| 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 27, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Even Mike London’s legion of detractors concede that his Virginia football team is demonstrably better than last season’s depths. The Cavaliers, 2-10 a year ago, enter Friday’s regular-season finale at Virginia Tech 5-6 and favored...
| 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 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 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 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...
| 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 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 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 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....