UCLA Has Its First New Basketball Coach In 11 Years: The Architect Of…

Steve Alford, a well-known name in basketball since he was a coach's favorite on the Hoosiers teams of the mid-80s, has signed on to replace Ben Howland at UCLA. As pointed out in Andy Katz's report, Alford's new contract with UCLA means breaking an almost equally new contract with New Mexico, where Alford had been… » 3/30/13 1:45pm 3/30/13 1:45pm

Brian Urlacher Congratulates The Texans On Picking Off Jay Cutler:…

Houston 13, Chicago 6: It was wet and miserable tonight at Soldier Field, and the score reflected it. The game wasn't altogether boring—the Bears had a chance to tie or win on their last possession—but they did not. Six turnovers later (four the Bears, two for the Texans) and what this game will be remembered for, if… » 11/11/12 11:45pm 11/11/12 11:45pm

Michael Phelps, America's Laziest Olympian, Barely Qualifies For…

We were this close (seven-hundredths of a second-close) to missing a Phelps-Lochte face-off. This guy just can't get motivated. After deciding to saunter his way through the London Olympics, participating in only seven events and not the eight he dominated in Beijing, Phelps almost wound up competing in only six.… » 7/28/12 9:30am 7/28/12 9:30am