1. Marquette Drops Villanova 79-72 On New Year's Day

    Fourteen missed three-pointers doomed the Villanova men’s basketball team as they fell 79-72 to Marquette in the Big East opener for both teams...

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  2. PSU Overcomes Flu and Poor Shooting To Beat Northwestern 61-57

    Poor shooting and a nasty flu bug were not enough to slow down the Penn State Nittany Lions men’s basketball team as they rallied to beat Northwestern 61-57 in the Big Ten opener for both teams...

    Richard DeLancey Written by Richard DeLancey about over 5 years ago 115 reads 3 comments

  3. Ohio State-West Virginia: Lessons from the Buckeyes' Blowout Loss

    "We weren't very good; it's just that simple." In one sentence, Ohio State’s Thad Matta summed up his team’s uninspired performance Saturday in a loss to unranked West Virginia University...

    Richard DeLancey Written by Richard DeLancey about over 5 years ago 301 reads 5 comments

  4. 11-2 And the Sky is Falling at Penn State's Happy Valley

    It ain’t easy being blue and white these days. Just ask Ed Dechellis and the Penn State Nittany Lions. PSU fans are roaring up a critical storm despite the fact that their team is off to an 11-2 start...

    Richard DeLancey Written by Richard DeLancey about over 5 years ago 220 reads 2 comments

  5. St. Mary's Randy Bennett Is Moving Up By Going Down Under

    Australia may be Randy Bennett’s ticket to the big time. The coach of the St. Mary’s Gaels should get some serious play after the 2008/2009 season...

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  6. Is Time Running Out On Iowa State's Greg McDermott?

    If the rumors are true that Iowa State Men’s Basketball coach Greg McDermott is on the hot seat, then the temperature of his posterior got cranked up a notch tonight with an uninspired performance against in-state rival Iowa...

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  7. Sorry George, Villanova Is Overrated

    My Father-In-Law George was the biggest Villanova Basketball fan I have ever seen. So much so, that he was buried in his Villanova sweatshirt and hat...

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  8. Cat Scratch: UVM Hockey Quick Hits

    UVM is 2nd in the latest KRACH Division 1 Hockey Ratings UVM is 11th in the latest USCHO/CBS Sports Division 1 Hockey Poll UVM is 11th in the latest USA Today Division 1 Hockey Poll UVM ...

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  9. Michigan Wolverines Basketball Coach John Beilein is a Class Act

    On a day that trumpeted Michigan’s return to national men’s college basketball prominence, John Beilein showed an amazing amount of class...

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  10. College Hockey Cat Scratch: Finding a Way To Win

    One of the last names you would ever expect to see in a column about College Hockey is Michael Jordan. But as I sat in my seat tonight at Gutterson Arena, home of the University of Vermont Catamounts, I couldn’t help but think about "His Airness...

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  11. It Was Worth The Wait: The Phillies Win The 2008 World Series

    As I watched the Phillies' Brad Lidge get the final out of the 2008 World Series, my mind thought back to a chilly March day in 1981. I was 11 and home sick from school. The Phillies had just begun Spring Training games...

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  12. A New Atlanta Thrashers Promotion: "Empty Seat Night"

    I had to laugh a moment ago when I looked at the picture of the Phillips Arena on NHL.com. It was a nice shot of the inside, showing a capacity crowd cheering on their beloved Thrashers...

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  13. Cover The Game and Skip The Drama: Joe Paterno Deserves Better

    Was it me last night? Did anyone else find ABC’s tribute to Joe Paterno at the beginning of the Penn State/Ohio State game a little patronizing? I know the 81-year-old football legend is a major story...

    Richard DeLancey Written by Richard DeLancey about almost 6 years ago 509 reads 3 comments

  14. Phillies Survive a Maalox Moment, Beat Rays 5-4 In Game Three

    Last night I did my best Randy Quaid impersonation. Yes, for the three hours and 41 minutes it took to play Game Three of the 2008 World Series, I did my best to recreate the role Quaid played in the 1994 film Major League II...

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  15. Cat Scratch: The Evil Empire Strikes Again as BC Eagles beat Vermont

    In 2005-06, the University of Vermont men’s hockey team fell five times to Boston College. 2006-2007 saw another loss. Three more defeats last season, including a weekend spanking in Boston and the Hockey East Championship Game...

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  16. Cat Scratch: Looking For a Boost In The Polls

    Okay USCHO show Vermont some love. I thought UVM’s initial ranking in the USCHO/CBS XXL Division 1 Men’s College Hockey Poll was soft...

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  17. Cat Scratch: Previewing UVM Vs Miami

    Credibility and respectability are on the line this weekend as the 7th ranked Miami University RedHawk Ice Hockey team comes to Burlington...

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  18. Border Crossing: A Preview Of UVM Vs. RPI

    The NCAA will stage it’s first ever hockey game in Quebec City, Saturday, as the University of Vermont Catamounts face-off against the Engineers from RPI at the Pavillon de la Jeunesse...

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  19. Phillies Hang on to Win Game Two of NLCS, 8-5

    Do you remember those 1970s “Just hang in there baby” posters with a cat dangling from a rope? That is the way I felt through the last four innings of game two of the NLCS...

    Richard DeLancey Written by Richard DeLancey about almost 6 years ago 289 reads 0 comments

  20. It Was Worth the Wait: Philadelphia Phillies Win Game One of NLCS

    It was worth the wait. It has been 15 long years since the Philadelphia Phillies played in the National League Championship Series. In that time, Blackberries became more than just a fruit, cassettes disappeared, and beer developed born on dates...

    Richard DeLancey Written by Richard DeLancey about almost 6 years ago 279 reads 3 comments

  21. Penn State-Wisconsin: Daryll Clark's Legs Key to Nittany Lion Game Plan

    Life is good in Happy Valley these days. The Nittany Lions are 6-0, and the Blue and White Nation is talking about a trip to the BCS title game...

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  22. Phillies in 1983 and 2008: A Look Back into the Future

    The Philadelphia Phillies and the Los Angeles Dodgers playing for the National League Pennant is nothing new. The two teams have battled it out in 1977, 1978, 1983, and now 2008. The 1983 NLCS ended an era of domination by the Phillies...

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  23. Philadelphia Phillies Retrospective: A New Way of Thinking

    I was born in 1970. I was six when I started to understand what Major League Baseball was. Both grandfathers, my mother, and my father were all Phillies fans...

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  24. Cat Scratch...Edition 1.... McGill Pushes UVM In Preseason Game

    It was only fitting that a week after Paul Newman's death, the McGill University Redmen and the University of Vermont Catamounts played a game that was more reminiscent of Slap Shot than a NCAA Hockey match...

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  25. University of Vermont Hockey on the Tube

    The University of Vermont Hockey Team is returning to TV in 2008/2009. The school released a schedule last week that included seven games on CN8, one game on NESN and one game on ESPNU. The school is leaving open the possibility of additional broadcasts.

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