| Jun 25, 2014
Like a five-star high school recruit in his senior year, college athletics is at a crossroads. Pressure from current players, former players and lawsuits means a system of paying college students to play sports is finally getting serious attention....
| May 16, 2014
The Penn State baseball team made history Friday, turning two triple plays in a single game against Michigan State. It's just the second time in Division I history that a team has completed two triple plays in one game (Gonzaga......
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:53 PM
Navy head coach Ed DeChellis saw college basketball games being played in aircraft carriers and his immediate reaction was: "Why aren't we involved?"
That prompted DeChellis to brainstorm about ways to get Navy men's basketball more national exposure....
| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Former West Virginia guard Eron Harris will transfer to Michigan State, multiple media outlets reported Monday.
Harris is widely considered the top transfer in the nation. The 6-foot-3 shooting guard averaged 17.2 points per game for the Mountaineers...
| May 7, 2014
| 6:11 PM
The celebration of the most dramatic triumph in Claire Pollard's relentlessly successful 16 years as Northwestern women's tennis coach included the obligatory dousing with the water bucket.
The difference this time was the coach wasn't the only member...
| May 9, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Seattle’s victory in Super Bowl XLVIII underscored how important it is to have a solid defense, and how a top-shelf defense generally trumps a phenomenal offense.
That philosophy was reflected in the NFL draft Thursday as a record nine defensive...
| May 25, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Connor Cook leads a group of three Michigan State players on our list of 10 Big Ten players to watch this upcoming college football season.
Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska
The Buzz: Nebraska finished with the third-best rushing offense in the Big Ten...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:15 PM
Six games into Saturday's match against Rolling Meadows' Mack Galvin, St. Charles East senior Jasper Koenen found himself in an unexpected hole.
Koenen trailed 4-2 in the first set but pulled out a 6-4, 6-1 victory against Galvin, the highest-rated...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:31 PM
Earl Morrall was the NFL's answer to a brilliant Broadway understudy.
He left his mark on NFL history by stepping in for two future Hall of Fame quarterbacks — Johnny Unitas in Baltimore and Bob Griese in Miami — and turning in a string of...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 11:51 AM
A member of the student broadcast team asked Matt Domer about joining a Mount Carmel-to-Illinois pipeline that's been busy "the last couple years."
Frank Lenti, Mount Carmel's long-time coach, couldn't help but interject.
"There has been a Mount...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 3:52 PM
NEW YORK — Kevin Ollie was taking the first steps down a road very few have traveled with success, the hazard-filled, replacing-the-legend road. There at the start was Tom Izzo, who had done it.
"The thing that sticks out to me," Ollie said. "He...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Senior forward Adreian Payne poured in a career-high 41 points Thursday afternoon to lead fourth-seeded Michigan State to a 93-78 win over 13th-seeded Delaware in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Payne sank 10 of 15 shots from the field,...