College Sports Archive

  • FSU's Winston takes field against Yankees

    In little more than a month, Jameis Winston went from leading the Florida State Seminoles to the BCS National Championship to serving as a fifth-inning defensive replacement in a spring training baseball game against the Yankees.

    Feb 25 6:38 PM ET | By Wallace Matthews

  • Notebook: UCLA's Stephany LaRosa catching on quickly

    Hays: UCLA's LaRosa catching on quickly

    When UCLA needed a catcher last fall, all-conference shortstop Stephany LaRosa went behind the plate for the first time in her life, but she already looks like a natural for the undefeated Bruins.

    Feb 25 3:31 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Temple to spare crew teams thanks to donation

    Temple University will spare men's and women's crew from the chopping block after $5.5 million was pledged to restore a city boathouse.

    Feb 24 7:18 PM ET

  • Oregon St.: Wetzler's 11-game ban 'too harsh'

    Oregon State pitcher Ben Wetzler must sit out the team's first 11 games under a penalty imposed by the NCAA.

    Feb 21 10:03 PM ET

  • O'Bannon suit vs. NCAA OK'd to go to trial

    Ed O'Bannon's class-action antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA will go to trial barring a settlement, a federal judge ruled Thursday in Oakland, Calif.

    Feb 20 11:32 PM ET

  • Carbo overloading: OU reports pasta pile-on

    According to the The Oklahoman, three unnamed Oklahoma student-athletes ate more pasta than the NCAA rules allowed for during a graduation banquet.

    Feb 19 9:12 PM ET | By Jake Trotter

  • Softball power rankings: IPFW ace a big-time talent

    Hays: IPFW ace a big-time talent

    Pitcher Miranda Kramer doesn't have her IPFW team in our rankings, but after leading the Mastodons past Texas, it's clear she's not someone the power programs should want to face.

    Feb 19 5:06 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Softball notebook: Freshmen brighten Missouri's forecast

    Hays: Freshmen brighten Missouri's forecast

    Trying to move on from the Chelsea Thomas era and scrambling its schedule at the last minute, Missouri prospered in a tournament at Baylor behind freshman pitchers Tori Finucane and Casey Stangel.

    Feb 18 12:40 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Short-handed UConn remains No. 1 in AP poll

    Connecticut remains No. 1 in The Associated Press poll Monday after winning its only game this week.

    Feb 17 3:41 PM ET

  • Softball Power Rankings: Arizona State leads the way

    Hays: Arizona State leads the way in Power Rankings

    Arizona State ace Dallas Escobedo started strong in the Kajikawa Classic as the Sun Devils kicked off their season with a 6-0 start and the top spot in our weekly softball Power Rankings.

    Feb 13 7:35 AM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Rutgers paying $11.5M exit fee to leave AAC

    Rutgers will pay an $11.5 million exit fee to leave the American Athletic Conference, the school and league announced Wednesday.

    Feb 12 9:47 PM ET | By Brett McMurphy

  • More autonomy possible for power conferences

    A seven-member steering committee with the NCAA's Division I Board of Directors is working to provide wealthier conferences with "a range" of autonomy and hopes to have a new structure in place by August.

    Feb 12 8:18 PM ET | By Heather Dinich

  • Kent St. bans wrestler after anti-gay tweets

    Kent State has suspended a member of its wrestling team indefinitely for a series of tweets, including one directed at Missouri All-American defensive lineman Michael Sam.

    Feb 11 5:39 PM ET

  • Softball notebook: Freshmen find early success at Stanford

    Hays: Freshman pitching duo finds early success at Stanford

    Stanford is out to prove that Carley Hoover plus Madi Schreyer plus four years of pitching opportunity will add up to a first national softball title for the Cardinal.

    Feb 11 2:51 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Boston College claims fifth straight Beanpot

    Boston College coach Jerry York had seen all kinds of goals during his storied career. None of them were quite like Patrick Brown's game-winner that sent the Eagles to their school-record fifth straight Beanpot title Monday night.

    Feb 11 1:28 AM ET

  • Cincinnati hires former Colorado AD Bohn

    The University of Cincinnati has hired former Colorado athletic director Mike Bohn to take over a program hoping to move into a more high-profile conference.

    Feb 6 5:50 PM ET

  • Ball State senior Jenny Gilbert turns on the hitting power

    Hays: Ball State's Gilbert turns on the power

    From Canada to Indiana by way of Texas, and from slap hitter to home run record-setter, Ball State's Jenny Gilbert has traveled a unique path to stardom.

    Feb 6 2:36 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Softball rivalry heats up between Alabama and Auburn

    Hays: Alabama-Auburn softball rivalry heats up

    Alabama has the 2012 national championship. Auburn now has top coach Clint Myers. The schools' softball rivalry could soon be taking on a football-esque look.

    Feb 6 1:37 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Five burning questions for 2014 NCAA softball season

    Hays: Five burning questions for NCAA softball season

    Some things we know for certain -- Lauren Chamberlain will dominate, for instance. But in a softball season without a clear favorite team, it's only fitting that we begin by throwing out some questions.

    Feb 4 8:48 AM ET | By Graham Hays

  • N'eastern, BC make Beanpot final

    Boston College's top line put the Eagles in position to win another Beanpot.

    Feb 4 1:29 AM ET

  • UConn formally responds to Title IX lawsuit

    The University of Connecticut has formally responded to a federal lawsuit that claims it mishandled several reports of sexual assaults on its main campus in Storrs, an allegation it denies.

    Feb 3 5:42 PM ET

  • Dartmouth cross-country skier dies during race

    Dartmouth College says that a junior member of its cross-country ski team died at an event in Vermont.

    Feb 1 11:18 PM ET

  • Lady Vols No. 1 in softball preseason poll

    Tennessee holds the No. 1 spot in the preseason ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25, the Amateur Softball Association of America and USA Softball announced Tuesday.

    Jan 28 6:58 PM ET

  • Buckeyes AD Smith named VP, gets extension

    Ohio State has given athletic director Gene Smith the additional title of vice president and has extended his contract through June 2020.

    Jan 28 6:31 PM ET

  • Report: Winter Classic didn't set fan record

    A counting issue will prevent Guinness from giving the NHL the world record for largest attendance at a hockey game, Yahoo! Sports reported.

    Jan 27 12:14 PM ET