College Sports Archive

  • FSU's Martin third D-I coach with 1,800 wins

    Florida State's Mike Martin became the third baseball coach in Division I history to reach 1,800 wins, earning the milestone with the Seminoles' 4-3 victory over Wake Forest in 13 innings Saturday night.

    Apr 20 12:41 AM ET

  • Super Six set; Bama's Jacob wins all-around

    Four Southeastern Conference teams advanced Friday night to the Super Six of the NCAA women's gymnastics championships.

    Apr 19 9:48 AM ET

  • NCAA prez Emmert: Food rule was 'absurd'

    NCAA president Mark Emmert said Friday that he was happy to take pressure off the NCAA and its member schools as the governing body's legislative council voted earlier this week to eliminate all the previous restrictions on food.

    Apr 18 2:52 PM ET | By Darren Rovell

  • NCAA proposes hardship transfers sit 1 year

    Student-athletes who seek transfers due to "difficult life circumstances" might have to sit out a season but gain an extra year of eligibility starting in 2015-16.

    Apr 18 1:45 PM ET

  • Lawrence: The difference between college and Olympic gymnastics

    This weekend's NCAA championships will feature a more expressive, more team-oriented type of gymnastics than you see in the Olympics, though the scoring system is wonderfully familiar.

    Apr 18 11:59 AM ET | By Blythe Lawrence

  • Voepel: DeShields' decision to transfer not a total shock

    In October, Diamond DeShields said North Carolina was "perfect" for her. Six months later, for unknown reasons and with an uncertain future -- but perhaps not totally out of left field -- DeShields has decided to transfer.

    Apr 17 | By Mechelle Voepel

  • Top ACC freshman DeShields to leave UNC

    Diamond DeShields is transferring from North Carolina, according to multiple reports.

    Apr 18 1:53 AM ET

  • Texas AD: Union push 'smells' of attorneys

    Texas athletic director Steve Patterson said Thursday he doesn't support paying athletes nor a system in which they can market themselves and doesn't understand the recent quest by Northwestern players to unionize.

    Apr 17 10:49 PM ET | By Darren Rovell

  • Hays: A whole new ballgame for Stanford's Bessie Noll

    Stanford freshman Bessie Noll took an unusual path to Division I softball. After years of playing little league baseball in Japan, she came to America seeking greater opportunity and the camaraderie that sprouts from playing with 18 other women.

    Apr 17 3:38 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Notebook: Perseverance pays off for Kentucky's Emily Gaines

    Hays: Perseverance pays off for Kentucky's Emily Gaines

    Kentucky senior Emily Gaines has emerged as a key player this season. It just took some time for the former state high school star to reach her current role as the Wildcats' best hitter.

    Apr 17 12:45 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Five burning questions for NCAA gymnastics championships

    Lawrence: Five burning questions for NCAA gymnastics championships

    Can Florida repeat? Can anyone beat Gators star and former Olympian Bridget Sloan? The answers will come this weekend at the NCAA women's gymnastics championships in Birmingham, Ala.

    Apr 17 12:34 PM ET | By Blythe Lawrence

  • Voepel: Wilson's decision a big win Dawn Staley, Gamecocks

    A'ja Wilson's decision to go to South Carolina is great for the Gamecocks. But for the general women's basketball fan, perhaps the best part of her announcement Wednesday was more about where Wilson isn't going.

    Apr 16 | By Mechelle Voepel

  • Voepel: Charles trade puts pressure on Liberty to produce

    After a big draft-day trade brought Tina Charles to New York, the Liberty-Sun rivalry should be hotter than ever. And, as New York coach Bill Laimbeer says, the pressure is on the Liberty to produce.

    Apr 16 6:08 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel

  • NCAA council OKs unlimited meals, snacks

    The NCAA's Legislative Council approved a proposal Tuesday to expand the meal allowance for all athletes.

    Apr 16 4:14 PM ET

  • Power rankings: Florida State holds winning hand

    Hays: FSU holds winning hand with ace Lacey Waldrop

    Lacey Waldrop can't keep a poker face. The Florida State ace finds it hard not to smile as she leads the nation in wins to help the Seminoles retain their spot in the espnW power rankings.

    Apr 16 2:57 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Administrators: NCAA system must change

    A panel of college administrators agree the NCAA business model has to change to survive.

    Apr 15 8:55 PM ET

  • Voepel's draft grades: East teams lead way

    Many Eastern Conference teams got a makeover Monday as both veterans and draftees found new homes in the WNBA draft or via trades.

    Apr 14 | By Mechelle Voepel

  • Power Rankings: UVa, Cal Poly stay at top

    Virginia and Cal Poly remain at the top of our weekly power rankings, but the rest of the poll looks vastly different.

    Apr 15 2:52 PM ET | By Eric Sorenson

  • Former Houston Cougars coach Curl dies at 59

    Former Houston women's basketball coach Joe Curl has died, the university announced Monday. He was 59.

    Apr 15 9:45 AM ET

  • Gonzaga names assistant Fortier head coach

    Gonzaga assistant women's basketball coach Lisa Fortier has been promoted to head coach.

    Apr 15 9:33 AM ET

  • Fagan: No. 1 pick becomes Ogwumike family tradition

    Two years after her older sister was the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft, Stanford star Chiney Ogwumike followed suit, going first Monday at the league's draft at Mohegan Sun Arena, Kate Fagan writes.

    Apr 14 | By Kate Fagan

  • Voepel: Ogwumike obvious No. 1 pick, right?

    Stanford's Chiney Ogwumike and Baylor's Odyssey Sims have emerged as the most likely candidates for the No. 1 overall pick in Monday's WNBA draft.

    Apr 11 | By Mechelle Voepel

  • Indiana loses starting pitcher to Tommy John

    Indiana pitcher Kyle Hart will miss the rest of this season because he needs Tommy John surgery.

    Apr 14 1:16 PM ET

  • Hoyas hire Adair as women's basketball coach

    Natasha Adair is the new women's basketball coach at Georgetown.

    Apr 14 11:42 AM ET