| Jul 3, 2014
RICHMOND — Whether awaiting a flight at New York's LaGuardia Airport or lunching on Franklin Street, VCU athletic director Ed McLaughlin marvels at the volume and variety of folks who recognize Rams basketball coach Shaka Smart.
| Aug 31, 2014
| 6:05 PM
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...
| Aug 27, 2014
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,...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:43 PM
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...
| Jun 23, 2014
Tyler Beede is a two-time, first-round draft choice. Walker Buehler has won 12 games this season, one shy of the national lead. But for all of the pitching at Vanderbilt's disposal Monday, Virginia is positioned even better entering the College World...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:09 PM
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...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 4:54 PM
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...
| Jun 26, 2014
Penn State's football coaches, including James Franklin, often have referred to Vanderbilt as "our previous institution" when discussing their three years with the Commodores. It's understandable; focus on the present and future instead of the past....
| Oct 24, 2013
Here's a complete list of this weekend's NCAA Division I football games and TV information courtesy of the National Football Foundation. American Athletic Date Time Game Network (Talent) Sat., Oct. 26 12 p.m. Houston at Rutgers ESPNews (Dave Lamont, Ray...
| May 27, 2011
With the Florida baseball team waiting for its semifinal matchup in the SEC Tournament, SEBaseball.com released its projections for the NCAA Tournament next week. The site projects the Gators (43-15) as the No. 1 overall seed and hosting a regional with...
| Jun 14, 2011
Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss the College World Series. Check back throughout the day for more responses and weigh in with a comment of your own. Chris Foster, Los Angeles Times First, a shout-out to the California Golden......