| Jun 18, 2014
| 9:15 AM
The weekend of the IHSA state baseball championships, Libertyville catcher Evan Skoug had bigger plans than volunteering at a youth baseball camp.
But Skoug, one of the state's highest-ranked prospects, and his Wildcat teammates lost to Mundelein on...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 11:39 PM
The Sports Xchange
NFL Team Report - Washington Redskins - INSIDE SLANT
After some changes at the top, the Washington Redskins will head to their first training camp workout in Richmond, Va., on July 24 with plenty to prove.
Last year's 3-13 nosedive...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Membership stable after two years of upheaval, Colonial Athletic Association and Atlantic 10 Conference schools and officials turn their attention to the growing movement among the NCAA's power conferences toward greater freedom to govern themselves....
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:11 AM
The ACC last week released its 2012-13 tax return and, in a welcome change of policy, also revealed its revenue for fiscal 2013-14. But subsequent media accounts and comparisons to other conferences created some confusion.
So let’s hit some key...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:37 AM
Miami basketball coach Jim Larraņaga has had success finding key transfers in recent seasons and on Wednesday, he added another to the Hurricanes’ roster.
Former Oklahoma State power forward Kamari Murphy took to Twitter on Wednesday to share that...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 2:28 AM
Virginia and Virginia Tech ranked among the top half of the ACC’s eight public schools in 2012-13 athletics revenue but not among the top 25 nationally.
USA Today’s database of revenue, expenses and student-fee subsidies, an annual...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:35 PM
Central Florida football Coach George O'Leary may be channeling former Union Army Gen. George Custer.
O'Leary this week lashed back at Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive for Slive suggesting that the five power conferences might break...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:26 AM
Despite uncertainty, new USF athletic director Mark Harlan doesn’t believe we’ll see a fracturing of the college football landscape with the five equity conferences — ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and SEC — breaking off to...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:01 PM
The commissioner of one college conference recently compared the state of the NCAA to that of a delicate ecosystem being threatened by the heat of what is shaping up to be a long and litigious summer.
Ed O’Bannon’s lawsuit against the NCAA,...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:36 PM
Alabama football Coach Nick Saban's new $6.9-million salary, unanimously approved Tuesday by the school's Board of Trustees, represents everything that is wrong, and right, with college athletics.
Saban's pay package will make him one of the highest-...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 11:48 AM
The financial divide between the elite power conferences and the rest of college football continues to grow at a record pace. It was never more evident than when both the Southeastern and Big 12 conferences reported record revenue for the 2013 season....
| May 12, 2014
| 3:04 PM
The Pac-12 and Big Ten conferences have both officially been played for (football) fools.
On Monday, the Atlantic Coast Conference joined the Southeastern Conference in announcing it would stick to an eight-game league schedule.
So much for the...