College Sports Archive

  • More tests needed in death of Syracuse sprinter

    More tests are needed to determine the cause of death of a Syracuse University sprinter found in a Times Square hotel room during spring break, medical examiners said Sunday.

    Mar 9 10:06 AM ET

  • 3 Gophers combine for no-hitter of Creighton

    Dalton Sawyer and two relievers combined on a no-hitter in Minnesota's 9-0 victory over Creighton on Sunday at TD Ameritrade Park.

    Mar 8 9:23 PM ET

  • UMass tops ND in longest D-I hockey game

    Shane Walsh scored the winning goal in the fifth overtime to lead UMass to a 4-3 victory over Notre Dame in the longest game in NCAA Division I ice hockey history.

    Mar 7 9:52 AM ET

  • Stanford's Nolan sets 200 IM American mark

    David Nolan of Stanford set the American record in the 200-yard individual medley at the Pac-12 Conference swimming championships.

    Mar 6 10:40 PM ET

  • The Gymnast You Won't See Competing At The American Cup

    Last year, Elizabeth Price won the biggest international competition held in the U.S., then retired from elite gymnastics shortly thereafter. Here's why she jumped off the Olympic expressway in favor of NCAA gymnastics -- and her career goals.

    Mar 6 12:00 PM ET | By Dvora Meyers

  • Flipping out: Cheerleaders fight, then banned

    The cheerleaders and dance teams for Albany State and Tuskegee were sent home from the SIAC tournament after fighting.

    Mar 5 10:59 AM ET

  • Home runs up 40 percent with new baseball

    The new flat-seam ball in college baseball is having the desired effect, with teams hitting 40 percent more home runs so far this season.

    Mar 4 5:04 PM ET

  • Study: Diversity declining in college sports hiring

    A diversity report released Wednesday on college sports has issued its lowest grade for racial and gender hiring practices in its nearly two-decade history.

    Mar 4 4:10 PM ET

  • espnW Softball Player Of The Week: LSU's A.J. Andrews

    LSU senior A.J. Andrews was virtually impossible to get out, batting .909 with 13 RBIs in five Tigers victories to earn our weekly honor.

    Mar 4 2:35 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • The Life And Times Of An NCAA Softball Player: A New Day Dawns

    Kayla Lombardo, a senior with Fordham, is sharing her season journey with espnW. In her third entry, a dark cloud lifts in stunning fashion after the Rams realize they need to play together as a team.

    Mar 3 5:49 PM ET | By Kayla Lombardo

  • NCAA preps new academic misconduct rules

    A group of 20 university presidents and college athletics administrators is crafting a proposal to better define when the NCAA should investigate cases of academic cheating by student-athletes.

    Mar 3 3:49 PM ET

  • Hesburgh, ex-Notre Dame president, dies at 97

    The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh transformed the University of Notre Dame into a school known almost as much for academics as for football, even if it meant challenging popes, presidents -- or legendary football coaches.

    Feb 27 5:10 PM ET

  • Warm-Weather Duo Brings Sunny Feeling To Minnesota

    They can't make the Twin Cities winter disappear, but the positive vibes seniors Kaitlyn Richardson and Tyler Walker brought from the balmy West have helped softball bloom in Minnesota.

    Feb 26 1:48 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • espnW Softball Player Of The Week: Chattanooga's Nicole Osterman

    Meet the "other" softball Osterman, Chattanooga's Nicole, who earned our weekly honor after leading her team to a 5-0 record with four home runs, 14 RBIs and one very big walk.

    Feb 25 10:33 AM ET | By Graham Hays

  • The Life And Times Of An NCAA Softball Player: Hits And Misses

    Kayla Lombardo, a senior third baseman with Fordham, is sharing her season journey with espnW. In her second entry, she discovers a simple way out of an extremely frustrating predicament, thanks to her father.

    Feb 25 10:08 AM ET | By Kayla Lombardo

  • Big Ten eyes consensus on frosh eligibility

    The Big Ten will seek additional feedback, inside and outside collegiate athletics, as it considers potential changes that would deem freshmen ineligible in all or some sports.

    Feb 24 7:14 PM ET | By Myron Medcalf

  • NCAA Softball: 5 Things You Need To Know

    Graham Hays has all the highlights from softball's annual festival in the desert, the Mary Nutter Classic, where a team from the Bayou stole the show.

    Feb 24 2:22 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • The Life And Times Of An NCAA Softball Player: Introduction

    Meet Kayla Lombardo, a senior third baseman for Fordham and a Division I student-athlete with a story to tell. Follow her 2015 season journey as espnW highlights the good, the bad and the ugly of today's college athletics.

    Feb 24 12:46 PM ET | By Kayla Lombardo

  • BU nudges Northeastern in OT, wins Beanpot

    Matt Grzelcyk scored a power-play goal 51 seconds into overtime to give Boston University a 4-3 victory over Northeastern in the 63rd Beanpot final.

    Feb 24 2:01 AM ET

  • Big Ten considering ineligibility for freshmen

    The Big Ten is seeking feedback from its members about the possibility of making freshmen athletes ineligible for competition as they adjust to college life.

    Feb 20 1:32 PM ET | By Adam Rittenberg

  • Texas St. baseball coach (cancer) takes leave

    Texas State baseball coach Ty Harrington says he is taking a temporary leave of absence from the team while getting treatment for rectal cancer.

    Feb 19 8:38 PM ET

  • Wichita St. won't appeal ruling; ex-coach will

    Wichita State won't appeal an NCAA ruling that vacates its baseball wins in the 2012 and 2013 seasons, but the school's former coach says he's challenging it on his own.

    Feb 18 7:49 PM ET

  • Big 12 sets policy for dealing with concussions

    The Big 12 has announced its conference-wide policy for the diagnosis of concussions and managing the care of all student-athletes.

    Feb 18 3:35 PM ET

  • WVU gets probation for recruiting violations

    The NCAA has placed West Virginia's athletic department on two years' probation for recruiting violations involving illegal text messages and phone calls in 14 sports.

    Feb 18 2:38 PM ET

  • espnW Softball Player Of The Week: UCF's Shelby Turnier

    She doesn't play in a power conference and is only 5-foot-5, but UCF ace Shelby Turnier showed how big her talent is as she shut down Missouri, Minnesota and South Carolina to earn our weekly honor.

    Feb 18 11:38 AM ET | By Graham Hays