| Mar 30, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Connecticut has had a long history with gambling, from harness racing to greyhounds to jai alai and on to the casinos. In its day Charter Oak Park, near the Hartford/West Hartford line, attracted big crowds and big names in harness racing. After a...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 2:14 AM
Tyreke Johnson expects the attention now, so when LSU offered the Jacksonville Trinity Christian eighth-grader a scholarship Tuesday, it was exciting, but not really unusual for the young star.
It's also not unusual for LSU, which offered a...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:26 AM
“The Journey” is an eight-part, eight-day series that takes you behind the scenes of the college football recruiting process as South Florida's best make the biggest decisions of their lives. To read other installments of "The Journey" visit...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:15 PM
“The Journey” is an eight-part, eight-day series that takes you behind the scenes of the college football recruiting process as South Florida's best make the biggest decisions of their lives. To read other installments of "The Journey" visit ...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 9:27 AM
The Florida Gators remain No. 3 in the Associated Press top 25 despite a loss by top-ranked Arizona.
The Wildcats (21-1) fell to No. 2 after a 60-58 loss Saturday at Cal, while Syracuse (21-0) became the first unanimous No. 1 team this season. (For...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Old Dominion's first National Signing Day as a competing member of Conference USA provided more confirmation than drama, as nearly all prospects followed through on their commitments.
The Monarchs signed 24 players Wednesday, giving them a recruiting...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 6:39 AM
The 2014 NFL draft should be about volume, and quantity.
This draft is so deep teams might be able to find starters in the third day, which is why it would be ideal to have more picks, not higher picks this year.
Because of that line of thinking it...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:04 AM
— Vin Yokabaskas has been ailing recently and confined to bed, but he couldn't pass up the chance to relive that special day one more time.
"Well, it was the most exciting day of my life," said Yokabaskas, 84, as tears began to run down his...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:52 AM
The Gators handed Tennessee one of its worst SEC losses in memory last month in Gainesville, but coach Billy Donovan is expecting a much tougher game tonight in Knoxville.
So are Las Vegas oddsmakers, who view tonight's matchup at 7 on ESPN as a one-...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 11:29 PM
Host No. 6 Notre Dame scored four of the game's last five goals but its rally fell short as No. 14 Penn State won, 8-7, on Saturday.
Penn State (2-1) increased its 5-3 halftime lead to four with early third-quarter scores from Shane Sturgis and TJ...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:15 AM
The Ravens met with Oregon State wide receiver Brandin Cooks and Vanderbilt wide receiver Jordan Matthews at the NFL scouting combine.
Cooks ran the fastest time of any wide receiver with a 4.33 in the 40-yard dash.
The Biletnikoff winner and...