| Sep 27, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Iowa 24, Purdue 10: Mark Weisman ran for two touchdowns as the visiting Hawkeyes opened up Big Ten play with a win over the Boilermakers.
C.J. Beathard completed 17-of-37 passes for 245 yards and a touchdown in his first career start for Iowa(4-1, 1-0...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Spencer Tears' nickname might apply to his unpredictable skills on the football field, but he doesn't plan to employ the same philosophy with his recruiting.
The Richards senior, nicknamed "Suspense," is regarded as one of the top uncommitted seniors in...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:34 PM
The hit that started the Shane Morris concussion controversy was a vicious blow delivered by Minnesota defensive end Theiren Cockran.
The Gophers led 30-7 early in the fourth quarter. Morris rolled left on third-and-16. The 6-foot-6, 255-pound Cockran...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Orlando East River cornerback Shelton Lewis committed to the Purdue University football program Tuesday night, picking the Boilermakers over in-state rival Indiana.
"I feel great. Now I don't have to worry about all of this recruiting," Lewis said....
| Aug 26, 2014
| 5:36 PM
Braxton Miller. Joel Stave.
One was the Big Ten's top Heisman Trophy candidate. The other seemed set to lead Wisconsin into a colossal Week 1 showdown with LSU.
But Miller had season-ending shoulder surgery Tuesday, and Stave appears to playing second...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 8:17 PM
They huddled early in the week, the wannabe football coach and the actual football coach.
Make no mistake: Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo believes a standard field goal should be worth two points, not three, and a guard should not play with...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:42 PM
CHAMPAIGN — Illinois' offense has been all about explosions and implosions.
The Illini lead the Big Ten in passing with 309.4 yards per game, yet they're tied with Penn State for most interceptions with six. Illinois also has lost five fumbles...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Sports, College Football, Sports Television Industry, Texas A&M, Stanford
Break out the chips and cold drinks but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 5:16 PM
CHAMPAIGN — After limping throughout the second half, quarterback Wes Lunt grabbed his left leg as he was sacked in the fourth quarter, hobbling off the field with the assistance of two trainers.
Yet, it may not have been the most grisly,...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 8:48 PM
CHAMPAIGN — The starting quarterback was injured and his replacement threw three interceptions.
But most of the questions surrounding Illinois’ quarterbacks on Monday were about the role of third-stringer Aaron Bailey.
Wes Lunt is expected...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Credit Michigan coach Brady Hoke with one good decision: He's tuning out all the harsh criticism.
"Not to hurt anybody's feelings, but no, I don't (read or listen to media reports). Never have," he said. "For us to get unfocused would be cheating this...