| Jul 1, 2014
HAMPTON — Eugene Marshall Jr. took the plunge 30 years ago. Farewell IBM and potential long-term security and stock options. Hello college sports administration and thankless hours and inevitable job change.
He's never looked back, and Monday...
| Jun 29, 2014
The ACC has expanded from nine to 15 members in the last decade, but if you want to see a growth spurt that would make Yao Ming blush, check out the University of Louisville.
"When I took the job 17 years ago, I think our budget was $14.9 million,"...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 9:50 AM
The new college football season hasn’t even kicked off yet, but that won’t stop several high-profile coaches including Florida’s Will Muschamp and West Virginia’s Dana Holgorsen from feeling the heat as the new year nears. ...
| Jun 20, 2014
If Florida's 2008 team was really the best college football team ever, you'd have a hard time convincing the 1912 Harvard squad.
For one thing, all those players are dead. For another, there's no way to truly settle this kind of...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:53 PM
There are many Los Angeles-New York City debates, and few can ever be completely resolved. A new category for argument gets underway with the Kings and New York Rangers in the Stanley Cup final beginning Wednesday.
But college football is off the table....
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:14 AM
Brian Regan remembers playing a high-school football game at the Miami Orange Bowl. "It was fun," he says, "until an opposing defensive back cracked my collarbone in half."
Regan, a veteran standup comedian who will perform Thursday, June 19, in Coral...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Orlando’s Capital One Bowl may lose its title sponsor, but its partnership with ESPN should minimize the impact of the change.
Capital One is reportedly ending its sponsorship of Orlando’s top bowl as part of a bigger bowl sponsorship...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
During a media session prior to the February 2009 Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin pointed at me and said, "You owe me for getting you a week's vacation in Tampa."
Tomlin was right. Sort of....
| May 10, 2014
| 6:41 PM
After watching a dozen quarterbacks get selected ahead of him Saturday, Phoebus High graduate Tajh Boyd was about ready to throw in the towel on his NFL draft chances by late afternoon.
Sitting in his car with his seat back and a hat pulled low over his...
| May 1, 2014
| 3:35 PM
FSU basketball released several games on its 2014-15 schedule.
The Seminoles will host Nebraska on Dec. 1 in the annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
FSU will also participate in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic and the...
| May 7, 2014
| 11:34 AM
The Florida Gators will visit national power Kansas on Dec. 5 in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge, the SEC announced Wednesday.
The Gators beat the Jayhawks 67-61 on Dec. 10 in Gainesville, but each team will be replacing some key pieces next season.