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Real Madrid win Champions League as brilliant Bale sinks Liverpool

Real Madrid win Champions League as brilliant Bale sinks Liverpool

It was an epic night, filled with so many different storylines, and unfortunately for Liverpool’s accident-prone goalkeeper, Loris Karius, his part in the story will be remembered just as long as Gareth Bale’s incredible bicycle kick or the sight of Mohamed Salah’s tears. Bale’s overhead volley, only two minutes after coming on as a second-half […]

Former IU football coach Bill Mallory, 82, dies

Former IU football coach Bill Mallory, 82, dies

Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Buy Photo Indiana head coach Bill Mallory is carried off the field after beating Purdue in West Lafayette in 1996.(Photo: Steve Hebert/IndyStar)Buy Photo BLOOMINGTON – Bill Mallory, IU’s winningest all-time football coach and one of the most-beloved figures in Indiana athletics history, died Friday. He was 82. […]

Douglas' football team plays first game since school shooting. Here's what happened

Douglas' football team plays first game since school shooting. Here's what happened

There’s been a handful of moments over the past three months when Willis May hasn’t been able to hold back the tears, when the pain and sadness over what happened at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine’s Day has overwhelmed the veteran football coach. The day his players served as pallbearers at the funeral […]

Kentucky football: Safety Marcus Walker arrested on drug charges

Kentucky football: Safety Marcus Walker arrested on drug charges

Kentucky safety Marcus Walker was arrested Thursday in Lexington on multiple drug charges, according to the Lexington Police Department. The school is aware of the situation and is in the process of gathering more information, a UK spokeswoman said. The charges include buying/possessing drug paraphernalia, trafficking in marijuana and trafficking in a controlled substance. Walker, […]

Canzano: Buying in with more than words on Oregon State football

Canzano: Buying in with more than words on Oregon State football

I bought in. Two season tickets. Lower level at Reser Stadium next football season. Not as a journalist. Not as a fan. Maybe as a sucker, we’ll find out. What’s certain is that I’m the proud owner of a pair of Oregon State tickets for next football season. And I purchased them knowing I’ll probably end up […]

Ex-Michigan State football player Mumphery sues MSU over sex assault expulsion

Ex-Michigan State football player Mumphery sues MSU over sex assault expulsion

CLOSE Three Michigan State basketball players raped a student in 2015, one week after the Final Four loss to Duke, and the university coerced the woman not to report it to authorities, according to a federal lawsuit. Detroit Free Press Buy Photo Keith Mumphery played at Michigan State from 2011-14.(Photo: Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free […]

Manchester United and football need a break from each other

Manchester United and football need a break from each other

Before Saturday’s FA Cup final against Chelsea, the Manchester United world was briefly at peace in northwest London as fans packed pubs in the sun and sang songs about going to Wembley. Ahead of Monday’s 10th anniversary, they talked of the 2008 European Cup win in Moscow, of epic journeys to Russia undertaken with the […]

Notebook: KU football's leaders aim to change program's culture

Notebook: KU football's leaders aim to change program's culture

The Ring of Honor inside David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium highlights the names of past KU football greats, evoking memories of better times for the program. In the past year, 2008 Orange Bowl champions Aqib Talib and Anthony Collins became permanent references to bygone glory within the venue, as did 1992 Aloha Bowl champ Gilbert […]

Photos: A look back at LSU football superstar Billy Cannon, who died Sunday at age 80

Photos: A look back at LSU football superstar Billy Cannon, who died Sunday at age 80

Billy Cannon, the most acclaimed athlete Louisiana has ever produced and the central figure on LSU’s 1958 national championship football team, died Sunday at the age of 80. He was a two-time All-American and the 1959 Heisman Trophy winner. Mugshot of Billy Cannon Sr. (2) Quarterback Warren Rabb, left, and halfback Billy Cannon helped lead […]

Steven M. Sipple: Ex-Huskers envision vibrant letterwinners' club — for football only

Steven M. Sipple: Ex-Huskers envision vibrant letterwinners' club — for football only

Steve Glenn wraps his arms around the “Frost effect.” Gives it a big ol’ bear hug. If you happen to engage Glenn in discussion about Scott Frost, the first-year Nebraska football coach, Glenn’s passion for the program becomes glaringly apparent. “I think what Frost did is bring our culture in alignment again,” said the former […]