| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:27 PM
The Division I college sports year is effectively concluded, with only the baseball national championship to be decided between the Fighting O’Connors of Charlottesville versus Jay Cutler’s alma mater.
Depending on the outcome, Virginia...
| 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...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Old Dominion baseball coach Chris Finwood knows precisely when a benefit of Conference USA membership became evident: Monday, May 26, 2014, 12:42 p.m.
That's when ODU's name flashed across the TV screen during the NCAA baseball tournament selection...
| Jul 3, 2014
RICHMOND — Whether awaiting a flight at New York's LaGuardia Airport or lunching on Franklin Street, VCU athletic director Ed McLaughlin marvels at the volume and variety of folks who recognize Rams basketball coach Shaka Smart.
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Fox Sports and CBS Sports have added key pieces to their football television coverage this fall, with the former tapping Tim Brando to call college games and the latter gaining the services of longtime referee Mike Careyas a rules expert for its NFL...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 7:28 AM
ACC commissioner John Swofford believes the NCAA will reform without splintering, “absolutely” thinks the league is financially sound, did not take a stance during recent football-scheduling deliberations and preaches patience on a potential...
| Jun 29, 2014
The ACC has expanded from nine to 15 members in the last decade, but if you want to see a growth spurt that would make Yao Ming blush, check out the University of Louisville.
"When I took the job 17 years ago, I think our budget was $14.9 million,"...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 11:27 AM
The latest wave of major conference realignment lands ashore this week, bringing with it geographical contradictions, upended traditions and financial gains.
Welcome to the Atlantic coast, Louisville.
Time to get to know the Great Lakes, Maryland...
| 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 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 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 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....