| Mar 30, 2013
| 9:56 PM
Wichita State is off to its first Final Four since 1965 with the appropriate nickname: Shockers.
The ninth-seeded team from Kansas concluded its siege through the West Regional on Saturday with a 70-66 win over Ohio State in front of 17,998 at Staples...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 5:38 PM
We combed the hills and scoured the wires for this batch of weekend tidbits:
• Boston College has knocked undefeated Notre Dame out of the national title race in each of the last two decades: 1993 and 2002. Notre Dame (9-0) plays at Boston College...
| Oct 5, 2012
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, the Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games.
No. 24 Northwestern (5-0) at Penn...
| Oct 18, 2012
USC would break offensive air-speed records, Matt Barkley was a lock for the Heisman Trophy and Oregon State Coach Mike Riley needed thicker pants for the hot seat he was sitting on.
Arkansas was the team to beat in the SEC West — it seems so silly...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 8:30 PM
Oregon can't afford to keep winning like this. A few more lopsided victories and the Ducks could finish last in the BCS and end up playing in the Toilet Bowl.
On Thursday, Oregon sprinted to a 43-7, second-quarter lead on Arizona State and might have...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 8:20 PM
No. 6 Louisiana State (6-1) at No. 20 Texas A&M (5-1)
9 a.m., ESPN
Call this a five-alarm, alarm-clock special. Texas A&M's electric offense, averaging 47 points per game, searches for crevices in LSU's stone-solid defense, giving up 14...
| Sep 5, 2012
College football: An item in the Big 12 Conference Report in the Sept. 2 Sports section gave the wrong nickname for the University of Kansas team when it said that Tony Pierson rushed for two touchdowns in Charlie Weis' debut as coach of the Jackrabbits....
| Sep 22, 2012
| 9:52 PM
This column will be devoted almost entirely to the Atlantic Coast Conference.
The ACC earned the clear-out space in advance of Saturday night's enticing matchup of No. 10 Clemson at No. 4 Florida State. ABC trotted its "A" team to Tallahassee and ESPN...
| Sep 27, 2012
It must be a slow week if ESPN's "GameDay" is headed to the Big Ten Conference, which doesn't have a title-eligible school ranked among the top 19 of the Associated Press media poll.
Close-as-it-gets No. 20 Michigan State is locking down for its...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 9:34 PM
A victory over Chaminade was nice, but it doesn't answer any of the nagging questions about UCLA's 0-for-the-Division-I-mid-majors start. Are the Bruins' guards capable of hanging with counterparts from the nation's top teams? Can big men Joshua Smith and...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 4:33 AM
Kansas bounced back from a loss to Davidson on Monday and polished off USC, 63-47, at the Galen Center on Thursday night....