And Navy makes 12 (for AAC football)

It’s official now. As of today, the American Athletic Conference has 12 teams playing football. The United States Naval Academy became an official member on July 1 and with 12, the conference can have a championship football game on Dec. 5. Here’s the full press release from the conference, just making it official: Navy has […]

UConn’s Hamilton ready to keep rising

My latest story for Today’ posted earlier today. To take a look ahead to Daniel Hamilton’s sophomore season at UConn, click on this link. Enjoy.

UConn’s Cassell nearing return to court

STORRS, Conn. – The crutches that became part of Sam Cassell Jr.’s daily wardrobe last winter are gone. Friday evening at Gampel Pavilion, the junior guard was officiating a pickup game at Kevin Ollie’s basketball camp and a smile had returned to his face. But Cassell, sidelined Jan. 25 with a stress fracture in his […]

What’s next for undrafted Jayhawk Cliff Alexander?

Here is the link to my story on Today’ for Remember to follow me on Twitter. @Kendavis55.

KU’s Self: No “shock” Alexander went undrafted by NBA

Kansas coach Bill Self held a conference call with reporters late Thursday night after Kelly Oubre was drafted by the Washington Wizards and Cliff Alexander went undrafted. Here’s a sample of his comments on Alexander, the highly touted recruit who ended his freshman season at KU benched because of an invesitgation by the NCAA for […]

UConn hoops: From Boatright, to Gibbs and Adams

Happy NBA Draft day. UConn fans, I honestly don’t expect Ryan Boatright to be selected tonight but the second round is always full of surprises. Boat is a great person with a big heart and a motor for the game.  I hope he gets a chance, one way or the other. Teams may pass on […]

Taking a “Leap of Faith” with

Best I can tell, there are no more “great” days in sports journalism. But today was “pretty good” for this old scribe. For the first time in two years, my original content (fancy way of saying my work) has a steady and consistent home. I wrote my first piece today for Never heard of […]

Renewal of Georgetown series highlights UConn schedule

Games against Georgetown, Maryland, Ohio State  and Texas  - in addition to the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament – highlight the 2015-16 non-conference schedule announced by the UConn men’s basketball program on Tuesday. The Huskies have set a 13-game non-conference schedule. UConn’s 18-game American Athletic Conference schedule will be released a later date. The return of […]

Texas newspaper picks up my feature on The Big E

    The Cleburne (Texas) Times-Review ran my feature on Elissa Walker Campbell, host of the Big E Sports Show on Yahoo! Sports Radio.            

Father’s Day Card: A daughter recalls the power of praise

As a Father’s Day present to my readers, I offer this feature story on Elissa Walker Campbell, a rising star in sports talk radio. It’s the story of her career and her future, but it’s also a story of the inspiration her father gave her at a young age. It’s the bond we should celebrate […]