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  • Phil Steele breaks down NCAA football, athletic benefits, and college mascots
    Phil Steele breaks down NCAA football, athletic benefits, and college mascots
    The 2014 college football season has hit its midway point. The state of Mississippi is the epicenter of the sport with undefeated teams in the top three in both the Associated Press and USA Today polls respectively. The field for the Heisman...
  •  OKC Thunder rookie Mitch McGary out six weeks with broken foot
    OKC Thunder rookie Mitch McGary out six weeks with broken foot
    Oklahoma City Thunder rookie Mitch McGary has a broken bone in his left foot the team announced on Oct. 9. The 21st pick in this year’s draft fractured his left second metatarsal and is expected to be sidelined for six weeks.McGary suffered...
  • Four year athletic scholarships are critical improvement
    Four year athletic scholarships are critical improvement
    Since the college football season has gotten off to an exciting and unpredictable start, much of the focus on college athletics as been on the 2014 season and the first ever College Football Playoff. Following the August 2014 ruling by a federal...
  • Maura Campbell
    Catholic, Marymount keep streaks alive
    NCAA Div. III teams were active on the court and fields this weekend giving local fans an opportunity to sample the fare of smaller colleges. What they tasted undoubtedly left them wanting to come back for more.Seven different Cardinals (5-1)...
  • Seattle Needle
    Washington stays perfect
    The Washington Huskies have produced a strong start to their season as they remain undefeated heading into a busy volleyball weekend.Washington will co-host The Invitational at Seattle with the Seattle University Redhawks beginning with a match...
  • Q and A with ESPN's Rece Davis
    Q and A with ESPN's Rece Davis
    My previous interview with multi-talented ESPN host Rece Davis included a discussion about the 2013 college football and college basketball seasons and his thoughts on the Heisman Trophy race that was ultimately won by Florida State quarterback...
  • Geno Auriemma commits secondary violation for contacting little leaguer
    Geno Auriemma commits secondary violation for contacting little leaguer
    The NCAA has determined that UConn women’s head basketball coach Geno Auriemma has indeed committed a secondary rules violation when he made a phone call congratulating Little League pitching star Mo'ne Davis last month according to...
  • Arizona State extends the contracts of both of its basketball coaches
    Arizona State extends the contracts of both of its basketball coaches
    Arizona State has agreed to contract extensions with both Herb Sendek and Charli Turner Thorne according to media reports on Sept. 1.Sendek, 51, led the Sun Devils to a 21-12 record last season and berth into the NCAA tournament for the first time...
  • NCAA logo
    A summer of laboring under concerns about NCAA autonomy, coach hiring criteria
    A couple years ago, a wrestling historian contacted me about something I had written about the 1949 NCAA wrestling championships, saying, “If you don’t know about something, you shouldn’t write about it.”As summer draws to...
  • SLU Billikens
    Billikens open season with dramatic win over Tulsa
    The Saint Louis University men's soccer team opened up its 2014 season with a dramatic 1-0 victory over visiting Tulsa, Friday night at Hermann Stadium in St. Louis.Junior midfielder Filip Pavisic pounced on a rebound in the 86th minute, and...
  • Morehead State men’s basketball sweeps its three Bahamas exhibition games
    Morehead State men’s basketball sweeps its three Bahamas exhibition games
    Senior Karam Mashour finished a terrific Bahamas trip with 18 points and 23 rebounds to lead the Morehead State to a 112-55 exhibition victory over the Pyramid Food Rockets at Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium on Aug. 11. Morehead State ended their Bahamas...
  • Breaking down the historic ruling between NCAA vs. O'Bannon
    Breaking down the historic ruling between NCAA vs. O'Bannon
    College sports is completely changing before the eyes of sports fans throughout the country. Last week,the NCAA Division I board of directors approved a governance model to give the Power 5 conferences (the SEC, Big Ten, Big 12, PAC 12, and the...
  • Georgia State traveling to Penn State in 2017
    Georgia State inks deal with Georgia Dome
    Georgia State will continue to play its home games in the Georgia Dome.The school this week finalized a three-year deal with the Georgia World Congress Center Authority. The agreement runs through the 2016 season, the last for the Dome, which is...
  • Takedown Wrestling
    Coaches Wirnsberger, Beaschler, Zalesky, Romano Takedown Wrestling guests
    College wrestling coaches from the east, west and Midwest are among the guests slated to appear on Takedown Wrestling this Saturday, July 26, the weekly broadcast announced via email Wednesday.Join Scott Casber, Tim Harms, Corey Lathrup and Brad...
  • June Jones
    June Jones' spring football concept is a phenomenal idea
    Call me crazy, but I agree with June Jones.SMU Mustangs head football coach Jones' latest comments about spring pigskin action make perfect sense in my opinion.“I’ll go ahead and say it right now,” Jones said in a recent...