| Mar 18, 2013
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Middle Tennessee State has one top-100 victory. Virginia boasts eight. The Blue Raiders defeated two teams that made the NCAA tournament. The Cavaliers bested four.
Yet when the NCAA unveiled its 68-team bracket Sunday, Middle...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Mother knows best. Just ask new Magic guard Doron Lamb.
When you see Lamb drive and float an arching shot over taller players in the lane, remember this:
His mom gets an assist.
She taught Doron "The Floater" when he was a fifth-grader.
| Mar 2, 2013
| 4:13 PM
GAINESVILLE — The Florida Gators had just closed the game in dominant fashion by outscoring Alabama 23-5 in the final 10 minutes of Saturday's game.
They'd just beaten the Crimson Tide by a dozen in front of yet another sellout crowd of roaring,...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Traveling through St. Louis the other day, Bruce Weber encountered an Illinois fan who felt compelled to step out of his car and offer an apology to the former Illini coach.
"He says, 'Coach, I still feel bad about what happened,' '' the Kansas State...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 7:53 AM
For What it’s Worth---on this February 16
It was an inauspicious start for Shocker Baseball, striking out ten times in a 6-4 loss to Pittsburgh. The Panthers, which finished two games under .500 last year, are picked to finish seventh in the...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 2:32 PM
If March represents the madness that is college basketball, then February is the fever leading up to it.
The season is in full swing and with less than a month until Selection Sunday, you don't have to be Gus Johnson to know it's been an exciting one....
| Feb 6, 2013
| 8:29 AM
Five days before the pomp and circumstance of National Signing Day, I watched the nation's fastest high-school football player, Levonte "Kermit" Whitfield, in a much less glamorous endeavor.
He was sweating it out at a Jones High track practice....
| Mar 23, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Steve Kerr, TNT analyst on the NCAA Tournament: “Everyone’s Beatable”.
Tear up the bracket---
I generally don’t win brackets, but I usually finish high—through the first two days I’m just 22-10. I’ve...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 11:33 PM
If you like speed and flash in your football, then you’re going to love what Central Florida’s 2014 edition has to offer.
As we look at the upcoming senior class, and more specifically, the latest Sentinel Super60 rankings, one thing jumps...
| Jun 2, 2013
This is A Tale of Two Messes — well, actually three messes, but three doesn't fit the tired sports writing metaphor. Besides, I'm not sure that "mess" fully describes the inane garbage that comes out of the mouth of Ohio State president E. Gordon...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 8:47 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Well, it's already official. New Jacksonville Jaguars GM David Caldwell has only been on the job a couple of days and he's already as big a dummy as old Jacksonville Jaguars GM Gene Smith. Caldwell, in only his...