College Sports

Wichita State President John Bardo Tweets Photo of Possible Shockers Football Helmet

The Wichita State Shockers have a rising basketball program and a powerhouse baseball program. Could football be next? (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
The Wichita State Shockers have a rising basketball program and a powerhouse baseball program. Could football be next? (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

The Wichita State Shockers haven’t had a football team since the school shut down the program in 1986. Could that be changing soon? A tweet...

  • Quarterback Baker Mayfield has the Oklahoma Sooners in the playoffs and in the running for the first national title since 2000. (Brett Deering/Getty Images)

    4 Reasons Oklahoma, Alabama Will Play for Title

    The College Football Playoffs don’t start until the end of December, but it’s never too early to predict the outcomes so here they are: Oklahoma... Read more

  • Running back Derrick Henry of the Alabama Crimson Tide set an SEC record with 1,986 rushing yards this season. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

    Why Derrick Henry Should (Narrowly) Win the Heisman

    The Heisman Trophy race has come down to three official finalists: Alabama’s Derrick Henry, Clemson’s Deshaun Watson, and Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey. But for all intents... Read more

  • Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide won the 2009 title game over Texas, yet they likely would have had to defeat another undefeated team that year if there were a four-team playoff in place. The question is which one. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

    The CFP Committee Won’t Always Have It This Easy

    Okay we can say it: The CFP committee had an easy time this year. Heading into Saturday, Dec. 5, there were only seven programs from... Read more

  • Mackensie Alexander and the Clemson Tigers simply need to beat North Carolina and they're a lock to make the playoffs. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

    Why 9 Teams (Including Florida) Have a Shot at the College Football Playoffs

    The four-team College Football Playoffs will officially be announced on Dec. 6, and though on the surface it looks like the Pac-12—with no unbeaten or... Read more

  • Derrick Henry of the Alabama Crimson Tide has four 200-yard games in his last six outings. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

    Projecting the Heisman Race

    The college football regular season is just a week away from finishing, and that means we’re even closer to the nation’s top individual prize—the Heisman... Read more

  • In this Sept. 12, 2015, file photo, former Michigan coach Lloyd Carr, far right, leads his grandsons T.J. and Tommy Carr, daughter-in-law Tammi Carr, and son Jason Carr, far left, holding his son Chad Carr, onto the Michigan Stadium field for the pregame coin toss, before an NCAA college football game against Oregon State in Ann Arbor, Mich. The 5-year-old grandson of former Michigan football coach Lloyd Carr has died more than a year after he was diagnosed with a rare, inoperable form of brain cancer. Chad Carr’s father, Jason Carr, says his son died Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, in the family’s Pittsfield Township home, where the boy had recently entered hospice care. (AP Photo/Tony Ding, File)

    Hundreds Turn out to Honor 5-Year-Old Chad Carr, Family

    SALINE, Mich.—Hundreds of people, including University of Michigan football players, attended a memorial service for the 5-year-old grandson of former coach Lloyd Carr. The family... Read more

  • Notre Dame forward Kathryn Westbeld (33) is defended by South Dakota State forward Ellie Thompson (45) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Brookings, S.D., Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

    High-Profile Mid-Major Home Games More Common With Women

    Connecticut’s visit to Chattanooga on Monday night exemplifies one of the major differences between women’s basketball and the men’s game — women’s mid-majors are much... Read more

  • Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney reacts in the closing minutes of an NCAA college football game against South Carolina Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. Clemson won 37-32. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)

    Swinney: No. 1 Clemson Won’t Be Awed by Title Game

    Bigger stakes, same attitude. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney knows his No. 1 Tigers are ready for the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game in Charlotte, North... Read more

  • Southern California interim head coach Clay Helton watches his players during practice for an NCAA college football game against UCLA, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    Interim Coach Helton Leads USC Into Pac-12 Title Game

    LOS ANGELES—Clay Helton appears wholly uninterested in spending even one minute of the next week publicly politicking for the full-time head coaching position at Southern... Read more

  • Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide and Les Miles of the LSU Tigers have won five national titles between them. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

    How Nick Saban’s Success Is to Blame for Les Miles’s Hot Seat

    According to numerous reports, Les Miles’s days as head coach at LSU are numbered—as in a number you can count on two hands. The Tigers... Read more

  • Five-star center Skal Labissiere (L) of the Kentucky Wildcats might be in the pros right now, if not for the NBA's minimum age requirement. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

    The Silliness That Is the NBA’s Age Minimum

    Tuesday night’s Champions Classic, an annual event featuring NCAA powerhouses Kentucky, Duke, Kansas, and Michigan State is usually college basketball’s most star-studded event of the... Read more

  • The Oregon Ducks lost to the Ohio State Buckeyes in last year's national championship game. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

    Why the College Football Playoffs Should Expand to 8 Teams

    First, let’s get this out of the way: The current four-team CFP is better than the previous BCS two-team version. That said, it could be... Read more

  • Wayne Gallman (L) and Clemson have yet to lose this year, though they nearly fell to Jalen Ramsey and Florida State. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

    4 Scenarios That Would Throw the CFP Selection Into Chaos

    There will be four happy teams on Dec. 6 when the College Football Playoff committee reveals its lucky postseason pairings in three weeks. Of course,... Read more

  • Marcus Paige (R) and the North Carolina Tar Heels should have a title-contending team this year. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

    College Basketball’s 5 Best Bets to Win the Title

    College basketball finally tips off this week and there are a couple of changes to know about for this season. For one thing, the shot... Read more

  • Oklahoma State routed TCU 49–29 yet haven't received much recognition from the CFP committee. (Brett Deering/Getty Images)

    Why the Big 12 Shouldn’t Be Worried About the CFP

    If you’re looking for controversy in the College Football Playoff rankings, you will always find it. With four spots for the five power conferences (plus... Read more

  • The undefeated Clemson Tigers are No. 1 in the initial CFP rankings this week, yet it guarantees them nothing for next week or the all-important final ranking in December. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

    Why the Initial CFP Rankings Aren’t Worth Releasing

    The College Football Playoff committee released its first rankings on Nov. 3 and they will come out with an updated list once a week until the... Read more

  • Top