| Jul 19, 2005
His crushing blocks launched Lenny Moore's runs and saved John Unitas' skin.
Jim Parker, the Hall of Famer who anchored the Baltimore Colts' offensive line during the club's glory years, died yesterday of congestive heart failure and kidney disease at...
| Sep 12, 2000
The buzz is building over Michael Phelps.
The 15-year-old from Rodgers Forge has the sinew and strokes to someday be mentioned with America's swimming legends. In 2004 and 2008, he could collect times and titles worthy of Weissmuller and Schollander,...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 7:20 PM
This is the odd, and sometimes backward, world of a placekicker.
Two years ago, Ka'imi Fairbairn came away from UCLA's football game against Arizona State with a bloody nose. That was a good day.
Last season, Fairbairn came away from the Arizona State...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Arizona State quarterback Mike Bercovici still chuckles at the thought.
He was gone. Tempe was a memory. Watch his vapor trail. All that was left to determine after Taylor Kelly won the starting quarterback job in 2012 was where Bercovici would land....
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:57 PM
What a comeback for old-time Big Ten football (except for Michigan).
The proud, venerable league of Dick Butkus and Archie Griffin earned back some respect Saturday with an exceptional showing (except for Michigan).
The future of Jim Delany's scoffed-...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 10:19 PM
The Corona del Mar High varsity football team's 29-game winning streak may be the longest in Orange County, but it's not the longest in its own program.
The Sea Kings' freshmen team thumped Back Bay rival Newport Harbor, 43-7, on Thursday at Newport...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:37 PM
TV/radio: 7 p.m. Saturday; ESPN2.
Line: Nebraska by 71/2.
Records: Miami 2-1; Nebraska 3-0.
Last meeting: Miami won 37-14 on Jan. 3, 2002, at the Rose Bowl for the national title.
On the offensive: The teams have quality tailbacks in Nebraska's...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping:
Eastern Michigan (1-2) at No.11 Michigan State (1-1)
9 a.m., Big Ten Network...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 6:10 PM
GAINESVILLE — Who's in?
The big questions loom during the first season of the new College Football Playoff. A 13-member selection committee eventually pick four teams to compete for the national title.
We're still more than a...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 11:01 PM
This truly was Jerry's World.
This may have been the stadium Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones built, another Jerry had a spotlight moment Saturday.
UCLA quarterback Jerry Neuheisel casually strolled in for the postgame news conference and said,...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 11:53 PM
Preview: Miami (Fla.) at Nebraska
Despite only a 10-game history, the rivalry between Miami (Fla.) and Nebraska may be one of the most significant in college football in the last 30 years. From the Hurricanes upsetting the...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 6:30 PM
It's mid-September and people are taking more summer vacation. What is this, France?
UCLA players this week take a well-deserved break even though classes haven't started yet, while USC's bye week makes two straight if you count last week's effort...