| Sep 2, 2014
| 9:50 PM
Wisconsin's second-half collapse Saturday raised two key questions: Why didn't Melvin Gordon get more than four carries in the second half? And why didn't quarterback Joel Stave relieve an overwhelmed Tanner McEvoy?
It took some time, but the answers...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 10:36 AM
It's moving day in college athletics.
While the start of conference realignment moved at a rapid pace, we finally seem to be nearing the end of a marathon that featured some surprising shifts.
More than 36 programs have changed conference...
| Jul 2, 2014
My inbox overfloweth, courtesy of college sports' annual July 1 conference realignment celebrations. Louisville to the ACC; Elon to the Colonial Athletic Association; Davidson to the Atlantic 10; East Carolina, Tulane and Tulsa to the American Athletic;...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 6:58 PM
CHAMPAIGN – Wearing her crisp Air Force uniform and sitting in the stands of a middle school football game, Angela Pope needed only a nod to convey the message to her unsuspecting son.
V'Angelo Bentley knew his mom was home.
"That was a happy...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 4:32 PM
TV/radio: 11 a.m. Saturday; BTN, WSCR-AM 670.
Line: Illinois by 5.
Records: Illinois 1-0; Western Kentucky 1-0.
Last meeting: First.
On the offensive: QB Wes Lunt threw four touchdown passes in his debut last week but can't get caught up trying to...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 10:37 AM
Welcome to The Drive. The Orlando Sentinel’s quick look at some of the teams, players and storylines we’re keeping an eye on this week in college football. Here we go:
Georgia coach Mark Richt told the Orlando Sentinel...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Slow start: Illinois preached starting fast all offseason. Yet the Illini were turtles on sleeping pills to start the opener. The Penguins took a 3-0 first-quarter lead and outgained Illinois 58-24 in total yards to start the game. Illinois didn't get...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 8:44 AM
2013 | 8-4 First year in Conference USA
Sixth year (46-14, all with ODU)
Growing up in rural Maine, young Bobby Wilder was often alone with his thoughts, a common occurrence for residents of the least populous state east...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Rookie linebacker Xavius Boyd has reverted to the Ravens' injured reserve list after being waived-injured with a pulled hamstring Friday.
Boyd was replaced on the roster by undrafted rookie linebacker Nick DiMarco following a minicamp tryout.
| Jun 26, 2014
| 7:23 AM
The Ravens have removed rookie linebacker Xavius Boyd from injured reserve and waived him. They had originally waived him from the roster with an injured designation last week.
Boyd has a pulled hamstring, but it's not expected to be a long-term injury....
| Jul 28, 2013
| 4:08 PM
No need to demand a refund from Athlon or Lindy's because those preseason magazines failed to pick football winners this year for the Western Athletic and Big East conferences.
Football, in those leagues, has gone to the Big Coffin Corner Kick in the...