| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Former Illinois offensive lineman Shawn Afryl died of cardiac arrest Monday night, according to his former high school football coach. Afryl was 22.
He collapsed while practicing with a few teammates at Winona State University in Minnesota, where he had...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Words not normally associated with Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany: measured, mild, tame.
But that's what Delany was Monday, especially compared with cohorts Mike Slive (SEC) and Bob Bowlsby (Big 12).
Bowslby mocked NCAA enforcement by saying:...
| Jun 25, 2014
Like a five-star high school recruit in his senior year, college athletics is at a crossroads. Pressure from current players, former players and lawsuits means a system of paying college students to play sports is finally getting serious attention....
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Westminster resident and standout McDonogh linebacker Wyatt Cook has committed to Purdue, Cook announced on Twitter on Tuesday.
Cook, a rising senior, also had offers from Maryland and Virginia, but he said the offer was rescinded by Maryland before his...
| May 10, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Two former area high-school football players were selected in the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday.
Tennessee State offensive guard Kadeem Edwards, a former Seminole standout, was taken with the 143rd overall selection by the Tampa Bay...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Big Ten schools are reportedly set to make more than $40 million in 2017-18, that according to information provided to the Lafayette (Ind.) Journal-Courier. The document, obtained by the newspaper through an open records request to Purdue University,...
| May 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Looking for a local bar to cheer for your alma mater? This guide will help you zero in on where to stake out some space on college basketball gamedays.
Bar owners and alumni groups: Don't see...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 7:22 AM
NASHVILLE — Numbers are thrown around faster than crumpled up brackets this time of year. Call it one-and-done or, as John Calipari, with the propriety of a snake oil salesman, calls it, "succeed and proceed." Whatever term you choose, Kentucky will...
| 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,...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 5:08 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Anton Arboleda (La Cañada High, 2010) UCLA golf senior: The Bruins took seventh at the Pacific-12 championships at the Gallery Golf Club in Marana, Ariz. on Sunday afternoon....