| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Because of his size, David Edwards was always put on the offensive and defensive lines of his youth football teams. It just made sense.
Until he started his freshman year at Downers Grove North, that is. He was one of only two volunteers when coaches...
| Jun 25, 2014
Like a five-star high school recruit in his senior year, college athletics is at a crossroads. Pressure from current players, former players and lawsuits means a system of paying college students to play sports is finally getting serious attention....
| Jul 2, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Regis Durbin’s life changed dramatically the week of Feb. 22. Since then, it’s only gotten better.
Durbin became Lake Forest’s first individual wrestling champion when he pulled off an improbable 3-2 ultimate tie-breaker victory over...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Maryland has pulled out of the Jimmy V Classic against Villanova on Dec. 8 because of "scheduling issues," according to a news release from ESPN. The Terps, who were replaced by Illinois, will take part in the event in 2016.
Not playing Villanova...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
While tossing a football around the back yard in eighth grade, Mason Zimmerman would crouch down and snap the ball to his best friend, Jacob Yunker, who lined up as the quarterback.
The duo developed a connection and Zimmerman, a former tackle, went...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Former USC tailback Ty Isaac, who said last month that he would transfer, will attend Michigan, he announced on his Twitter feed.
"I will be attending the University of Michigan this year," Isaac wrote.
Isaac came to USC from Joliet (Ill.) Catholic...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:31 PM
When Maryland men's lacrosse coach John Tillman recently hit the recruiting trail, he wasn't entirely sure how players would react to a Terps program making the leap from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten, a move that became official Tuesday....
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Wednesday marks the beginning of the summer evaluating period in college basketball. That means coaches will be spending quality time at airports, comparing hotel breakfast spreads and watching a lot of high schoolers compete while hoping they can land...
| May 31, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Oak Park junior Adam Lemke-Bell put on weight this spring and saw the scholarship offers pour in from the Big Ten, ACC and even an SEC school.
A rising star in the recruiting world, the 6-foot-5, 275-pound offensive tackle saw no need to continue the...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:38 AM
The Big Ten will be featured in six primetime college football telecasts next season including three games featuring Ohio State according to the latest schedule put out by ESPN Tuesday. Urban Meyer’s Buckeyes kick things off against visiting...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...