Stories tagged: Tony Bennett
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 7:16 p.m.
Tony Bennett supports Virginia basketball team’s protest photo
The night before the Virginia men’s basketball team officially started its 2016-17 season, several players posted a photo of the team kneeling as a sign of unity against social injustice.
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 2:50 p.m.
Aretha Franklin canceling performances to rest up
Aretha Franklin is canceling some upcoming concerts to rest up.
Sat., Aug. 20, 2016
San Francisco honors Tony Bennett with statue, festivities
If ever there was a man to throw a grand birthday bash for in San Francisco, it had to be Tony Bennett. And that is exactly what happened Friday. After …
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 5:56 p.m.
NBC to salute Tony Bennett’s 90th birthday with 2-hour special
NBC is celebrating Tony Bennett’s 90th birthday with a star-filled tribute airing in December.
Thu., June 2, 2016, 7 p.m.
Local singers find inspiration in Tony Bennett’s talent, longevity
Tony Bennett will turn 90 in August. Let that sink in. Ninety.
Tue., March 24, 2015
Ex-Cougar Tony Bennett men’s Coach of the Year
Virginia men’s basketball coach Tony Bennett has been named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association National Coach of the Year. Bennett guided Virginia to a 30-4 record, including a 28-2 mark …
Mon., March 23, 2015
Spartans eliminate Virginia again
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Travis Trice received a text message Sunday from Golden State Warriors forward and former Michigan State player Draymond Green that read: “Don’t let this be your last …
Sat., Jan. 31, 2015
No. 2 Virginia, Tony Bennett poised for another ACC title run
Tony Bennett guided Virginia to its first Atlantic Coast Conference championship in 38 years with a foundation in defense, smart play and hard work. A season later, the No. 2 …
UPDATED: Tue., March 18, 2014, 9:01 p.m.
WSU fires basketball coach Ken Bone
Ken Bone’s tenure as Washington State basketball coach ended shortly after 10 a.m on Tuesday morning. WSU athletic director Bill Moos fired Bone during their annual end-of-season meeting.
Sat., March 16, 2013
Trouble on the bubble for Virginia
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Tony Bennett, the Virginia men’s basketball coach, said someone had mentioned to him that his was “the Don Equis” of this March – “the most interesting team …
Fri., Jan. 29, 2010
Bennett has Cavs believing in system
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Tony Bennett didn’t watch much tape of last year’s Virginia team after taking the Cavaliers coaching job. Instead, he formed his impressions based on his interactions with …
Fri., April 3, 2009
Bennett offers reasons for leaving
PULLMAN – There was an explanation needed. Four days after leaving Washington State University for the Atlantic Coast Conference’s University of Virginia, Tony Bennett felt he could finally offer one.
Thu., April 2, 2009, 11:39 a.m.
Bennett: ‘I’m sure there are a lot of hurt feelings’
Four days after leaving Washington State University for the Atlantic Coast Conference’s University of Virginia, Tony Bennett felt he could finally offer one. He picked up his cell phone and …
Wed., April 1, 2009, 1:33 p.m.
Bennett to build Virginia on passion, integrity
Tony Bennett says he plans to rebuild the men’s basketball program at Virginia around two basic principles: passion and integrity.
Wed., April 1, 2009
Cougars in re-recruiting mode
PULLMAN – When Tony Bennett is introduced as the University of Virginia’s men’s basketball coach today, he’ll not only be breaking a tie with the players left at Washington State …
Tue., March 31, 2009, 12:02 a.m.
Tony takes flight
PULLMAN – Washington State University men’s basketball coach Tony Bennett surprised his players, his assistants and the school administration Monday by accepting an offer to become the head coach at …
Mon., March 30, 2009, 2:31 p.m.
Bennett shocks team, leaves for Virginia
PULLMAN ¬ Washington State University men’s basketball coach Tony Bennett surprised his players, his assistants and the school administration Monday by accepting an offer to become the head coach at …
Thu., Jan. 29, 2009, 12:01 a.m.
Cougars wander to desert
TEMPE, Ariz. – There are a few challenges awaiting the Washington State men’s basketball team on its Pac-10 swing through Arizona this week. Some are obvious.
Thu., Jan. 8, 2009
Stanford, California surprise prognosticators
PULLMAN – They seemed like the biggest shakeups to hit the Bay Area since the last temblor. California was losing sophomore Ryan Anderson to the draft. Ditto Stanford and the …
Sun., Nov. 18, 2007
Frank Sinatra called Tony Bennett “the best saloon singer in the world.” Bing Crosby called Bennett “the best singer I ever heard.” Frank and Bing are part of the Fox …