| May 3, 2013
| 1:52 PM
Michigan's softball team is 41-9 overall and 13-0 in the Big Ten, and a contingent of Southern California players is making an impact for the Wolverines. They include outfielder Nicole Sappingfield (Norco), pitcher Haylie Wagner (El Modena), catcher...
| Dec 28, 2012
Curt Phillips was asked Thursday, by the only reporter interviewing him, how far he could walk outside his downtown hotel without being recognized.
"The whole way," Phillips joked.
"Wherever you want me to...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 6:41 PM
ESPN's "Octomom" family of networks hopes you enjoy this year's cavalcade of commercials and center snaps as it furiously tries to secure the two games it doesn't broadcast.
Conspicuously missing from the lineup is Ohio State (12-0) vs. Louisiana Tech...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: Imagine how USC fans are going to feel after a 6-7 Georgia Tech team wins the game.
Answer: How could USC fans feel any worse? The Trojans were picked to win the national title, lost five times and have...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 11:14 PM
ATLANTA — Scoring is down, players leave early and the best action on television today is still probably 1980s replays of the Atlantic Coast Conference.
For one Monday night, though, college basketball stood history on its head and produced high-...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 10:05 PM
ATLANTA -- This Final Four will be "lights out" on the scoreboard only if there's a second-half power outage at the Georgia Dome.
(Hey, it already happened at one football stadium this year.)
Saturday's two games in a vacuous, 75,000-seat venue have...
| Apr 8, 2013
ATLANTA — Michigan will have three or four thank-you notes to hand out should it win Monday night's national championship game against Louisville at the Georgia Dome.
It can start with Penn State, which beat the Wolverines by 14 points in State...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 10:00 PM
P; Ht.; Wt.; Statistics
F; C.J. Fair; 6-6; 215; 14.3 ppg
F; James Southerland; 6-8; 215; 13.5 ppg
C; Rakeem Christmas; 6-9; 242; 4.6 rpg
G; Brandon Triche; 6-4; 210; 13.7 ppg
G; Michael Carter-Williams; 6-6; 185; 12.1 ppg...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 9:46 PM
ATLANTA -- Florida Gulf Coast was a carnival cruise while it lasted and Wichita State was a hoot, but there will be nothing "mid" about the majors playing for Monday's national title.
The final call is strictly blue grass vs. blue blood.
| Mar 19, 2013
| 6:10 PM
I know the look. For the last three decades, every year at this time, I get the look.
A friend or family member will slowly approach with a piece of wrinkled paper, a chewed-off pencil and a wistful stare. It's always someone who doesn't follow sports....
| Mar 25, 2013
My dream of a West Regional foursome of Wichita State, La Salle, Harvard and Iowa State came only half true.
Los Angeles fell two underdogs short from hitting for the Cinderella cycle.
The disappointment abated when, in Philadelphia, the hallucination...