Washington under former coach Lorenzo Romar....


Quint Kessenich's midseason men's lacrosse report card

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:22:00 PDT

Believe it or not, we're halfway through the regular season this weekend. That's what happens when you start the season during the first week of February. Fortunately, we had a mild first month weather-wise.(image)

Defenseman Will Kroppe continues to be vital cog for McDaniel men's lacrosse

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:00:00 PDT

Will Kroppe ended the 2016 season as McDaniel's first member on the Centennial Conference first team in four years. Despite the fact that the team has yet to play a league game, the senior defenseman may already be on his way to a second straight conference honor.(image)

Johns Hopkins lacrosse got "a huge lift" from return of junior faceoff specialist Hunter Moreland

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDT

This season, faceoffs have been a vulnerability for Johns Hopkins, but the return of junior Hunter Moreland could fortify that aspect of the game.(image)

Postscript from Georgetown at Loyola lacrosse

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:00:00 PDT

The season-high 17 saves posted by Georgetown junior goalkeeper Nick Marrocco in an 11-10 loss to No. 18 Loyola Maryland at Ridley Athletic Complex in Baltimore on Wednesday were a stark contrast to what the Greyhounds got from their netminders.(image)

Former Penn State official: 'I should have done more' in abuse case

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:38:00 PDT

Two former senior administrators at Penn State testified Wednesday they regret how they handled a 2001 complaint about Jerry Sandusky showering with a boy, more than a week after they both struck plea deals and became witnesses against former university president Graham Spanier.

Former athletic...


Ex-Baylor football player accused of 2013 sexual assault

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:32:00 PDT

A former Baylor football player has been arrested after a grand jury indicted him on three second-degree felony sexual assault counts arising from a 2013 incident while he was with the Bears.

The Waco Tribune-Herald reports former tight end Tre'Von Armstead was arrested Wednesday near his hometown...


Notre Dame shifts gears for Ohio St. after losing Turner

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:11:00 PDT

Hoping to keep its national title hopes alive, top-seeded Notre Dame is shifting its style to address the loss of leading scorer and rebounder Brianna Turner to a season-ending knee injury.

Coach Muffet McGraw said everyone must step up and play better when the Irish (32-3) face No. 5 seed Ohio...


Lacrosse roundup (March 22): Powers lifts Loyola Md. women over Georgetown, 11-7

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:59:00 PDT

Sophomore Hannah Powers scored a career-high five goals and senior Amy Abdalla picked up a career-high six ground balls as host Loyola Maryland won, 11-7, over Georgetown in women's lacrosse Wednesday night at Ridley Athletic Complex.(image)

Kansas' Josh Jackson brings up dilemma of rooting for players with off-court troubles

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:44:00 PDT

As Kansas players finished practice Wednesday and made their way off the Sprint Center court on the eve of the Sweet 16, freshman Josh Jackson lingered in the tunnel as adoring fans dangled T-shirts and other items for him to autograph.

Jackson has shown a lot on the court to make himself a fan...


Critics come with the territory for Kentucky Coach John Calipari

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:25:00 PDT

FedExForum was once the place where John Calipari’s teams delivered victory by 10:30 p.m.

His Memphis Tigers played their home games inside the arena they shared with the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies, rarely losing in the years before Calipari departed to become Kentucky’s coach in 2009.

That would...


Inside Lacrosse women's poll

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:22:00 PDT

No. Team Prev. Rec. Last game Next game 1. Maryland 1 8-0 Def. No. 11 Penn, 11-7 At J. Madison, Sat. 2. North Carolina 2 8-1 Def. No. 18 N'western, 17-12 Vs. No. 19 Boston Col., Sat. 3. Florida 3 7-1 Def. UConn, 20-10 Vs. No. 13 Denver, Sat. 4. Colorado 4 9-0 Def. Oregon, 16-11 Vs. Fresno State,...(image)

Navy football will use all 15 spring practices

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:21:00 PDT

Niumatalolo says Midshipmen will hit quite a bit(image)

Does the Ball family's 'Big Baller Brand' skirt NCAA rules? Experts say yes, but LaVar Ball doesn't care.

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:10:00 PDT

When Lonzo Ball warmed up for basketball practice at Pauley Pavilion earlier this week, the UCLA freshman wore red and black ankle socks emblazoned with “BBB.’’

That’s short for Big Baller Brand, the Chino Hills family’s apparel company that hawks $60 T-shirts and $100 hats through a website. Each...


