| Jan 3, 2015
| 6:57 PM
When something as intense and sweeping as a national college football playoff invades our sporting lives for the first time, there is an irresistible urge to dive into every crazy nuance of the two Final Four games and overlook the obvious:
| Nov 12, 2014
| 12:02 PM
Last season UConn surprised the men's college basketball world by winning the national title.
You don't hear much about them this season, at least in regards to winning it all.
There is plenty of talk about Kentucky, the Huskies' opponent in last year'...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 4:52 PM
UCLA can achieve back-to-back 10-win seasons for the first time since 1997-98 by beating Kansas State in the Valero Alamo Bowl on Friday. The Times' Chris Foster takes a look at the matchups and story lines.
Kansas State defensive...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 4:43 PM
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- For 20 minutes, it seemed as if Virginia Tech might be competitive in its first game against a top-25 opponent in Buzz Williams' coaching era.
But then, Coach Bob Huggins' West Virginia Mountaineers ran and hid.
Guards Juwan Staten...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 2:40 PM
When the Big Ten first announced its men's basketball schedule, Maryland's inaugural game in its new league seemed more like an initiation into an elite club.
Playing perennial power Michigan State in East Lansing, Mich., appeared to be a tough way...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 4:28 AM
Two months ago, the Maryland men’s basketball team was picked to finish 10th by a group of more than two dozen members of the media covering the Big Ten.
Trying not to get carried away with the hype surrounding freshman point guard Melo Trimble...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 6:16 PM
It's almost showtime for Mark Turgeon and Maryland, who will make their Big Ten debut Tuesday at Michigan State, and there is every reason to believe they are ready to take the next step in what has been an amazing transformation.
| Dec 11, 2014
| 10:12 AM
This has not been a stellar start to the season for the Big Ten.
Aside from winning its annual interleague competition with the Atlantic Coast Conference despite its ranked teams going 1-5, Maryland’s new basketball breathren have not exactly...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 4:49 PM
There isn't a new No. 1 or No. 2 in the latest College Football Playoff ranking, but there is a new No. 3.
Texas Christian rose two spots in Tuesday's ranking, supplanting Florida State for third with one week to go in the four-team playoff race....
| Dec 2, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Given what transpired over Mark Turgeon's first three seasons at Maryland, there was certainly pressure on this year's freshman class to quickly produce better results and quiet an increasingly frustrated fan base.
Seven games into the 2014-15 season,...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 5:54 PM
The last unbeaten team in the nation is the last team in the all-important top four of the College Football Playoff rankings, which were announced Tuesday evening.
Florida State (12-0) slipped from No. 3 to No. 4 this week after a come-from-behind 24-19...