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  • Ctvrtlik highlights awards banquet

    At 50, Bob Ctvrtlik, a Newport Beach resident, passes on advice, not volleyballs anymore. Ctvrtlik, one of the most decorated U.S. volleyball players, was the guest speaker at the 53rd annual Athletic Awards banquet at the Radisson Hotel in Newport Beach...
  • UCF's top pitcher leads area players picked on 2nd day of baseball draft

    UCF's top pitcher leads area players picked on 2nd day of baseball draft
    Sleep hasn't come easily for UCF left-hander Eric Skoglund. That is about to change now that he was selected by the Kansas City Royals in the third round of the baseball draft Friday. "It has been stressful the past couple of days," said Skoglund, the...
  • Media: Alabama again favorite to win SEC

    Alabama is the preseason favorite again in the Southeastern Conference. The Crimson Tide, the overwhelming favorite, received 154 points in the media poll released Thursday at SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala. Auburn was second with 75 points and South...
  • Vanderbilt stymies Virginia's rally, wins 9-8 in Game 1 of CWS finals

    OMAHA, Neb. -- Vanderbilt scored in only one inning against a Virginia pitching staff that boasted the nation's second-best ERA this season. Fortunately for the Commodores, that inning was big enough. Seldom-used sophomore third baseman Tyler Campbell...
  • College football's opening weekend raises eyebrows

    College football's opening weekend raises eyebrows
    Getting a line on opening weekend was not easy. Selection committee members, as you read this, are rearranging all the postseason Post-it notes on their refrigerators. Texas A&M moved up near the freezer compartment, replacing down-by-carrots-now...
  • Virginia repels Vanderbilt 7-2 in Game 2 of College World Series finals

    OMAHA, Neb. — Sophomore Brandon Waddell threw his first career nine-inning complete game, third baseman Kenny Towns contributed three singles and drove in two runs, and Virginia defeated Vanderbilt 7-2 Tuesday to even the College World Series...
  • Wilder welcomes expectations as ODU football enters Conference USA

    Wilder welcomes expectations as ODU football enters Conference USA
    Old Dominion played five Football Bowl Subdivision teams last season, losing four by an average of 30.5 points, exposing epic defensive futility and defeating only hapless Idaho. This year, their first in Conference USA, the Monarchs face 11 FBS programs,...
  • College football: Let's judge what happens on the field

    The time has come to stop talking and start playing. Let the sweet sound of a referee's whistle mercifully replace the pound of a judge's gavel. It's time for wish lists and check lists: Out-of-the-box Thursday features a not-too-shabby lineup of...
  • Former Orlando Boone kicker Austin Jones shines in debut for Temple

    Former Orlando Boone kicker Austin Jones shines in debut for Temple
    Former Orlando Boone kicker Austin Jones, who was named the starting kicker as a true freshman at Temple this past week, had quite a successful debut in the Owls 37-7 victory at Vanderbilt in Nashville on Thursday night. Jones, who was named one of...
  • Major conferences face numbers crunch in college football playoff

    Something to ponder over a holiday travel weekend as college football's four-team playoff prepares for takeoff: the flight is overbooked. Do the math: Five power conferences are essentially battling for four spots, meaning at least one highly...
  • UCF is fighting perception in Penn State, Croke Park Classic

    UCF is fighting perception in Penn State, Croke Park Classic
    DUBLIN — Jordan Ozerities' and Brandon Alexander's mouths dropped when they emerged from the tunnel to Croke Park Stadium's field. Many UCF players were awestruck when they took their first look at the massive playing grounds during their...