| Mar 22, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Cal State Northridge's women's basketball team is focused on Sunday's NCAA tournament game against South Carolina. But when the Matadors arrived in Seattle on Friday, one of their topics of discussion was 14th-seeded Mercer's upset of perennial power Duke...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:08 PM
SEC basketball was questioned and criticized all season but enters the Sweet 16 enjoying the last laugh.
Three conferences have three teams heading into the NCAA Regional rounds - the Big Ten, Pac-12 and a football league roundly ridiculed all season...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:59 AM
Three times as many ACC schools excused their coaches this basketball season as reached the NCAA tournament’s Sweet 16. Two more teams from the conference advanced to the National Invitation Tournament semifinals as played in NCAA regional finals....
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:08 PM
GAINESVILLE — On the day the Florida Gators reached No. 1 in the polls for the first time in seven seasons, coach Billy Donovan stuck to the script that helped his team get there in the first place.
While his team climbed the rankings and set...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 6:39 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — The last time the Houston Texans had the first pick in the NFL draft, in 2006, they threw a curveball.
They passed on running back Reggie Bush, widely expected to be the first player selected, and took defensive end Mario Williams....
| Mar 17, 2014
| 11:00 PM
USC's women's basketball team gathered Monday among family, fans and athletic department personnel to learn its NCAA tournament opponent and destination.
A stirring run to win the Pac-12 Conference tournament March 9 ensured there would be no sense of...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 3:40 PM
College basketball season is over, but some of us are loath to let go. So before gazing ahead to next season and diving into summer recruiting, some numbers and observations from yet another compelling NCAA tournament.
**Rather than marvel at an...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Virginia Tech’s best football team of the last six years, the 2009 bunch that featured Ryan Williams, Tyrod Taylor, Cody Grimm and Rock Carmichael, did not reach the ACC championship game. No matter that the Hokies were the conference’s...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 3:11 PM
There are elements in each day of A'ja Wilson's life that make you want to believe she bops to the beat of a typical high school senior.
She thinks about the prom, basketball, going to the movies with her friends. She is a prolific social-media maven,...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:55 AM
Damontre Harris is back practicing with the Florida Gators and focused on next season after he left and returned to the team in the span of weeks.
The Gators, who climbed to No. 3 in the AP Top 25 Monday, have gotten along fine without the 6-foot-10...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Adam Torres is hungry, not an all-too-uncommon occurrence for one of the area's top high-school defensive linemen.
The 6-foot-6, 270-pound Lake Mary senior usually waits until fifth period so he can eat with teammates. That is the time for football...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Old Dominion's first National Signing Day as a competing member of Conference USA provided more confirmation than drama, as nearly all prospects followed through on their commitments.
The Monarchs signed 24 players Wednesday, giving them a recruiting...