College Sports Archive

  • Utah makes 12: Pac-10 gains newest member

    The University of Utah has accepted an invitation to join Pac-10, conference officials said Thursday.

    Jun 22 10:01 AM ET

  • Women's soccer to spend more time on-campus

    The NCAA has approved a plan that will put more first- and second-round games of the women's Division I soccer tournament on campus sites.

    Jun 18 3:47 PM ET

  • Iowa softball coach calls it quits after 31 years

    Iowa coach Gayle Blevins, the second-winningest softball coach in NCAA Division I history, is calling it quits after 31 seasons.

    Jun 17 6:51 PM ET

  • Panel to colleges: Spend less, graduate more

    A panel of college sports reformers wants to limit participation in NCAA championships to schools where at least 50 percent of the team's athletes are on track to graduate.

    Jun 17 5:44 PM ET

  • Hays: Looking ahead to the 2011 softball season

    It's never too early to start thinking about the next college softball season. From player of the year candidates to the teams to beat, here's a very early look at 2011.

    Jun 14 | By Graham Hays

  • Source: Pac-10 poised to invite 6 Big 12 teams

    With Nebraska apparently headed to the Big Ten, the Pac-10 is poised to become the Pac-16. Colorado already has received an invitation, while five other invitations will be extended to Texas, Texas A&M, OU, OK State and Texas Tech, according to a source.

    Jun 10 10:52 AM ET | By Ted Miller

  • Kansas' status placed in hands of Big 12 rivals

    All of a sudden, Kansas' status as a major player in college athletics has been placed in the hands of Nebraska and -- humiliation of humiliations -- archrival Missouri.

    Jun 10 1:16 AM ET

  • Source: Nebraska leaning toward Big Ten move

    University of Missouri curators appear poised to discuss the school's possible interest in joining an expanded Big Ten Conference. But any inquiring reporters need not bother asking about a move that could trigger a seismic shift in college sports.

    Jun 9 11:41 AM ET

  • UCLA slams Arizona for 11th NCAA softball title

    Andrea Harrison hit a grand slam, Megan Langenfeld homered for the third time in two games and UCLA put on a record-setting offensive show to beat Arizona 15-9 Tuesday night and win its 11th Women's College World Series title.

    Jun 9 2:44 AM ET

  • 2010 NCAA softball tourney: Schedule and results

    The complete 2010 NCAA softball tournament schedule and results

    Jun 5 | By ESPN.com

  • Hays: Langenfeld's home run gives UCLA Game 1 win

    If UCLA and Arizona were newcomers to the Women's College World Series final, they might be in awe of the Game 1 classic won by the Bruins 6-5 in eight innings. But both teams are too experienced to get caught up in the moment. There's still Game 2 to play.

    Jun 8 | By Graham Hays

  • UCLA stuns Zona in NCAA softball finals opener

    Megan Langenfeld hit a game-ending homer in the eighth inning to give UCLA a 6-5 victory over Arizona in the opener of the Women's College World Series finals on Monday night.

    Jun 8 2:57 AM ET

  • Hays: Pac-10 reigns supreme at WCWS final

    This Women's College World Series has shown how much the game has changed. But with a UCLA-Arizona final, it's also proven that the more things change, the more they stay the same.

    Jun 7 | By Graham Hays

  • Terps' McFadden is women's lax player of year

    Caitlyn McFadden of NCAA champion Maryland has won the Honda Sports Award as the nation's top college women's lacrosse player.

    Jun 7 4:57 PM ET

  • Report: Huskers, Mizzou given Big 12 deadline

    The Big 12 has drawn a line in the sand for Nebraska and Missouri, according to a report.

    Jun 7 2:02 PM ET

  • UCLA set to meet Arizona in NCAA softball finals

    Samantha Camuso crushed a three-run home run and B.B. Bates had a two-run shot as UCLA continued slugging its way through the Women's College World Series with a 5-2 win against Georgia.

    Jun 6 11:07 PM ET

  • WCWS: What we learned on Day 4

    Jun 6 | By Graham Hays

  • Hays: Method to Bulldogs' madness

    Georgia's playing style may rub neutral fans the wrong way, but the Bulldogs have a method to their madness.

    Jun 6 | By Graham Hays

  • Lawrie, defending champ Washington bounced

    Brittany Schutte homered twice and Kelsey Bruder also went deep to back a six-hit shutout by Stephanie Brombacher as Florida eliminated Missouri from the Women's College World Series with a 5-0 victory Saturday.

    Jun 6 12:47 AM ET

  • WCWS: What we learned on Day 3

    Jun 5 8:59 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • WCWS: What we learned on Day 2

    Jun 5 5:01 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Hays: Tennessee playing for today

    Tennessee was thought to be a year or two away. Its performance in this season's WCWS is showing the future is now.

    Jun 4 | By Graham Hays

  • Harrison's 3rd homer propels UCLA past Hawaii

    Andrea Harrison tied a record with her third home run at the Women's College World Series, Samantha Camuso and Julie Burney also homered and UCLA outslugged Hawaii 5-2 on Friday night to advance in the winners' bracket.

    Jun 5 1:10 AM ET

  • UCLA sets runs mark in opening WCWS victory

    Traci Yoshikawa hit a two-run home run in the seventh inning and Alexandra Aguirre also homered as Hawaii beat Missouri 3-2 in the opening game of the Women's College World Series.

    Jun 4 3:07 AM ET

  • Zona's Candrea rips umps for illegal pitch calls

    Eight-time national championship coach Mike Candrea blasted Women's College World Series umpires on Thursday night after Arizona's starting pitcher was called for eight illegal pitches in three-plus innings, including two that forced in runs.

    Jun 4 1:23 AM ET