Last Build Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:26:19 -0400Copyright: ©2016 Baltimore Sun
Tue, 2 Aug 2016 17:51:00 PDTThe appearance of nine Retrievers women's basketball players marked the second consecutive summer in which the team showed up at a school or center housing the Higher Achievement program.(image)
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 03:00:00 PDTWhile the drives from his home in Pasadena to high school at Gilman up in Roland Park were often inconvenient, it was there Brian Gaia started forging the mentality that would make him a three-year starter on the Penn State offensive line.(image)
Sun, 5 Jun 2016 14:10:00 PDT
It was an epic journey at the Raleigh Regional for Navy but the long hours spent at the ballpark finally caught up to Midshipmen on Sunday afternoon.
N.C. State struck early and often as the Wolfpack routed Navy, 17-1, at Doak Field at Dail Park to eliminate the Midshipmen from the 2016 NCAA Baseball...(image)
Sat, 4 Jun 2016 16:08:00 PDTBlue's game-winning double propels Mids in NCAA tournament(image)
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:41:00 PDTMorgan State athletic director Floyd Kerr announced Tuesday his intention to retire at the end of the academic year, the university said in a written statement.(image)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016 05:46:00 PDT
The hallways at Mount Saint Joseph are no doubt filled with chatter Tuesday morning, chests puffed out.
One of the school's own -- 2014 grad Phil Booth-- was on the grandest stage in men's college basketball last night and he owned it.
The Villanova sophomore guard came off the bench and scored...(image)
Tue, 5 Apr 2016 06:26:00 PDT(image)
Mon, 4 Apr 2016 17:46:00 PDTBelieve it or not, but once upon a time, Connecticut would go whole seasons at a time without winning the NCAA women's basketball title(image)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016 06:51:00 PDT
If there was any doubt that special teams would be a focus for Maryland under coach DJ Durkin, that feeling was quashed immediately by the Terps’ first-year coach.
Durkin spent seven years of his career coaching special teams at Bowling Green, Stanford and Florida, and he’s made it clear that it...(image)
Mon, 28 Mar 2016 00:00:00 PDTNew Jersey governor and family come to Annapolis to see son play Navy(image)
Wed, 23 Mar 2016 09:34:00 PDT
The debate has raged for decades: Will Notre Dame join the Big Ten?
The answer is yes, but there’s a catch.
Notre Dame announced its men's hockey team will join the Big Ten as a sport affiliate member, and will begin conference play in the 2017-18 season.
"While we have enjoyed our affiliation...(image)
Tue, 16 Feb 2016 14:13:00 PST
The longtime swimming coach at St. Mary's College has been arrested on child pornography charges.
Andre Barbins, 45, of Solomons was charged Friday with one count of child pornography and one count of displaying obscene matter to a minor, according to Maryland State Police. Investigators executed...(image)
Mon, 15 Feb 2016 08:48:00 PST
Johns Hopkins men’s and women’s swim coach George Kennedy announced Monday that he intends to retire at the end of the 2015-16 season and will leave on June 30.
During his 31 years there, Kennedy’s teams won 373 dual meets and 24 conference titles and produced 29 national champions and more than...(image)
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 10:12:00 PSTAfter 28 years in the Johns Hopkins athletic department, Tom Calder will leave his role as athletic director to become the school's director of alumni programs.(image)
Wed, 18 Nov 2015 20:12:00 PST
Saying he wants to “do some other things I enjoy doing,” Coppin State athletic director Derrick Ramsey has resigned, the university announced Wednesday.
Ramsey has been athletic director at the West Baltimore school since July 1, 2008, when he was appointed by then-university president Dr. Reginald...(image)
Fri, 20 Nov 2015 06:30:00 PST
Hardly anyone would have faulted Shane Gaines if he had chosen to celebrate graduating from Owings Mills High School in June by enjoying a leisurely summer before enrolling at Salisbury.
Instead, the Baltimore resident spent his summer on the Eastern Shore campus, working out with his future teammates...(image)
Wed, 30 Sep 2015 09:47:00 PDT
In another twist to the long-running Ed O'Bannon case, a federal appeals court Wednesday delivered a mixed message to the powers that be in college sports.
The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco upheld an earlier ruling that the NCAA's version of amateurism violates antitrust laws...(image)
Wed, 12 Aug 2015 06:00:00 PDT
The blue team was up two goals on the red side as another day at Pete Caringi Jr.'s All-Maryland Soccer Camp was coming to a close earlier this summer.
