| Nov 27, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Both No. 11 Kansas and No. 20 Michigan State rolled to opening-round victories in the ninth annual Orlando Classic on Thanksgiving day, but it was the performance of Marquette guard Matt Carlino that stole the show.
Carlino set a tournament single-...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 7:16 PM
The Florida Gators entered the season ranked No. 7 and expected to make another deep run in the NCAA Tournament.
But two weeks into the 2014-15 season, it is clear to coach Billy Donovan and his players a long, bumpy road lies ahead of them.
| Nov 28, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Kansas coach Bill Self has no problem bringing along freshmen phenoms slowly, working them into the college game at a pace he sees fit.
Cliff Alexander is speeding up that process. The 6-foot-8, 240-pound former Chicago prep star, who signed with the...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 6:18 PM
A thrilling next-to-last football weekend was briefly interrupted Sunday when Nebraska announced it had fired Bo Pelini for winning only nine games, or more, in each of his seven seasons.
"Nine-win Bo," a higher-expectations knockoff slam of "Seven-...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 5:40 PM
The midterm, low-turnout, national elections of early November have given way to a season in which the political froth can't be contained in its own moonshine jug.
We are two Sundays removed from a vote that will ultimately decide who will become...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:42 PM
Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote on Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping:
Indiana (3-7) at No. 6 Ohio State (9-1)
9 a.m., Big Ten Network (BTN)
| Oct 22, 2014
| 10:34 AM
The inability to knock down several makeable birdie putts contributed to what Lyons senior Jon Hudson called a "pretty stressful round" on the second and final day of the Class 3A state golf tournament.
After winning regional and sectional titles on the...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:22 PM
—In a little more than a year, Angel Rodriguez has dealt with a nagging wrist injury, tendinitis in his knee that sidelined him during a trip to Spain with his new teammates and an ankle injury that has kept him from practicing in recent weeks....
| Oct 19, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Notre Dame was the last program you thought would screw up a simple throw and catch.
The Fighting Irish didn't invent the forward pass, but certainly modernized it during a 1913 game against Army.
Gus Dorais and Knute Rockne practiced all summer while...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Each week during the college football season, national analyst Chris Dufresne will burn a timeout to answer questions and exchange opinions. You can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes
| Oct 23, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Kevin White was checking out websites last weekend, looking at different angles of his one-handed touchdown catch that helped West Virginia beat then-No. 4 ranked Baylor.
"It was pretty cool seeing that catch and hearing people talk about it," the senior...