| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:36 PM
James Franklin's family grew tired of waiting for the house to be ready, so they're coming to State College on Friday. After six months sleeping in hotel rooms and, most recently, his office, the Penn State football coach welcomes the pending stability....
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:57 PM
It's good to know there are still some things you can count on.
The USA Today coaches' poll, for example, remains a model of cockeyed consistency.
On Saturday, Virginia Tech improved to 2-0 with an impressive victory at Ohio State.
On Sunday, the...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 6:00 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 email@example.com and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes.
It seemed to...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 5:06 PM
A Maryland judge has ordered NCAA President Mark Emmert to be deposed in a lawsuit over the death of a college football player.
Entered in Montgomery County (Md.) Circuit Court last week, the one-page order granted the plaintiffs’ motion to compel...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Rock Cats Split Pair
The Rock Cats split a pair of games against the Binghamton Mets Tuesday, winning the early game 5-1 and losing 3-2 in a makeup for a game that had been postponed on July 2. Right fielder Tony Thomas led the Rock Cats' offense in...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 8:18 AM
On Nov. 12, 2011, Jay Paterno arrived at Beaver Stadium wearing his father’s coat. It was the same coat Joe Paterno had worn on the sideline 10 years earlier, when he won his 324th career game (then a record) as Penn State’s head football...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:44 PM
It took the NCAA years to investigate and rule on USC's case involving Reggie Bush.
The NCAA required less than a day to rule on USC's latest appeal to modify the sanctions handed down in the case.
A day after USC Athletic Director Pat Haden met...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:02 PM
The deluge of litigation targeting the NCAA continued Wednesday when former West Virginia running back Shawne Alston accused the governing body of college sports and five major conferences of violating federal antitrust laws in a complaint filed in U.S....
| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:38 PM
COLLEGE PARK — The NCAA may need to mandate new "dead periods" to rein in the time demands on college athletes that increasingly pull them away from the classroom, NCAA president Mark Emmert said Wednesday.
"One of the things that's being very...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 6:40 PM
The NCAA and its member schools have preached a vision of amateurism whereby young men and women play for the love of the game, not money.
That concept will be put on trial in an Oakland courtroom this week.
A class-action antitrust suit led by former...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 4:53 PM
The addition of Stanford runner Jessica Tonn to the dozens of current and former athletes suing the NCAA over concussions Wednesday is the latest in a stream of litigation targeting the organization.
At last year’s Final Four, NCAA President...