Loyola lacrosse eventually punctures Georgetown goalkeeper in 11-10 win

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:39:00 PDT

The Loyola Maryland men's lacrosse team has already enjoyed a few easy games, but Georgetown's Nick Marrocco refused to let Wednesday's be one of them.(image)

Women's lacrosse notebook: Towson's Natalie Sulmonte a super sophomore

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:17:00 PDT

Towson attacker Natalie Sulmonte has suffered through shinsplints this season, but that hasn't stopped her from making big plays in big games.

The sophomore Sulmonte, last year's Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Year, tied her career high with five goals in a 14-11 upset of then-No....


Women's lacrosse national player and upcoming game of the week (March 23)

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:14:00 PDT

The Terps have already beaten two top-four teams - defending national champion North Carolina, which was No. 1 at the time, and Syracuse, which was No. 4. Now, they take aim at a third in a battle of two of the top three scoring offenses in Division I.(image)

Brent Musburger talks wise bets, bad beats and intriguing Sweet 16 teams

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:02:00 PDT

At 77, onetime Chicago sportswriter Brent Musburger opted for a career change.

He left ABC/ESPN and moved to Las Vegas to host a sports gambling information show called "My Guys in the Desert" that airs from 5-7 p.m. CDT on Thursday-Monday on and SiriusXM.

In an interview with the Chicago...


McDaniel men's lacrosse enjoying first winning non-conference record in five years

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:20:00 PDT

McDaniel will open play in the Centennial Conference on Saturday at Haverford with a 5-3 record, marking the program’s first winning record against non-league competition since the 2012 squad went 6-4.

It’s a welcome departure from last season when the Green Terror labored to a 2-5 start that contributed...


What's the Big Ten's best basketball coaching job? And what's the worst?

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:03:00 PDT

Athletic director Fred Glass views Indiana as the Big Ten’s plum basketball job. He has to, right? Did you hear his expectations for Tom Crean’s replacement?

"Win multiple Big Ten championships," Glass said, "regularly go deep in the NCAA tournament and win our next national championship — and...


Pietramala said need to win is "a little bit greater with each game" for Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:15:00 PDT

Mired in a three-game losing streak and a little more than a week away from diving into the Big Ten schedule, No. 17 Johns Hopkins’ home game with No. 15 Virginia looms large as a critical point in the season.

But freshman attackman Forry Smith is not prepared to describe the game between the Cavaliers...


Georgetown at Loyola lacrosse: Three things to watch

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:30:00 PDT

Loyola Maryland has won 32 of 39 meetings in this series, including a 10-7 decision at Georgetown on March 23, 2016. The Hoyas are 1-1 on the road, while the Greyhounds are 2-1 at home.(image)

Towson lacrosse relying on seven-man core to carry top-10 defense

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDT

Despite the graduation of three starting defensemen and the goalkeeper from the nation's top defense in 2016, Towson still boasts one of the stoutest units in the country, ranking 10th at just 7.7 goals allowed per game.(image)

Getting more production from second midfield is a priority for Maryland lacrosse coach John Tillman

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 05:30:00 PDT

Part of Maryland's successful run a year ago to a program-record 16-game winning streak and an appearance in the NCAA tournament final was the play of the second midfield. The trio of Pat Young, Tim Rotanz, and Lucas Gradinger not only manufactured points, but also meshed well enough with the attack...(image)

Postscript from Tufts at Stevenson men's lacrosse

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 05:00:00 PDT

Dylan Harris had never played long-stick midfielder in a game until No. 8 Stevenson's 16-13 loss to No. 2 Tufts at Mustang Stadium in Owings Mills on Tuesday night. But that did not prevent him from delivering a harsh critique of his performance.(image)

Digest: Bryan Whitten out as Mount St. Mary's women's basketball coach

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:47:00 PDT

The contract of Mount St. Mary's women's basketball coach Bryan Whitten will not be renewed, athletic director Lynne Robinson announced Tuesday. Whitten compiled a record of 117-184 in his 10 seasons at the Mount, including an 81-99 mark in Northeast Conference regular-season games. This year,...


Prosecutor: Not reporting Jerry Sandusky let evil 'run wild'

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:11:00 PDT

The failure of Penn State's former president to report child molestation accusations against Jerry Sandusky allowed evil "to run wild," prosecutors said Tuesday at the start of Graham Spanier's trial. A defense attorney accused prosecutors of trying to "criminalize a judgment call."

Opening statements...


Former Notre Dame safety Max Redfield avoids jail time with plea deal

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:47:00 PDT

Former Notre Dame safety Max Redfield will serve 363 days on probation after pleading guilty to misdemeanor counts of carrying a handgun without a license and marijuana possession.

The South Bend Tribune reported Fulton Superior Court Judge Wayne Steele handed down the sentence Tuesday after Redfield...


