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Jim Litke column: These guys are running college sports?

Friday, May 31, 2013

Ohio State’s Gordon Gee is Exhibit A for why university presidents can’t be trusted to run college sports. Consider his career arc. A dozen years ago, Gee was being hailed as a reformer. Now he’s just another fanboy. And as this latest foot-in-mouth moment reminded us, a far-too-comfortable fanboy who still doesn’t know when to stop talking. Gee’s latest gaffe … 1

Headlines from around the world in sports

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

College sports Hermann not considering resigning as Rutgers AD NEWARK, N.J. – Julie Hermann has not considered resigning as Rutgers’s incoming athletic director following reports … 0

University of Maine names Gendron new men’s ice hockey coach

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

The University of Maine named Red Gendron its men’s hockey coach, filling a void left when Tim Whitehead was fired at the end of the … 0

Louisville, Michigan escape shadows at Final Four

Sunday, April 7, 2013

ATLANTA – The hoops teams at Louisville and Michigan are used to being overlooked. The Cardinals may be a national powerhouse, but they’re still considered second fiddle in their own state. The Kentucky Wildcats are the blue bloods … 0

UConn beats Notre Dame, 83-65, to reach NCAA final

Sunday, April 7, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – Breanna Stewart scored 29 points to help UConn beat Notre Dame, 83-65, last night to advance to the NCAA championship game. The Huskies will face Louisville in the title game tomorrow night in an all-Big … 0

Headlines from around the world in sports

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Motorsports Sauter surges to win truck race at Martinsville MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Johnny Sauter passed Jeb Burton for the lead on a restart with 17 laps to go yesterday and won the NASCAR truck race at Martinsville Speedway, … 0

Notre Dame, UConn women meet again in Final Four

Sunday, April 7, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – Skylar Diggins has accomplished nearly everything she could have imagined in her career at Notre Dame. The only thing missing is a national championship. To get another chance at that elusive title, Diggins will have … 0

Louisville beats Wichita State, 72-68, in Final Four

Sunday, April 7, 2013

ATLANTA – The deficit was getting bigger, the clock becoming an enemy and Louisville’s options were dwindling. “I just kept telling the guys … ‘We’re going to make a run. It’s about defense,’ ” Coach Rick Pitino said. … 0

Ware makes big, bad Louisville the people’s choice

Saturday, April 6, 2013

ATLANTA – Louisville already had the bigger names, the better team and some unfinished business after coming up short in last year’s Final Four. All Wichita State had was the cute-and-cuddly underdog angle. Now the Shockers don’t even … 0

Rutgers basketball scandal brings down AD Pernetti

Saturday, April 6, 2013

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Rutgers’s coaching scandal spiraled deeper yesterday, bringing down the popular athletic director and a school vice president while donors threatened to cut off their contributions to New Jersey’s largest public university. The day of … 0

Fans decide the best of 75 years of March Madness

Friday, April 5, 2013

ATLANTA – It doesn’t matter what the final vote totals say, there will be more than one greatest moment and one greatest team. There will even be more than the 15 greatest players. College basketball fans will still … 0

Tim Dahlberg column: Firing coach not enough at Rutgers

Thursday, April 4, 2013

The easy part was getting rid of Mike Rice, something Rutgers had little choice in doing once the governor of New Jersey and the king of basketball weighed in on his videotaped transgressions. Gov. Chris Christie wasn’t going … 0

UNH’s Kostolansky to play in CHL

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Going pro University of New Hampshire defenseman Brett Kostolansky signed a contract with the Rapid City (South Dakota) Rush of the Central Hockey League. The senior played in 143 career games, including all 39 games this past season. He recorded 46 points on seven goals and 39 assists … 0