| Jun 8, 2014
Teams facing Winters Mill this season knew they likely were about to face a strong, dominant pitcher. They also had to figure out a way to retire a potent hitter in the heart of the Falcons' lineup.
The pitcher was a hard-throwing right-hander that didn'...
| May 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Two Orland Park residents were on the Indiana University baseball roster that qualified for the regional of the College World Series, but the team got knocked out in heartbreaking fashion on Monday.
Junior Sam Travis and freshman Austin Cangelosi played...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:22 PM
On Signing Day, James Franklin apologized for having the Big Ten's third-ranked recruiting class. "We will get that fixed," the Penn State coach said. If national recruiting rankings matter to Franklin (and it seems they do), he has to be......
| May 20, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Sam Travis has added another player of the year award to his impressive baseball record.
The Indiana University junior first baseman from Orland Park was named Tuesday as the unanimous pick for Big Ten player of the year.
Travis was chosen Tribune...
| May 24, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The quest to plant roots in the New York market led the Big Ten to add Rutgers in November 2012.
In the 18 months since the marriage was announced, fans of the venerable conference have watched their new member implode. There was the abusive men's...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:11 PM
Football in Indiana had a good day in Illinois on Wednesday.
Bolingbrook defensive lineman Micah Dew-Treadway orally committed to Notre Dame, while Montini receiver Leon Thornton III chose Indiana, according to Tweets from both players.
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:09 PM
Only incurable seamheads and/or incorrigible gamblers organize NCAA baseball tournament pools, but even if you filled out a bracket purely for entertainment, chances are it's more charred than a burger on the barbie.
Five of the eight national seeds met...
| May 27, 2014
Sudden expectations are a tricky thing.
Every coach and player wants to be part of a program that has reached the place where victories are anticipated. With that status come questions when the results don't meet the expectations.
So it was with the...
| May 10, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Former Apopka standout Jeremy Gallon, who caught 89 passes for a school-record 1,373 yards and nine touchdowns for Michigan last season, was taken by the New England Patriots in the seventh round of the NFL Draft.
Gallon (5-8, 187 pounds) was taken with...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Simmie Cobbs went from a senior without a scholarship offer to the focus of a Big Ten recruiting battle.
The former sleeper from Oak Park orally committed to Purdue in October, but he plans to sign with Indiana on Wednesday, which is national signing...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Give the Southeastern Conference credit for at least thinking about wanting to play fair.
For a few weeks and days, it actually considered doing what was best for college football but decided, in the end, to do what was best for the SEC.
What a shock....