| 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.
| Jan 17, 2015
| 6:08 PM
The Maryland men's basketball team is in the midst of a breakout season, but — as they say in those irritating Geico commercials — everybody knows that.
The only question coming into Saturday's rematch against Michigan State was how good the...
| Oct 1, 2014
Condoleezza Rice knows consensus-building. Tom Osborne and Pat Haden know championship-caliber teams. Mike Tranghese knows selection-committee procedures and metrics.
In short, the College Football Playoff has assembled a stellar cast to determine the...
| Mar 21, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. — Long before his current Oscar acclaim, Matthew McConaughey starred in a quirky little film, "Edtv," about a television show that chronicles an average person's life 24/7. The concept would be a miserable failure with Joe Harris,...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Less than a month into what figures to be their lone season together, Jahlil Okafor, Justise Winslow and Tyus Jones already have produced enough highlights to fill your nightly sportscast. Indeed, expect the commanding Okafor, wiry Winslow and inventive...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 7:42 PM
When Virginia Tech defeated Texas in the 1995 Sugar Bowl, Frank Beamer cautioned Hokies faithful not to expect similar success every year.
"I think we've got a chance to be a top program year in and year out," he said. "But every year certainly isn't...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 7:16 PM
One minute after Jim Harbaugh's news conference ended Sunday, the 49ers announced what everyone already assumed: The team would part ways with the coach who guided them to three consecutive NFC title games.
"It's been the time of my life," Harbaugh ...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 1:58 PM
Mike Krzyzewski lives and works in the penthouse district. Has for 25 years. Final Fours, private jets, powerful connections.
But his unsurpassed record is rooted in modesty. Working-class Chicago, military service, losing seasons.
| Dec 21, 2011
| 9:58 PM
Paupers ruled state college basketball last season. While princes Virginia and Virginia Tech watched from afar, a record five teams from the commonwealth — Hampton, Old Dominion, Richmond, George Mason and, most famously, VCU — made the NCAA...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 10:02 PM
NEW ORLEANS – Remember Sept. 6, Big Ten fans? It was the darkest of days.
Notre Dame spanked Michigan. Oregon outlasted Michigan State. Northwestern fell to neighboring NIU. Nebraska needed an Ameer Abdullah magic trick to beat McNese State....
| Oct 28, 2014
| 9:18 PM
College football's new four-team playoff was supposed to give other schools a chance to compete with the Southeastern Conference, which won seven of the last eight titles in the Bowl Championship Series.
It didn't look that way Tuesday when the SEC West...