| May 3, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Few people know the 32 NFL teams better than the writers who cover those teams on a day-to-day basis. Those beat writers made the selections for this mock draft, and explained the picks in their words, choosing the players as if Thursday night were to...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:24 PM
What a difference a (pro) day makes.
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel had a great one, consistently hitting his receivers in stride. Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater did not, struggling with his timing and accuracy in a choreographed on-campus workout...
| May 31, 2014
| 10:35 PM
Pepperdine rallied for two runs in the seventh inning and Aaron Brown and Eric Karch combined to hold Cal Poly to three hits as the Waves edged the host Mustangs, 2-1, Saturday in the NCAA regional at San Luis Obispo.
Cal Poly (46-11), losing for the...
| Apr 27, 2014
The vote is too close to call, and don't let Nate Silver or Pew Research tell you differently. Raging for years and influenced by provincial concerns, 11th-hour reversals and, yes, a leprechaun, the debate finally appears set for resolution next month....
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:58 PM
Oklahoma State defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer has the unpleasant task of finding a way to shut down FSU QB Jameis Winston, a feat no coordinator was able to accomplish last season.
Spencer recently compared the reigning Heisman Trophy winner to...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 11:05 PM
Mike Gillespie, who led UC Irvine to a surprising run to the College World Series, has signed a four-year contract extension as UC Irvine's baseball coach, keeping the 74-year-old in charge of the Anteaters through the 2018 campaign, the school officially...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:13 PM
FSU did not face many quality quarterbacks last year, a theme that should continue in 2014 for the Seminoles.
Last year, FSU faced NFL draftees in Pittsburgh’s Tom Savage (4th round) and Clemson’s Tajh Boyd (6th round) as well as multiyear...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 11:37 PM
OMAHA, Neb. — John Norwood hit a tiebreaking solo home run in the eighth inning, and Vanderbilt defeated Virginia 3-2 in the third and deciding game of the College World Series championship series Wednesday night.
Vanderbilt (51-21) won its...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:14 AM
After enjoying more of a team mentality in college, first-year pros learn quickly during OTAs and minicamp that life in the NFL is spent mostly with your position groups.
The Ravens four first-year offensive lineman — fifth-round pick John...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 4:06 PM
UC Irvine Coach Mike Gillespie was understandably concerned his team might be a little tired. After traveling to Corvallis, Ore., for an NCAA baseball regional and requiring four games in four days to advance to a Super Regional, the Anteaters didn't...
| 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...