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2009-09-24 13:41:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Sports, the exclusive national over-the-air broadcaster of Southeastern Conference home football games, will stream its entire 2009 SEC college football schedule live on CBS Sports Mobile through the CBS Sports: College application, which is available for iPhone and iPod Touch users. The SEC ON CBS continues this Saturday, Sept 26 (3:30-7:00 PM, ET) with Arkansas at No. 3-ranked Alabama. In addition to live streaming video from the entire 2009 SEC...

2009-09-20 13:32:50

Several players for top-ranked Florida have been hampered recently by the flu bug, the Gainesville (Fla.) Sun reported Sunday. Tight end Aaron Hernandez was in isolation the day before Saturday's key 23-13 SEC victory over Tennessee. Coach Urban Meyer told the newspaper that running back Jeff Demps had a 102-degree fever Saturday and had to be taken out of pre-game warm-ups because of the heat. Demps was able to play and scored a touchdown. Just to see Demps go out there and do that (says)...

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2009-08-03 15:48:56

Urban Meyer's status as an elite college coach was further cemented Monday with a contract extension from the Florida Gators worth a reported $24 million. The Orlando Sentinel reported the contract six-year extension is among the richest for Football Bowl Subdivision head coaches and makes Meyer, 45, the highest paid coach in the Southeastern Conference. My family and I are dedicated to Florida and are excited to be a Gator for another six years, Meyer said in a tweet on his Twitter page He...

2009-07-23 15:42:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 15, 2009 Spiderman S. Mulholland, Senior Forensic investigator and national consultant with US Building Consultants and US Building Laboratories Inc., met with Analytical Research Systems, Inc. (ARS, Inc.) and some of the top professionals at the University of Florida in Gainesville. In a series of meetings during the day Mulholland and Ara Mukian, CEO/Director of Engineering for ARS, Inc. met with Dr. Nancy J. Szabo, Assistant Research...

2009-06-03 12:17:43

The University of Georgia has reported six minor violations of rules governing collegiate athletics to the NCAA this year, documents indicate. Citing information obtained from UGA under open-records laws, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Wednesday that three of the six self-reported secondary violations involved the Georgia Bulldogs football program. The violations have since been resolved with the NCAA and Southeastern Conference. Eric Baumgartner, UGA's assistant athletics director...

2009-06-02 23:24:11

The Washington Huskies won their first NCAA women's softball title Tuesday by beating Florida 3-2 in Oklahoma City. Danielle Lawrie tied a Pac 10 record with her 42nd victory by limiting the top-ranked Gators (63-5) to two runs -- one earned -- on six hits with eight strikeouts. Washington (51-12) scored the winning run in the third inning when Morgan Stuart rapped a slow roller to the mound with the bases loaded. Florida pitcher Stacy Nelson charged the dribbler but bobbled the ball as Kimi...

2009-06-01 23:28:46

Danielle Lawrie pitched a two-hit shutout and Ashley Charters and Jenn Salling both had two RBI and two runs scored Monday in Washington's 8-0 win over Florida. The Huskies broke the game open with a four-run fourth inning and went on to take a 1-0 lead in the Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City. The third-seeded Huskies (50-12) can win the title with a victory in Game 2 Tuesday against the top-seeded Gators (63-4). Lawrie struck out 12 and walked three and Morgan Stuart drove in...

2009-05-12 14:15:00

HOUSTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Paul Bear Bryant Awards committee of the American Heart Association has announced that former University of Georgia Head Coach and Athletic Director, Vince Dooley has been named the 2010 recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award. Dooley will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Paul Bear Bryant College Football Coaching Awards Dinner Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010 at the Omni Houston Hotel. The award recognizes excellence in coaching on and...

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2009-04-03 11:49:01

University of Tennessee men's basketball Coach Bruce Pearl received a renegotiated six-year contract Friday after reports said Memphis might want to hire him. Interim President Jan Simek and Athletic Director Mike Hamilton made the announcement, saying details will be released later. I truly love my job and I want it to be clear that I'm not interested in any other job, Pearl said on Tennessee's Web site. I'm 100 percent committed to this school, this program and our student-athletes....

2009-03-27 20:19:54

Anthony Grant has decided to leave Virginia Commonwealth and become the basketball coach at Alabama, the Birmingham News reported Thursday. Grant led VCU to post-season appearances in each of the last two seasons. After putting together a championship season in the Colonial Athletic Association this year, his team fell in the first round of the NCAA Tournament to UCLA last week. Mark Gottfried resigned as Alabama's coach in January. Grant, 42, served as an assistant under Billy Donovan at...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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