College Sports Archive

  • Kentucky men, women embrace 'Madness'

    Just as Drake appeared to draw the biggest cheers at Big Blue Madness, the rapper introduced Kentucky coach John Calipari and the noise then became a roar.

    Oct 18 12:37 AM ET

  • Social Reaction: Midnight Madness

    From rap artists to homecoming rallies, and even a little Ray Allen thrown in, Midnight Madness was ripe with memorable moments.

    Oct 17

  • UConn celebrates dual titles at First Night

    UConn celebrated a bit more than usual during its annual First Night event Friday, which traditionally marks the start of the new college basketball season.

    Oct 17 10:15 PM ET

  • Nicole Dennion Using Soccer Fearlessness To Win Against Cancer

    Last November, Elon University's Nicole Dennion was named conference player of the year. Two months later, she was diagnosed with bone cancer that she's been battling since. But she's circling the days until she can get back with her team. And she will.

    Oct 17 12:24 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Midnight Madness helps open season, expectations

    Teams across the country are practicing, preparing and priming themselves for the new season, which the annual Midnight Madness helps tip off. What five things are we most looking forward to when the ball goes up?

    Oct 17 | By Michelle Smith

  • Vanderbilt AD out of hospital after procedure

    Vanderbilt athletic director David Williams is back home after being hospitalized and having a procedure for an undisclosed issue.

    Oct 16 9:17 PM ET

  • Ohio State frosh Waterman to miss season

    Freshman forward Makayla Waterman is expected to miss the 2014-15 season after undergoing knee surgery Tuesday.

    Oct 16 7:11 AM ET

  • espnW Soccer Player Of The Week: BYU's Ashley Hatch

    After recording a hat trick in a 3-0 win against Portland and an assist in a win against Gonzaga, both teams previously unbeaten in WCC play, BYU sophomore forward Ashley Hatch nabbed our weekly honor.

    Oct 15 1:44 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Slive will retire as SEC's commish in 2015

    SEC commissioner Mike Slive will retire next summer after 13 years leading the league and plans to begin treatment for a recurrence of prostate cancer.

    Oct 15 12:56 PM ET

  • Coach Meier extended, donates $75K to Miami

    Miami gave Katie Meier a new contract. Meier then gave the school a check.

    Oct 13 1:14 PM ET

  • NCAA Soccer: 5 Things You Need To Know

    UCLA is still the team to beat in the NCAA, but Rutgers made the most noise over the weekend. Graham Hays details the Scarlet Knights' upset over perennial power Penn State in this week's five things you need to know about soccer.

    Oct 13 11:52 AM ET | By Graham Hays

  • LSU-bound senior shoots 28 in final prep event

    Orlando Christian Prep senior Luis Gagne, according to multiple media reports, posted a whopping 8-under-par 28 on Thursday.

    Oct 10 5:30 PM ET

  • 'Hook 'em Horns' signal creator dies at age 78

    The University of Texas says the former cheerleader and state judge credited with creating the ``Hook 'em Horns'' hand signal has died.

    Oct 9 7:15 PM ET

  • NCAA clears Simmons to play at Seton Hall

    Seton Hall coach Tony Bozzella said Thursday that Daisha Simmons has been cleared by the NCAA to immediately play basketball for the school.

    Oct 9 6:20 PM ET

  • Emmert has wish list for newly free Power 5

    Now that the Power Five conferences have their autonomy, NCAA President Mark Emmert has a wish list he'd like them to tackle right away.

    Oct 9 1:35 AM ET

  • Seriously, What Was Alabama Thinking In The Daisha Simmons Debacle?

    Even after the Tide reversed its decision to let senior Daisha Simmons transfer to Seton Hall to be closer to her ill brother, it's hard not to wonder how the heck the whole mess happened.

    Oct 7 8:00 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel

  • Big Ten guarantees four-year scholarships

    The Big Ten announced Wednesday that all of its institutions will grant athletic scholarships for the entire term of an athlete's enrollment and allow some athletes who leave school to return and finish their degrees on scholarship.

    Oct 8 6:20 PM ET | By Adam Rittenberg

  • Vitale: Bama, NCAA fell short in Simmons case

    Alabama looked petty in opposing a waiver allowing transfer Daisha Simmons to play this season at Seton Hall.

    Oct 8 3:30 PM ET | By Dick Vitale

  • Royals reliever Brandon Finnegan's rapid rise

    Kansas City Royals rookie was pitching in the College World Series this summer.

    Oct 8 11:45 AM ET | By Elizabeth Merrill

  • espnW Soccer Player Of The Week: Michigan's Nicky Waldeck

    After scoring four goals in two victories that kept Michigan within a game of Penn State at the top of the Big Ten, sophomore Nicky Waldeck nabbed our weekly honor.

    Oct 8 11:39 AM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Tide flip Simmons decision, will back waiver

    Alabama announced Tuesday it will support a waiver to allow women's basketball player Daisha Simmons to compete this season at Seton Hall. The issue is now expected to return to the NCAA for review.

    Oct 7 11:57 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel

  • Daisha Simmons: A timeline of events

    Daisha Simmons started her career at Rutgers, played two seasons at Alabama and now is enrolled as a graduate student at Seton Hall. Mechelle Voepel takes a look at the major events of Simmons' college career.

    Oct 7 10:06 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel

  • Colorado loses star Roberson to torn left ACL

    Colorado star Arielle Roberson will have surgery on Wednesday to repair her left ACL, which she tore in a routine drill last week.

    Oct 6 8:36 PM ET

  • NCAA Soccer: 5 Things You Need To Know

    No Morgan Brian for the rest of October? No problem for Virginia, which has found a way to win while its star helps the U.S. national team. Graham Hays details the Cavaliers' game plan in this week's five things you need to know about soccer.

    Oct 6 1:10 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Since Losing Mom, Journey Of Renewal For Kentucky's Arin Gilliland

    After losing her mother to cancer, it was a question whether Kentucky's Arin Gilliland would ever take the soccer field again. But after some reflection, she realized it was the only thing her mom would have wanted. And she has seen the signs to prove it.

    Oct 3 4:22 PM ET | By Graham Hays