| Dec 23, 2013
| 6:39 AM
Conventional wisdom, a.k.a. Vegas, says Florida State will defeat Auburn next month for college football’s national championship, and if the Seminole war chant indeed echoes through the Rose Bowl, the upshot will be two-pronged.
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The Select Competition Basketball League wrapped up on Sunday at the Swain School with its first-ever championship games. Remember, the SCBL is divided into two divisions -- the NCAA Division which is primarily for kids in grades 7-9, and the NBA Division...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 4:23 PM
The NCAA released its annual report of student-athlete graduation rates Thursday, which produced an overall success rate of 82 percent, the highest-ever according to the organization's figures. Read more about the NCAA's report on graduation-success rates...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Welcome to the Take the Points week 12 college football column. Does anyone read the intro to these things? Internet users are like Dana Holgorsen after eight Red Bulls, they can't even sit still, let alone focus on reading an entire paragraph. The...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Courtesy of the National Football Foundation: Fri., Nov. 8 8:30 p.m. (20) Louisville at Connecticut ESPN2 (Carter Blackburn, Danny Kanell2, Allison Williams) Sat., Nov. 9 12 p.m. SMU at Cincinnati ESPN Regional (Eamon McAnaney, Anthony Becht, Brooke...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 4:23 PM
First, this was excellent. The Ohio State band's halftime show saluted "Hollywood blockbusters." One formation featured a dinosaur eating a guy wearing a Michigan jersey. College kids. Then there was this. Two pirate ships. One sank. Note the flags....
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:00 PM
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Long underwear. Check. Insulated gloves. Check. Snow boots. Check.
Skiing? Mountain climbing? Nope.
Beer festival. Outdoors. In February.
Enjoying beer and winter at the same time is the theory behind Michigan's annual...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:14 PM
As soon as he watched No. 1 Michigan State's wins against Columbia and Portland, Virginia Tech's Adam Smith had a distinct feeling about the Hokies' chances Friday when they play Michigan State.
Though Tech (3-1) will arrive at the Barclays Center in...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 5:12 PM
A little more than 28 years after the famously tragic killing of his good friend Ben Wilson, Nick Anderson said he is so saddened by the state of his old South Side stomping grounds that he rarely returns.
Word of the fatal shooting in the Chicago State...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:57 PM
UCLA fans better get used to the sight of Steve Alford. Win or lose, he's going to be around for quite some time.
That's because UCLA's new head basketball coach is bound to the program — and it to him — by a $10.4-million buyout clause...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 5:04 PM
With teammate Jabari Parker vouching for his potential and providing guidance, D.J. Williams is a primary candidate to be the future of Simeon basketball.
In the present, the 6-foot-7 sophomore said he's comfortable with his role as the Wolverines'...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Simeon won four games in six days last week, so the Wolverines are using a week off to regroup before their game Saturday at Coronado High School in Henderson, Nev.
But Simeon's sophomore team made sure the varsity didn't relax too much Tuesday.