| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:15 PM
It took a hundred years, but college football finally caved to the faucet drip of public persistence by agreeing to stage a four-team playoff starting this season.
Fare thee well to mythical champions crowned by wire services, matrices and wing nuts....
| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:19 PM
The Miami Heat's Duke replenishment program continues.
In the wake of losing forward Shane Battier to retirement and ESPN's broadcast booth, the Heat have added a third former Blue Devil to their training-camp roster, with a recent workout by...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Every World Cup soccer tournament has its Group of Death.
In its first season of girls soccer, the new Eastern Pennsylvania Conference has something worse.
Check out the six teams in its Suburban Division:
• Allentown Central Catholic, a three-...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 11:35 AM
After years of clamoring for change, college football fans got their wish: 2014 will mark the first year of the College Football Playoff, which will officially supplant the Bowl Championship Series as the ultimate determinant of the nation's best team....
| Sep 13, 2014
| 9:04 PM
Hampden-Sydney's defense made a late stop on fourth down as the host Tigers outlasted Christopher Newport 35-30 before 7,420 on a rainy Saturday.
"This was a tremendous test with two good teams fighting until the last seconds," CNU coach Matt Kelchner...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 11:03 AM
The Miami Heat on Sunday announced the signing of undrafted Nevada-Las Vegas power forward Khem Birch.
Birch, 6-9, is coming off a strong Las Vegas Summer League showing with the Washington Wizards, when he averaged 5.0 points, 5.7 rebounds, 1.17...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 8:44 PM
For some Division I athletes, the recruiting process is long, tedious and time-consuming. For others, it is much more simple.
For Shannon McGinnis, all it took was a trip to St. Francis University to see her friend Hallie Rexer play soccer for the Red...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 3:35 PM
A week after losing the coach who transformed the football program into a national brand, Boise State introduced the replacement.
Bryan Harsin stood at the podium on Dec. 13, 2013, and addressed the community.
"It feels great to be home," Harsin said....
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The Eastern Pennsylvania Conference finally has division names for all its sports after a Thursday meeting of the league's athletic directors.
For football, the EPC is going with the North and South designations The Morning Call has been using since the...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Boise State (1-1) at Connecticut (1-1)
9 a.m., ESPN2
Had things worked out as planned — but do they ever? — this would have been a major league Big East game between schools that have played in the Fiesta Bowl since 2005.
| Jul 31, 2014
This week's American Athletic Conference preseason football gathering reinforced two thoughts: The league's annual Newport, R.I., clambake towers above all media days, and East Carolina is Virginia Tech's most intriguing non-conference game.