| Aug 16, 2014
| 4:46 PM
In the children's game of musical chairs, the big loser is the kid who can't find a seat when the music stops.
In college football's game of musical chairs, the big loser is probably Connecticut.
Or, in the expanded game, toss in Boise State,...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Krewella appears to be on the brink of fame, if it isn't there already.
The Northbrook electronic dance music trio's debut album, “Get Wet,” premiered at No. 8 on the Billboard 200 album chart last month thanks to its hit “Alive”...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 8:55 PM
SEC Commissioner Mike Slive quoted Dwight Eisenhower and Winston Churchill in his media day remarks, threatening that the Power 5 conferences would break from the NCAA if not granted more voting power.
Big 12 chief Bob Bowlsby belittled NCAA...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 5:03 PM
The situation is a little bit sad and a whole lot ironic.
Big East officials snubbed UCF forever and ever because they felt the Knights weren't worthy of their high-and-mighty conference. Now the Big East is scrambling to add schools like UCF in order to...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 5:55 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
There's no question now: UCF absolutely has to go to the Big East.
Boise State and USF.
When word began leaking out Friday that Boise State would soon be joining the Big East, UCF's decision...
| Jun 29, 2014
The ACC has expanded from nine to 15 members in the last decade, but if you want to see a growth spurt that would make Yao Ming blush, check out the University of Louisville.
"When I took the job 17 years ago, I think our budget was $14.9 million,"...
| Oct 28, 2011
Call me crazy, but I like the potential of the new Big East better than the old one.
This is why Orlandoans should not only be excited today — they should be ecstatic.
History is at hand.
Don't allow the doomsdayers or naysayers to ruin it....
| Jan 23, 2013
| 10:17 PM
Some random thoughts as we approach crunch time in the football recruiting world.
This is usually one of the toughest times of the year in football recruiting circles, especially in Illinois, which for years has been the "Land of the Early Oral...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Ed O’Bannon is the only player in the last quarter-century to score at least 30 points and grab at least 15 rebounds in the NCAA tournament title game. His 30-and-17 performance in 1995 led UCLA past defending champion Arkansas, giving the Bruins...
| 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....
| Feb 10, 2014
| 6:35 AM
New Penn State coach James Franklin and national championship coach Jimbo Fisher of Florida State will headline the list of prominent college football coaches appearing at the NIKE Coach of the Year Clinic, Feb. 27-March 1 at the Holiday Inn Conference...