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  1. Rutgers falls short on big stage

    Kieran Darcy

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- On the verge of making history, Rutgers let it all slip away. With its first Big East championship and a first-ever BCS bowl bid on the line, the Scarlet Knights blew a 14-3 halftime lead and lost to Louisville on Thursday, 20-...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  2. Instant analysis: Louisville 20, Rutgers 17

    Kieran Darcy

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- A look at Louisville's 20-17 victory Thursday over Rutgers: What it means: Rutgers, on the verge of winning its first Big East championship and first-ever BCS bowl game bid, let it all slip away. The Scarlet Knights, playing...

    Blog | November 29, 2012
  3. Big East football -- a whole new world

    Kieran Darcy

    It's never too early to look ahead to the fall and the upcoming college football season, which figures to be a very interesting one around here. Rutgers has never won a Big East championship, and has never even been the preseason favorite, but the...

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  4. If the Big East tourney started today ...

    Kieran Darcy

    St. John's and Rutgers would have to play on Day 1, and win five games in five days (as UConn did last year) to win the Big East championship. The Red Storm, seeded No. 11, would play No. 14 Villanova. The Scarlet Knights, seeded No. 12, would pla...

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  5. The Sunday morning hoops roundup

    Kieran Darcy

    I was covering football on Saturday -- more specifically, the Rutgers-UConn game in East Hartford, Conn., in which the Scarlet Knights failed in their bid to win a share of the Big East championship for the first time. It was a very disappointing per...

    Blog | November 27, 2011
  6. Rutgers Scarlet Knights fall to UConn Huskies in bid for first Bi...

    Kieran Darcy

    It's hard to look at the bright side after a Rutgers loss as dark as Saturday's.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2011
  7. Rapid Reaction: UConn 40, Rutgers 22

    Kieran Darcy

    EAST HARTFORD, Conn. -- A quick take on Rutgers' 40-22 loss to Connecticut on Saturday afternoon at Rentschler Field. WHAT IT MEANS: Rutgers fails in its bid to win a share of the Big East championship for the first time in school history, and fin...

    Blog | November 26, 2011
  8. Rutgers routs Cincinnati and keeps pace in Big East championship ...

    Kieran Darcy

    Next week, Rutgers can nab share of Big East title -- and perhaps a BCS bowl bid.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2011
  9. Rutgers is back in race for Big East championship

    Kieran Darcy

    Rutgers won in Bronx while two rivals lost, blowing Big East race wide open.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2011
  10. Rapid Reaction: UConn 76, Syracuse 71

    Kieran Darcy

    NEW YORK -- A quick take on Connecticut's 76-71 overtime win over Syracuse on Friday night at Madison Square Garden. What it means: UConn (25-9), the No. 9 seed, wins its fourth game in four days and advances to the Big East championship game by k...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  11. Dixon picked up where Howland left off

    Kieran Darcy

    Jamie Dixon has proven his promotion to Pittsburgh's head man was well-deserved this season.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2004
  12. W2W4: SMU vs. Minnesota

    Kieran Darcy

    Here's what to watch for when Southern Methodist (27-9, 12-6 AAC) plays Minnesota (24-13, 8-10 Big Ten) on Thursday in the NIT championship game at Madison Square Garden. Tipoff is at 7 p.m., and you can watch the game on ESPN. ONE FOR THE AGES...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  13. Seems like old times in the new Big East

    Kieran Darcy

    NEW YORK -- The new Big East has an old-school champ. Providence, one of the conference's seven original members, turned back the clock and No. 14 Creighton on Saturday, winning the 2014 Big East tournament championship game 65-58. The Friars a...

    Blog | March 16, 2014
  14. Old meets new for Big East title

    Kieran Darcy

    NEW YORK -- It'll be old school vs. new school, literally, for the 2014 Big East tournament title. Founding member Providence will battle new addition Creighton on Saturday, with the conference championship and automatic NCAA tournament bid on the...

    Blog | March 15, 2014
  15. Super Bowl XLVIII -- Seattle Seahawks Michael Bennett, Doug Baldw...

    Kieran Darcy

    Richard Sherman made the bold comments after the Seattle Seahawks won the NFC Championship Game, but it was some of his teammates who did the big talking after the Seahawks' lopsided win in Super Bowl XLVIII.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2014
  16. SJU, SHU, RU in Big East baseball tourney

    Kieran Darcy

    The Big East baseball championship tournament begins Wednesday, and all three local squads -- St. John's, Seton Hall and Rutgers -- are among the eight teams that qualified. The tourney has a double-elimination format through the semifinal round, ...

    Blog | May 21, 2013