| Dec 8, 2011
| 8:46 PM
SEATTLE — Mike Leach had just gotten the Texas Tech coaching job in 1999 when he and an assistant coach flew from Lubbock down to Odessa to recruit a decorated receiver named Roy Williams.
"Amazing-looking kid," said Manny Matsakis, the former...
| Jun 14, 2011
GLENDALE — The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Lonnie Kauppila (Crescenta Valley High, 2008) Stanford baseball, freshman: After having their rally extinguished by the rain on Saturday, Kauppila and the Cardinal...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 10:00 PM
In many ways, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir is like any other church choir. It's an all-volunteer organization that rehearses and performs each Sunday morning.
But in many other ways, the choir stands apart from the musical herd. It's one of the biggest...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 3:17 AM
Seth Greenberg has changed Virginia Tech basketball’s scheduling philosophy for the better.
Preparing for his ninth season as the Hokies’ coach, Greenberg has constructed an ambitious non-conference road for Tech in 2011-12 that includes at...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 10:20 AM
With FAU coach Howard Schnellenberger announcing that this will be his final season, speculation has already begun about who will replace the legendary coach who created the program and has been its only coach.
Athletic Director Craig Angelos will make...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 3:08 PM
A glance at the 2011-12 ACC men’s basketball schedule unveiled Wednesday:
State rivals? Virginia and Virginia Tech play Jan. 22 in Charlottesville and Feb. 21 in Blacksburg, again foiling those of us who believe the Hokies and Cavaliers should...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 6:42 AM
We celebrate milestone birthdays and anniversaries. We strive for milestone GPAs and salaries.
But nothing does milestones like sports.
Some are seasonal, others career. But the numbers are indelible.
Baseball's 3,000 hits, football's 2,000 yards and...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 7:45 PM
Separated by just 44 picks in the 2010 draft, Ed Dickson and Dennis Pitta still bring a tag-team dimension to the Ravens a year later.
Indeed, it seems fitting the Ravens will try to replace two-time Pro Bowl tight end Todd Heap this season with a...
| Sep 15, 2011
Texas may or may not end up in the Pacific-12 Conference. Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott tried to lure the Longhorns last year before his dream for a 16-team super league was squashed — or maybe deferred.
Texas once held a big stack of expansion...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 7:10 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Emily Tubert (Burroughs High, 2010) sophomore, University of Arkansas women's golf: With Tubert leading the way, the Razorbacks are making a run up the leaderboard at the Liz Murphey...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Something was missing for the Navy football team as it prepared last spring for the 2011 season. The practices were quieter, and for those on defense, a little too easy. What was missing — in retrospect, who was missing — was longtime...