| Jul 10, 2012
John Williams, a Los Angeles Rams lineman in the 1970s who went to dental school during his off-seasons and started a dentistry practice in Minneapolis after he retired from football, has died. He was 66.
Williams, who had recently undergone a kidney...
| Sep 27, 2012
Monday night's NFL outrage with the officials reminds me of the time in 2010 that "replacement Rankman" put Boise State at No. 1 and kept the Broncos there until the Friday night after Thanksgiving. This week's standings offer their own controversial...
| Sep 29, 2012
The only thing more endangered than being Arkansas' head coach is being undefeated.
Stanford found out Thursday night what others will discover Saturday.
The Cardinal sin of losing at Washington leaves 26 unbeatens as the season winds toward an Agatha...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 8:55 PM
Tears are part of the NCAA tournament. They flow when teams win and flow when they lose.
The tears shed for Louisville guard Kevin Ware on Sunday, though, were different. They almost spontaneously gushed in response to Ware's gruesome leg break during...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 7:00 PM
The hours before Selection Sunday are what Lakers announcer Chick Hearn used to call "nervous time."
Defending national champion Kentucky might want to chew on some of Jerry Tarkanian's old towels after probably blowing its bubble bid with an early...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 8:32 PM
Kentucky is the top-seeded team entering this year's NCAA tournament that tips off Tuesday in Dayton, Ohio, and ends on a Monday in Atlanta.
Check that: A team from Kentucky, coached by a former Kentucky coach, is top-seeded entering the NCAA...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:10 PM
Top-seeded Long Beach State versus injury-ravaged Cal State Fullerton went just as you might expect a game with that billing would go.
Fullerton's Titans were tenacious enough in Thursday night's opening round of the Big West Conference tournament. They...
| 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...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 8:20 PM
Georgia Tech (6-5) at No. 3 Georgia (10-1)
9 a.m., ESPN
Kids spilled into the streets of Athens, Ga., after Stanford's win over Oregon put Georgia on a controls-its-own-destiny track to this year's national title game. But the Bulldogs...
| Jun 13, 2010
1) He was born in Hall, Ind., on Oct. 14, 1910.
2) Wooden led Martinsville High to the Indiana state title in 1927.
3) One of his role models was Fuzzy Vandivier of the Franklin Wonder Five, a basketball team that dominated Indiana high school...
| Mar 18, 2011
Actor played butler in 'Batman' movies
Michael Gough, 94, a British actor best known for playing Bruce Wayne's butler Alfred in a series of "Batman" movies, died Thursday at home in England, his former wife Anneke Wills said through her...