| Jan 1, 2015
| 5:45 PM
Previewing Friday's college football bowl games (other than Valero Alamo Bowl):
•Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl
Houston (7-5) vs. Pittsburgh (6-6)
Time: 9 a.m. PST. Location: Fort Worth. TV: ESPN.
The buzz: These teams are in transition,...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 5:27 PM
Former Orlando Dr. Phillips and Olympia linebacker Darryl "Ray Ray" Monroe, who spent his first three football seasons at Washington State, has transferred to the University of Akron for his senior season.
Monroe (6-foot-1, 235), who graduated with a...
| Jan 8, 2015
Before Wednesday, USC had looked as if it were headed for another miserable year in the Pac-12. In their first two conference games, against Colorado and Utah, the Trojans had lost by a combined 45 points. The team's leading scorer, freshman point guard...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 4:10 PM
When: 4:30 p.m.
Where: Pauley Pavilion.
On the air: TV: FS1; Radio: 570.
Records: UCLA 9-7, 1-2 in Pac-12; California 11-5, 1-2.
Update: The Bruins broke a five-game losing streak with a double-overtime win over Stanford on...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 3:29 PM
DALLAS — Think of recent college football history as a bowl of alphabet soup:
For years the "A's" dominated the B-C-S, as Alabama and Auburn traded national titles in 2009 and 2010, with Alabama reclaiming the crown in 2011 and 2012.
| Jan 9, 2015
| 5:48 PM
It was March 2008 and Notre Dame had just defeated George Mason in the NCAA tournament's round of 64 in Denver.
Mike Brey and his coaching staff started game-planning for the Irish's next opponent, Washington State, coached by Tony Bennett. As Brey...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 10:35 PM
When: 8 p.m.
Where: Galen Center.
On the air: TV: ESPNU; Radio: 690.
Records: USC 8-6, 0-2 in the Pac-12, California 11-4, 1-1.
Update: Conference play has not been kind to the Trojans, who lost their first two Pac-12 games by a...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 9:25 PM
After an embarrassing second half in a loss to eventual Legends Classic champion Villanova, the No. 14 VCU Rams were determined to put that behind them the next night.
Melvin Johnson scored 19 points and Treveon Graham had 13 to lead the...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 9:05 PM
It was there for the taking. After years of the Pac-12 Conference toiling at the bottom of the power league hierarchy, and six seasons without a Final Four bid, respectability was in reach.
The conference appeared deep enough and its schedule strong...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 8:16 PM
Last season's national championship game was a clash of opposite forces in the world of college men's basketball. It was the old — Connecticut, led by senior Shabazz Napier — versus young — Kentucky's surging cache of first- and second-...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Oregon football's near-pathological aversion to injury acknowledgment is legendary, if not comical.
The company line reminds you of that line from "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" — "It's just a flesh wound" — as a knight's limbs are...