| Aug 20, 2014
| 4:53 PM
That Bo Pelini is nuts, isn't he? Did you hear about the time the Nebraska coach took a sledgehammer to the cellphone of defensive tackle Thad Randle after it went off in a meeting?
From his first-row seat in the meeting room, tailback Ameer Abdullah...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Quick, digital-only thoughts from In the Wake of the News columnist David Haugh.
Lovie Smith fancies himself a Father Flanagan among football coaches.
He considers saving souls and offering second chances to guys like Richie Incognito...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 7:32 PM
Already deep in the football bunker at training camp in Kenosha, Wis., Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald sounded last week as if he barely knew or cared about a judge's ruling likely to shake the college sports world around him.
"I don't think there's a...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Plantation American Heritage, which ran roughshod over Class 5A football competition last season, will bring its stockpile of talent into the Sentinel's coverage area twice this fall.
The Stallions, No. 6 in MaxPreps' preseason national rankings, will...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 8:10 PM
Naperville's Kevin Cordes is making quite a splash in his first NCAA Swimming Championships.
And the Arizona freshman was confident he could do exactly that.
Friday night, Cordes won the 100-yard breaststroke final after having broken the U.S. record...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:57 PM
I woke up on a stretcher.
I still can't remember hitting the receiver or anybody removing my helmet and shoulder pads, the way Ball State trainers did after a nasty collision during football practice one day in 1989.
By the time I was alert enough...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 5:39 AM
Jennifer Hudson is well aware of the rumors that she and fiancé David Otunga had broken up and was quick to address them Sunday during an interview with “Access Hollywood” on the American Music Awards red carpet.
| Oct 24, 2011
| 11:47 AM
When the Cubs’ Ryan Dempster hosts his annual Casino Night fundraiser, he and his teammates come decked out in white tuxedos with black bow ties. When fellow Cub Randy Wells hosted his benefit concert with Texas Red Dirt singer Stoney LaRue at Joe&...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Back before $6.9 million was deemed an appropriate amount to pay the Alabama football coach; before Texas A&M installed flat-screen TVs in the bathroom mirrors of its new locker room; and before the creation of a 12th game, a 13th to determine the...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Just when you think this wild game of conference musical chairs is over, the band starts up again and the craziness continues.
What we learned when Maryland bolted the Atlantic Coast Conference for the Big Ten on Monday were some sad, ugly truths...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:27 PM
The next generation is taking over at the Stellar Construction "Catch A Rising Star" Basketball Showcase.
Tournament director Glen Klein, lead sponsor Tony Stellar and staff stalwarts such as Bob Wootsick and John Hrebik, all have their children...