Torain helps Navy get back to winning

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:38:00 PDT

Glen Burnie resident has seven points in win(image)

Stevenson lacrosse suffers another odd-year loss to Tufts

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:31:00 PDT

The trend continues for the Stevenson men's lacrosse team. In their past six annual meetings with Tufts, the Mustangs emerged victorious only in the even-numbered years. That pattern continued Tuesday night after the Jumbos earned a 16-13 win before an announced 517 at Mustang Stadium in Owings...(image)

Bruins can use more roaring success from Ike Anigbogu when they meet Kentucky

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:50:00 PDT

The highlight isn’t always over whenever a play involving Ike Anigbogu ends.

His dunks and rejections often come with their own soundtrack that can be every bit as entertaining as whatever preceded them.

The UCLA freshman was trailing a Bruins fastbreak against then-No. 1 Kentucky in December when...


Tipoff time for Terps women's Sweet 16 game Saturday vs. Oregon announced

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:37:00 PDT

The Maryland women's basketball team's NCAA tournament regional semifinal Saturday against Oregon will tip off at 11:36 a.m., a team spokeswoman said Tuesday.(image)

Loyola lacrosse grateful for stable presence of LSM Zac Davliakos

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:20:00 PDT

Through his first two years at Loyola Maryland, long-stick midfielder Zac Davliakos was a steady complement to starter Ryan Fournier. This season, however, the junior has proven that he can handle those starting duties as well.(image)

Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo talks about the Power Five

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:29:00 PDT

During a spring preview luncheon on Tuesday, Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo talked about the Power Five Conferences and said they have "upped the ante" for all of college football.(image)

UConn Players Excited, Optimistic After First Practice Under Edsall

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:59:08 PDT

Players were divided into position groups and pushed through drills by assistants as UConn coach Randy Edsall moved slowly, and mostly silently, around the Shenkman Training Center Tuesday morning.

With a new staff, new systems and the start of a new era, players have a lot to learn in spring...


Towson men's lacrosse hoping productive bye weekend pays dividends vs. Denver on Saturday

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:08:00 PDT

With no game last Saturday, Towson coach Shawn Nadelen gave the players Thursday and Friday off before scheduling practice for 12 p.m. on Saturday at Johnny Unitas Stadium.

Whether it was a surplus of energy built up from back-to-back off days or something else, every player was on the field 30...


UConn Women: Even Geno Auriemma Impressed By Huskies' Swagger Vs. Syracuse

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:01:12 PDT

STORRS — The crowd was loud, the players were lively, and UConn had opened a six-point lead with the wind at its back in the first quarter on Monday night.

Syracuse guard Alexis Peterson had the ball just over midcourt when the Huskies engulfed her. Peterson, one the of country's better guards,...


Notre Dame loses top scorer Brianna Turner to knee injury

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:01:00 PDT

Notre Dame junior forward Brianna Turner will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury, a major blow to the NCAA tournament hopes of the top-seeded Fighting Irish.

Notre Dame announced Tuesday that Turner tore the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee Sunday night during a second-round...


Maryland men's lacrosse looking to avoid first three-game losing streak in eight years

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:00:00 PDT

In the aftermath of Saturday’s 13-12 overtime loss to Villanova at Maryland Stadium in College Park that saddled Maryland with its first losing skid of the season, senior short-stick defensive midfielder Isaiah Davis-Allen sounded quietly defiant about the team’s latest position.

“I would say most...


No. 3 seed Terps women to face No. 10 seed Oregon in Sweet 16, not old rival Duke

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:43:00 PDT

The Maryland women's basketball team's path to a possible rematch with Connecticut now has one less reunion ahead of it.

No. 10 seed Oregon stunned No. 2 seed Duke, 74-65, in Cameron Indoor Stadium on Monday night, ending the Blue Devils' NCAA tournament run the weekend it began. 

The upset means...


Navy moves Malcolm Perry from quarterback to slotback

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:49:00 PDT

   Malcolm Perry made national news last season when he literally came out of the stands to play quarterback for Navy in the opener against Fordham.

   Starting quarterback Tago Smith suffered a season-ending knee injury early in the second quarter, thrusting backup Will Worth into the game. Unbeknownst...


Q&A with ESPN men's lacrosse analyst Paul Carcaterra

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:20:00 PDT

Well into his eighth year as an ESPN analyst, Paul Carcaterra witnessed No. 2 Notre Dame’s 11-10 overtime win at No. 15 Virginia on Saturday. The former Syracuse midfielder will travel to Atlantic Coast Conference territory again to break down Saturday’s showdown between No. 10 Maryland and No....