| Jun 13, 2013
Quickness has never been my hallmark. Not athletically — I was two steps slow on the basketball court and couldn't handle an inside fastball. Not personally — I didn't marry until age 51 and clung to dial-up Internet and my flip phone nearly...
| May 11, 2013
| 2:51 PM
If you could invite anyone alive today to dinner, who would you invite?
Began thinking about this while re-reading "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll. The Mad Hatter and the March Hare would keep any tea party hopping. Also, I...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 7:46 PM
Montini junior defensive end Dylan Thompson knew the moment he walked into Ohio State's indoor football facility Saturday that he was ready to commit to the Buckeyes.
"I found a school that has everything I was looking for and so much more," said...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 6:55 PM
GAINESVILLE — In the barroom brawl otherwise known as Southeastern Conference football recruiting, Will Muschamp emerged from his office on National Signing Day looking as if he just got back from a day at the yacht club with Biff, Scooter and the...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 8:06 PM
LA JOLLA — On a day ideal for ducks and lawns, the most famous Commodore in pro golf kept smiling and kept his head above water.
Brandt Snedeker, the pride of Vanderbilt and the defending champion in this week's Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey...
| Dec 5, 2012
The most turbulent and alarming regular season in ACC football history concluded Saturday as Florida State won the conference championship with a listless performance at a half-empty stadium.
Bowls offer six league teams a chance to salvage some respect...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 2:17 PM
The University of South Florida will no doubt go hire a search firm and shell out a bunch of Benjamins just so some sharp-dressed guy in a suit can tell them who is the best possible candidate to become the next head coach of the Bulls.
I can save USF a...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:45 PM
The Rivals Challenge at Soldier Field last weekend featured 100 of the top prospects in the country.
The Chicago area was represented by Plainfield South linebacker Clifton Garrett, Crete-Monee linebacker Nyles Morgan and Benet junior quarterback Jack...
| May 28, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Plainfield South linebacker Clifton Garrett has 28 scholarship offers but isn't in a hurry to make a decision.
"I'm really not planning to visit anywhere this summer," Garrett said. "My focus will be on summer school and then working with my team this...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:24 PM
They had the television market, the province of 21st century greed, and they had the academics, the province of 19th century purity. Those in power at Connecticut's flagship university were hopeful that they would help carry the day for admission into the...
| Nov 28, 2012
There is one word you've been hearing a lot lately to describe the best college football teams in the country. It is a strange word for a sport of violence. It is an odd way to describe our modern gladiators.
That word is "smart."
After Notre Dame's...