| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:01 PM
FORT LAUDERDALE Willie Lyles, a central figure in the NCAA's two-year-long investigation of Oregon football over suspected recruiting violations, is back in college football — with the NCAA's blessing.
Lyles opened Texas-based Quest Scouting...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 5:54 PM
You can't fault the University of California's official team store for wanting to get out ahead of the team's stupendous road upset over Arizona on Saturday night.
The store seized on "victory" to offer fans a 25% discount on hats.
Cal went 0-9 in the...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Northwestern had trouble closing games last season. Based on the debacles at Nebraska and against Michigan, that’s putting it mildly.
So maybe this means something.
Coach Pat Fitzgerald sank a 7-foot birdie putt on the final hole Monday at...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:58 PM
Though a virulent fungus has taken over much of the UC Irvine soccer field, the Anteaters' men's program's 2014 season appeared to have taken root in impressive fashion on Monday night.
The No. 16-ranked hosts handled No. 7-ranked Cal in a season-opening...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:03 AM
Speculation about Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro’s future practically began before the swelling in his left ankle subsided.
Castro likely will miss the rest of the season after suffering a high ankle sprain Tuesday...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Pat Fitzgerald's coaching mentor, Randy Walker, had a lot of sayings. One pertains to defensive tackle Greg Kuhar, a redshirt sophomore who will make his first career start against Cal on Saturday at Ryan Field.
"'Walk' used to say: 'It's usually...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Aug. 30: Fresno State, 4:30 p.m.
Steve Sarkisian watched from the press box last December as the Lane Kiffin-Ed Orgeron-Clay Helton era ended with a victory over Fresno State in the Las Vegas Bowl. Now, Sarkisian debuts as USC's coach...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:20 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Stephen Morris threw two first-quarter touchdown passes, and Miami took advantage of Florida turnovers during four red-zone opportunities on the way to knocking off the 12th-ranked Gators, 21-16, on Saturday.
Duke Johnson added...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 11:02 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Bill Belton ran for a 2-yard touchdown in the fourth overtime to lift Penn State past No. 18 Michigan 43-40 in maybe the biggest win in Coach Bill O'Brien's two seasons with the Nittany Lions.
Penn State's Christian Hackenberg...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Texas A&M is the first team in Rankman history to jump from No. 21 to No. 8 after wins over Rice and Sam Houston State. Ohio State slips two spots for insisting it must be referred to as "The" Ohio State. Miami used a win over Florida to jump 10 spots...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 5:08 PM
This is a dangerous week for UCLA.
The No. 11 Bruins have a chance to join the elite … but not this Saturday. Road games against No. 5 Stanford (Oct. 19) and No. 2 Oregon (Oct. 26) could get UCLA into the national championship discussion....