Has Coach O begun his turnaround?

Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer Close College football reporter Joined ESPN.com in 2007 Graduate of the University of Tennessee Follow on Twitter BATON ROUGE, La. -- The roar from Tiger Stadium had long since subsided, but Cornelia Orgeron sat in the north end zone still soaking it all in. Just inside the tunnel to her left, her son, LSU coach Ed Orgeron, was soaked in sweat and emotion as he sat before a packed news conference, breaking down the biggest win of his full-time head-coaching career. Orgeron was his usual, colorful self with the booming baritone voice and thick Cajun accent. But leave it to Mom to put into proper perspective what these past few weeks have been like on the Bayou

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Football Polls - Week 8 (Oct 15 - 21)
  • AP Poll
  • 1. Alabama
  • 2. Penn State
  • 3. Georgia
  • 4. TCU
  • 5. Wisconsin
  • 6. Ohio State
  • 7. Clemson
  • 8. Miami (FL)
  • 9. Oklahoma
  • 10. Oklahoma State
  • Coaches Poll
  • 1. Alabama
  • 2. Penn State
  • 3. Georgia
  • 4. TCU
  • 5. Wisconsin
  • 6. Ohio State
  • 7. Miami (FL)
  • 8. Clemson
  • 9. Oklahoma
  • 10. USC

Pitino reiterates stance on scandal: 'No knowledge'

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Follow on Twitter Former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino reiterated Wednesday that he had "no knowledge" of an alleged payment from

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Kneeling and shady dealing in sports

—Two stories have yanked the world of American sports onto front pages (and to the top of online news feeds). In recent weeks some players in the National Football League (NFL) have knelt during the pregame playing of the national anthem to highlight what they see as racial injustice in society. Meanwhile

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Patrick Ewing reveals game plan for Georgetown rebuild

In 15 years as an NBA assistant, Patrick Ewing never considered returning to college basketball. Ewing spoke with former Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy and Stan Van Gundy, as well as Hornets coach Steve Clifford and Dan Majerle, among many others.

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Scout's Take: 5-star SG Luguentz Dort commits to Arizona State

Luguentz Dort, an ESPN.com five-star prospect, announced his verbal commitment to Arizona State during a midnight madness celebration at the Athlete Institute Fieldhouse on Wednesday. Here's a look at what he'll bring to Tempe.

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#KU50: 23 Mark Randall

Mark Randall missed out on the 1988 national title, but did lead Kansas to the Final Four in 1991, where they lost to Duke. Randall's main legacy, though, will probably be scoring. A lot. As a freshman he averaged just 4 points per game, but then averaged 16, 13, and 15 ppg over his last three years

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Men's Basketball Polls - Final (Apr 4)
  • AP Poll
  • 1. Villanova
  • 2. Gonzaga
  • 3. Kansas
  • 4. Arizona
  • 5. Kentucky
  • 6. North Carolina
  • 7. Duke
  • 8. UCLA
  • 9. Oregon
  • 10. Louisville
  • Coaches Poll
  • 1. North Carolina
  • 2. Gonzaga
  • 3. Oregon
  • 4. Kansas
  • 5. Kentucky
  • 6. South Carolina
  • 7. Arizona
  • 8. Villanova
  • 9. UCLA
  • 10. Florida

Pitino reiterates stance on scandal: 'No knowledge'

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Follow on Twitter Former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino reiterated Wednesday that he had "no knowledge" of an alleged payment from

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Kneeling and shady dealing in sports

—Two stories have yanked the world of American sports onto front pages (and to the top of online news feeds). In recent weeks some players in the National Football League (NFL) have knelt during the pregame playing of the national anthem to highlight what they see as racial injustice in society. Meanwhile

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Patrick Ewing reveals game plan for Georgetown rebuild

In 15 years as an NBA assistant, Patrick Ewing never considered returning to college basketball. Ewing spoke with former Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy and Stan Van Gundy, as well as Hornets coach Steve Clifford and Dan Majerle, among many others.

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Scout's Take: 5-star SG Luguentz Dort commits to Arizona State

Luguentz Dort, an ESPN.com five-star prospect, announced his verbal commitment to Arizona State during a midnight madness celebration at the Athlete Institute Fieldhouse on Wednesday. Here's a look at what he'll bring to Tempe.

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