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  • Will 'Turtle' Jackson Coming To UConn; Averages 30 At Ga. HS

    Will 'Turtle' Jackson Coming To UConn; Averages 30 At Ga. HS
    Athens Christian didn't have much to lose, trailing by 20 points with less than five minutes left, facing the end of the season. "I called a timeout," coach Ron Link said, "and I just said, 'Turtle, you take over this game. You do whatever you want to...
  • Grading the college football coaching hires

    Grading the college football coaching hires
    Louisville, Penn State and Texas are just a few high-profile programs to go through an upheaval of a coaching change this offseason. In fact, 19 new coaching hires took place this offseason, seven involving schools from power conferences. Here is a...
  • Babcock shows grace, humor, humility in Virginia Tech introduction

    BLACKSBURG — Whit Babcock is a college coach's son. He played college baseball and has worked in college sports administration for most of his adult life. "Indirectly or directly, I've been preparing to sit up here for 43 years," Babcock said...
  • No-frills Citrus Bowl part of Orlando lore

    No-frills Citrus Bowl part of Orlando lore
    The scoreboard came down at the Florida Citrus Bowl on Wednesday, the ceremonial start of the 78-year-old stadium's demolition. And along with it went a collection of rusty but well-loved pieces of Orlando lore. The seats were uncomfortable and...
  • Northwestern football players seek to join labor union

    Northwestern football players seek to join labor union
    Calling the NCAA "a dictatorship," former Northwestern football player Kain Colter joined national labor leaders in Chicago to announce that the newly formed College Athletes Players Association had petitioned the regional office of the National Labor...
  • Quarterback Max Wittek will transfer from USC

    Quarterback Max Wittek will transfer from USC
    USC quarterback Max Wittek will forgo participating in spring practice, graduate at the end of the semester and transfer to another school to play his final two seasons of eligibility, he said Wednesday. Wittek, a fourth-year junior, will be able to...
  • Paul Ferraro leaves UCF; Tyson Summers named interim defensive coordinator

    Paul Ferraro leaves UCF; Tyson Summers named interim defensive coordinator
    Paul Ferraro, who was hired as defensive coordinator by UCF on Dec. 28, 2013, has left the program, UCF coach George O’Leary told the Orlando Sentinel. The Knights have promoted linebackers coach Tyson Summers to interim defensive coordinator...
  • Wednesday's local interest college basketball roundup: VCU runs home winning streak to 15

    Men: Atlantic 10: Melvin Johnson scored 13 points and Juvonte Reddic had 10 points and 10 rebounds as VCU (17-4, 5-1 Atlantic 10) beat Fordham 76-60 Wednesday. The Rams extended their home winning streak to 15 games, and VCU's Siegel Center sellout...
  • Teel Time: Babcock fits ACC athletic director profile, brings new youth to Virginia Tech

    Arriving at Virginia Tech in his career prime and with Bowl Subdivision athletic director experience, Whit Babcock fits the profile of most recent AD hires in the ACC. But he differs from his Hokies predecessors in two significant ways. First, at 43...
  • DT Ryan Fines of Bradenton Manatee commits to Miami during unofficial visit

    DT Ryan Fines of Bradenton Manatee commits to Miami during unofficial visit
    Manatee defensive tackle Ryan Fines had a feeling prior to arriving for his unofficial visit at the University of Miami this week that he was likely going to be joining the Hurricanes 2015 recruiting class. "My family and I were thinking I was going...
  • Hitting road for playoff games increases degree of difficulty

    Hitting road for playoff games increases degree of difficulty
    Six of the nine area teams still alive in the boys basketball playoffs are done with home-court advantage. Evans, Winter Park, Oviedo, Lake Minneola, First Academy and Foundation Academy will travel for region finals this week, all playing for a spot in...
  • Scientists turn to crowdfunding to support research

    Scientists turn to crowdfunding to support research
    UC San Diego graduate student Alex Piel is studying the family dynamics and habitats of chimpanzees in Tanzania's savanna. The research requires tracking animals, retrieving fecal samples and then testing to confirm genetic links. It does not come...