| Sep 13, 2014
| 7:24 PM
SEATTLE — Before the game, Illinois fans watching from home fretted about tuning in late thanks to a Yankees-Orioles game airing on the Fox network.
They should have counted their blessings.
The game at Washington unraveled early and...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 5:39 PM
Pac-12 football has relentlessly tracked the Southeastern Conference for years — almost like Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner.
The pursuit produced its share of botched ACME dynamite explosions, but could the SEC finally be cornered?
| Aug 30, 2014
| 9:38 PM
USC's new no-huddle offense moved up and down the field with speed and efficiency, veterans and talented freshmen adding spectacular accents.
The Trojans' new defense was mostly stout and created opportunities.
On Saturday at the Coliseum, the No....
| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:53 PM
The Pompano Clippers found themselves in familiar territory as they fought their way into the championship finale for the third year in a row in the South Florida Collegiate Baseball League (SFCBL). The West Palm Beach Eagles defeated the defending...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:10 PM
UConn's return to Bridgeport will come against a neighborhood opponent, of sorts.
With the school announcing its site assignments for home games during the upcoming men's basketball season, the Huskies' game against Columbia, Dec. 22, was scheduled...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Preview capsules for area high school football teams that responded to The Courant's request for information:
CCC DIVISION I EAST
Last year: 3-8
Coach: Rick Milton
Top players: William MacIntosh, sr. RB/SS; Encye Walker, sr. WR/CB;...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Fans of Atlantic Coast Conference schools have an acute case of network envy. If the Big Ten, Pacific 12 and the Southeastern Conference each has a money-printing cable channel, why not the ACC?
Indeed, among the most FAQs to my inbox are about a...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Getting a line on opening weekend was not easy.
Selection committee members, as you read this, are rearranging all the postseason Post-it notes on their refrigerators.
Texas A&M moved up near the freezer compartment, replacing down-by-carrots-now...
| Sep 1, 2014
Nike pulled out all the stops to prevent Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant, a Washington native, from signing a shoe deal with Baltimore-based Under Armour. Durant's seven-year contract with Nike is expiring, and Under Armour reportedly offered...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 4:43 PM
In its first game with Steve Sarkisian as coach, USC ran a Pac-12 Conference-record 105 plays against Fresno State.
Do not expect a repeat when the Trojans open conference play Saturday at Stanford.
The Trojans and Fresno State both run no-huddle,...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Stanford Coach David Shaw said Tuesday there is "no animosity whatsoever" between he and now-USC Coach Steve Sarkisian.
Last season Sarkisian, then at Washington, accused Stanford of faking injuries to slow down his team's up-tempo offense.