| Nov 7, 2014
| 12:21 PM
There were two lines of defense between Richaud Pack and the baskets on the court his parents built behind their home in suburban Detroit.
The first consisted of his father, Charles Edwards, and older brother Raynard.
The second was a telephone wire...
| Nov 6, 2014
The College Football Playoff selection committee's consensus is either Mensa-caliber genius or more troubling than fourth-and-40.
Since both of the panel's rankings have virtually mirrored my ballot for the Football Writers Association of America...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 7:46 PM
— Bill O'Brien has been a head coach for less than three of his 45 years, but already he's demonstrated a remarkable ability to rebuild at the major college and professional levels.
O'Brien saved Penn State's football program from ruin by stepping...
| Oct 28, 2014
Doug Turrell started his college career as an offensive lineman at Villanova.
In fact, he played guard or tackle since his flag football days as a fourth grader.
After being converted last season to tight end, the Parkland grad still had lineman stats...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Until this week there was no question about the greatest defeat in the history of Mississippi football.
It is etched in Rebels lore: Oct. 4, 1969.
That was the night Ole Miss quarterback Archie Manning was magnificent in a 33-32 loss to Alabama at...
| Oct 29, 2014
CHARLOTTESVILLE — From his polygamous grandfather to his accomplished parents to his accidental path to prep school, Virginia left tackle Sadiq Olanrewaju weaves quite the personal story, one that could go viral if he joins the short list of...
| 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 email@example.com and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes.
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Robots bathing patients, storefront medical clinics and nurses conducting procedures once done by doctors. The future of health care is bound to include practices that might surprise us today but will be commonplace 50 years from now. When hasn't that...
| 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 15, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Two of the nation's top high school basketball recruits are coming to Maryland.
It might be a little too early for Terps fans to get excited, considering Diamond Stone and Harry Giles will be in College Park on Friday to make visits rather than to play....
| Oct 12, 2014
What happens when a guy gets dumped by his girl and goes into the emotional tank? His best friend has the answer in the form of some unorthodox therapy called "mantervention" to help him get through the rough times. The mantra is "there's nothing better...