Syracuse beats top-seeded Virginia

Mar 28, 2016

Syracuse beats top-seeded Virginia

Malachi Richardson and Syracuse scrapped and fought their way from the bubble to the Final Four. Richardson scored 21 of his 23 points in the second half, and Syracuse extended its improbable run with a 68-62 victory over top-seeded Virginia on Sunday. The Orange ...

Late bucket lifts Syracuse

Mar 26, 2016

Late bucket lifts Syracuse

Every part of it paid off for Syracuse. The Orange learned and persevered during a trying season. When Michael Gbinije and company got in trouble Friday night, they were ready. Gbinije made a go-ahead layup with 22 seconds left, and Syracuse advanced to its ...

Debate begins as selection committee reveals NCAA field

Mar 14, 2016

Debate begins as selection committee reveals NCAA field

A topsy-turvy season in college basketball delivered a few more twists when the brackets came out Sunday. Exhibit A: Oregon and Virginia are No. 1 seeds, while Michigan State is not. Exhibit B: Monmouth and Valparaiso aren’t part of March Madness, but Michigan and ...

Feb 29, 2016

Virginia schools may scrap Japanese immersion programs

Some public schools in Virginia are considering scrapping foreign-language immersion programs after more than 25 years because of their costs. Fairfax County in Virginia operates programs under which regular school subjects are taught in foreign languages such as Japanese, with the aim of instilling ...