It's the 33rd year the longtime UMBC coach has conducted the youth camps, but nobody could tell.
He jumped onto the field to provide some animated...(image)
Fri, 7 Aug 2015 06:30:00 PDT
Turnover in personnel is part of the natural evolution of every college football team, and Morgan State is no different.
The Bears have just nine seniors on their roster for the upcoming season, which is five fewer than last year’s graduating class. Coach Lee Hull is leaning on the current senior...(image)
Thu, 6 Aug 2015 15:36:00 PDT
The Morgan State football team's unanticipated rise to the top of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference hasn't earned the program much respect from its peers.
A season after going from being picked to finish last to capturing a share of the MEAC championship for the first time since 1979 and representing...(image)
Fri, 24 Jul 2015 11:04:00 PDTUMBC event center project draws near(image)
Wed, 20 May 2015 04:00:00 PDT
The riots that gripped the city late last month were taking place just a few blocks away when Coppin State men's basketball player Christian Kessee received a phone call from his mother.
"She wanted to know how quickly I could get to the airport," the junior guard said.
Kessee said that he and...(image)
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:38:00 PST
"Be remembered." That's the phrase that was printed on the back of the sheets of paper the Towson women's volleyball team was studying before its recent home match against Charleston.
Don Metil, second-year coach of the Tigers, gives the team a different motivational quote each week.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:11:00 PDT
Johns Hopkins will hold an on-campus memorial service to honor former men's lacrosse coach and athletic director Bob Scott, who died Sept. 15.
The service will be at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at Goldfarb Gymnasium in the Newton White Athletic Center adjacent to Homewood Field. A reception will follow at...(image)
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:40:00 PDT
The newly crowned MVP of the WNBA carefully reaches out and hands her guest a prized possession.
“Here it is,’’ the Sparks’ Nneka Ogwumike says with a big smile.
It is not the MVP trophy, which Ogwumike will receive Wednesday night at the Pyramid in Long Beach before the Sparks host the Chicago...(image)
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:55:00 PDT
It was the sort of play that college football is trying to eliminate. At least, that’s how it looked at first glance.
A Stanford receiver caught the ball over the middle and was nailed, helmet-to-helmet, by a UCLA defensive back. The force of impact sent Francis Owusu spinning through the air,...(image)
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:13:00 PDTMids have never enjoyed such size, speed, strength and athleticism at position(image)
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:41:00 PDT
An undefeated non-conference slate does not a Big Ten champion make. That's understood.
But the 3-0 starts for Maryland and Minnesota are intriguing, prompting wonder if these programs could produce some surprises this conference season.
The Terrapins were selected to finish sixth in the Big Ten...(image)
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 06:00:00 PDT
When the Sparks take the court Wednesday to start their playoffs, it will be 12 days since they last played a game.
The Sparks finished with the second-best regular season record in the WNBA, at 26-8, which netted them a double-bye to the semifinals of the playoffs.
Well rested, the Sparks will...(image)
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:09:00 PDTMidshipmen travel to Colorado Springs on Saturday to take on Air Force(image)
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:19:00 PDT
It happened quickly, but it was a long time coming.
LSU Tigers football fans were gripped by a torrent of emotions Sunday, but surprise was not one of them. Following a narrow defeat to the Auburn Tigers, LSU fired Les Miles, one of the quirkier coaches in college football.
ESPN once described...(image)
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 16:50:00 PDT
In the dazed, chaotic moments after his Louisiana State team lost to Auburn on the last play of the game, Coach Les Miles did his best to stay optimistic.
Asked about the future, he answered: “Take it one game at a time and try to work hard.”
But when the Associated Press poll came out on Sunday,...(image)
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 14:55:00 PDT
Two people familiar with the decision say LSU has fired head football coach Les Miles and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron and promoted defensive line coach Ed Orgeron to interim head coach. The people spoke to the Associated Press on Sunday on condition of anonymity because no announcement has...(image)
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 12:25:00 PDT
Hours after an embarrassing 38-35 home loss to Duke, Notre Dame Coach Brian Kelly fired defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder following a 1-3 start.
The school tweeted a new release saying VanGorder is being replaced by defensive analyst Greg Hudson. Hudson previously served as defensive coordinator...(image)
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 11:28:00 PDT
Wisconsin moved up to No. 8 in The Associated Press college football poll and LSU became the second preseason top-10 team to drop out of the rankings in the first month of the season.
