Wilt had some unbelievable games here. Ali and Frazier fought here. The players who will take the court at Madison Square Garden this weekend, though, don’t remember any of that. And yet they still regard the Garden as the World’s Most Famous Arena.
We’re being told this is a classic tournament, with juggernauts about to collide like meteors over Texas, and a classic Final Four in store for us. Depends on your view of classic. Does an Arizona – Florida Finals sound unprecedented? Is that must-see TV?
Joe Harris scored 16 points and top-seeded Virginia shot 56 percent to beat Memphis78-60 on Sunday night, earning its first trip to the NCAA tournament round of 16 in nearly two decades.
Anthony Gill scored 17 points to help No. 1 seed Virginia pull away late and beat Coastal Carolina 70-59 on Friday night, avoiding a historic upset in the NCAA tournament.
A great weekend of hoops culminated in Sunday’s selection show. With the field set, the real madness can begin.
Connecticut native Tod Schneider, a celebrated chef, faces trial this summer on charges of felony embezzlement for allegedly pilfering food from the Virginia governor’s official residence.
A Connecticut man who became known as the “East Coast Rapist” for a series of sexual assaults over more than a decade from Rhode Island to Virginia has been sentenced to life in prison.
The suspect in a series of rapes and sexual assaults along the East Coast over the last 15 years is again scheduled to plead guilty.
A plea deal for a Connecticut man accused of a series of rapes along the East Coast has fallen through after the defendant told a judge he wasn’t sure he knew what he was doing.
The biggest story at JR Motorsports wasn’t Danica Patrick this weekend. Well, not directly.
Shortly before the green flag at Richmond International Raceway for the Nationwide series race, news broke that longtime competition director – and sometimes crew chief – Tony Eury Sr. had left the company.