| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:04 PM
UC Irvine first baseman Connor Spencer said some might have interpreted Coach Mike Gillepsie's preseason address to his players as lowering the bar. Instead, it lowered the boom.
"Skip told us we were going to go 5-55," recalled Spencer, who is among...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Acknowledging that college football's new four-team playoff could someday inch toward a larger basketball-style tournament, we continue our Super 16 countdown, with No. 10 Baylor:
The 13-person selection committee might want to start keeping a file on...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:10 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Ronald Darby sees them every day.
They're there as he makes his way through the halls of the Moore Athletics Center. They're there on the walls and in the trophy cases. Faces and names from the past like Terrell Buckley, LeRoy Butler...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:16 PM
One player's bad break is a chance for another to become a breakout.
Such is the hope in Columbus, where Big Ten player of the year frontrunner Braxton Miller re-injured his right shoulder, paving the way for untested redshirt freshman J.T. Barrett to...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 10:24 PM
A first-inning run and Andrew Morales' usual brilliance paved the road to Omaha for the UC Irvine baseball team Saturday night.
Morales, a highly decorated senior right-hander, was dominant on the hill at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium in Stillwater, Okla.,...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:39 AM
I am a college baseball junkie, and ESPN has given me all the coverage I can handle and then some the last three weeks.
The incredible run by the University Maryland, my alma mater, has been icing on the cake and a cherry on top of that. But, honestly,...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:20 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Stephen Morris threw two first-quarter touchdown passes, and Miami took advantage of Florida turnovers during four red-zone opportunities on the way to knocking off the 12th-ranked Gators, 21-16, on Saturday.
Duke Johnson added...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Mark this down as we whitewater-raft through the final weeks of the final BCS rapids: Something is going to happen, give, buckle or burst.
Some team is going to be robbed and maybe ripped off.
Grownups are going to scream, sulk, petition, lobby and...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:44 PM
You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for motivation in each...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Five things to watch this week in college football:
1: USC fans thinking Steve Sarkisian should be their next coach will be watching as Sark leads Washington into a Friday night game against UCLA at the Rose Bowl. Washington is 6-3 and has rebounded...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:02 PM
No. 2 Florida State (8-0) at Wake Forest (4-5)
9 a.m., Channel 7
Is it possible Florida State could have a let down one week after its emphatic win over Miami, against an inferior Wake Forest team? Wake Forest has won four of the last...