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UConn winning at high levels with intense defense

UConn winning at high levels with intense defense

Connecticut won its 900th straight game Tuesday night in Hartford. The top-ranked Huskies beat No. 22 South Florida, 1002-37.Oops! Sorry. Those were typos. That should have read 90th straight game by the score of 102-37Click here for the rest of my FanRagSports...

AAC trailing major conferences in NCAA bids

AAC trailing major conferences in NCAA bids

The American Athletic Conference each week pointed to examples of football success to argue for the AAC’s involvement in a Power 6 along with the Big Ten, SEC, ACC, Big 12 and Pac-12.The reasons are debatable, but the conference can make a stronger case of...

McGraw points to additional ACC Network boost

McGraw points to additional ACC Network boost

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – News surrounding the ACC Network deal with ESPN was dominated quite naturally by its financial impact through football and basketball. They are the revenue sports of college athletics, after all.A cast of ACC officials and ESPN executives with beaming faces...

Notre Dame women may be only team that can beat Connecticut

Notre Dame women may be only team that can beat Connecticut

That’s three straight ACC Tournament titles preceded by three consecutive ACC regular-season championships.Notre Dame’s women’s basketball team added to their dominating ACC streaks with Sunday’s 68-57 win over Syracuse on Sunday afternoon in Greensboro, N.C. Life has been good...

Carnegie and Army West Point seniors face tough decision

Carnegie and Army West Point seniors face tough decision

Army West Point’s Chris Carnegie and his fellow seniors – known colloquially as “firsties” – must shake off a season-opening loss at the same time they make a pressing decision they’ll learn the answer to in the fall.“We’ll find out in November,” he said.Other college teams that...

Carnegie play highlights Army season

Carnegie play highlights Army season

His play will stand as the highlight of Army’s 2014 season – unless, of course, the Black Knights manage an upset of Navy next month. Two weeks ago Army junior cornerback Chris Carnegie kept Army’s slim hopes for a bowl bid in 2014 with a 99-yard interception for a touchdown and...

Calipari evil Al Davis of the NCAA

Calipari evil Al Davis of the NCAA

Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier put on a senior refuse-to-lose run — one I believe Michigan State senior Keith Appling would have recorded without his wrist injury — to beat Kentucky Monday night for the NCAA title.You have to celebrate for Napier and ache for Appling, who was...