Pac-12 Conference

Arizona picks Kevin Sumlin to end the silly season: Grading the coaching hires in the Pac-12

Let’s start with a quick assessment of Arizona’s move to hire Kevin Sumlin, which makes loads of sense on numerous levels — not the least of which, …

College & University

Quack Fix 1-16-18: Talking about... football?

With Arizona hiring Kevin Sumlin, Ken Goe looks at the Pac 12 coaching hires and discusses which hire was the best. Arizona definitely hired the …

Oregon Ducks

AP College Basketball Poll 2018: Complete Week 11 Rankings Released

Villanova kept rolling to stay No. 1, but there's a new No. 2 team in college basketball.<p>Virginia continued its ascent of the national rankings in the latest Associated Press poll, as the Cavaliers slotted in behind Villanova after West Virginia lost to Texas Tech and fell out of the No. 2 spot. …

College Basketball

My AP top-25 basketball ballot: Villanova remains No. 1, followed by Oklahoma; Arizona State tumbles; Texas Tech climbs

Highlights from the ballot …<p>Carnage was significant but not off-the-charts, with 11 ranked teams losing.<p>That group included No. 2 West Virginia and …

College Basketball

Texas A&M Football: 3 most important games of 2018

The goal at hand for a potential top 25 program in Texas A&M football is to reach the double-digit win mark and finish in the top half of the SEC …

College Football

Anigwe drops season-high 30, leading Cal to win over Washington State

A win is a win — pretty or ugly, blowout or buzzer-beater. No. 21 Cal women’s basketball (13-4, 4-2) wrapped up its weekend at home, 2-0, with a …

College Basketball

Julia Sarcona, lacrosse player for Northport and Colorado, dies in crash

Julia Sarcona loved the outdoors. It was common for her to take early morning hikes on the Chautauqua Trailhead in the Flatirons Mountains of …

Long Island

Hansen: Hiring of Kevin Sumlin long overdue for Arizona Wildcats, but a step in the right direction for racial equality

Kevin Sumlin was born in Alabama, eight miles from the Florida panhandle in the “colored” wing of a segregated hospital. That was 1964.<p>Five years …

College & University

Great news for Stanford: Love will return for senior year

Heisman Trophy runner-up Bryce Love has decided to return to Stanford for his final season of eligibility, putting the Cardinal in position to land at least a top-15 preseason ranking next fall.<p>His father, Chris, texted the news to The Chronicle early Tuesday morning: “Bryce will return for his …

College Football

UCLA Football Recruiting: Bruins Land a Pair Over Weekend

UCLA Bruins recruiting has been in a bit of a holding pattern for a week. This isn’t surprising. We just got through with most of the high school …

College & University

Colorado football adds big time 2019 quarterback commitment

The Buffaloes have a blueprint on building a class: start with the Colorado guys. For the past few years, this has paid off big time with early …

College & University

Philadelphia Eagles roundup: Dog masks sell out, Joshua Perkins

HOUSTON, TX - FEBRUARY 03: A trainer tapes the wrist of Josh Perkins<p>Who would have thought the Philadelphia Eagles would have started a …

NFL

Oklahoma basketball: OU puts No. 4 ranking on the line at K-State

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 08: Head coach Lon Kruger of the Oklahoma Sooners reacts to a lead over the USC Trojans after a timeout with Trae …

College Basketball

Pac-12 women's basketball: Beavers get much-needed bounce-back weekend

What a difference a week makes.<p>Last Sunday, the Oregon State women’s basketball team headed home from Los Angeles with back-to-back losses – the …

College Basketball

Cal men’s tennis starts in winning fashion in Tulsa

The Cal men’s tennis team is off to a strong start for the 2018 season after going 2-0 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, this past weekend against Bryant …

College Basketball

Film Study: Penn State dominates on both sides of the ball

The Washington Huskies capped off the 2017 season with a trip to the Fiesta Bowl to take on a deep and dangerous Penn State team. The Nittany Lions’ …

College Football

Arizona Basketball moves to No. 14, Bay Area Trip Up Next

TUCSON, AZ - DECEMBER 21: Rawle Alkins<p>Arizona Basketball is moving up the AP Top 25 chart and landed at No. 14 this week above ASU. The Wildcats take …

College Basketball

Freshmen extend strong start at Cal Winter Invitational

While temperatures and climate across the Bay Area came across as cold and gloomy over the holiday weekend, freshman Anna Bright was as hot as a …

Student Journalism

WATCH: Kevin Sumlin arrives in Tucson

Kevin Sumlin touched down in Tucson on Monday night, a day after being named the Arizona Wildcats’ new head football coach.<p>No, he did not fly in on …

Kevin Sumlin

Cal rugby overpowers UC rivals, sweeps weekend 240-7 at Dennis Storer Classic

It is unheard of in nearly every sport to outscore a batch of opponents 240-7 at a tournament — but for the Cal rugby team (4-0), which has a knack …

College Basketball

Passing of Keith Jackson, historic voice of UW rowing

Keith Jackson passing silenced the voice for virtually every sport in the US. But it was his commentator role of the UW rowers in 1958 which made …

Washington Huskies

Cal men’s basketball struggles mightily from field, falls 78-53 to Washington State

Watching a basketball team carried by freshmen can undoubtedly be exciting. Getting to see young players grow and improve is thrilling, and thinking …

College Basketball

Arizona moves up to No. 14 in AP Poll

The Arizona Wildcats have moved up three spots in the latest AP Poll after sweeping the Oregon schools.<p>Arizona is now ranked No. 14 which is two …

College Basketball

Rich Rodriguez shares classy statement after Sumlin hiring

Dec 27, 2017; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Arizona Wildcats head coach Rich Rodriguez reacts after a play against the Purdue Boilermakers during the first …

College Football

Florida recruiting: New cornerback options emerge for Gators

<i>Join us here on SEC Country for a daily recap of the latest Florida recruiting news, tales from the trail and perspective on what it all means for</i> …

College & University

Rich Rodriguez congratulates Kevin Sumlin, Arizona Wildcats football for hire

Former Arizona Wildcats football coach Rich Rodriguez congratulated the University of Arizona and new football coach Kevin Sumlin for Sumlin's hire …

College & University

Oakland Raiders 2018 NFL Draft: 5 tight ends to target

The Oakland Raiders may look to improve their tight end corps in the middle of the NFL Draft. Here are five tight ends the Silver and Black could …

NFL

Washington Football WR Brayden Dickey (Lenius) hopes to catch on elsewhere

GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 30: Head coach Chris Petersen of the Washington Huskies reacts during the second half of the Playstation Fiesta Bowl against …

College Football

Saturday Night Five: USC’s draft exodus, Arizona State’s reality, Riley’s chuckle, officiating woes and Keith Jackson, RIP

Insta-reaction to recent developments across the Pac-12 (delayed nine hours because of a personal commitment) …<p><i>1. And then there were two.</i><p>USC …

College Football

Aaron Feld and his glorious mustache set Oregon Ducks fans a

CFP National Championship presented by AT&T - Alabama v Georgia<p>Y'all got jokes? [?] [?] [?] [?] [?] pic.twitter.com/JyBJoJUbnD<p>-- Aaron Feld …

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