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  • For Navy's Ken Niumatalolo, playing Hawaii different than other games

    For Navy's Ken Niumatalolo, playing Hawaii different than other games
    If Navy's game last week at Notre Dame was about the history of one of college football's longest series, Saturday's home game against Hawaii is about the heart. Specifically, it is about Ken Niumatalolo's heart. Hawaii is more than just another...
  • State basketball: Lincoln upsets Morgan women in OT

    The Morgan State women's basketball team got way more than it bargained for from Lincoln (Pa.). The Lions' Pam Zephrah made a layup with four seconds left to tie the game at 82 and force overtime and had six of her team's 12 points scored in the extra...
  • 2013 Orioles draft live blog

    2013 Orioles draft live blog
    Follow along for updates throughout Friday and Saturday on the Orioles' selections in the 2013 MLB draft. The Orioles selected 41 players in the 2013 MLB draft. A quick breakdown is as follows: (UPDATED: Saturday, 7:38 p.m.) College players: 23 Junior...
  • Super Bowl showdowns: the Ravens defense vs. Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers' pistol offense

    Super Bowl showdowns: the Ravens defense vs. Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers' pistol offense
    Each day this week, Baltimore Sun reporter and blogger Matt Vensel will break down a key matchup from Sunday’s Super Bowl. Today, he looks at the challenge of defending Colin Kaepernick and the pistol offense. In their stunning run to Super Bowl...
  • Volatile landscape not done shifting

    A college football fan recently rescued after two years on a deserted island — play along here — was asked to make this year's conference picks. He liked Nebraska in the Big 12, Boise State to win the Western Athletic and BYU and Utah to...
  • Chris Dufresne's Top 25 rankings

    Last week's ranking at end of comment 1. Alabama (1-0): Off to Penn State to play team with anti-Maryland helmets. (1) 2. LSU (1-0): Funny how Boise State beat a ranked SEC team before Tigers did. (10) 3. Boise State (1-0): SEC fraternities also...
  • What next for Big 12, Big East teams?

    Short-term solution Jeff Otterbein Hartford Courant So much is still in flux in the ever-changing world of conference realignment. The Big East has already lost two teams, Syracuse and Pitt, to the ACC. Certainly Connecticut and Rutgers from the Big...
  • Not so fast, Big 12 powers

    Don't mess with … Pullman? These are fascinating days for purveyors of dark comedy and comeuppance. Last year, Texas wrecked what was then the Pac-10 Conference's plan to expand to 16 teams when the Longhorns reneged in the 11th hour. Tuesday...
  • Feeling the draft: Four safeties the Ravens could target

    Feeling the draft: Four safeties the Ravens could target
    In the weeks leading up to April's NFL draft, I will highlight four players at each position whom the Ravens could target at different stages in the draft -- from their top pick to their Mr. Irrelevant. In this post, I will focus on safeties. Remember,...
  • Louisville, Rutgers, and Maryland highlight conference realignment moves

    Louisville, Rutgers, and Maryland highlight conference realignment moves
    It's moving day in college athletics.  While the start of conference realignment moved at a rapid pace, we finally seem to be nearing the end of a marathon that featured some surprising shifts. More than 36 programs have changed conference...
  • College Update: Crescenta Valley High alum Boeke powers to All-West Conference freshman honors

    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Ted Boeke (Crescenta Valley High, 2013) Loyola Marymount baseball sophomore: Following a senior season at Crescenta Valley in which he was voted the 2013 All-Area Baseball Player of the...
  • Idaho ranked No. 108, Vandals aim to make most of Sun Belt opportunity

    Idaho ranked No. 108, Vandals aim to make most of Sun Belt opportunity
    The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...