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  • Is NCAA baseball madness prelude to ACC's first title since 1955?

    Is NCAA baseball madness prelude to ACC's first title since 1955?
    Only incurable seamheads and/or incorrigible gamblers organize NCAA baseball tournament pools, but even if you filled out a bracket purely for entertainment, chances are it's more charred than a burger on the barbie. Five of the eight national seeds met...
  • 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...
  • AAC Notebook: UCF's Name Recognition Got Fiesta Bowl Boost

    NEWPORT, R.I. — Central Florida reaped the benefits of the American Athletic Conference's automatic BCS bid last year and defeated Baylor in the Fiesta Bowl. After a marquee win and developing quarterback Blake Bortles, the No. 3 overall pick in the...
  • SEC's Mike Slive trumpets baseball (baseball?) and NCAA reform

    SEC's Mike Slive trumpets baseball (baseball?) and NCAA reform
    Commissioner Mike Slive opened Monday's four-day Southeastern Conference football media days with his usual bragging about the league's dominance in ... baseball? Thank goodness for the Vanderbilt nine, which knocked out Virginia to win this year's...
  • 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...
  • Bowl predictions: Separating the winners from losers

    Bowl predictions: Separating the winners from losers
    You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for motivation in each...
  • College football: What to watch Saturday on TV

    MORNING No. 2 Florida State (8-0) at Wake Forest (4-5) 9 a.m., Channel 7 Is it possible Florida State could have a let down one week after its emphatic win over Miami, against an inferior Wake Forest team? Wake Forest has won four of the last...
  • Auburn, Ole Miss, Tennessee and Vanderbilt pull off SEC shockers

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Nick Marshall accounted for four scores and No. 24 Auburn battered Johnny Manziel in a 45-41 win over No. 7 Texas A&M on Saturday. Tre Mason's 5-yard score with less than two minutes to play was first ruled down at the 1, but...
  • ESPN does college baseball right, including Towson storyline

    ESPN does college baseball right, including Towson storyline
    I am in heaven. I know I am part of a minority, but I love college baseball the way most folks love NCAA basketball. Forget the Final Four, the Road to Omaha is what gets my adrenaline pumping. And ESPN started the journey for viewers like me with an...
  • Opening weekend college football losers looking to rebound

    A weird thing happened last weekend to 10 proud bowl teams that went a combined 94-37 in 2012: They all lost. This is bounce-back (or else?) Saturday for Virginia Tech, Kansas State, Texas Christian, Brigham Young, Boise State, San Diego State, Georgia,...
  • Florida State wins big but keeps it classy

    Florida State wins big but keeps it classy
    With Ohio State and Baylor right behind in the Bowl Championship Series standings, Florida State needed a big win over Wake Forest on Saturday, and got it, 59-3. It could have been bigger, too, and unseemly, if not for some class shown by Seminoles...