Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Brady Hoke was talking the way football coaches do, the way university presidents can't. Imagine, if you will, the snickering in academia if Michigan president Mary Sue Coleman, a biochemist by trade, accused her counterparts at Notre Dame of chickening out on a science fair.
Virginia Tech President Charles Steger, who has been criticized by families and others for the way he handled the 2007 mass shooting, announced Tuesday that he is retiring.
The College Football Playoff is all but done. The only part that remains unsettled is the membership of the selection committee that will determine which teams play for the national championship when the new system kicks in for the 2014 season.
The grant of rights would appear to make the league more stable by essentially locking all 15 schools into the ACC through the length of a TV deal, including eventual new arrivals Pittsburgh, Syracuse, Notre Dame and Louisville.
The last note of "One Shining Moment" had yet to reach the people in the cheap seats at the Georgia Dome when college basketball started doing what it does so well _ looking ahead to next season.
Freshman Breanna Stewart scored a career-high 29 points to go with four blocks and was seemingly everywhere in leading the Huskies back to the national championship game with an 83-65 win over Notre Dame on Sunday night.
Jim Larranaga, who led Miami to the Atlantic Coast Conference regular season and tournament titles and a No. 2 ranking, has been selected The Associated Press' coach of the year.
Jim Larranaga made his mark as a basketball coach years ago at places like Bowling Green and George Mason. This season, with his Miami Hurricanes enjoying unprecedented success, Larranaga showed he has impressive footwork.
Alyssa Thomas scored 28 points and Maryland defeated Michigan State 74-49 Monday night in College Park to advance to the round of 16 in the NCAA women's tournament for a second straight year.
Duke won't get caught looking ahead in this NCAA tournament.