• October 26, 2014

College

Defense will be hard to find for playoff committee
Posted: October 25, 2014

If defense is what the College Football Playoff selection committee wants from its top teams, the 12-member panel is going to have a tough time filling out the front of its first rankings.

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No. 8 Michigan State handles Michigan again, 35-11
Posted: October 25, 2014

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Jeremy Langford ran for 177 yards and three touchdowns, and No. 8 Michigan State trounced rival Michigan again, 35-11 on Saturday.

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Walker gives Cru another big-play threat
Posted: October 25, 2014

BELTON — It sounds Hawaiian for a reason.

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Parseghian turned around moribund Notre Dame
Posted: October 25, 2014

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame's glory days seemed like a distant memory 50 years ago when Ara Parseghian took over as coach.

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Finnegan passes test, Royals stop Giants in Game 3
Posted: October 25, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Summoned in a tough spot, Royals rookie Brandon Finnegan trotted in from the bullpen, threw his warmup pitches and then did something curious.

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Mariota throws 5 TD pass, No. 6 Oregon beats Cal
Posted: October 25, 2014

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Mariota matched his season high with five touchdown passes and broke the Oregon record for career passing yards in the No. 6 Ducks' 59-41 victory over California on Friday night in the first college game at Levi's Stadium.

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Cavs, Bulls the expected frontrunners in East
Posted: October 24, 2014

LeBron James is again surrounded by an All-Star caliber guard, a big man who can score and 3-point sharpshooters.

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Minnesota’s Cobb ranks No. 4 in nation in rushing
Posted: October 24, 2014

Minnesota senior running back David Cobb, an Ellison graduate (class of 2011), is currently the No. 4 leading rusher in America.

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Rating the Nation-Best Coaches
Posted: October 24, 2014

There will never be another Bear.

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Ole Miss hopes it's not Tiger Bait in Baton Rouge
Posted: October 24, 2014

It's midterm election time and football teams are campaigning in their own ways.

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Manning, Sanders lead Broncos past Chargers, 35-21
Posted: October 24, 2014

DENVER (AP) — Emmanuel Sanders is speedy, not greedy.

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Giants' Hudson to face Royals' Guthrie in Game 3
Posted: October 23, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In the middle of a champagne-and-beer-soaked clubhouse after the San Francisco Giants won the NL Championship Series, Tim Hudson was given the chance to speak to his team.

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SEC teams not done knocking each other off
Posted: October 22, 2014

All that hand-wringing over the SEC's near-monopoly of the top 5 might well prove a moot point.

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Local college roundup
Posted: October 22, 2014

BASKETBALL: UMHB men picked third in ASC

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Daland, coach of swimming champions at USC, dies
Posted: October 21, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Peter Daland, who coached the University of Southern California swim team to nine NCAA championships and mentored Olympic gold medal winners, has died. He was 93.

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UMHB set for showdown: No. 17 TLU aims to upset second-ranked Crusaders
Posted: October 21, 2014

BELTON — Texas Lutheran wants a landmark win to validate its resurrection. Mary Hardin-Baylor wants to prove that it’s still the king of NCAA Division III football in the southern half of the country.

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Local college roundup
Posted: October 21, 2014

BASKETBALL: UMHB women picked third in ASC

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Royals' Cain, Holland learning about fatherhood
Posted: October 21, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lorenzo Cain is learning that he doesn't get a reprieve from diaper duty just to play in some silly baseball games. He's also learning that changing diapers is harder than it looks.

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COLLEGE STANDOUTS: Cobb, Gophers ready to go bowling
Posted: October 20, 2014

David Cobb and the Minnesota Golden Gophers are eligible to go bowling once again this season after beating Purdue 39-38 on Saturday in Minneapolis. 

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World Series: How the Giants and Royals match up
Posted: October 20, 2014

A position-by-position look at the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals going into the World Series, starting Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium:

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SEC is 1st league to go 4 for 5 at top of AP poll
Posted: October 19, 2014

Breaking down the ballots for the AP Top 25 and wrapping up college football's eighth weekend.

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Schedule favors No. 2 Florida State down stretch
Posted: October 19, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The road to the College Football Playoffs is open for Florida State after a thrilling victory Saturday night.

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SEC is 1st conference to put 4 in top 5 of AP poll
Posted: October 19, 2014

The Southeastern Conference has reached a new milestone in The Associated Press college football poll, becoming the first league to place four teams in the top five — all from the western division.

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Long-range strikes: UMHB uses big plays to get past LC
Posted: October 19, 2014

BELTON — On a day when its bread-and-butter rushing attack wasn’t as potent as usual and its defense was run nearly ragged by Louisiana College’s rapid-fire, pass-happy scheme, No. 2 Mary Hardin-Baylor survived by making the game’s biggest plays.

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