| Sep 9, 2011
| 9:11 AM
Dennis Thomas is stepping down immediately as chairman of the NCAA Committee on Infractions, citing unspecified health and personal reasons.
Thomas, 58, will continue as commissioner of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Conference USA commissioner...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 5:29 AM
The nut graph, the essence, of Frank Beamer’s new contract at Virginia Tech isn’t the bargain-basement salary or 2016 expiration date.
It’s the exit strategy.
“What I think's important for Virginia Tech — for both sides...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 4:10 AM
This is the ACC’s chance, a unique, seemingly fated, three-weekend window to lure Notre Dame into a conference with more Irish connections than a Kennedy compound barbecue.
The opportunity starts Friday when Notre Dame’s football traveling...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:37 AM
What many have forgotten, if they knew in the first place, is how poorly it began.
In Mike Smith's first game as Hampton High's head coach, the Crabbers were beaten 24-13 by First Colonial. In his second, Hampton lost 32-14 to Ferguson.
Think about it....
| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Who would have ever thought in the middle of northeast Ohio, just south of Lake Erie along the Little Cuyahoga River, they would be speaking countrified, Southern-fried, bonafide Bowden?
The new marketing motto to get fannies in the seats at the...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 6:59 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Jimbo Fisher is done with the gimmicks. He’s finished with the tricks.T-shirts, posters, mottos — pack them all away. Send them somewhere else. He’s through trying to create inspiration for his players and the team&...
| Sep 19, 2012
Initial reactions to Notre Dame's partial ACC membership were provincial, predictable and understandable.
Could the Fighting Irish affect my favorite team's bowl destination? Even worse, could they cost my school a bowl bid? And just how much of the ACC'...
| Aug 20, 2009
| 3:03 PM
A Leon County judge ordered Thursday that NCAA documents related to an academic-fraud investigation at Florida State University are public records, a victory for media that sought the release of the information.
Today, though, several crucial questions...
| Aug 21, 2009
| 12:32 PM
The NCAA must release to the public documents related to an academic-fraud case at Florida State University, a Leon County judge ordered today.
The NCAA must produce a 300-plus page transcript from the case within 48 hours of when Judge John C. Cooper...
| Nov 8, 2007
Notable numbers from the University of Miami's 71 seasons in the Orange Bowl:
UM's record: 324-145-7.
Schools UM defeated most: Florida State (17), Boston College (15), Florida (13) and Pittsburgh (12).
Schools that defeated UM most: Florida State (15)...
| Jan 12, 2007
We now fast-forward to what seems inevitable:
THE VATICAN -- Church bells rang as white smoke rose from a chimney of the Sistine Chapel, signaling the election of a new pope. By unanimous vote, Cardinal Regis Philbinus was chosen.
| Jul 31, 2009
| 12:28 AM
Mount Dora tight end Bruce Heggie knows he's going to get some college football scholarship offers. He just wishes they'd come in a little faster.
And it would be especially nice if the offer came in a garnet and gold envelope.
Heggie has family ties to...