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Mark Marquess among old-school coaches under the microscope
BERKELEY, Calif. -- There's nothing quite like sipping from the fountain of youth. And there's nothing like seeing a living resurrection before your very eyes. And there's nothing like witnessing a classic showdown between classic rivals. On Tuesday I got to do all three. It started in the
Notre Dame leads way in way-too-early preseason top 25 rankings
The season that the rest of women's basketball has waited for will finally arrive. The reign of Connecticut, at least as the dominant, immovable force in the game, is over. The 2016-17 season looks to be as wide open as any season in more than a decade (even in 2011, when Texas A&M and Notre Dame
Dan Mullen is running the Boston Marathon, but he's not from Michigan
Mississippi State Bulldogs coach Dan Mullen is running in Monday's Boston Marathon , despite never having even run a 5K. He arrived in Boston on Sunday after coaching in Mississippi State's spring game on Saturday, and picked up his bib, identifying him as runner 29,394, from Starkville.
How UConn restored order to the NCAA tournament
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- After a night of upsets and complete tournament mayhem, some might have been wondering if the collapse of No. 1 seeds South Carolina and Notre Dame meant that UConn also is vulnerable. Breanna Stewart seemed to be on a mission to dispel those thoughts from the opening tip.
Four upsets in one night? March was made for nights like Friday
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- We're certainly not going to suggest that the top-seeded Connecticut women needed any help in the way of upsets on their path to their projected 11th NCAA championship. But they have gotten it nonetheless. On a wild Friday night, two No. 1 seeds -- Notre Dame and South Carolina
What's in store in the Sweet 16?
The hope for a double-digit seed getting into the women's Sweet 16 evaporated in heartbreaking fashion for South Dakota State in the closing seconds at Stanford on Monday night. However, the early rounds of the tournament didn't completely go to form, either. So we head into the regional semifinals
Quick Dish: Five observations from Friday's opening day
Sixteen games are in the books. What are five takeaways from the opening day of the women's NCAA tournament? 1. New York, New York A record seven teams from the state of New York made the NCAA tournament field this year, and two of them -- No. 12 seed Albany and 10th-seeded St. Bonaventure --
Life without Dak Prescott for Mississippi State and 10 more irreplaceable players
Mississippi State quarterbacks coach Brian Johnson knows all too well the current situation facing his crop of quarterbacks. Back in 2005, Johnson was a player tasked with replacing one of Utah's greatest players in Alex Smith , who left school early for the NFL after guiding the Utes to a 12-0
What would happen in a 68-team college football bracket for 2016?
What if Washington State coach Mike Leach was right? What if college football used a 68-team bracket -- instead of its current four-team College Football Playoff -- to determine its national champion? Leach has long argued for a 64-team field in college football. He wants to cut the regular season