| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Hampton University's path to a fifth consecutive Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament title and NCAA berth goes through the league's newest member, whose women's program is having a signature season.
The top-seeded Lady Pirates (26-4) draw...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 6:08 PM
It's hard to pinpoint just when it began.
Was it Larry Bird vs. Magic Johnson in 1979?
Was it Michael Jordan's late jumper beating Georgetown for North Carolina in 1982?
Was it N.C. State stunning Houston at the buzzer in 1983 and Jimmy Valvano...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 11:24 PM
The NCAA tournament starts Tuesday in Dayton and ends on a Monday near Dallas. Among the 68 teams, none from Indiana made it, but one from North Dakota did. The race is on to reach four regional hubs: Anaheim, Indianapolis, Memphis and New York. Will your...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: I can understand why you don't read your own lousy newspaper, but USC is ranked No. 25 [by the Associated Press]. Don't worry, we will never accuse you of being a homer.
I realize it is old news, but your sports...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:36 PM
I don't know who's the bigger crybaby, you or Pat Haden. The bottom line is this: Southern Cal cheated. They got caught. Take your punishment like a man.
Glenn M. Langdon
Haden is definitely the older crybaby, but I'm not sure I get...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Is Tim Tebow's playing career over? It looks that way after it was announced Tuesday that he had been hired by the SEC Network as an analyst for its "SEC Nation" show,
The SEC Network is owned by ESPN.
"I am so excited that ESPN has given me this...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 12:57 PM
UCLA didn't play its best game of the season Saturday night against Cal but a solid victory and a series of shakeups helped lift the Bruins into the top 10 in Sunday's Associated Press and USA Today coaches' polls.
UCLA climbed two spots to No. 9 in the...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Veteran NASCAR driver Bobby Labonte suffered three broken ribs in a cycling accident Wednesday morning and won't participate in this weekend's race in Atlanta, said his firm, Bobby Labonte Enterprises.
The accident happened while Labonte, 49, was riding...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:26 PM
USC players have dealt with plenty of distractions during the last four weeks.
Lane Kiffin was fired as coach, interim Coach Ed Orgeron took over and teammates continued to fall because of injuries suffered during and after a loss at Notre Dame.
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Halfway through your story today I got a sick feeling and tossed the sports section into the couch. What exactly would a "big name" coach do for SC that Ed Orgeron can't do, recruit?
Hope you're feeling better and thanks, really, for...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 6:30 PM
LAS VEGAS — They played under or met four USC head coaches in less than three months.
They shed tears of elation in a frenzied victory celebration after beating Stanford at the Coliseum, tears of sorrow on the steps of the McKay Center as a...