| Mar 9, 2013
| 6:43 AM
Blowouts. Narrow margins of victory. Lucky breaks. Overwhelming opponents with superior skills.
It all adds up to a pair of remarkable streaks in Miami and Chicago.
Yet, the funny thing about these testaments to consistent success: They don't mean...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 8:32 PM
Creighton fans purchased about 5,000 tickets to the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, blowing away the old record for a single school. Wichita State has sold about half that so far - still an excellent showing for a school 450 miles from here.
| Mar 10, 2013
| 7:22 PM
So much for the popular sentiment Indiana presents the Heat a problem because of their size and frontline muscle. And so much for the idea Indiana is lying in the weeds for a coming playoff matchup.
Heat 105, Indiana 91
That's a storyline killer,...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 8:49 PM
Jeff Withey had 15 points and 11 rebounds while becoming the Big 12's career blocked shots leader, Elijah Johnson emerged from a season-long slump and No. 14 Kansas walloped Texas 73-47 on a festive Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
| Feb 17, 2013
| 6:11 PM
What a difference one game can make in the pressure cooker of big-time college basketball.
Ask Mark Turgeon if he's feeling any better today than he did last week, which felt like a really bad Carnival cruise after that 80-69 pounding Maryland took from...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 8:47 PM
There is a certain, unmistakable joy that Shabazz Napier has brought to this UConn basketball season. During what could have been a dour year when the Huskies play for nothing more tangible than a strong regular season record, Napier has played as if...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 2:06 AM
At 10-0 in the ACC and No. 3 in the Associated Press national poll, Miami absolutely has national-championship potential. No stranger to such teams, North Carolina coach Roy Williams is piloting the Hurricanes' bandwagon.
“I think Miami is a...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Jan. 23, 2004: P.J. Wakefield's goal in overtime gives the surging Blast its seventh straight victory, 5-4 over the Monterrey Fury at 1st Mariner Arena. It's the 16th win in 21 games for Baltimore, which will win the Major Indoor Soccer League...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Among other things, Jacque Vaughn has dealt with injuries, rookies and a 10-game losing streak in his first season as a head coach. He also noticed along the way that he did not have Dwight Howard.
Next up on Vaughn's agenda: the Feb. 21 trade deadline,...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Dec. 31, 2000: "Defense wins championships," Michael McCrary crows as the Ravens defeat the visiting Denver Broncos, 21-3, in an AFC wild-card game. McCrary, a defensive end, sacks the quarterback three times while Baltimore allows the Broncos offense,...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 11:25 AM
Dec. 28, 2003: The Ravens (10-6) win their first division title, turning back the visiting Pittsburgh Steelers, 13-10 in overtime. Jamal Lewis rushes for 114 yards and a touchdown to become the fifth player in NFL history to rush for more than 2,000 yards...