| Nov 10, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Nick Saban, don't do it.
Don't let your ego trigger thoughts of Manifest Destiny and move you west.
Don't let the truckloads of money that the University of Texas and its boosters can surely dump upon your front lawn lure you away from what has to...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 1:54 PM
The bounce of the ball, the squeak of sneakers, the roar of the crowds … and the whistles.
Oh, so many whistles.
College basketball is back and if you've been watching, you may have noticed that it has changed a bit. Players like Andrew Wiggins...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 5:22 PM
The best team in college football won Saturday and few people knew or perhaps even cared.
Alabama won its 11th straight game — a resounding 52-0 win over Arkansas — and the response from college football fans throughout the country was a...
| Aug 27, 2011
An Idaho resort hotel's verdure is not the wild tumble around W.S. Merwin's beloved Hawaiian home, but disciplined grass and orderly stands of trees. Not, perhaps, the sort of trees Merwin had in mind when he wrote, "On the last day of the world I would...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 3:55 PM
It's been 21 days since ESPN's "Outside the Lines" first reported the allegations that Johnny Manziel had sold autographs. It's a clear-cut NCAA violation that compromises the Texas A&M quarterback's eligibility for the upcoming season.
| Aug 18, 2013
— Josh Dillon's sister nicknamed them "the nerd herd."
That was back when Dillon and seven friends from Highland Park High School would lug their computers and monitors to their parents' basements, wire them together and play games until the wee...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Arkansas' Bret Bielema, Auburn's Gus Malzahn, Kentucky's Mark Stoops and Tennessee's Butch Jones will make their debut this season in the SEC.
Freshman orientation is an important time for a new college student.
Thousands of eager first-year...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 3:30 PM
It's been a topsy-turvy season for several big name football programs.
If you would have told me at the beginning of the year that Florida would lose to Georgia Southern, I would have laughed. Now, the only people laughing are Florida State fans. The...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 4:13 PM
While college football wasn't exactly what Kenny Rogers had in mind when he delivered his famous rendition of the The Gambler, no words better matched some of the action on the gridiron this weekend.
"You got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 4:22 PM
It appears that reports of the Southeastern Conference's death were greatly exaggerated.
For more than a week, critics and pundits alike had been celebrating what appeared to be demise of the SEC. After seven consecutive national championships won by...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 3:43 PM
A new era is set to begin at Florida State.
FSU quarterback Jameis Winston will start his first game Monday night when the Seminoles face Pittsburgh at Heinz Field in a primetime, nationally televised game.
It's as if Winston's debut was scripted by a...