Sports: College

Jun. 19, 2014 @ 08:01 PM

Top NBA prospect Embiid has foot fracture

Kansas center Joel Embiid is scheduled to have surgery Friday to repair a stress fracture in his right foot, a stunning development that could affect the top choices in next week's NBA draft.


Jun. 19, 2014 @ 01:19 AM

Hinojosa homer holds up in Texas' 1-0 win over Irvine

Texas accounted for a couple of firsts at this year's College World Series — as in first home run and first shutout.


Jun. 18, 2014 @ 09:04 AM

Virginia tops TCU in 15

It took 15 innings, but Nate Irving and Daniel Pinero finally got the job done for Virginia.


Jun. 17, 2014 @ 02:31 AM

Texas ousts Louisville with 4-1 victory

A workmanlike victory over Louisville has Texas coach Augie Garrido confident his Longhorns are in the right frame of mind to make a deep run at the College World Series.


Jun. 16, 2014 @ 01:23 AM

Virginia edges Ole Miss 2-1 on hit in ninth

With one swing of the bat, Mike Papi delivered a victory for Virginia in its College World Series opener and kept a sensational pitching performance from potentially going to waste.


Jun. 15, 2014 @ 12:31 AM

Irvine rides three-run eighth to 3-1 win over Texas

With the wind blowing in at 35 mph at cavernous TD Ameritrade Park, UC Irvine's Taylor Sparks hit the longest ball all day. It barely reached the warning track.


Jun. 13, 2014 @ 02:27 AM

Ex-UNC star DeShields to join Lady Vols

Former North Carolina guard Diamond DeShields is transferring to Tennessee, joining the school where her mother starred in a different sport.


Jun. 12, 2014 @ 01:07 AM

Former Alabama player goes from "The Catch" to courtroom

Tyrone Prothro made a play so spectacular it's known in Alabama as "The Catch," immortalized both in photos and an advertising campaign by automaker Pontiac.


Jun. 10, 2014 @ 11:20 PM

Former Kerr-Vance standout signs with Diamondbacks

When the draft includes 40 rounds and more than a thousand picks, waiting by the phone for news of your selection may not be the best course of action.

Tyler Bolton passed the time by enjoying a Luke Bryan concert. There, last Saturday evening in Raleigh, the East Carolina junior pitcher got a call from an Arizona Diamondbacks scout, who told him he would soon be selected.


Jun. 10, 2014 @ 12:28 AM

Cavaliers book trip to College World Series

Virginia's Josh Sborz last started a month ago, and when he walked two Maryland hitters in the first inning of the deciding game of the Charlottesville Regional it looked like the decision to put the sophomore back on the mound might backfire.