College Sports Archive

  • Aircraft shortage may stretch NCAA stays

    College basketball coaches heading to the NCAA tournament this year might want to pack their Fodor's Guides along with their whiteboards.

    Jan 21 12:08 PM ET | By Dana O'Neil

  • Texas' Enemkpali lost for season with torn ACL

    Texas standout senior forward Nneka Enemkpali will miss the rest of the season after tearing a ligament in her left knee during a loss at Baylor.

    Jan 20 10:15 PM ET

  • Police: Player likely died after inhaling gum

    A western Pennsylvania university student and basketball player likely inhaled chewing gum into her lungs while asleep before being found dead in her dormitory over the weekend.

    Jan 20 1:39 PM ET

  • Notre Dame's Loyd simply unstoppable in win over Tennessee

    Notre Dame needed a big performance against a team like Tennessee to put the past two weeks well and truly behind it. Mission accomplished. Monday night, Jewell Loyd stole the headlines in an all-around well-played, top-10 battle.

    Jan 19 | By Graham Hays

  • ASU gets defining win over Stanford

    Arizona State hadn't beaten Stanford since 1996. The Sun Devils hadn't won at Maples since 1984. Both streaks came to an end Sunday as ASU upended the Cardinal.

    Jan 19 | By Michelle Smith

  • Texas' top scorer, rebounder Enemkpali hurt

    Texas forward Nneka Enemkpali injured her left knee while grabbing an offensive rebound for the eighth-ranked Longhorns in their game at No. 3 Baylor.

    Jan 19 10:14 PM ET

  • Gamecocks still No. 1; Lady Vols enter top 5

    South Carolina remains the top team in The Associated Press women's basketball poll.

    Jan 19 4:47 PM ET

  • No. 1 seeds more up for grabs in 2015

    South Carolina and UConn are locks. But as many as seven other teams are fighting for the final No. 1 seeds with two months to go until Selection Monday.

    Jan 19 | By Charlie Creme

  • #WSmackTalk

    Follow the epic #WSmackTalk action as Candace Parker (@Candace_Parker) and Kayla McBride (@kaymac_2123) represent for their alma maters when Tennessee takes on Notre Dame in ESPN2's Big Monday showdown (ESPN2/WatchESPN, 7 p.m. ET).

    Jan 19 12:39 AM ET

  • LSU's Ballard named espnW player of the week

    After returning from suspension and leading LSU to back-to-back upsets over ranked SEC foes, Lady Tigers' junior guard Danielle Ballard nabbed our weekly honor.

    Jan 19 12:34 AM ET | By Michelle Smith

  • After historic day, questions remain for NCAA

    As college athletics moves forward, on its growing list of challenges now rests a whopper of a question: How will the NCAA achieve balance in delivering autonomy to its most elite members while still serving the needs of the majority?

    Jan 18 11:29 PM ET | By Mitch Sherman

  • UMD won't renew softball coach's contract

    University of Minnesota-Duluth softball coach Jen Banford has received notice that her contract will not be renewed at the end of this season.

    Jan 18 11:09 PM ET | By Kate Fagan

  • Gators player dismissed after theft allegation

    Antoinette Bannister has been dismissed from Florida's women's basketball team after she allegedly stole a teammate's credit card and used it multiple times.

    Jan 18 4:43 PM ET

  • Sources: SMU hoops accused of improprieties

    SMU has received a Notice of Allegations from the NCAA that includes accusations of academic improprieties within Larry Brown's men's basketball program, multiple sources told ESPN.

    Jan 18 12:41 AM ET | By Jeff Goodman

  • Power 5 OK cost of attendance on historic day

    The power players in collegiate athletics enacted change at the NCAA convention, passing the first package of autonomous legislation, headlined by a full cost-of-attendance measure that will supplement student-athletes' scholarships.

    Jan 18 12:25 AM ET | By Mitch Sherman

  • NWSL Draft: 5 Things You Need To Know

    After the formality of Houston making Morgan Brian the No. 1 overall pick, things got interesting in Friday's NWSL draft, with Western New York retooling with four high picks and UCLA players in big demand. Graham Hays has five things you need to know.

    Jan 16 7:09 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Student-athletes have seat at Power 5 table

    For the first time at the Division I level, student-athletes will participate in voting among several panels. Notably, 15 representatives -- three from each Power 5 conference -- sit on the 80-member group set to move forward with autonomy.

    Jan 16 6:46 PM ET | By Mitch Sherman

  • Freshman Turner, No. 7 Notre Dame ready for next hurdle

    After suffering its first loss of 2015, dropping out of the top five for the first time in more than two years, and speculation that Taya Reimer was transferring, Notre Dame, with freshman Brianna Turner only getting started, just might be up to any challenge thrown its way.

    Jan 16 | By Graham Hays

  • How one game grew into a phenomenon

    The UConn-Tennessee rivalry -- a face-off of North and South, between a program considered nouveau riche and an established champ, between a Philly-style wisecracking coach and one revered for her trailblazing -- was a sports phenomenon and one of the most important rivalries in women's college basketball history.

    Jan 15 | By Mechelle Voepel

  • No. 1 South Carolina grinds out SEC road win

    No. 1 South Carolina might not have looked like the nation's top-ranked team in grinding out an SEC road win Thursday. But veterans Tiffany Mitchell and Aleighsa Welch made sure the Gamecocks remained unbeaten.

    Jan 15 | By Mechelle Voepel

  • Emmert: Trying to ensure college sports endure

    NCAA president Mark Emmert and leaders of the collegiate governing body delivered a message Thursday, as business opened at their annual convention, that college sports has entered a crucial, dangerous and defining period in its history.

    Jan 15 11:06 PM ET | By Mitch Sherman

  • High-scoring Ohio State duo finding perfect speed

    Ohio State has a chance in the Big Ten as long as it has Ameryst Alston, who teammates call "slow good" for her smooth style, and Kelsey Mitchell, one of the nation's top freshmen who is at her best when she doesn't go too fast.

    Jan 14 | By Graham Hays

  • NHL rookie seeks 'Johnny Hockey' trademark

    Calgary Flames rookie Johnny Gaudreau is seeking to patent and trademark "Johnny Hockey" in both the United States and Canada, TSN reported.

    Jan 14 3:10 PM ET

  • DePaul gives coach Bruno extension to 2020

    DePaul has extended women's basketball coach Doug Bruno's contract through the 2019-20 season.

    Jan 14 2:22 PM ET