There were few changes in the Top 25 as the only four ranked teams that lost did so to other ranked teams.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 03:44:00 PDTNo. 7 Stanford beats UCLA, 22-13, with last-minute heroics from Ryan Burns Sept. 25, 2016, 3:44 a.m. The Bruins (2-2, 0-1 in Pac-12 play) give up a last-minute touchdown pass before the Cardinal (3-0, 2-0) capitalize on a last-play fumble for a defensive score to provide the final margin. Sept....(image)
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 22:10:00 PDT
Leo Musso returned a fumble 66 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter and No. 11 Wisconsin turned its early-season showdown with No. 8 Michigan State into a rout, beating the Spartans, 30-6, on Saturday in East Lansing, Mich.
Redshirt freshman Alex Hornibrook threw for 195 yards and a touchdown...(image)
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 21:34:00 PDT
How many ginormous breaks would Northwestern have needed to beat Nebraska on Saturday night?
Twice Nebraska fumbled at the 1-yard-line — and yet the Cornhuskers still had an easy 24-13 victory.
"Any time you recover fumbles (that deep), you feel good, don't you?" Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald...(image)
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 21:30:00 PDT
Jack Toner made two interceptions, both in the end zone, on the last two possessions by host Muhlenberg (3-1, 2-1 Centennial Conference) to preserve a 30-24 win for Johns Hopkins (4-0, 3-0) on Saturday.
Toner intercepted a tipped ball with 42.5 seconds left and the game-ending throw as time expired....(image)
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 20:14:00 PDT
Say this for the Morgan State Bears; it may not have been pretty, but it sure was exciting.
The Bears (1-2, 1-0) got a touchdown with 34.8 seconds remaining by sophomore Eric Harrell, the first of his college career, to defeat visiting Howard (0-4, 0-2), 28-24, in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference...(image)
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 20:06:00 PDT
A walk-on kicker for the 21-point underdog split the uprights — and many hearts — at a suddenly sullen Notre Dame Stadium on Saturday.
The Irish were upset 38-35. Duke was happy about upsetting Notre Dame.
No, AJ Reed's first career field goal wasn't overly dramatic with 1 minute, 24 seconds left...(image)
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 18:33:00 PDT
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. —While Rocky Top played at a fever pitch and a crowd of 102,455 sang along, UF coach Jim McElwain and his shellshocked Gators entered the south end zone tunnel at Tennessee’s Neyland Stadium.
The Gators’ dominance of the Vols had ended moments earlier during an epic collapse —...(image)
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 16:43:00 PDTJunior kicker's 43-yarder, a career long, leads McDaniel past Ursinus as time expires(image)
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 16:42:00 PDT
De'Veon Smith led an overwhelming ground game with 107 yards rushing and a touchdown and Karan Higdon ran for two scores and No. 4 Michigan routed Penn State 49-10 on Saturday in both teams' Big Ten opener.
The Wolverines scored six touchdowns on the ground as they finished with 326 yards rushing....(image)
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 16:26:00 PDT
Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo was faced with a crisis in August of last year. Niumatalolo had determined that assistant coach Buddy Green's health would not allow him to coach the 2015 season and suddenly the Midshipmen were in need of both a defensive coordinator and secondary coach.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 23:55:00 PDT
Over the crackling of two head coaches’ headsets, two decisions began to take form late Friday evening. In the fourth quarter, USC Coach Clay Helton faced a fourth down. A drive later, Utah Coach Kyle Whittingham faced a fourth down.
The choices each made would spring No. 24 Utah to a 31-27 comeback...(image)
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 22:00:00 PDT
Oregon running back Royce Freeman is listed atop the depth chart for the Ducks’ game Saturday against Colorado, but there’s no certainty that he’ll play.
His status is one of the questions on both sides heading into the Pac-12 opener for the two teams. Also unclear is the availability of Colorado...(image)
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:51:00 PDT
Before the season, Penn State defensive coordinator raved over the team's experience and versatility at linebacker. Pry, who also coaches the position, said that such versatility would allow him to "create the depth we need" at a position that lacked it.
