| Sep 25, 2013
| 11:44 PM
7:40 a.m. Soccer: English Premier League: Chelsea at Tottenham.--NBCSN
8:30 a.m. Golf: Alfred Dunhill Links Championship third round(in Scotland).--Golf
9 a.m. Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable 47 in Newport News and Verizon FiOs 17).--...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Mike Aresco was beaming like a proud papa.
The commissioner of the fledgling American Athletic Conference was just asked about the impact of last Friday’s UCF win over Louisville. A game the Knights won 38-25 in front of a national audience on...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:43 PM
6 a.m. Golf: BMW Masters third round (d. in Shanghai).--Golf
6 a.m. Tennis: WTA Championships semifinals: Nadia Petrova-Katarina Srebotnik vs. Su-Wei Hsieh - Shuai Peng, then Li Na vs. Petra Kvitova, then Serena Williams vs. Jelena Jankovic, then...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 8:22 PM
The Bowl Championship Series has been ripped, ridiculed ravaged and pilloried — and that's by the people who like it.
The people who don't have treated it like a demon child.
No one has ever called the BCS boring.
The 16th and last season of...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:16 PM
5 a.m. Tennis: Kremlin Cup semifinals: Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova vs. Simona Halep; Samantha Stosur vs. Svetlana Kuznetsova (in Moscow).--Tennis Ch.
7:40 a.m. Soccer: English Premier League: Liverpool at Newcastle.--NBCSN
9 a.m. Talk: Newport...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:22 PM
American Athletic Date Time Game Network (Talent) Thurs., Oct. 10 7:30 p.m. Rutgers at (8) Louisville ESPN (Rece Davis, David Pollack, Jesse Palmer, Samantha Ponder) Fri., Oct. 11 8:30 p.m. Temple at Cincinnati ESPN (Carter Blackburn, Danny Kanell2,...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 5:39 PM
EAST HARTFORD — American Athletic Conference commissioner Mike Aresco dropped by Rentschler Field, looking for another way to measure the new league's quality in football.
"We don't have to be the Big Ten or the SEC, we never said we were," Aresco...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:52 AM
UConn sophomore Breanna Stewart did a lot of talking Monday, more so than she usually does during any two- to three-hour period. And Stewart is a conversational soul.
That's what happens when you are selected as the first American Athletic Conference...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:26 PM
2013-14 Preseason Coaches Poll (first place, votes, total points)
1. Connecticut (9, 81): Defending champs have appeared in a record six straight Final Fours and have advanced to at least the Final Four 11 times since 2000.
2. Louisville (1, 73): Lost...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 11:33 AM
8 a.m. Tennis: Men’s Shanghai Masters semifinal.--Tennis Ch.
9 a.m. Golf: Portugal Masters third round (in Vilamoura).--Golf
9 a.m. Talk: Newport News Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable 47 in Newport News and Verizon FiOs 17).--NNPS
| Oct 11, 2013
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games:
No. 25 Missouri (5-0) at No....
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:35 PM
7 a.m. Tennis: China Open semifinals: Tomas Berdych vs. Rafael Nadal; Petra Kvitova vs. Jelena Jankovic; Serena Williams vs. Agnieszka Radwanska; Novak Djokovic vs. Richard Gasquet (d.in Beijing).--Tennis Ch.
7:40 a.m. Soccer: English Premier...