| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:20 PM
Central Florida rose from unranked commuter school in Orlando to No. 15, Clemson got dropped like a hot Howard's Rock and Stanford used a tremendous one-handed catch from Kodi Whitfield to get back in the national title chase. Professor Condi Rice was...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:09 AM
Blake Bortles has won at Penn State and Louisville as the quarterback of a nationally ranked UCF team pointed squarely at a BCS bowl.
He has pundits praising his game, and pro draft scouts eyeballing his 6-foot-4, 230-pound frame.
And he could be...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:51 PM
It's a stat that would appear to defy logic: minus-48 rushing yards.
Isn't the idea to go forward?
Of course in college football, sacks count against the rushing total. And Michigan State's ferocious defense dropped Michigan's Devin Gardner seven...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:33 PM
What do I get for backing the little guy? Lots of L's.
Last week I thought Indiana would score enough at Michigan State to keep it close. (Not quite.) I figured Northwestern and Purdue would show up against Wisconsin and Nebraska. (No way.) The only...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 5:45 PM
An exhausting win beats a grueling loss, so coach Bill O'Brien is not about to complain about the effects of Penn State's four-overtime, 4-hour-11 minute, 43-40 victory over Michigan.
But he has adjusted practice this week. His younger players...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:21 PM
The knee-high pass came to Illinois striker Jannelle Flaws at the top of the box with 21 minutes left and her team trailing 1-0 on Thursday at Minnesota.
Standing with her back to the net, Flaws played the pass to the ground with her left leg and...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:18 AM
Ohio State is idle Saturday, so the opponent will be about as challenging as its next five. Or so goes the prevailing wisdom.
The 6-0 Buckeyes will next face Iowa and Penn State at home, then Purdue and Illinois on the road, followed by a home date...
| Oct 7, 2013
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| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Ten things to know about the Big Ten's women's basketball tournament, which runs Thursday through Sunday at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates:
We're not in Indy any more, Toto: This is just the second time in its 19 editions the Big Ten women's...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 4:31 PM
Senior Chris Ritter could stand as the archetype for a Northwestern soccer player.
Ritter's New Trier High School teams won state titles his sophomore and senior years, yet college coaches were not clamoring for his services.
"He was a good player,...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 8:23 PM
The score was so one-sided it looked like a paycheck game for homecoming.
The winning school totaled 614 yards to the losing team's 234 and won the first-down battle, 33-9.
So was this No.1 Alabama against winless Georgia State?
Actually, it was No....