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  • Miami upends No. 12 Florida, 21-16

    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Stephen Morris threw two first-quarter touchdown passes, and Miami took advantage of Florida turnovers during four red-zone opportunities on the way to knocking off the 12th-ranked Gators, 21-16, on Saturday. Duke Johnson added...
  • College football's conference changes are hard to keep straight

    No need to demand a refund from Athlon or Lindy's because those preseason magazines failed to pick football winners this year for the Western Athletic and Big East conferences. Football, in those leagues, has gone to the Big Coffin Corner Kick in the...
  • Former UM coach Larry Coker savors challenge of building new football program in Texas

    Former UM coach Larry Coker savors challenge of building new football program in Texas
    IRVING, Texas — During Larry Coker's 40 years of coaching, he thought he experienced it all. The emerald "national champions" ring on his right hand, won as coach of the 2001 Miami Hurricanes, reminded him of it. But when Coker left his hotel room...
  • Super Bowl showdowns: the Ravens defense vs. Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers' pistol offense

    Super Bowl showdowns: the Ravens defense vs. Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers' pistol offense
    Each day this week, Baltimore Sun reporter and blogger Matt Vensel will break down a key matchup from Sunday’s Super Bowl. Today, he looks at the challenge of defending Colin Kaepernick and the pistol offense. In their stunning run to Super Bowl...
  • Fairchild brings well-traveled football knowledge to Virginia

    CHARLOTTESVILLE — As a West Coast guy, Steve Fairchild can't tell you much about the good barbecue spots along Tobacco Road. He actually had a hard time remembering the last time he was even in the state of Virginia when he was asked Tuesday...
  • UConn Mows Down Idaho, 105-37

    UConn Mows Down Idaho, 105-37
    The first sign that normalcy had returned to UConn was tied in a Windsor knot around Geno Auriemma's neck. It was a tie, the accessory strangely excluded from Auriemma's business attire during the Big East tournament. And Saturday's was a birthday tie;...
  • Marc Lawrence on NCAA basketball

    Marc Lawrence on NCAA basketball
    Sports gambling expert Marc Lawrence of Weston, who runs Playbook.com, put out these thoughts as we approach the NCAA tournament. I could pretend like I do this much studying, but it would be really faking it. So I'm just going to hand him the platform...
  • CONFERENCE SPOTLIGHT Taking On The Champ: SMU, Like Most New AAC Teams, Excited To Face UConn

    CONFERENCE SPOTLIGHT<br>Taking On The Champ: SMU, Like Most New AAC Teams, Excited To Face UConn
    UNCASVILLE — They began perusing the rosters at the airport in Texas, continued studying on the flight to Connecticut and had the names of their future opponents memorized on the drive to the Mohegan Sun. Keena Mays and Akil Simpson, the players...
  • For Navy's Ken Niumatalolo, playing Hawaii different than other games

    For Navy's Ken Niumatalolo, playing Hawaii different than other games
    If Navy's game last week at Notre Dame was about the history of one of college football's longest series, Saturday's home game against Hawaii is about the heart. Specifically, it is about Ken Niumatalolo's heart. Hawaii is more than just another...
  • State basketball: Lincoln upsets Morgan women in OT

    The Morgan State women's basketball team got way more than it bargained for from Lincoln (Pa.). The Lions' Pam Zephrah made a layup with four seconds left to tie the game at 82 and force overtime and had six of her team's 12 points scored in the extra...
  • Briefs: Ex-Pirate signs with NFL team

    Briefs: Ex-Pirate signs with NFL team
    Former record-setting tailback inks free-agent deal with Baltimore after stint at Louisiana Tech. Former Orange Coast College tailback Ray Holley has signed as a free agent with the Baltimore Ravens, Pirates football coach Mike Taylor said in an...