| Dec 11, 2013
The most strident critics craved anarchy, a farewell overdose of controversy for the Bowl Championship Series. Come Sunday, however, after 15 weeks of unimaginable insanity, the most-deserving teams for the national title game were indisputable: Florida...
| Dec 15, 2013
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech's 21st consecutive bowl, Wake Forest's regime change and Texas' political theater remind anew of Frank Beamer's remarkable tenure at his alma mater, a fact not lost on the man himself.
Beamer, you see, is exceptionally...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Five things to watch this week in college football:
1. You don't need Nielsen to know Oregon at Stanford will be the highest-rated television show in Tallahassee on Thursday night. Florida State is rooting hard for Stanford to put a first loss on...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 1:51 PM
Surrounded by thousands of raucous fans, Herkie Walls turned to receive the opening kickoff off the net hung behind the end zones in the Arena Football League.
The ball, though, struck one of the uprights and ricocheted sideways. By the time Walls...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 7:01 AM
The Florida Gators had to be near perfect again to beat Oklahoma and capture their second straight national championship in gymnastics.
Kytra Hunter and Bridgette Caquatto came close enough.
Hunter and Caquatto each scored near-flawless 9.95s on the...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:10 AM
The Miami Dolphins offense laid down in the final two games of 2013.
Joe Philbin's team needed to win one of the final two games to make the playoffs for the first time since 2008 and his offense got shutout in a 19-0 loss to Buffalo, and managed just...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Two years ago, UConn's season came crashing to an end in an NCAA Tournament game against Iowa State.
Much was different then. UConn was the defending national champion and Iowa State was relatively unknown on the national stage. The game was in...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Chatter about the NCAA men's basketball tournament has slowed considerably in the Clippers’ locker room heading into the regional semifinals.
“We’re the only ones left,” forward Matt Barnes said Monday of his UCLA Bruins, who...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 10:37 AM
STORRS — When it comes to UConn, the questions surrounding the NCAA Tournament never deal with "what if" as much as "where from."
Such is the case again this season. The No.1 Huskies (34-0), defending national champion, champion of the first...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:42 PM
The DePaul women got no favors from the NCAA basketball tournament selection committee Monday.
But Notre Dame did.
The Big East champion Blue Demons (27-6) wound up with a seventh seed, a first-round matchup Saturday against 10th-seeded Oklahoma (18-...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Like most selection days in NCAA women's basketball, the focus from around the country was fixed on Storrs. Unbeaten UConn, the No. 1 team in the country, will begin its title defense at home before journeying to Lincoln, Neb.
Around the country,...