| Sep 30, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Transportation in this country is dependent on oil for 93 percent of the miles we drive. The remaining 7 percent of the energy used for transportation comes from biofuels and natural gas, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. In a chart...
| Aug 26, 2009
Jasper Howard is a talker. He talks to his mom in Florida twice a day. He talks to the wide receivers in drills, oh, twice a minute.
He'll jump up from a set of post-practice push-ups to talk about the tattoos across his midsection dedicated to his...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Shore Up Connecticut is a policy mistake. A state loan program named Shore Back Connecticut would make more sense because retreat from the coast is the only viable long-term option. Recent developments in Antarctica have made this crystal clear.
| Nov 17, 2009
Not long ago I got into it with the YouTube investment wizard and U.S. Senate candidate Peter Schiff over college loans and the ever-increasing price of tuition.
The impish Schiff - who predicted the current economic collapse - hit me with a simple...
| Mar 12, 2009
Perennial and pointless. Intriguing and infuriating. Comical and confusing.
So goes this college basketball season's jousting over conference supremacy.
ACC or Big East? Carolina or Connecticut? Hansbrough or Harangody?
We stage this debate each...
| Apr 5, 2009
In their sodium-pentathol moments, NCAA suits had to crave this.
A Michigan State upset of Connecticut in Saturday's Final Four semifinals would not only assure a championship-game madhouse at Ford Field, but also eliminate the chances of their most...
| Oct 21, 2009
| 6:09 PM
When it was time to be measured at Central Michigan's football camp last summer, Bishop Moore tailback Jalen Singleton stepped up, straightened his torso and leaned toward the tape measure fixed to the wall.
It began at 5 feet 6 inches.
| Nov 22, 2010
| 9:24 PM
At most high school football practices, there will be a person off to the side, by himself, kicking a couple of balls around and chasing them down. He's anonymous.
He may join the squad at the end of practice for sprints. He'll be in the huddle for the...
| Jan 3, 2010
Andre Dixon took us into his locker room. Randy Edsall took us into his heart.
It was quite a tour.
UConn saved its most complete performance for last. The Huskies ended the longest football season known to man Saturday by picking up the yoke a final...
| Jun 9, 2010
| 5:37 PM
- Nebraska's Big 10 decision could come by Friday
- ACC might have to act to save schools or expand
- Can you see an ACC with West Virginia or Connecticut?
Concluding yet another what-if conversation about conference realignment Tuesday, a plugged-...
| Jun 28, 2010
If you saw the pitching wedge Bubba Watson topped from a fairway bunker into the water on the 17th hole, you saw a piece of it. If you saw his monster drive on 18, the one that bounced off the cart path 396 yards into Travelers Championship legend, yes,...