| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:39 PM
John Toner got UConn into the Big East. He hired Jim Calhoun. He hired Geno Auriemma.
There. In 16 words, Connecticut can embrace the width and breadth of John Toner's contributions to the sports history of our state. They are, by any definition,...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 1:51 PM
Welcome back to the USC Now mailbag, where you're still asking about USC's 37-31 defeat by Boston College and are already worried about the 2016 game against Alabama.
Let's get to it.
Farzad asks: When is [USC Coach Steve Sarkisian] going to...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Ask just about anyone near retirement age if they think they will have plenty of money to last through retirement and you're likely to see their insecurity.
A new study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College shows they aren't being...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 7:49 AM
Virginia Tech starting defensive tackle Luther Maddy is scheduled to have surgery Tuesday morning in Blacksburg to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and will be out two-to-four weeks, according to Virginia Tech trainer Mike Goforth.
Maddy, a 6-...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Coach Steve Sarkisian and his staff reviewed Boston College's offense, defense and special teams with USC players. And the ninth-ranked Trojans have familiarized themselves with Alumni Stadium, where Saturday's game will be played.
But Sarkisian said he...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:58 PM
Darcy Wolf said she got her competitive spirit from her parents.
Her mother, Jean, was a collegiate swimmer at Notre Dame.
Her father, Joe, was an All-American offensive lineman at Boston College and a first-round draft pick who played nine NFL...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Orangewood Christian’s Jimmy Martin has grown accustomed to carrying a heavy load for the Rams (1-1). But the 6-foot, 220-pound senior took two-way play to another level in last week’s 14-0 win over Master’s Academy.
| Sep 16, 2014
| 11:29 PM
The Sports Xchange
NCAAF Team Report - Fresno State - INSIDE SLANT
Things looked bleak for Utah State and star quarterback Chuckie Keeton on Saturday night during the Aggies' 36-24 victory over Wake Forest.
Keeton, the Mountain West's preseason...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 2:17 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Jameis Winston is doing his best to prepare understudy Sean Maguire for his first career start.
Winston is suspended for the first half of Saturday’s contest against No. 22 Clemson (1-1) and plans on getting some “quality...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Chasing quarterbacks is part of Jamal Milan's job description.
But it took the Raby senior defensive tackle some time to adjust to the conditioning required to play football at a high level.
"Jamal's very aggressive now, but he wasn't that...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 3:17 PM
It’s not often Virginia Tech’s players and coaches can look up at the scoreboard in Lane Stadium before the end of the first quarter is even done and find themselves trailing by 20 or more points.
When it has happened, it’s taken place...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 8:05 PM
USC spent three practice days attempting to put its collapse against Boston College behind it.
With an open date Saturday, measuring improvement won't be possible until USC resumes its schedule Sept. 27 against Oregon State.
But Coach Steve...