Three weeks in, Pry is testing his theory....(image)
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:34:00 PDTTerror, Bears both looking for first win of 2016(image)
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:07:00 PDT
He's the interim coach of a winless football team that lost its most recent game, 62-0. But know this about Fred T. Farrier: Records aside, the Morgan State coach is intent on turning out men. Team meetings are as likely to touch on character and trust as on completions and touchdowns.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:32:00 PDT
Howard (0-3) at Morgan State (0-2)
When: Saturday, 7
Site: Hughes Stadium
TV: SportsFever Television Network, ESPN3
Radio: 88.9 FM
Series: Morgan State leads 40-33, with 3 ties
What's at stake: Last place in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Fresh off a bye, Morgan State hopes to bounce back...(image)
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 06:43:00 PDT
After a slew of upsets, check out major changes in this week’s Heisman Trophy watch list:
Lamar Jackson, QB, Louisville
The Buzz: Jackson is playing on at whole another level right now, with the Louisville quarterback leading the country in total touchdowns (18), more than 114 of the teams in the...(image)
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:00:00 PDT
Deshaun Watson and No. 5 Clemson finally turned in the performance everyone was expecting, totally dominating Georgia Tech in the first half on the way to a 26-7 victory Thursday night.
After sluggish wins over Auburn and Troy, and a practice-like rout of Football Championship Subdivision school...(image)
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 08:21:00 PDT
The Southeastern Conference hogs the spotlight this week with three ranked matchups, highlighted by No. 19 Florida at No. 14 Tennessee. But around the nation, there are interesting storylines and potential upsets that deserve more attention.
The Baltimore Sun will present the best under-the-radar...(image)
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 06:00:00 PDT
Under Armour has signed its most accomplished lacrosse player -- Taylor Cummings, a three-time winner of the award for the most outstanding female collegian in the sport.
The Baltimore brand is announcing the signing of the former University of Maryland star today.
''It was an easy decision,''...(image)
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 22:38:00 PDT
Angel McCoughtry (St. Frances) scored 37 points and the Atlanta Dream beat the visiting Seattle Storm, 94-85, on Wednesday night in a single-elimination WNBA playoff game.
McCoughtry scored seven straight points — on a 3-pointer, bank shot and pull-up jumper — to cap Atlanta's 19-5 run to start...(image)
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 06:34:00 PDT
Georgetown University might have found a basketball promotion more pressure packed than trying to make a shot from halfcourt.
The school is offering a marriage proposal package for its 17 home games this season that includes a money-back guarantee in the event that someone's significant other says...(image)
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:00:00 PDT
During the early morning hours of Sept. 11, Army cornerback Brandon Jackson was killed in Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y., in a one-car accident. He was 20 years old.
His funeral Monday in New York brought together hundreds of people, including 10 busloads of U.S. Military Academy cadets who made the trip...(image)
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:50:00 PDT
Think back on all the knucklehead things you did as a teenager.
Drove too fast. Stayed out too late. Tried to parachute off the roof of your parents’ house.
Young men tend to act carelessly, researchers say, because the prefrontal cortex — the part of the brain that helps us maintain control — does...(image)
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:21:00 PDT
Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo summed it best during the American Athletic Conference weekly football teleconference on Monday.
Niumatalolo said it felt good to go into the first off week of the season undefeated while still having plenty of improvement to make.
Niumatalolo also used the word fortunate...(image)
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 11:14:23 PDT
Bowie native Mike Lonergan, who coached the George Washington University men's basketball team to the National Invitation Tournament championship last season, has been fired, the school announced on Saturday.
The move to remove Lonergan came six weeks after The Washington Post reported several former...(image)
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 08:37:00 PDT
Penn State is consensus 18.5-point underdog to Michigan, where it opens Big Ten play Saturday. The Lions are 3-6 at Michigan Stadium, having won their once since 1996.
A look at some of the storylines as the game approaches.
DEFENSIVE INJURIES: GOOD NEWS FOR MICHIGAN?
Michigan could be getting...(image)
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 14:31:00 PDT
When Oregon hosted Virginia in a college football game Sept. 10, it was in the most Nike of settings.
Both teams wore Nike-designed unifiorms prominently displaying the signature swoosh. Nike's headquarters was less than two hours away.
But Under Armour, which relishes tweaking its much larger...(image)
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 06:27:00 PDT
Every Monday of the Big Ten Conference football season, The Baltimore Sun will present its weekly power rankings.Click the pictures above for the Week 3 rankings.(image)
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 18:30:00 PDT
Three thoughts for the coming week:
1) Now that a reloaded Ohio State has risen to No. 2 in the polls, the Buckeyes have a chance to cement their place near the top with matchups against Rutgers and Indiana before an Oct. 15 showdown at Wisconsin.
2) Here’s another Heisman Trophy candidate to watch...(image)
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 18:20:00 PDT
There might be only one person in the country who is not thoroughly impressed with Lamar Jackson.
And that would be Lamar Jackson.
