| Nov 21, 2011
| 8:46 AM
There's a college football game being played this Saturday in the Superdome that's a lot bigger than the game. The annual Bayou Classic takes place this weekend between the Grambing State Tigers and the Southern Jaguars of Baton Rouge. Both of these...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 1:05 AM
The Allen Arena playing court was named after former men's basketball coach Don Meyer in a ceremony held Saturday in Nashville, Tenn.
Meyer retired as the all-time winningest men's collegiate basketball coach with a record of 923-324 in 38 years as a...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 1:41 PM
The 1968 football game between Baltimore's Morgan State and what was then Louisiana's Grambling College was a good one — a nail-biter that went down to the wire.
But the history and sociology of the event are what truly matter. And hats off to...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 4:32 PM
STATE COLLEGE (AP) — A near-miss on the Penn State sideline left Joe Paterno sore, though this latest physical setback hasn’t left the Hall of Fame head coach thinking about his future.
Another four, five years on the job? Hardly.
| May 24, 2011
| 8:08 AM
The Bay Harbor Yacht Club Lange Center was a sea of green Friday.
Mixed with a little white as well
Michigan State University took over the facility overlooking Bay Harbor as the MSU Coaches on the Road Tour made a stop, where Spartan coaches...
| May 22, 2011
This story was first published in the Tribune on May 22, 2011.
The voice is softer now but as affable and entertaining as ever.
Moose Skowron still has many, many tales to tell.
Like the night Marilyn Monroe was flirting -- only not with Skowron, nor...
| Jan 16, 2009
| 4:30 PM
That's it for this week. Enjoy the conference title games, Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Inauguration Day. Once a week I serve as a writing coach for fifth graders at the local school. This week the talk turned to......
| Dec 3, 2008
NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- Charlie Weis will continue as head football coach at the University of Notre Dame, University athletics director Jack Swarbrick announced Wednesday.
Swarbrick, who made the decision in consultation with University president Rev....
| Feb 25, 2008
| 6:09 PM
What is the future for Drew Gooden, Ben Gordon and Larry Hughes with the Bulls? Hughes doesn't seem to fit the Bulls offensively; he seems best in a Golden State-type of offense. There must be something wrong with Gooden; he is constantly being traded....
| Jan 22, 2008
| 3:11 PM
I recall that at the time of the Tyson Chandler trade, many people predicted that the Bulls would regret getting Wallace in a year or two. He was already slipping. Also, obtaining Wallace did not mean the Bulls had to give away Tyson Chandler for almost...
| Sep 25, 2009
Joe Paterno's stabs at self-deprecation extend beyond his clumsiness with computers or professed bafflement over Twitter. And like his career, they've gone on longer than 50 years. This is among his favorites.
When Paterno arrived at Penn State in 1950,...