| Dec 14, 2012
| 9:29 AM
The Football Writers Association of America has named Northwestern’s Venric Mark to its All-America team as a punt returner.
Mark is the 39th player in program history to be named a first-team All-American and is the lone representative from the...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 1:42 PM
GAINESVILLE - The Florida Gators' return to a major bowl game has reenergized Gator Nation - until it is time for fans to dig deep into their pockets.
With the Jan. 2 Sugar Bowl less than three weeks away, the school has sold just 6,500 of the 17,500...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Rankman has rarely been this excited about two recently "dropped out" teams playing on a Thursday night in Piscataway, N.J. The showdown between Rutgers and Louisville now features two teams representing three different conferences. Rutgers is joining the...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 4:45 AM
Virginia and Maryland have met at least twice each basketball season for 71 consecutive years. The Cavaliers and Terps have closed the regular season against one another 11 times in the last 13 years.
As football rivals, the schools have clashed each...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Well, the season is over. It ended somewhat anti-climactically with a predictable Kansas State win, a mediocre showing by Florida State against an inferior opponent, and a highly questionable decision that kept Georgia from playing for the title. (Spike...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 3:16 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
If you've read this column for any length of time, you know that when LeBron James joined the Miami Heat, I became the founding father and CEO of an organization known as HATE (Heat Are The Enemy). The purpose...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Life is sometimes full of regrets.
There is no better example of that than the case of Ohio State.
The Buckeyes are in the middle of one of their best seasons in school history and would be in the middle of the BCS national championship discussion...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Sean Glennon had just returned from a friend’s bachelor party in Cabo San Lucas, where, he assured me, neither he nor his fellow revelers were detained by authorities.
And while he called too late for inclusion in Sunday’s print column on his...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 1:26 PM
No 6-6, bowl-eligible ACC team has ever missed college football’s bloated postseason, a trend that’s likely to continue.
As the Birmingham News’ Jon Solomon reported this week, a Big Ten proposal to elevate the minimum record for bowl...
| Aug 29, 2012
Eight is enough.
Eight would be great.
And with apologies to Al Davis: “Just win eight, baby!”
That is what the Florida Gators should be shooting for this season:
The Magic 8 Ball.
As much as UF's royally spoiled fans don't want to hear...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 3:01 AM
No college football team returns more sacks from last season than Virginia Tech. The Hokies had 41, and 13 players who accounted for 40 of them are back.
On the flip side, three of the 11 teams that averaged more sacks per game in 2011 than Tech appear...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 1:50 PM
Although involved in Scouting only briefly as a youth, Billy Hose lived a life that exemplified the motto of service to others.
He plunged in headfirst as an adult Scout leader.
And, after 40 years of volunteering, most of it done with his wife,...