| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:26 AM
Despite uncertainty, new USF athletic director Mark Harlan doesn’t believe we’ll see a fracturing of the college football landscape with the five equity conferences — ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and SEC — breaking off to...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:01 PM
The commissioner of one college conference recently compared the state of the NCAA to that of a delicate ecosystem being threatened by the heat of what is shaping up to be a long and litigious summer.
Ed O’Bannon’s lawsuit against the NCAA,...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:09 PM
Only incurable seamheads and/or incorrigible gamblers organize NCAA baseball tournament pools, but even if you filled out a bracket purely for entertainment, chances are it's more charred than a burger on the barbie.
Five of the eight national seeds met...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:36 PM
Alabama football Coach Nick Saban's new $6.9-million salary, unanimously approved Tuesday by the school's Board of Trustees, represents everything that is wrong, and right, with college athletics.
Saban's pay package will make him one of the highest-...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Jameis Winston ran away with the Heisman Trophy last season, becoming the youngest winner in the history of the award. The Florida State quarterback could make history again becoming just the second player in the 79-year history of the trophy to win it...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 11:48 AM
The financial divide between the elite power conferences and the rest of college football continues to grow at a record pace. It was never more evident than when both the Southeastern and Big 12 conferences reported record revenue for the 2013 season....
| May 23, 2014
| 4:17 PM
USC sophomore Nikola Jovanovic will play for a Pac-12 Conference all-star men’s basketball team that will tour China this summer, the school announced.
The 10-day tour, which begins Aug. 10, includes four games and is part of the Pac-12’s...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:36 AM
UCLA pitchers David Berg and James Kaprielian and Bruins catcher Shane Zeile, and USC pitchers Wyatt Strahan and Kyle Davis were selected to the All-Pac-12 Conference baseball team, the conference announced.
Coaches selected 14 pitchers to the 32-player...
| May 5, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Marqise Lee is scheduled to be at New York's Radio City Music Hall on Thursday night.
The former USC star will take his place in a crowded green room backstage: He's one of seven receivers among a record 30 players who RSVP'd to attend the NFL draft....
| May 6, 2014
| 3:46 PM
So much for Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott's brave, some would say brilliant, decision to hold his league's annual football championship game at the site of the team with the best record.
I liked Scott's idea when he first proposed it to a small...
| May 12, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Every year since 2007 an undrafted rookie has made the Miami Dolphins 53-man roster.
Last year it was defensive tackle A.J. Francis, who returned to the team late in the season after being claimed by the Patriots, Sam Brenner ended up being a starter...