| Aug 10, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Perhaps someone at Oregon has been spending too much time staring into those glossy yellow and green football helmets the Ducks have a penchant of wearing.
How else can you explain the fact that the school announced last week that it was unveiling new...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:15 PM
It took a hundred years, but college football finally caved to the faucet drip of public persistence by agreeing to stage a four-team playoff starting this season.
Fare thee well to mythical champions crowned by wire services, matrices and wing nuts....
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Back before $6.9 million was deemed an appropriate amount to pay the Alabama football coach; before Texas A&M installed flat-screen TVs in the bathroom mirrors of its new locker room; and before the creation of a 12th game, a 13th to determine the...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:39 PM
The NCAA board of directors voted Thursday to grant the five wealthiest college football conferences more freedom to pass legislation without approval of the full NCAA membership.
Although the outcome was widely anticipated, the 16-2 decision...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Terrance Plummer's eyes lit up and a smile crept across his face when he was asked about the Fiesta Bowl. It's a moment that left the UCF senior linebacker hungry for more success.
"It's like once you eat a great steak, you don't want to go back to...
| Jul 31, 2014
This week's American Athletic Conference preseason football gathering reinforced two thoughts: The league's annual Newport, R.I., clambake towers above all media days, and East Carolina is Virginia Tech's most intriguing non-conference game.
| Apr 9, 2013
| 1:35 AM
Ty Darlington has always been mature beyond his years.
I even used to call him when he was a 14-year-old freshman and I needed to get ahold of his father, Apopka head football coach Rick Darlington. The coach didn’t exactly have an affinity for...
| 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,"...
| 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.
| Oct 28, 2011
Call me crazy, but I like the potential of the new Big East better than the old one.
This is why Orlandoans should not only be excited today — they should be ecstatic.
History is at hand.
Don't allow the doomsdayers or naysayers to ruin it....
| Jul 23, 2014
Virginia Tech entered the 2005 ACC championship game against Florida State 10-1 and ranked fifth nationally. An Orange Bowl bid and potential matchup with Penn State seemed inevitable.
But a loss to the unranked Seminoles dropped the Hokies to 10th in the...
| 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,...