| Jan 8, 2014
Hinsdale Central senior Brian Allen took a week off from wrestling last week to play against some of the best players in another sport.
In the end, Allen hopes the break from wrestling to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio re-...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Several NFL teams fired coaches Monday, so expect Stanford Coach David Shaw's name to once again be floated as a candidate for a pro job.
Shaw said that while it is "unbelievably flattering" and "really cool" to have his name come up, he has not been...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 9:42 PM
In each of the last four seasons, Utah State has moved closer to upsetting opponents from Bowl Championship Series conferences.
In 2009, Texas A&M defeated the visiting Aggies by eight points. The next year, Oklahoma won by seven. And in 2011, Auburn...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Dr. Kenneth Edelin
Physician in 1970s
landmark abortion case
Dr. Kenneth Edelin, 74, a Boston physician who was at the center of a landmark abortion case in the 1970s, died Monday in Sarasota, Fla. He had cancer, said his wife, Barbara.
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Jay Leggett, 50, a comic actor and screenwriter who performed in television, movies and improvisational clubs, died Saturday in Lincoln County, Wis., after hunting on the opening weekend of the state's nine-day firearms deer season, authorities said....
| Sep 21, 2013
| 4:50 PM
ATHENS, Ga. -- Aaron Murray threw for 408 yards and three touchdowns, ran for another score, and led No. 9 Georgia to a 45-21 victory over pesky North Texas on Saturday.
Murray overcame an early interception in the end zone, hooking up with freshman...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:09 PM
We are three weeks into the college football season and things are going as planned—sort of.
Johnny Football continues to play the role of the ultimate high-flying heel, Lane Kiffin's hot seat at USC is scorching thanks to an inept offense and...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:36 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Thursday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games:
No. 5 Stanford (1-0) at Army...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 11:44 AM
If you missed the end of Wisconsin at Arizona State late Saturday night (Sunday morning in the east), you missed a bizarre finish and yet another raging controversy involving Pac-12 officials.
Arizona State won the game, 32-30, and that outcome won&...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:54 PM
It feels like an eternity since bowl season ended, but fortunately today marks the greatest day of the year, when football returns to rescue us from the barren sports wasteland of August. Baseball? The U.S. Open? That stuff is a nice filler, like the...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:19 PM
We thought Louisville was the team that would go undefeated this season but not have the schedule strength to stay in the title race. Turns out it was Ohio State, which is perpetually stuck in fourth gear until one of the Big Three loses. Our comeback...