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  • W. Virginia QB Smith building a hefty Heisman resume

    We had most of it right. This year's early Heisman Trophy favorite was identified correctly as the quarterback with "unfinished business." He returned for his senior year to lead a high-octane offense, featuring the nation's best receiver tandem, on a...
  • Will Texas Tech's Gillispie save his job?

    He has lost his team Teddy Greenstein Chicago Tribune How could he? The school already acknowledged that Gillespie exceeded practice-time limits. Now his leading scorer says he does not want to play for him. From a distance, Gillispie seems to be...
  • Edsall keeps memories of his time at UConn close

    Edsall keeps memories of his time at UConn close
    — There are rows of shiny footballs displayed on wooden shelves in the home of Maryland football coach Randy Edsall. "Connecticut 23, Buffalo 0," is written in bold white letters painted on the brown leather. "1st Win As Head Coach. Sept. 18, 1999....
  • Who benefits more: Notre Dame or ACC?

    An Irish blessing Brian Hamilton Chicago Tribune Some day Notre Dame may call upon the ACC for a service. It will want a football conference to call home, and the ACC will oblige, right after it's done making snow angels in the $100 bills layering...
  • Maryland will look to rebound Saturday at West Virginia

    Maryland will look to rebound Saturday at West Virginia
    When Maryland plays at West Virginia on Saturday, the two schools will continue a rivalry appearing to possess all the elements required for healthy football hostility. There is history — 48 meetings dating back to 1919. There is proximity —...
  • Which college coaches are on the hot seat?

    At Arkansas, Penn State Teddy Greenstein Chicago Tribune I'll point to two — for totally different reasons. Arkansas' John L. Smith needs to win. Now. His contract runs a mere 10 months. In replacing the disgraced Bobby Petrino, Smith will...
  • Heavy underdog Terps know what's on line vs. West Virginia

    Heavy underdog Terps know what's on line vs. West Virginia
    As Maryland prepared for No. 8 West Virginia, it might have comforted Terps fans — but only a little — that there have been other occasions in recent seasons in which the team entered games as a multi-touchdown underdog and came away with...
  • Which conference is most competitive?

    Big East, top to bottom Iliana Limón Romero Orlando Sentinel The SEC may be king of the college football world, but the much maligned Big East boasts the most competitive lineup from top to bottom. USF was supposed to be among the top contenders to...
  • Oklahoma QB Jones wants to put ring on it

    The legacy of great Oklahoma quarterbacks goes beyond big numbers and pages in the record book, which explains Landry Jones' focus. Josh Heupel, Jason White and Sam Bradford each have taken Oklahoma to the BCS title game in the Bob Stoops era, with...
  • Ravens rookie offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele credits a complicated past with opening up his future

    Ravens rookie offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele credits a complicated past with opening up his future
    They gathered in the living room at their mother's Northwest Houston home the way they did so many times growing up. But for Kelechi Osemele, this April night was all about moving forward rather than looking back. The sibling rivalry he endured with...
  • Maryland hires John Szefc as new baseball coach

    It didn't take long for Maryland to find its new baseball coach. John Szefc, who was last an assistant coach at Kansas State, was named to the position Wednesday, less than a month after former coach Erik Bakich announced he was leaving to coach at...
  • What are predictions for Big 12, Big East?

    Oklahoma, Louisville solid Brian Hamilton Chicago Tribune We'll resist temptation to overthink Landry Jones' injuries and the state of the offensive line and pick Oklahoma to win the Big 12 with a stiff challenge from newcomer West Virginia. Texas...