| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:05 PM
So much news broke this week it was easy to forget the reason we all get called together each fall: the games.
USC started it by calling a news conference to announce interim coach Ed Orgeron was out and Steve Sarkisian was in as head coach of the...
| 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...
| May 16, 2014
WILLIAMSBURG — Azahara Munoz was as lost as Tom Hanks and his volleyball. Thousands of miles from her native Spain, she was a freshman at Arizona State, isolated and homesick.
The 2002 Spanish Amateur champion at age 14, she had come to the United...
| May 24, 2014
| 10:26 PM
He had already rolled across the stage to accept his degree, the graduation ceremony halted to create a safe path for his wheelchair, wild cheering everywhere.
But Cory Hahn had to take one more test. The former Southland baseball star, who graduated...
| Dec 31, 2013
EL PASO, Texas — From the sombrero he wore to the practices he ran, Frank Beamer has enjoyed everything about Sun Bowl week. His Virginia Tech team prepared well , embraced locals' endearing hospitality and avoided the myriad trouble lurking in...
| Sep 5, 2013
Fashionistas can rate Oregon's myriad uniforms. Architectural Digest can critique the Ducks' opulent and excessive — take a bow, Nike — football support complex. Analysts can dissect the program's warp-speed, no-huddle offense.
| Oct 20, 2013
| 8:22 PM
The Bowl Championship Series has been ripped, ridiculed ravaged and pilloried — and that's by the people who like it.
The people who don't have treated it like a demon child.
No one has ever called the BCS boring.
The 16th and last season of...
| Dec 11, 2013
The most strident critics craved anarchy, a farewell overdose of controversy for the Bowl Championship Series. Come Sunday, however, after 15 weeks of unimaginable insanity, the most-deserving teams for the national title game were indisputable: Florida...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 2:57 PM
These are dark times for the NCAA.
As an organization in charge of monitoring all things college athletics, the NCAA has prided itself with creating a certain brand of integrity. That integrity, however, has taken a big hit as of late.
From the way it...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Pittsburgh players were completely justified in tweeting their emotional responses about the news of Todd Graham leaving for Arizona State...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Coaching carousel: Ole Miss tabs Hugh Freeze as next coach...