Insider: What winning football sectional titles mean for some local teams

Insider: What winning football sectional titles mean for some local teams

CLOSE Avon shocks Brownsburg with a shutout, wins sectional title. Zach Horrall, Special for IndyStar Buy Photo Avon High School sophomore Wallace Stovall Jr (13) celebrates a touchdown reception in the end zone during the first half of action. Avon High School hosted Brownsburg High School in an IHSAA varsity football Class 6A Sectional Championship […]

Paramus Catholic football stifled by Seton Hall Prep in state playoffs loss

Paramus Catholic football stifled by Seton Hall Prep in state playoffs loss

Paramus Catholic players prepare to take the field for a game against Hackensack.(Photo: Greg Tartaglia/NorthJersey.com) WEST ORANGE – Seton Hall Prep senior quarterback Aidan Gilman threw two touchdown passes and the Pirates shut out Paramus Catholic, 17-0, Saturday afternoon at the Kelly Athletic Complex. The victory sends the eighth-seeded Pirates into the Non-Public Group 4 […]

South Carolina football will face Akron to close 2018 regular season

South Carolina football will face Akron to close 2018 regular season

The South Carolina football team finally knows its final opponent of the regular season. But it was a bit of a surprise. The Gamecocks will host Akron in Williams-Brice Stadium on Dec. 1 the school announced Friday. The game replaces a September meeting with Marshall, which was canceled because of Hurricane Michael. Kickoff is at […]

S&P+ spread picks for every game in college football's Week 10

S&P+ spread picks for every game in college football's Week 10

Week 10 is by far the biggest of the 2018 college football season, and I’m not sure it’s close. Every conference has vital games, from Georgia Southern-ULM in the Sun Belt (both teams lead their divisions) to WVU-Texas in the Big 12 to the pair of headliner games in the SEC (Alabama-LSU and Georgia-Kentucky), and […]

Maryland fires football coach DJ Durkin after massive backlash over his reinstatement

Maryland fires football coach DJ Durkin after massive backlash over his reinstatement

CLOSE SportsPulse: Dan Wolken and Paul Myerberg discuss the College Football Playoff first ranking and what the committee got right and what they blanked on. USA TODAY Maryland coach DJ Durkin was fired on Wednesday.(Photo: Jesse Johnson, USA TODAY Sports) Maryland fired head football coach DJ Durkin on Wednesday, one day after his reinstatement. University president […]

Rutgers football player arrested on charges of attempted double-murder

Rutgers football player arrested on charges of attempted double-murder

Scarlet Knights Coach Chris Ash, center, had no immediate comment. (Corey Perrine/Getty Images) Des Bieler Sports reporter covering national topics, as well as supporting coverage of D.C.-area teams October 30 at 10:25 PM A Rutgers football player was arrested Tuesday on charges of attempted double-murder. Izaia Bullock, a junior linebacker, was dismissed from the program […]