| Dec 27, 2012
| 7:22 PM
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO — They hadn't played in a week, so there could have been rust.
They were missing three starters due to family holiday trips, so there could have been apprehension.
But the Corona del Mar High Sea Kings just keep on rolling....
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:40 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Four Notre Dame players, led by linebacker Manti Te’o, were named to the Associated Press All-America teams, which were announced Tuesday.
Te’o was named to the first team. Tight end Tyler Eifert and defensive end...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 6:41 PM
ESPN's "Octomom" family of networks hopes you enjoy this year's cavalcade of commercials and center snaps as it furiously tries to secure the two games it doesn't broadcast.
Conspicuously missing from the lineup is Ohio State (12-0) vs. Louisiana Tech...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 5:51 PM
SOBOBA INDIAN RESERVATION, Calif. — On a cracked and weed-choked court buffeted by mountain winds and watched by coyotes, the basketballs seem to grow on trees.
The scrubby landscape in the ravine that spreads behind the rusted pole and solitary...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 10:10 AM
The holiday season is upon us. For each person, that means something different. For some, it means sharing the joy of the Christmas spirit with friends and family. For some, it means lighting the Menorah and celebrating eight magical nights of Hannukah....
| Dec 4, 2012
Saturday night, the glass got thinner in the fishbowl where Ben Howland lives.
What he does for a living is about as private as a tweet by Donald Trump. He coaches UCLA's basketball team. One of his predecessors was John Wooden and his 10 NCAA titles....
| Dec 7, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: Imagine how USC fans are going to feel after a 6-7 Georgia Tech team wins the game.
Answer: How could USC fans feel any worse? The Trojans were picked to win the national title, lost five times and have...
| Nov 22, 2012
Let's see if I've got this straight or crooked: Notre Dame needs one win to get to the national title game and Sports Illustrated puts the Irish on this week's cover?
I don't believe in genies or goblins, but the SI cover jinx is real. If you don't...
| Nov 22, 2012
This could be a first in the history of Rankman — two teams in the top 25 with the nickname Aggies: Texas A&M (11) and Utah State (24). Throw in Kansas State (8) if you count the nearby "Aggieville" bar scene. Missing the Aggies cut: North...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 5:08 PM
The 13th week of the college football season offers several key matchups:
No. 19 Michigan at Ohio State
Where: Ohio Stadium; Columbus, Ohio
Time: Noon ET
Buzz: Ohio State continues its quest for perfection Saturday...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Cal’s Jeff Tedford and Western Michigan’s Bill Cubit were the latest to join the coaching carousel as both were fired from their respective jobs this week. Which bring the total of coaching vacancies to seven with the possibility of several...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 6:52 PM
The following are update on area athletes playing collegiate sports.
Brooke Elby (Flintridge Prep, 2011) North Carolina women’s soccer, sophomore: Elby played 30 minutes off the bench in the 14th-ranked Tarheels’ 1-1 (4-2) victory over ninth-...