| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Mike Cavanaugh taught bowling at Bowling Green to get to a night like this one. He taught billiards on Bowling Green's green velvet tables. He taught volleyball for the opportunity to coach under Jerry York, an opportunity that would grow into nearly...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:46 PM
A Boston College man, the governor of our state, made this night happen. A former Boston College coach defeated his mentor, a man he called the John Wooden and Bear Bryant of his sport, in a night that jumped for hockey like it hadn't in a long, long time...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Late Wednesday and early Thursday, UConn hockey coach Mike Cavanaugh spent time going through the fun and funny text messages, voice mails and emails that tend to arrive in the wake of something like Wednesday's 1-0 victory over No. 3 Boston College at...
| Aug 4, 2014
As I covered all of the festivities surrounding Andre Reed's induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend in Canton, I thought about the fact that this was something that's unlikely to ever happen again -- a local guy making it to Canton....
| Oct 22, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Wells Fargo did as much as it could to soft-pedal the findings of its fifth-annual Middle Class Retirement Survey, released Wednesday, but the horrific numbers speak for themselves.
"Saving for retirement is a formidable challenge for middle-class...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 8:47 AM
Ever since Melo Trimble announced last year that he was coming to Maryland, Mark Turgeon and his staff had trouble recruiting another point guard to follow the McDonald’s All-American to College Park.
A number of prospects turned them down because...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 5:46 PM
There was certainly no shortage of messages in my inbox this week, so apologies in advance that I could not get to them all.
It’s not even Sunday morning after a game, but I feel like I could write five things I learned about USC fans.
| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:37 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Chris Fowler vividly remembers the high grass at Notre Dame Stadium in 1993, intentionally kept unkempt to slow down the speedy Florida State Seminoles.
FSU reserve quarterback Danny Kanell recalls how close the Notre Dame fans got...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping:
No. 4 Baylor (6-0) at West Virginia (4-2)
9 a.m., Fox Sports 1
The over-under is...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Each week during the college football season, national analyst Chris Dufresne will burn a timeout to answer questions and exchange opinions. You can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes.
| Oct 26, 2014
| 6:55 PM
USC fans have the answer for everything wrong in the world today — "Blame Sark."
The Trojans should change their horse's name from "Traveler" to Roy Rogers' lesser-known backup mount: "Hair-Trigger."
No one weeps for Steve Sarkisian because he...