| May 20, 2013
| 8:42 PM
Mike Waddell, whose 2 1/2-year tenure as Towson's athletic director was marked both by the tremendous growth in its football and men's basketball programs and by the controversy surrounding the elimination of men's soccer and the proposed dropping of...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Jimbo Fisher's gaze drifted toward the crystal football trophy he held tightly in his hands as he carefully lifted it triumphantly. It was a token of all the hard work and countless hours Fisher's Florida State Seminoles put into winning the national...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 9:46 PM
Yep. Playoffs. For the first time in major-college football history, the national champion will be crowned this year after a four-team playoff.
The College Football Playoff, as it is officially — and unoriginally — named,...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Fans now know exactly what the 2014 national championship trophy will look like. The road to the first title game in Arlington, Texas, remains a bit unclear.
"The format is very simple," said Bill Hancock, College Football Playoff executive director,...
| Dec 11, 2013
The most strident critics craved anarchy, a farewell overdose of controversy for the Bowl Championship Series. Come Sunday, however, after 15 weeks of unimaginable insanity, the most-deserving teams for the national title game were indisputable: Florida...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Jim Weaver, who presided over the most successful era in Virginia Tech sports history, is retiring at year’s end because of ongoing health problems.
Sharon McCloskey, a long-time associate athletic director at the school, will serve as interim...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 12:51 PM
The names became official Wednesday when the new College Football Playoff unveiled the 13-member selection committee in charge of picking future national champions.
Starting next year, the panel will replace the current BCS system and choose the top...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:53 AM
Basketball was the sport du jour Wednesday, but during interviews at the ACC’s preseason media gathering, commissioner John Swofford applauded the freshly minted selection committee for college football’s playoff and again broadsided the...
| Jul 30, 2013
GAINESVILLE — Win and they will come, the adage goes.
But times have changed, even in the SEC where the league's streak of seven straight national championships has coincided with sagging attendance.
Take Alabama. Winners of the past two...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 4:28 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Arkansas' eight-month long coaching search ends with a hire described by many as unexpected, but also the right choice.
The school late Tuesday named Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema as the new head coach of the Arkansas...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 7:16 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Bret Bielema watched from afar in April as Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long handled the difficult circumstances surrounding Bobby Petrino's firing, liking what he saw so much that he wrote Long a letter of support a few...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 8:35 AM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - John L. Smith's temporary tenure as the head coach of the Arkansas Razorbacks is over.
The school told Smith Saturday he would not return next season following Arkansas' loss to No. 8 LSU 20-13 Friday. The Razorbacks finished a...