Latest Tony Bennett News

New-look Virginia back to work after winning NCAA title

Jun. 12, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

Tony Bennett's first offseason as a national champion coach has come with benefits on the recruiting trail. His first season at Virginia after winning the title, however, will bring challenges. Five players who helped Virginia beat Texas Tech to capture the first basketball title in school history are gone, and...

Today in History

Jun. 1, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, June 1, the 152nd day of 2019. There are 213 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On June 1, 1813, the mortally wounded commander of the USS Chesapeake, Capt. James Lawrence, gave the order, "Don't give up the ship" during a losing battle with the British...

Marquette star Hauser transferring to Virginia

May. 31, 2019 1:14 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Marquette star Sam Hauser is transferring to national champion Virginia. Coach Tony Bennett made the announcement Friday. Hauser will practice with the Cavaliers in the coming year, but won't use his final year of eligibility until the 2020-21 season. The 6-foot-8 Hauser...

Fresh off a senior major, Stricker returns to Bethpage

May. 15, 2019 7:31 PM EDT

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The modest Midwestern lifestyle of Steve Stricker has given way to moments of celebrity over the last month. Stricker spoke Wednesday about watching the final round of the Masters from his winter home in Naples, Florida, with his wife and two daughters, when he casually mentioned...

Red Sox manager Cora undecided on White House visit

Apr. 29, 2019 6:31 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox manager Alex Cora is still undecided if he'll visit the White House next week when the team celebrates its World Series title there. The Red Sox are scheduled to visit the White House on May 9 following a three-game series in Baltimore. "I'll let you guys know when I decide," Cora...

College hoops champs Virginia won't be visiting White House

Apr. 26, 2019 7:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Virginia Cavaliers, winners of this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament, won't be going to the White House to celebrate with President Donald Trump. Head coach Tony Bennett tweeted Friday that the team has "received inquiries about a visit to the White House" but "would have to...