| Sep 2, 2013
| 5:28 AM
In what was an abysmal first weekend for the American Athletic Conference.
USF was blown out at home by FCS program McNeese State, 53-21, UConn looked just as bad at home in a 33-18 loss to FCS program Towson, Texas Tech beat up on SMU, 41-23, and...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 8:49 AM
We’ve kicked off the new college football season and here are some observations so far and I'll update them as the weekend goes on:
- Maybe we can chalk it up to hype, but I’m not sure what some people were expecting from South Carolina&...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:23 PM
UConn's defense of its eighth women's basketball championship walks a new path this season with the Huskies now among the founding members of the American Athletic Conference.
And it will be a true title defense because they welcome just one new member...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 9:27 AM
It has become the dirty mantra of UConn football … 5-7, 5-7 … It has become the song of mediocrity … 5-7, 5-7 … It is the rap of barely adequate for one season and not nearly adequate enough over the long haul.
| Aug 24, 2013
| 9:59 PM
The latest conference realignment talk begins and apparently ends with the Atlantic Coast Conference.
League officials thought they hit a home run with the addition of Notre Dame, which would be bringing all of its sports except football starting in...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Two games against Louisville, the defending national champion, will headline UConn’s first season in the new American Athletic Conference. The beginning, though, is also an end; Louisville will play in the AAC just one year before moving to the...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Two games against Louisville, the defending national champion, will headline UConn's first season in the new American Athletic Conference. The beginning, though, is also an end: Louisville will play in the AAC for just one year before moving to the...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Coach: Justin Fuente, 37, is in his second season at Memphis. He played quarterback at Murray State and graduated in 1999 after transferring from Oklahoma. The Tulsa native was also an assistant at Illinois State and TCU.
Last season: 4-8, 4-4 in...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 4:08 PM
No need to demand a refund from Athlon or Lindy's because those preseason magazines failed to pick football winners this year for the Western Athletic and Big East conferences.
Football, in those leagues, has gone to the Big Coffin Corner Kick in the...
| Aug 3, 2013
Coach: June Jones, entering his sixth season. Jones is originally from Portland, Ore., and graduated from New York State Regents College after playing QB at Oregon (1971-1972), Hawaii (1973-1974), and Portland State (1975-1976). He played for the...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 3:05 PM
A sign on South Florida coach Willie Taggart's desk applies to his football program and the AAC. It reads: "Climbing is easier than hanging on."
Taggart hopes his team, as well as the American Athletic Conference, will one day climb to the top.
| Jul 30, 2013
| 6:13 AM
NEWPORT, R.I. -- UCF was picked to finish fourth in the American Athletic Conference preseason media poll, behind favorite Louisville, Cincinnati and Rutgers.
The Knights, who went 10-4 last season and lost in the Conference USA championship game, are...