After guiding Louisville to a leave-no-doubts 63-20 victory over Florida State, a game in which he rushed for four touchdowns and passed for another, the sophomore...(image)
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 17:20:00 PDT
NEW ORLEANS – Navy secondary coach Dan O'Brien could only shake his head when asked after Saturday night's game about the potential interceptions his defensive backs dropped.
Tulane quarterback Johnathan Brantley had four passes that could easily have been picked off in the Green Wave's 21-14 loss...(image)
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 17:01:00 PDT
Its College Football Playoff hopes on the ropes, Notre Dame went down swinging Saturday in a 36-28 loss to Michigan State.
The Irish allowed 36 unanswered points after going up 7-0, only to answer with 21 unanswered of their own before the Spartans, a College Football Playoff team last season,...(image)
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 16:21:00 PDTMids find some answers in second half against stout defense of Green Wave(image)
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 15:30:00 PDT
Five things we learned from a Big Ten weekend of one-handed grabs, bummed-out Irish fans and Peppers-mania:
The Big Ten is … awesome? Not based on Iowa losing to that band from North Dakota masquerading as an FCS team — or Illinois getting outrushed 287-3 by Western Michigan. This is about muscle...(image)
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 15:15:00 PDT
Check out the top 10 things we learned after another weekend of college football action.
1. Playoff dreams turn to nightmares. Oklahoma, Notre Dame and Ole Miss were all expected to contend for a spot in the College Football Playoff semifinals, but after all three suffered their second losses of...(image)
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 11:05:00 PDT
Louisville surged to No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday, matching the best ranking in school history, and Ohio State moved up to No. 2 behind Alabama.
Notre Dame, previously ranked No. 18, fell out of the poll after Saturday's 36-28 loss to Michigan State.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 06:18:00 PDT
Noah Brown's circus catch summed up Ohio State's victory over Oklahoma in Norman, Okla.
Even when Sooners were in the right place, things went the Buckeyes' way.
In the closing seconds of the first half, Noah Brown reached around Michiah Quick and held onto Quick and a pass from J.T. Barrett while...(image)
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT
For the second consecutive week, UCF's defense will be tested against a productive Big Ten offense when the Knights take on Maryland Saturday night.
The Terrapins (2-0) scored 93 points in the past two weeks against Howard and FIU. Before Maryland, the Knights (1-1) faced a Michigan team that routed...(image)
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT
Zack Bednarczyk threw three touchdown passes and Rob Rolle returned an interception 100 yards for a score to lead host Villanova to a 40-21 victory over Towson in the Colonial Athletic Association opener for both teams Saturday.
Bednarczyk was 20-for-26 for 230 yards. Taurus Phillips had seven...(image)
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 22:25:00 PDT
Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey always seemed to be one cut away from tearing a huge chunk out of USC’s defense Saturday evening. There were exceptions: On some plays, he actually did tear huge chunks out of USC’s defense.
There was a long touchdown reception when he was inexplicably uncovered....(image)
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 22:05:00 PDT
Tommy Armstrong Jr.’s legs were so cramped up that when Nebraska’s defense was on the field he would drink pickle juice, Gatorade, water and anything else he could find on the sideline. He even was given fluids intravenously early in the fourth quarter.
It turned out he had one more run left in...(image)
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 20:10:00 PDT
Lamar Jackson ran for four touchdowns and threw for another and No. 10 Louisville poured it on in a 63-20 victory over No. 2 Florida State on Saturday in what was billed as an ACC showdown game in Louisville, Ky.
There was no showdown at all, as the Cardinals showed off their talent with Jackson...(image)
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 19:18:00 PDT
NEW ORLEANS – Quarterback Will Worth scored the go-ahead touchdown with just under three minutes remaining as Navy overcame a tough Tulane defense and its own costly mistakes to pull out a gritty 21-14 victory in front of 21,503 fans at Yulman Stadium.
Worth directed a clutch 10-play, 72-yard...(image)
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 18:40:00 PDT
STATE COLLEGE — One thing that annoyed Saquon Barkley about last season was getting caught from behind. Teammates teased him about it, and the Penn State back pinpointed converted breakaway chances as part of his offseason training.
Even so, the sophomore from Whitehall High manages to amaze his...(image)
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 16:34:00 PDTMcDaniel mauled by Muhlenberg, losing streak stretches to 22(image)
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 16:34:00 PDTMike Marks, 4-year men's lax player, receives posthumous honor(image)
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 14:50:06 PDTGeorge Washington says it has parted ways with men's basketball coach Mike Lonergan. University provost Forrest Maltzman announced the move in a statement Saturday, saying Lonergan was no longer coach and that the school "will not tolerate conduct that runs counter to" the principles of inclusion...(image)
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 11:15:00 PDT
Penn State marked the 50th anniversary of the late Joe Paterno’s first game as head football coach Saturday, introducing former players and displaying video tributes at the Nittany Lions’ game against Temple.
