| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:44 PM
You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for motivation in each...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Here's a greatly abridged list of facts that set Sean Tuohy Jr. apart from your average reserve on a mid-major college basketball team:
Start with the Loyola guard's 23,379 Twitter followers. For a little perspective, the team's star, Dylon Cormier, has...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 1:54 PM
“The Journey” is an eight-part, eight-day series that takes you behind the scenes of the college football recruiting process as South Florida's best make the biggest decisions of their lives. To read other installments of "The Journey" visit...
| Nov 20, 2013
Last season, Duke reached its first bowl since 1994, snapped an eight-game losing streak to rival North Carolina and earned David Cutcliffe ACC coach of the year honors. Less than 12 months later, it all seemed a mirage.
The Blue Devils were 0-2 in...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:53 AM
Basketball was the sport du jour Wednesday, but during interviews at the ACC’s preseason media gathering, commissioner John Swofford applauded the freshly minted selection committee for college football’s playoff and again broadsided the...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:43 AM
GREENSBORO, N.C. - One of the key battles to desegregate the South played out at a Woolworth lunch counter here on Feb. 1, 1960.
Reason: Lunch was not served.
Woolworth was a national retailer, and corporate policy allowed for managers to adjust for...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 8:56 AM
On the night it opened practice to start the 2013 season, UCF got a commitment from one of its top targets in the class of 2014.
Smyrna (Ga.) Campbell safety Mike Rogers committed to UCF on Wednesday night, choosing the Knights over schools like...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 3:33 PM
The Rev. Will D. Campbell was a poor white boy from Mississippi who preached his first sermon from a pulpit stocked with a Bible from the Ku Klux Klan. But this son of the segregated South — a self-avowed "good ol' boy with crazy ideas" —...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 9:43 PM
Someone once said, "One man's trash, is another man's treasure."
Not to say that Denver Kirkland is garbage. He's a person, to be sure, a very large person, standing 6-foot-5, and weighing 330-pounds
But on Thursday night, as reported first by XOFan/...
| Jul 30, 2013
GAINESVILLE — Win and they will come, the adage goes.
But times have changed, even in the SEC where the league's streak of seven straight national championships has coincided with sagging attendance.
Take Alabama. Winners of the past two...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Fadol Brown has had his fill of South Florida.
The former FIU player committed to Ole Miss Friday, eschewing a Miami offer that was reportedly strong in the running.
At six-foot-five and 270 pounds, Brown is without a doubt ready to step into the...