| Jun 14, 2012
| 1:28 PM
The Kentucky Wildcats are treated like a professional team within the borders of the Commonwealth. Darius Miller thrived under the bluegrass spotlight the last four years and wouldn't mind continuing his basketball career in another state known for its...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Everybody knows the story of the tortoise and the hare.
It's one of Aesop's Fables in which a much-faster hare challenges a tortoise to a race. After jumping out to a big lead, the hare decides to take a nap and awakens to find the slow moving tortoise...
| Oct 13, 2012
There is one problem in trying to project Sunday's first release of the Bowl Championships Series standings:
That problem is Saturday. The games could substantially alter all pre-standings prognostications.
There would be no huge controversies if the...
| Sep 24, 2012
Five things to watch this week in college football.
1: UCLA fans need to erase that easy "W" they had penciled in for the Sept. 29 game at Colorado. What looked like a picnic at Pikes Peak should be filled with some trepidation now that UCLA is the...
| 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...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:03 PM
No. 16 Texas A&M (6-2) at No. 17 Mississippi State (7-1)
9 a.m., ESPN
Two former Big 12 schools joined the Southeastern Conference this season. One has gained instant respect and credibility; the other is Missouri. Texas A&M, in its first...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 6:09 PM
What fun, this national signing day, colleges' version of the NFL draft. Story I'm following most closely is of the Florida mom who reportedly ran off with her kid's signing papers so he wouldn't leave home.
As Dave Barry used to say, I'm not making...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
Kobe Bryant says Dwight Howard needs to learn to play with pain and cares too much about what the fans and media say about him. Translation: Dwight is a soft, insecure baby who isn't willing to put it all on the...
| Jun 13, 2013
Quickness has never been my hallmark. Not athletically — I was two steps slow on the basketball court and couldn't handle an inside fastball. Not personally — I didn't marry until age 51 and clung to dial-up Internet and my flip phone nearly...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 6:55 PM
GAINESVILLE — In the barroom brawl otherwise known as Southeastern Conference football recruiting, Will Muschamp emerged from his office on National Signing Day looking as if he just got back from a day at the yacht club with Biff, Scooter and the...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 8:06 PM
LA JOLLA — On a day ideal for ducks and lawns, the most famous Commodore in pro golf kept smiling and kept his head above water.
Brandt Snedeker, the pride of Vanderbilt and the defending champion in this week's Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey...