| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:05 AM
With the rich girls' high school volleyball tradition at our local schools, it is always exciting to follow these players as they continue to play through their college years. Since the late 1970s through today, the number of local college players has...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 3:45 AM
Freshman Michael Sauers (Archbishop Curley) scored the winning goal in the 86th minute to give No. 5 seed Maryland a 2-1 victory at No. 4 seed California on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the NCAA men's soccer championship.
Sauers found the back of...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:35 PM
The NCAA must be feeling a bit like Dr. Frankenstein these days: assailed by college football and men's basketball players who reject the NCAA's precious, but mostly mythic, notion that they are student-athletes.
At Northwestern University, a group of...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Now that the men have had their opening-round fun, the NCAA Division I women's basketball tournament gets its start Saturday with 16 games across the land. UConn opens defense of its title Sunday at Gampel Pavilion against Prairie View at 8.
Here are 10...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:43 PM
LAS VEGAS — This could be a referendum on Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott's vision.
The NCAA tournament selection committee will sequester itself Sunday in something of a conclave of Cardinals that's more Louisville than Vatican City....
| Feb 18, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Arizona State fans do love to celebrate.
They did it twice Friday, after a 69-66 double-overtime victory over Arizona, then ranked second. Sun Devils fans charged the court with one second left and after the final horn.
The situation brought safety...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 10:24 PM
Angus Brandt scored a career-high 27 points as host Oregon State beat Towson, 76-67, Wednesday night and avenged an upset loss in overtime to the Tigers a year ago.
Devon Collier added 13 points, seven rebounds and five assists for the Beavers (6-2),...
| Nov 14, 2013
One reason Penn State has played so many freshmen this season (read more about that here) has been the dwindling numbers in the team's upper classes. As to why that's happened, let's revisit the 2010 recruiting class. Zach Zwinak (photo......
| Sep 13, 2011
| 2:09 PM
College football "super conferences" would be a disservice to fans, problematic to govern and risky financial ventures.
That's not the view of an aging keyboard jockey clinging to his vinyl copy of "Exile on Main St." That's the opinion of a former...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 12:59 PM
Danny Hultzen called Virginia's 2009 march to the College World Series trip "a joyride." Brian O'Connor dubbed it "a perfect storm."
Such is life for a first-time CWS program and a coach who grew up a ground-rule double from the event's venerable home in...
| Oct 9, 2011
Al Davis, the tough-minded owner of the Oakland Raiders who transformed a failing team into a three-time Super Bowl champion and one of the most successful franchises in professional football only to preside over its dramatic decline in recent years, died...