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  • Conference changes: 2012 brings big changes to football conferences

    Conference changes: 2012 brings big changes to football conferences
    From the ACC to the WAC, schools have been changing leagues faster than you can count, leaving fans to do their own version of “Where's Waldo?” with their favorite college teams. Fear not, here's a quick look at the changes to the college...
  • VIRGINIA: Which player gets the ball at QB will be most anticipated storyline for UVa

    THE COACH MIKE LONDON Third year (12-13 at U.Va.; 36-18 overall in coaching career) He's the maniac who used to head-butt players with their helmets on when he was U.Va.'s defensive coordinator. He's the guy who fell to his knees on the Scott Stadium...
  • 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...
  • Teel Time: Should U.Va. start Rocco or Sims against Louisiana Tech?

    Teel Time: Should U.Va. start Rocco or Sims against Louisiana Tech?
    Michael Rocco has started 17 consecutive games at quarterback for Virginia, the Cavaliers’ longest streak at the position since Jameel Sewell's 22-game reign in 2004 and ’05. The issue is whether Rocco should see 18. Virginia has lost two...
  • ODU's leap to Conference USA risky but understandable

    ODU's leap to Conference USA risky but understandable
    NORFOLK — Blaine Taylor, Old Dominion's incurably glib basketball coach, framed the school's move to Conference USA best. "It's like a no-fault divorce," he said at Thursday's press conference/pep rally at Ballard Stadium. "It's not our fault we...
  • Boise State AD discusses options for non-football sports, its talks with Mountain West

    PONTE VEDRA – Boise State athletic director Mark Coyle was on hand for the Big East Conference spring meetings and he spoke with the media on Monday concerning his school’s participation in the league and the challenges ahead. ON WHETHER OR...
  • College Football Countdown: No. 81 Hawai'i

    College Football Countdown: No. 81 Hawai'i
    The Orlando Sentinel has ranked all 120 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country. We’ll take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 120 to our projected No. 1 team. We will not be including the four teams the NCAA...
  • Men's Basketball: 'Eaters open with win

    IRVINE — You never get a second chance to make a first impression. But it certainly helps if you get the rebound . UC Irvine gnawed, clawed, banged and barged its way to 21 of its 51 rebounds on the offensive glass to earn an eye-opening 78-64...
  • Adonis Smith transferring to UNLV

    Adonis Smith transferring to UNLV
    Former Northwestern tailback Adonis Smith is headed to UNLV. Smith emailed the Tribune on Wednesday to say he chose UNLV over offers from the Pac-12 and WAC because the Mountain West school showed strong interest as soon as he looked into transferring....
  • Incoming Sun Belt commissioner will work to keep conference intact

        Incoming Sun Belt commissioner Karl Benson used the conference basketball tournament that concluded Tuesday to begin convincing member schools to stay in the Sun Belt.  "There is always going to be threats," Benson said in Hot Springs, Ark. "One...
  • So, Smith set for NCAAs

    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Yumi So (Crescenta Valley High, 2009) junior, USC women's swimming and diving: So and the seventh-ranked Trojans are set to compete in the 2012 NCAA Championships today through Saturday...