| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Just hours after receiving his first college scholarship offer, Keishawn Watson abruptly put an end to his recruiting process.
The Wheaton Warrenville South senior wide receiver followed his instinct and gave a verbal commitment to Western Michigan...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:05 PM
The NCAA Division I board of directors is expected to vote Thursday to approve more autonomy and policy-making authority for the nation's five most high-profile conferences.
In the new NCAA governance structure, the so-called "Power 5" the ACC,...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:42 AM
After an eight-win season that included a four-game win streak, it would seem Minnesota would feel satiated with last season's success.
Not so, said Gophers coach Jerry Kill.
"When we came back from our (Texas) Bowl game and we had a team meeting, I...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Rod Carey is not one to procrastinate. But the starting quarterback issue continues to linger over the Northern Illinois coach as the Huskies prepare for preseason practice to begin next month.
And the mere idea of looking ahead to the second game on...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Northern Illinois will host San Diego State in a 2016 football game in DeKalb, and travel to San Diego to face the Aztecs in 2017, Huskies athletic director Sean Frazier announced Tuesday.
"Going forward, the College Football Playoff Committee will be...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 3:41 PM
In the 4.38 seconds it took Marcus Jones to run the 40-yard dash at the Illinois camp in June, the Brother Rice running back found himself on the radar of high-major Division I programs.
“I got a call from Michigan State and Wisconsin,” Jones...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:20 AM
The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
| Jul 3, 2014
Former Hinsdale South star Ashley Kopp, a softball player at Northern Illinois University, was named honorable mention for the All Mid-American Conference Academic team.
Kopp hit .209 in 56 games with two homers and 15 RBIs.
As a junior in 2013, she...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Bowling Green used a stout defense and dynamic passing attack to capture the Mid-American Conference title last season. Despite an offseason of change – including a new coach – another conference title is in the mix for the Falcons.
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Four of the five members of last year's Tribune All-State first team were not seniors, and their teams occupied the top four spots in the Tribune's preseason Top 20.
They're still there.
What promised to be an exciting season has already brought us...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Of the top two teams in the final regular-season ranking, one almost got left out of the preseason rating and the other didn't win a Southeastern Conference game last season. Who said picking champions was easy? Rankman's preseason top two, Stanford and...