| Dec 7, 2013
| 5:08 PM
EAST HARTFORD — He said he is sick and tired of talking about what the UConn football coaching search is going to be. Sick and tired of watching game after game to keep track of how potential candidates are performing.
"I want to see somebody's...
| Nov 14, 2013
DEKALB, Ill. — This is what Jordanesque means in these parts.
It means showing grace under pressure, just like in Chicago. It means a quarterback escaping a blitz on third-and-11 and hitting his wide receiver for a 25-yard gain to keep the go-ahead...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Welcome to the season Urban Meyer, Mark Emmert and Johnny Manziel can't wait to get started.
All three of these men, in some form or fashion, had issues with their snooze alarms.
Oregon skips merrily into fall camp like a schoolchild after getting a...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:14 PM
The Magic are commemorating their 25th anniversary by bringing back their greatest players, and that requires the franchise to take the high road. We're talking nose-bleed high.
The Magic are working on plans to honor Shaquille O'Neal and Penny Hardaway...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:00 PM
It was a couple of hours before the start of ESPN's Heisman Award telecast, when the media had one last crack at the players invited to Manhattan for the announcement in a ballroom on the sixth floor of the posh Marriott Marquis on Broadway.
| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:46 PM
The fighter known as "Fun Size" came up with a large-sized win.
Bethlehem Catholic graduate Zach Makovsky had a successful UFC debut on Saturday, upsetting Scott Jorgensen with an unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) in a flyweight bout at the Sleep...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:29 PM
College football is no longer the "Saturday's America" sportswriter Dan Jenkins wrote about all those years ago.
It is now "Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday's America … and Monday's too."
It used to be only hungry-for-exposure conferences took...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:47 PM
Harrington predicts return to playoffs for Washington
Once he made the decision Saturday that he wanted to join the Washington Wizards, veteran free-agent forward Al Harrington shared the news with John Wall via text message. "The first...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:52 PM
As a 12-year-old running back celebrating St. Christina's grade-school football team championship, Jordan Lynch stood next to Johnny Lattner and placed his right hand on the Heisman Trophy the former Notre Dame star won in 1953.
Never did anybody at the...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:36 PM
Brady Hoke isn't a Michigan man. He was born in Ohio (boo, hiss) and attended college in Indiana (Ball State).
Yet if Bo Schembechler were alive, he'd say something such as "This is more like it."
The spread might have worked for Rich Rodriguez at...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Tell Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey that beating Iowa carried significance beyond being his first victory as a head coach and he lapses into language like someone destined for a career spouting cliches.
"It means we're 1-0,'' Carey said in an...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:47 PM
I have some golf to cover, so let's get right to it:
Akron (plus 37) at Michigan: Yes, Akron is that bad. The pick: Michigan.
Bowling Green (plus 2) at Indiana: Big Ten teams should not lose to MAC teams at home. The pick: Indiana.
UCLA (plus 4)...