March 30, 2010 |
West Virginia coach Bob Huggins says he doesn't know yet whether point guard Darryl Bryant will be available for the Final Four. Bryant broke his right foot in practice last Tuesday and has sat out the Mountaineers' last two NCAA Tournament games. Bryant said yesterday on Twitter that he was fitted for a special orthotics shoe in the hopes he could return to the court. Huggins says he has no idea what will happen until he sees Bryant at practice today. West Virginia (31-6)
July 19, 2004 |
Eight years later and with a new country to represent, Annia Hatch is finally going to the Olympics. Adding yet another chapter to her already inspiring story, the 26-year-old Cuban native was one of six gymnasts selected for the U.S. team for the Athens Olympics last night. Mohini Bhardwaj, whose training has been subsidized by actress Pamela Anderson, also made the team. Joining them in Athens will be co-national champions Courtney Kupets and Carly Patterson, and Courtney McCool, winner of a test event earlier this year at the Olympic venue.
June 22, 2005 |
The NBA announced last week that a few of its teams would hold training camp overseas and play preseason games against European clubs in 2006 and 2007. None of the teams has been announced, but the 76ers are expected to be part of the mix. Yesterday, after predraft workouts at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Sixers president and general manager Billy King said that nothing was official and many details still had to be worked out, but that "the plans are for us to be part of it. " While nothing is concrete, King mentioned that Germany and Spain could be two places where the Sixers might play exhibition games.
December 20, 1991 |
For the first time, the Federal Bureau of Prisons has evidence that its work and training programs are doing some good. A new study of 7,000 federal prisoners released from 1984 through 1986 shows that those who were trained behind bars were more likely to hold community jobs and less likely to slide back into a life of crime. "We're very excited about this," said J. Michael Quinlan, the director of federal prisons. "It shows that there is some way to break the cycle of crime.
February 9, 1996 |
When Penn State's usually accurate three-point shooting failed, Matt Gaudio took the ball inside and took over. Gaudio, a 6-8 power forward who sat out last season because of a bad back, said he was pain-free last night as he scored 18 of his 21 points in the second half of No. 10 Penn State's 61-58 victory over visiting Illinois. "I think yesterday and today, it's the best I have felt all year," said Gaudio, who came back to the team after one season as a student assistant coach.
January 8, 2012
J.J. McDermott ran and threw for first-quarter touchdowns, and Southern Methodist beat Pittsburgh, 28-6, in the Compass Bowl in Birmingham, Ala., on Saturday. Rishaad Wimbley ran for two scores for SMU (8-5). Pittsburgh (6-7) was held without a first down and fell behind, 21-0, in the first quarter. The Panthers were coached by defensive coordinator Keith Patterson, who took over after Todd Graham left for Arizona State. North Dakota State quarterback Brock Jensen made the most of the big plays on special teams and defense, and the Bison (14-1)
January 9, 2013 |
After a whirlwind weekend, Chip Kelly and the Oregon Ducks are right back where they started. Oregon's enigmatic head coach flirted with a trio of NFL teams including the Eagles before deciding late Sunday night to stay with the No. 5 Ducks. On Monday, it was back to business. Kelly was at a coaches' convention in Tennessee. Oregon did not formally announce Kelly's decision - his status hadn't changed, he's still the head coach - but athletic director Rob Mullens said he was "ecstatic" about it. It was an anticlimactic end to the three-day whirl that started soon after Oregon's 35-17 Fiesta Bowl win over Kansas State Thursday night.
October 24, 2012 |
THE SOUL agreed Monday to a 2-year contract with quarterback Dan Raudabaugh. "After a successful season in 2012, it is important to retain our core players and Dan is one of the centerpieces we targeted," said Soul general manager Tom Goodhines. "We are excited to have him lead us back to the ArenaBowl. "This is a quarterback-driven league, so it is extremely important to make sure you have a top quarterback locked in," said Soul coach Clint Dolezel. Raudabaugh guided the Soul's record-setting offense, highlighted by 1,228 points.
December 1, 2001 |
Dwyane Wade had 19 points and seven assists to lead No. 23 Marquette in a 76-40 rout of Texas Southern last night in Milwaukee. Marquette, which earlier won the Great Alaska Shootout, improved to 6-0 for the first time since 1997, when the Golden Eagles won their first 10. The Golden Eagles will play Sam Houston State (3-1) today in the championship of the Blue & Gold Coca-Cola Classic at the Bradley Center. Sam Houston State beat Northern Illinois, 80-73, in the opener. Texas Southern (0-4)
November 28, 2004 |
Raymond Hines rushed for 193 yards and a 1-yard touchdown as James Madison defeated Lehigh, 14-13, yesterday in Bethlehem, Pa., in the first round of the Division I-AA playoffs. Quarterback Justin Rascati also scored on a 9-yard run as James Madison (10-2) advanced to the second round against Furman. Mark Borda completed 23 of 36 passes for 215 yards for Lehigh (9-3). Rascati was 14 for 19 for 122 yards. Rascati capped a 14-play, 91-yard drive with his TD run to open the scoring.