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article August 18, 2017

KD: 'I Don't Respect Who's In Office'

Kevin Durant isn't heading to the White House any time soon. On Thursday, he made it official, telling ESPN he would not be making the customary visit to celebrate his first career title with the Golden State Warriors, if the team is ever invited. More»
AP_7512060158 article August 14, 2017

Broyles Made Long-Lasting Impact

If you closely examined almost any corner of college football today, you'd find Frank Broyles' fingerprints. Broyles, who died Monday at age 92, brought Arkansas a national championship and went on to a successful career as a broadcaster and athletic director. More»
FantasyFootball-UBBEN article August 14, 2017

Fantasy Football Draft Cheat Sheet

This time of year, there's only one way to channel your football energy until the season starts. It's time for fantasy football talk. Here's our positional rankings and an overall top 50 to make sure you're ready for your draft. More»
GettyImages-630817792 article August 9, 2017

How Sooner Is Now? Baker's Test

After back-to-back Big 12 titles and top-five Heisman Trophy finishes, Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield made headlines for the wrong reasons, thanks to a February arrest. Off-the-field embarrassment behind him, Mayfield is re-focusing on pursuing the elusive national title dream. More»
atlee article August 7, 2017

Snap Decision: Softball Team DQ'd

A softball team from Atlee, Va., was disqualified from the Junior League World Series after advancing to the championship game because of a photo posted on Snapchat in which six players extended middle fingers, a gesture intended for their opponent. More»
GettyImages-670576908 article August 1, 2017

Herman Builds New Texas Foundation

After a rapid rise up the coaching ladder the past few years, Tom Herman has earned his dream job as head coach at Texas. To break the Longhorns out of a rut, Herman has brought a forward-thinking approach to revitalize Texas football. More»
KansasState-Snyder article July 27, 2017

The Little Apple Ready to Go Big

It's obvious we're in the 11th hour of Kansas State coach Bill Snyder's run as the mayor of The Little Apple and the engineer behind the Manhattan Miracle. But don't be surprised if he slips in one more masterful season. More»
AP_17112834053054 article July 25, 2017

Kiffin Creates A Last Chance FAU

New coach Lane Kiffin is hardly the only attraction at Florida Atlantic this season, as he has a team with numerous connections to the Netflix documentary series "Last Chance U," meaning that Boca Raton will play host to the show's epilogue this fall. More»
AP_17112720160160 article July 21, 2017

Rhule School: Baylor's New Offense

For the better part of the last decade, "Baylor" and "offense" were as synonymous as "Alabama" and "dominance." So what does new coach Matt Rhule have planned for the Bears' offense? His plan is both versatile and ambitious. More»
AP_17201716778308 article July 20, 2017

O.J. Obsession Won't Go Away

O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after serving almost nine years of a 33-year prison sentence for a Las Vegas armed robbery in September 2007. The nation's fascination with him is still there -- and shows no signs of slowing down. More»
GettyImages-613071000 article July 20, 2017

Riley Makes Strong Impression at OU

A few months ago, nobody thought Lincoln Riley would be representing Oklahoma at Big 12 media days. But the 33-year-old new head coach is making a strong first impression as Bob Stoops' replacement as he tries to maintain OU's high level of success. More»
GettyImages-627465888 article July 12, 2017

No Beating Saban At His Own Game

With Florida's Jim McElwain, Georgia's Kirby Smart and South Carolina's Will Muschamp, the SEC East has three coaches who are former Nick Saban assistants. However, there's yet to be any proof that trying to emulate Saban is a way to actually beat him. More»
AP_17171716931598 article June 21, 2017

Will To Win? Grier Gives WVU QB Boost

West Virginia will look a lot different in 2017, with many of its key players gone from a 10-3 team. However, one area is looking a lot better: Quarterback. Florida transfer Will Grier received a waive to be eligible at the start of the season, giving WVU a prized new passer. More»
1996 Draft article June 20, 2017

Best NBA Draft Classes In History

While we don't know where the 2017 draft class will rank among the best of all time, we can still know where the bar has been set. Let's look to the past and determine the top 10 NBA Drafts of all time, based on number of titles, All-Stars, MVP Awards and more. More»
Stoops1 article June 7, 2017

Stoops Goes Out on Own Terms

On Wednesday, Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops shocked college football by announcing a retirement preceded by almost no chatter during the season or offseason. But his legacy is secure -- and he now has a life to live. More»
Oklahoma-WCWS-1 article June 7, 2017

Sooners Now! OU Wins WCWS Title

After Monday's epic, 17-inning Game 1 of the Women's College World Series between Oklahoma and Florida, the Sooners held off any more late Gators' heroics in Tuesday's Game 2 to earn a second consecutive national title. More»
matta_ohio article June 5, 2017

Matta's Run Ends at Ohio State

One decade ago, Buckeyes coach Thad Matta brought the school to the National Championship game. Ten years and two back surgeries later, Ohio State has seen some very different results, and Matta's tenure comes to an end after 13 seasons. More»
FrankDeford article May 30, 2017

Greatest Stories Deford Ever Told

Frank Deford, who died on Sunday, was a giant whose accomplishments stack up alongside anyone who ever penned a story and called themselves a sports writer. He left behind countless classics for anyone to enjoy. More»
GettyImages-633483996 article May 29, 2017

Timeline of Tiger's Troubles

Next month marks nine years since Tiger Woods last won a major. In the near-decade since, his life on and off the course has been marked by failures, scandals and injuries. The latest is a DUI arrest in Florida early Monday morning. More»
AlwaysDreamingPreakness article May 20, 2017

2017 Preakness Stakes Cheat Sheet

The Preakness Stakes at Pimlico in Baltimore is set for a 6:45 ET start time on Saturday, with Kentucky Derby champion Always Dreaming a solid favorite to get a step closer to the Triple Crown. Here's where to put your money. More»

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