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  • College football conference rankings

    College football conference rankings
      Once considered a solid bet as college football’s top conference, the SEC now finds itself facing an identity crisis of sorts. Was last season’s dismal postseason performance a precursor to what’s to come? Or just a speed bump in the...
  • Ravens linebacker Arthur Brown takes 'big step forward' during offseason

    Ravens linebacker Arthur Brown takes 'big step forward' during offseason
    When Arthur Brown was drafted in the second round by the Ravens two years ago, he arrived with considerable expectations and hype as many draft analysts had compared the undersized linebacker to legendary retired middle linebacker Ray Lewis. It was...
  • Big 12 basketball coaches say 30 seconds to shoot is plenty of time

    Of the several college basketball rule changes that will be introduced for the upcoming season, none received more attention than reducing the shot clock from 35 to 30 seconds. But most Big 12 men's coaches don't think you'll notice. "To be honest, I...
  • The Beacon-News' 2015 Softball All-Area Team

    First Team Hannah Beatus, West Aurora, sophomore, pitcher: Upstate Eight Valley pick for conference co-champs, Beatus led the area's pitchers by throwing 172 innings. She finished 18-6 with two saves and a 1.63 ERA for regional champs. Meg Cohrs,...
  • UCF needs to hire Todd Stansbury clone

    UCF needs to hire Todd Stansbury clone
    Thank you, Todd Stansbury. Whether you want to call it a footprint, a blueprint or a playbook, the leadership principles have been established for the next person to follow. How to lead a program out of the embarrassing throes of NCAA sanctions. See...
  • With Penn State as its guest, ODU hosts 1,000 prospects in a satellite camp

    With Penn State as its guest, ODU hosts 1,000 prospects in a satellite camp
    NORFOLK — With his six-figure salary and connections, Old Dominion football coach Bobby Wilder acknowledges that his story isn't the norm. But a few years back, he was a father trying to get his kid recruited. Derek Wilder, a linebacker at Maury...
  • UCF athletic director Todd Stansbury leaving to take Oregon State job

    UCF athletic director Todd Stansbury leaving to take Oregon State job
    UCF will soon begin searching for a new athletic director after Todd Stansbury left the program to take the same job at Oregon State. “This decision was difficult because I love UCF, what our teams have accomplished and the excitement still ahead,...
  • Meet your team's Waterloo

    Meet your team's Waterloo
    Ten thousand men died on June 18, 1815 at Waterloo. That was 10,000 more than were killed in Gainesville on Sept. 30, 1961. That didn’t make the day any easier for Florida fans. “It was like a death in the family,” coach Ray Graves...
  • Chris Simms on time at Texas: 'I may have gotten a few $100 handshakes'

    Chris Simms, who was a quarterback with the Texas Longhorns from 1999-2002, said the kind of compensation for autographs that brought Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel and Georgia's Todd Gurley some unwanted scrutiny isn't new. In fact, it happened to him....
  • Sixers center Embiid has healing setback on right foot, may miss start of season

    76ers center Joel Embiid may not be available to play at the start of the NBA season after the latest setback in the healing of his right foot, an NBA source said Sunday. There's also a legitimate chance that the 7-footer could miss the entire season....
  • Mike Bianchi: It's time for UCF fans to make Big 12 take notice

    Mike Bianchi: It's time for UCF fans to make Big 12 take notice
    This is a big call to arms for UCF fans. A Big 12 call to arms. If ever there was a time for the hundreds of thousands of UCF fans, alumni and students in Central Florida to back their football program, then now is it. "It's a sprint, not a...