| 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...
| 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 19, 2013
| 6:28 PM
FAU signee Bobby Mitchell won't be with the Owls this fall.
The St. Augustine wide receiver, who was poised to be converted to safety at FAU, will attempt to grayshirt and enroll at the school in January, he said in a text message Wednesday....
| Jul 31, 2013
| 9:13 PM
The pitch hurled at Gabe Schrade by Texas State tight ends coach Carter English must have been pretty darned impressive.
So impressive that it only took seven days for Schrade to decide that San Marcos, Texas, is where his football future would take...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:28 AM
We’re accustomed to upsets in college football, particularly early in the season, when nobody knows anything and everyone tries to gain footing and determine where they stand. But the first weekend was remarkable, as a bunch of Football Championship...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Former Orlando Olympia kicker Aleem Sunanon, now a redshirt freshman at South Alabama, was named the Sun Belt Conference special teams player of the week after he kicked a career-best three field goals during the Jaguars 31-24 overtime victory over...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 12:04 AM
Saturday, 1 p.m.
Radio: 88.9 FM
Western Kentucky had no problems with Morgan State on Saturday night in a 58-17 victory at Houchens-Smith Stadium.
The Hiltoppers (2-2) built a 21-0 lead and never...
| May 21, 2013
| 9:09 AM
FAU appears firmly placed inside the NCAA Tournament's field of 64 (Perfect game says so, as does Baseball America) so the Sun Belt Conference tournament can do little more than help the Owls sleep a bit easier at night.
FAU starts its double-...