When images of the coach were shown on the stadium scoreboard during one video, the crowd...(image)
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 11:00:00 PDT
The 10th-ranked Louisville Cardinals honored native son Muhammad Ali during their nationally televised game against second-ranked Florida State on Saturday.
Cardinals players had a white butterfly decal with “Ali” printed inside it on their red helmets.
The same butterfly design was emblazoned...(image)
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 20:05:00 PDT
STATE COLLEGE — Sometimes, former Penn State football player Jimmy Cefalo said, the "dumb things" Joe Paterno taught him will pop into his mind. Walk on the street side of the road to protect your family. Wear a collared shirt to dinner. Never be late.
For Cefalo, who spoke at Paterno's 2012 memorial,...(image)
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:59:00 PDTGreen Wave defended Mids well last year, have installed the spread option(image)
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 14:58:00 PDT
Christian Summers grew up in the shadow of Villanova, played football in its back yard and has an uncle who starred there. But when recruiting time came, the Wildcats did not.
"They weren't interested in me," Summers said.
They are now. On Saturday, Villanova will try to stop Towson's mercurial...(image)
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 13:00:00 PDTFormer Johns Hopkins player, coach and athletic director Bob Scott dies at 86, "was the conscience of the university."(image)
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 04:00:00 PDTIn the spirit of the Central Michigan upset, The Baltimore Sun will present the best under-the-radar games each week that are worth paying attention to for the potential of offense/defense nerdery, high scores and/or exhilarating triumph and devastating heartbreak.(image)
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 21:50:00 PDT
Stanford's football and softball teams were found guilty of NCAA violations, including more than $3,000 in impermissible benefits to a football player and excessive practice time by the softball team.
Athletic director Bernard Muir said Thursday these are the first “major” violations committed...(image)
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 21:35:00 PDT
Suspended USC linebacker Osa Masina was charged with rape and two counts of forcible sodomy by authorities in Utah on Thursday, according to charging papers obtained by the Times. The charges stem from an alleged incident involving a young woman that took place on July 26 in Utah.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 20:13:19 PDT
CINCINNATI — Greg Ward Jr. returned from a one-game absence and ran for two fourth-quarter touchdowns to help No. 6 Houston — steadied by its fabulous defense — pull away to a 40-16 victory over Cincinnati on Thursday night.
The Cougars (3-0, 1-0 American Athletic) trailed 16-12 early in the fourth...(image)
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 15:10:00 PDT
Amid continued backlash from across the nation, Penn State officials have released further details about their plan to honor controversial former coach Joe Paterno.
The tribute will take place during Saturday’s game against Temple, marking 50 years since Paterno debuted as the Nittany Lions coach....(image)
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 14:13:00 PDT
Every so often, you knock in a 30-footer. Or roll three consecutive strikes.
Last week I went 8-1 against the spread. The one I missed was Wyoming plus 24.5 at Nebraska — and that was a seven-point game entering the fourth quarter.
On to Week 3. As Sammy Sosa used to say: "Let's hope to keep it...(image)
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 13:53:00 PDTOffensive coordinator bemoans missed opportunities in passing game, red zone(image)
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 10:45:00 PDTIt might be the first time a major college football team has put the image of a butterfly on its helmets. This Saturday, No. 10 Louisville will wear special stickers to honor the late Muhammad Ali - "float like a butterfly, sting like a bee" - in a showdown against No. 2 Florida State. Ali, who...(image)
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 17:02:00 PDT
I can admit when I'm wrong. It pains me to do it, but I opposed a college football playoff, and now I'm glad it's here.
College football is better with a playoff, and the primary reason is not even what transpires around New Year's Day. (Having the Times Square Ball fall on my toes would have been...(image)
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 16:20:00 PDTSlotback Calvin Cass Jr. learned last week that his mother had Guillain-Barre Syndrome(image)
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 16:11:00 PDT
Torii Hunter Jr. says he's OK after the KO.
The Notre Dame receiver lost the ball, a would-be touchdown and, most alarming, his consciousness in the end zone on opening night when Texas' DeShon Elliott knocked Hunter out cold during the Irish's 50-47, double-overtime disappointment in Austin.