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HARRIS: Harper, Chipper as All-Star teammates? Make it happen, fans
Do your fingers hurt yet from pressing that "vote" button for Bryce Harper again and again and again and again? Are your eyes strained from trying to read those blurry numbers repeatedly? If so, suck it up for one more morning and afternoon. Voting for the final spot on the All-Star rosters ends at 4 p.m.
Conference call: NBA Draft 2012 - Washington Times
Time for a somewhat useful annual exercise --- the conference-by-conference rundown of the NBA Draft. (Here's the 2011 version. And the 2010 version. And the 2009 version.) As for the 2012 version ... SOUTHEASTERN (12) 1. Anthony Davis, Kentucky (New Orleans) 2. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Kentucky (Charlotte) 3. Bradley Beal, Florida (Washington) 18.
Way-too-early 2013 lacrosse top 25: Nos. 16-20 - Washington Times
The second of five posts taking an absurdly early look at the 2013 lacrosse season based on the information at hand today 20. BRYANT (14-4 in 2012) Last seen: Outscoring Quinnipiac and Mount St. Mary's by a combined 23-12 to win the Northeast Conference tournament.
Tillman to confront product of his altruism in Loyola's Hawkins
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Loyola coach Charley Toomey received a call from one of his closest friends a few years and tipped him off to Massachusetts product Josh Hawkins. "You gotta see this kid," the friend raved. "He's as athletic as anybody I've seen on our field."
Maryland's 'mosh pit' is a dangerous place
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Maryland midfielder Drew Snider scored four times in Saturday's NCAA tournament semifinals, and on each occasion he found himself swarmed with teammates. Just a few yards away, an even larger celebration unfolded every time on the Terrapins' sideline.
Richie Meade's eloquent ode to Memorial Day - Washington Times
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. --- Before today's lacrosse final four, Furman introduced Richie Meade as its first men's coach. The former Navy coach offered some thoughts on Memorial Day, which are included below. Needless to say, it is an emotional subject for Meade, who choked up at times during this portion of the discussion: "The next thing I'd just like to mention is this is Memorial Day.
DALY: Great times may lie ahead for Nationals
By Memorial Day weekend, the Washington Nationals usually look like, well, a wreck in the Indianapolis 500. Offseason plans have been rear-ended. Best-case scenarios have gone hurtling into the wall. The fire truck has arrived, and it's spewing foam in all directions. It was rarely any different for the Nationals' predecessors, the first- and second-edition Senators.
Big Apple Buckets | Category Archive | NEC
The Mid-Majority has been working towards a goal this season of 800 crowd sourced recaps. Today it hit that goal with this piece about Zack Rosen and Penn at Harvard. A lot of people (122 in fact) contributed recaps along the way. I put 15 stories up there from my travels around college basketball this [...]
Runkel, Lusby lead Loyola to NCAA title game after 7-5 win over Notre Dame
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Goalie Jack Runkel came up every bit as huge as his 6-foot-3, 225-pound frame. Loyola will be playing on Memorial Day largely because of it. Runkel saved a career-high 15 shots and Eric Lusby authored an encore performance of a week earlier with a five-goal outing as the top-seeded Greyhounds bested Notre Dame 7-5 to advance to Monday's NCAA title game.
Maryland manhandles Duke to reach NCAA lacrosse championship game
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Duke coach John Danowski couldn't explain it. Truth be told, his counterpart at Maryland, John Tillman, couldn't either. The explosive Duke offense couldn't produce when it mattered. Its swarming defense evaporated as a steamy New England afternoon gave way to evening. And Maryland couldn't stop scoring. And scoring.
Morning research: Terps set final four shooting record - Washington Times
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. --- The story from Saturday's second NCAA semifinal was how efficiently Maryland played on offense in a 16-10 dissection of third-seeded Duke. Or maybe it was how poor Duke looked on defense. Whatever your take (and, really, it was a striking mix of both), one thing's for sure: No team has ever shot it in a final four game quite like Maryland did Saturday.
Furman brings ex-Navy coach Meade back into college game - Washington Times
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | Richie Meade was not in his usual attire: Jacket, dress shoes, a purple and white striped tie. What he was about to step into, though, was perfectly appropriate. No matter what was to unfold later just yards away on the Gillette Stadium field, something was very, very right in the lacrosse world Saturday.
Road to Foxboro(ugh) - Washington Times
It's off to New England for today's NCAA lacrosse semifinals. Loyola meets Notre Dame in the first game. Maryland faces Duke in the second game. So what happens? Plenty of attention is being paid to the Loyola offense-Notre Dame defense matchup, and rightfully so.
Basketball rules committees address court surface issues - NCAA.org
Latest News Publish date: May 14, 2012 Basketball rules committees address court surface issues By Greg Johnson NCAA.org Citing temporary decals and logos that may cause players to slip, the Men's and Women's Basketball Rules Committees are recommending a rules change that requires the court be "of a consistent surface" so student-athlete safety is not compromised.