| Nov 18, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Douglas senior Shynelle Agaran is used to twisting and turning in her sport, but when it came to selecting a college she vaulted at the chance to attend Maryland.
Agaran is the only South Florida gymnast to sign a Division I college scholarship on early...
| Nov 28, 2014
Three days before this season's opening game, Virginia Tech announced a two-year contract extension for iconic football coach Frank Beamer. The Hokies promptly dismissed William and Mary and, a week later, upset No. 8 Ohio State on the road.
| 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...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 8:34 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Jameis Winston's highly publicized code of conduct hearing concluded after two days, with the star quarterback giving his most extensive defense to date following sexual-assault allegations.
At various times, the hearing was called a...
| 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...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 5:09 AM
Indya Dodson is living a life far different from what she imagined.
Growing up, Dodson had designs to become an actress. But now the 18-year-old sophomore at Capitol Technology University in Laurel is studying software engineering and Web development....
| 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...
| 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.
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:48 PM
BLACKSBURG — His days of putting on pads and a jersey may be behind him long before they should’ve been, but David Wilson still has an uncanny sense of timing on a football field.
Late in the second quarter last Saturday in Virginia Tech&...
| 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 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...