| Mar 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
Chris Collins and Pat Fitzgerald both grew up as sports stars in suburban Chicago.
Both Collins and Fitzgerald are 38 and born in 1974 — Collins eight months earlier in April. Both enthusiastically view each day as an opportunity to improve and...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 10:31 PM
Booth named Loyola men's assistant coach
Former Maryland basketball star and assistant coach Keith Booth, who has spent the past two years as an assistant women's coach at Loyola, was added Tuesday to the men's staff by newly...
| Jun 3, 2013
Sloppy Mystics lose home opener to Dream, 73-63
While his players talked of a fresh start throughout training camp, new Washington Mystics general manager and coach Mike Thibault warned that a return to glory would be a long-term goal for the...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 11:29 PM
Loyola alumnus Wojcik hired to first head coaching job by San Jose State
Loyola College graduate Dave Wojcik was named head coach at San Jose State. Wojcik spent the past three seasons as the associate head coach at Boise State,...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 6:33 AM
On Sunday night, we saw the past and it was Baylor.
On Monday night, we saw the future and it will be UConn.
Between the "was" and the "will be," of course, is the "is." The present is a fickle matter in competitive athletics, although over the...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 2:58 PM
You want more parity in the women's NCAA Tournament? You got it.
Brackets busted all over the country when Louisville delivered the biggest upset in women's basketball tournament history with an 82-81 shocker over No. 1 seed and defending champion...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 4:32 PM
NORFOLK, Va. -- No shoe print was evident on the backside of Natalie Achonwa's camouflage shorts when she returned to the floor after some halftime soul searching Sunday.
But if assistant coach Carol Owens' words had ink, the Notre Dame women's...
| Jun 13, 2013
Quickness has never been my hallmark. Not athletically — I was two steps slow on the basketball court and couldn't handle an inside fastball. Not personally — I didn't marry until age 51 and clung to dial-up Internet and my flip phone nearly...
| May 30, 2013
Some were family promotions, one an obscure find, still others logical choices. Yet no matter the approach, Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage and his senior staff have done an extraordinary job hiring, and retaining, quality head coaches,...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 2:43 PM
After seven holes, it was time to launch a full-scale investigation.
Chris Collins, a supposed 10-handicap, had recorded four pars, two bogeys and a birdie. So Northwestern's new basketball coach was on pace for a 74 or 75 at Sunset Ridge in Northfield,...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:58 AM
San Antonio residents and relatives of Spurs players aren't the only ones rooting against the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals: Las Vegas bookies are pulling hard for a Heat loss, too.
Longtime Vegas oddsmaker Johnny Avello explained his antipathy toward the...