| Feb 1, 2013
| 11:11 AM
The last time Courtney Upshaw played at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, he showered in confetti after the game, hoisted a crystal ball and was named the Defensive Most Valuable Player of the BCS national championship game.
A penchant for making big plays...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 5:10 PM
When Billy Lynch first realized that Tandon Doss might allow his promising football career to implode, the Indiana assistant coach did not call the wide receiver into his office or even grab him by the facemask and stare him in the eyes.
Lynch took Doss,...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 8:30 AM
In the last few years of the Ralph Friedgen era, Maryland struggled to lure the top local talent to College Park. That's something new coach Randy Edsall, who transitioned Connecticut from Div. I-FCS to a BCS bowl, will try to change as he places his...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 4:02 PM
In a spring of transition for the Maryland football team, first-year coach Randy Edsall and his staff are working hard to raise the quality of his team's performance on and off the field. While Edsall has seen progress on both fronts, there's a long way...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 10:50 AM
It's a drearily familiar cycle: Successful colleges coaches sail away from one job to another, leaving in their wake a university with a tarnished reputation and an athletic program facing multiple NCAA sanctions.
Take John Calipari, former coach at...
| Sep 19, 2011
If defense wins championships, LSU is headed to New Orleans. The Tigers' young, in-your-face defense has been impressive in wins over Oregon and Mississippi State. Surviving the rest of the schedule won't be easy, starting with a trip to West Virginia...
| Sep 15, 2011
Texas may or may not end up in the Pacific-12 Conference. Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott tried to lure the Longhorns last year before his dream for a 16-team super league was squashed — or maybe deferred.
Texas once held a big stack of expansion...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Gary Crowton might be fool's gold. The new Maryland offensive boss comes in with a shiny resume. The man won a national title at LSU. He directed the offense for Oregon’s 2005 squad that went 10-1 and won the Fiesta Bowl behind Kellen Clemens' savvy...
| Sep 5, 2011
TCU can't get to the Big East fast enough. The Horned Frogs leave the Mountain West next season, which is looking good after their 50-48 loss to Baylor on Friday. If they were in the Big East this season, they'd still have a shot at a BCS bowl.
| Jul 6, 2011
| 8:31 AM
Baltimore sports apparel company Under Armour said this morning it has signed an endorsement deal with NBA rookie Kemba Walker.
Walker will wear Under Armour footwear while training and on-court during games. He will also be featured in marketing...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 4:41 PM
It's hard to argue with results.
The Southeastern Conference has won five straight Bowl Championship Series titles and clearly is the most dominant conference in college football.
So it would make perfect sense that my prediction for this year's BCS...
| Aug 31, 2011
Alabama vs. Oklahoma
We already know one of the teams that will get there. Sort of. For five straight years, the survivor of the SEC title game has played for — and won — all the marbles.
Who will that be?...