| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Alejandria Godinez returned to her home in suburban Denver after her freshman year at DePaul and began working out with her father, Willy, as she had done for years. The goalkeeper had a big goal for her sophomore season with the Blue Demons soccer team....
| Nov 13, 2013
| 6:23 PM
For two quarters, Kain Colter and Trevor Siemian flirted with perfection.
The date was Sept. 7. The opponent, Syracuse.
They zinged passes all over the field. Colter completed 11 of 12 for 96 yards and a touchdown. Siemian had even more success,...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:51 PM
It's a stat that would appear to defy logic: minus-48 rushing yards.
Isn't the idea to go forward?
Of course in college football, sacks count against the rushing total. And Michigan State's ferocious defense dropped Michigan's Devin Gardner seven...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:20 PM
As John Giannini stared into an empty Sprint Center on Sunday night in Kansas City, Mo., he never felt more fulfilled as head coach at La Salle.
One hour earlier, Giannini's Explorers somehow discovered in the final seconds how to beat Mississippi for...
| Nov 8, 2012
Rankman's steadfast "Never play on Election Tuesday" rule came back to bite Toledo when the Rockets forfeited their poll position by joining Mitt Romney in the loss column. Toledo, located in swing-state Ohio, lost to Ball State. Otherwise, it was...
| Oct 6, 2012
Last weekend was a football carnival with jugglers, clowns, cotton candy, flamethrowers and sword swallowers.
My favorite act was "The Bearded Bevo."
It was fun in a nonthreatening, do-or-die way. Who besides Nick Saban didn't like West Virginia and...
| Oct 4, 2012
Louisiana State can't afford to keep winning like this. The Tigers are 2-0 the last two weeks and are dropping faster than a first-time drinker at Mardi Gras. Oregon State is No.1 in two of the six Bowl Championship Series computers and also in the...
| Oct 5, 2012
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, the Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games.
No. 24 Northwestern (5-0) at Penn...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:46 PM
Navy kick returner Marcus Thomas was named the FBS Independent Special Teams Player of the Week after returning five kickoffs for 137 yards in a 38-34 loss at Notre Dame on Saturday. Thomas finished the game with 162 all-purpose yards....
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Q: Someone has to call it. Bruins 5-6 last 11 games. Not that good. No real progress.
A: An interesting point except UCLA also hasn't exactly been playing Louisville's schedule.
Let's examine UCLA losses: Once to Oregon, currently No....
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:50 PM
No. 4 Ohio State (8-0) at Purdue (1-6)
9 a.m., BTN
Ohio State needs a quality win against a quality opponent to prove it belongs in the same sentence as Alabama, Oregon and Florida State. So what a lousy time for Purdue to show up on the...