| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:45 PM
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...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 5:24 PM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Even now, more than a dozen years later, University of Central Florida football coach George O'Leary still hears the jokes and wisecracks about his phony résumé.
On this Fiesta Bowl trip alone, UCF President John Hitt has...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:47 PM
They coach the same game, with the same-sized fields and same oblong ball. They both wear whistles, headsets and sunglasses that hide sleep-starved eyes closer to Xs than O's.
But the difference between being a head football coach in college and the NFL...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Better access to stairs in office buildings - and prompts reminding people to use them - might encourage workers to get more exercise, a new study suggests.
That sort of access has already been shown to increase physical activity in places like subway...
| Jan 5, 2014
During one of his final staff meetings as Virginia Tech's athletic director, Jim Weaver revealed how much pain he was enduring, how Parkinson's disease and two failing hips had not only fast-tracked his retirement but also compromised basic, daily living....
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:00 PM
If AAU basketball is about showcasing the ability to play at an elite level, the point already had been proven.
Oh, and Evan Boudreaux's nose was broken.
It happened during the semifinals of AAU Nationals in Orlando last summer. Not only did Boudreaux...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:59 AM
With the addition of Jerome ‘Jappy’ Oliver on Monday, Virginia's football program has another coach on staff with more than 30 years of experience.
It remains to be seen if more experience equals more wins, but Oliver arrives with ample...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Need a little help navigating the 2014 ACC football schedule? Here’s a look at the one game on each team’s schedule fans, coaches and players can circle based on importance, timing or relevance in the conference big picture:
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:44 PM
You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for motivation in each...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 1:44 PM
UCF coach George O’Leary confirmed on Saturday he had hired Paul Ferraro as the Knights new defensive coordinator.
Ferraro coached under O’Leary as a graduate assistant at Syracuse in 1983 and also coached defensive backs on O’Leary&...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Gaps forming in seasonal Arctic sea ice may be creating a toxic conveyor belt, drawing mercury from higher altitudes to rain down on the ice, snow and tundra, according to a new study.
The gaps, which come as the region shifts from perennial ice to...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:30 PM
When Tajh Boyd dons a cap and gown Dec. 19 to participate in graduation ceremonies at Clemson, he'll retrieve a piece of paper that may indicate his major areas of study were sociology and criminal justice.
His diploma certainly will be well-earned, but...