| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The 10-person NCAA selection committee meeting at the Conrad Hotel in Indianapolis this week will use a myriad of analytic indexes — RPI, Sagarin, Kenpom — to help it seed the 68-school tournament field that will be announced Sunday.
| Mar 2, 2014
| 9:52 AM
Coach Mick Cronin of No. 11-ranked Cincinnati had a sideline meltdown Saturday when a call went against his Bearcats in a 51-44 loss to unranked Connecticut, but he didn't receive a technical foul even after a heated exchange with referee Teddy Valentine....
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:30 PM
ESPN bills itself as the Worldwide Leader in Sports. Based on that, women's basketball is bigger worldwide than the Winter Olympics.
Nothing against the Connecticut Huskies, but do they really warrant more airtime than Bode Miller, the U.S. women's...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 1:29 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Philip Nelson rushed for two touchdowns and passed for another, guiding Minnesota to a 34-23 upset Saturday of 25th-ranked Nebraska, the first win by the Gophers since 1960 against the Cornhuskers.
Nelson made all of his seven...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:09 PM
STORRS, Conn. — Connecticut All-America Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis injured an elbow in the second half of the top-ranked Huskies' 76-57 victory over No. 3 Stanford on Monday night.
The junior was coming down with a defensive rebound just over two...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Seven ranked teams discovered this weekend that defeat in college football is very expensive.
As it relates to national titles it can bankrupt you.
Consider the seven losses suffered by the Super Bowl champion New York Giants in 2011 equal the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:16 PM
Connecticut Coach Paul Pasqualoni was fired Monday, with his team 0-4 and coming off a 41-12 loss at Buffalo.
Athletic Director Warde Manuel announced the dismissal two days after the latest defeat. Pasqualoni, in his third season at Connecticut,...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 4:08 PM
No need to demand a refund from Athlon or Lindy's because those preseason magazines failed to pick football winners this year for the Western Athletic and Big East conferences.
Football, in those leagues, has gone to the Big Coffin Corner Kick in the...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 8:50 PM
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- After starting quarterback Jeff Driskel was lost to a season-ending ankle injury, Tyler Murphy led No. 19 Florida to five scores in a somewhat ugly game, helping the Gators open Southeastern Conference play with a 31-17 victory over...
| Oct 4, 2012
Louisiana State can't afford to keep winning like this. The Tigers are 2-0 the last two weeks and are dropping faster than a first-time drinker at Mardi Gras. Oregon State is No.1 in two of the six Bowl Championship Series computers and also in the...
| Nov 22, 2012
This could be a first in the history of Rankman — two teams in the top 25 with the nickname Aggies: Texas A&M (11) and Utah State (24). Throw in Kansas State (8) if you count the nearby "Aggieville" bar scene. Missing the Aggies cut: North...