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Archive: March, 2010

a dissent on NJ's TOC

Thursday, March 25, 2010, 10:58 AM
.A column penned Thursday by the Inquirer’s superb writer, Marc Narducci, argues the merits of New Jersey’s high school basketball Tournament of Champions, at one point using the word ``baseless’’ in describing one of the arguments posed against it. I don’t often delve... Read more

Was Scottie hurt?

Saturday, March 20, 2010, 5:54 PM
PROVIDENCE – So now that it’s over, the obvious question to ask is this: Was Scottie Reynolds masking an injury down the stretch? ``Nah, the last two games I was just going too fast,’’ Reynolds said after 10th-seeded St. Mary’s eliminated Villanova 75-68 Saturday at... Read more

What we learned about Villanova

Thursday, March 18, 2010, 4:26 PM
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Villanova coach Jay Wright did not start Scottie Reynolds and Corey Fisher today because of what was described as ``Minor teaching points.’’ Not sure what they learned, but it was very educational for me. Lesson 1: Fisher is expendable. Lesson 2: Reynolds is... Read more
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Donnellon's career began in Biddeford, Me., in 1981, and has included stops in Wilkes-Barre, Norfolk, and New York, where he worked as a national writer for the short-lived but highly acclaimed National Sports Daily. He has received state and national awards at each stop and since joining the Daily News in 1992 has been honored by the Associated Press Sports Editors, the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association, the National Association of Black Journalists, the Associated Press Managing Editors of Pennsylvania and the Keystone Awards. He and his wife of 26 years have raised three fine children, none of whom are even the least bit impressed with the above. E-mail Sam at
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