| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:27 PM
NEW YORK — The American Athletic Conference didn't get much respect last spring from the committee that seeds teams in the NCAA Tournament.
UConn, the eventual national champion, was a No. 7 seed. Louisville, projected to be a No. 1 or No. 2 seed,...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Justin Holman threw a 45-yard touchdown pass to Breshad Perriman in the third quarter as the Knights held off the Green Wave in Orlando to remain unbeaten in American Athletic Conference play.
UCF (4-2, 2-0 AAC) also got a 1-yard touchdown run by William...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:12 PM
The USA Today/Coaches' preseason poll is out, and the defending national champions are ranked 15th.
Kentucky, beaten by the Huskies in the NCAA final, is ranked No. 1, just like last year at this time. The Wildcats have a big recruiting class and are...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 12:59 PM
For everyone outside of the UCF football offices, the biggest question of the moment isn't whether or not the Knights will beat struggling Tulane. The buzz worthy question of the moment is if UCF can challenge for a chance to get an invitation to an...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 6:13 PM
It's hard to imagine, but we've reached the half-way point of the college football season.
It seems like it was just yesterday when we were pondering questions like: How dominant will Florida State be this season? How will Florida's new up-tempo, high-...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 9:25 PM
All of the mumbling and grumbling, carping and complaining after UCF lost its first two games of the season now is nothing but a distant drumbeat of discontent.
Now after yet another nail-biting, heart-stopping win — this one a 31-24 overtime...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:05 PM
It’s that time of year, the time when we work on the special basketball preview section which comes out in early November. We’ll talk more about its contents as we get closer, but as always it will be extensive.
Meantime, as part of that work,...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 3:21 PM
NORFOLK — It's fourth down and Old Dominion prepares to punt. Maybe. Quarterback Taylor Heinicke and the offense are still on the field, so the Monarchs will go for it, right? Maybe.
Fourth down, long the domain of conventional tactics and a...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Chris Dufresne takes time out each Friday during the season to answer questions on college football. Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: Helfrich is a fraud. The guy doesn't even know what to fix
Answer: Oh, you must have stayed up for...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:19 AM
Conference USA is on board with the new NCAA Division I governance model and the attendant changes, and commissioner Britton Banowsky believes the league is well placed moving forward in a time of relative stability.
Those were a couple of takeaways...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 5:49 PM
During his 40 years of college coaching, Jim Calhoun lived in the moment with an eye on the future.
But a year into retirement, Calhoun is more comfortable recounting the past. A new documentary on the life of the former UConn men's basketball coach...