College Sports Archive

  • Voepel: Draft day marks new start for top prospects

    Over the past decade, the No. 1 picks in the WNBA draft have all paid off. On Monday, either Stanford's Chiney Ogwumike or Baylor's Odyssey Sims will get a chance to continue that legacy.

    Apr 13 | By Mechelle Voepel

  • espnW's mock draft: WNBA draft first round

    Connecticut will be on the clock first in Monday's WNBA draft. Will Stanford's Chiney Ogwumike or Baylor's Odyssey Sims end up on top of the draft board?

    Apr 14 11:36 AM ET

  • UConn title teams honored with joint parade

    Huge crowds turned out for a downtown Hartford victory parade and rally celebrating the national championships won by the University of Connecticut men's and women's basketball teams.

    Apr 13 11:41 PM ET

  • Albright: Gostisbehere leads Union

    Union's only NHL draftee, Shayne Gostisbehere led Union on an improbable run to the national championship, David Albright writes.

    Apr 12 11:30 PM ET | By David Albright

  • Mikulak wins 7th individual gymnastics title

    Michigan's Sam Mikulak tied a record with his seventh individual NCAA gymnastics title, winning the parallel bars Saturday night.

    Apr 13 2:42 AM ET

  • Union beats Minnesota for first hockey title

    Union College won its first NCAA hockey title Saturday night, scoring three times in a 1:54 span in the first period in a 7-4 victory over Minnesota on Saturday night.

    Apr 13 12:42 AM ET

  • Albright: Gophers must leave semi win behind

    After all the late-night excitement that came with Minnesota's last-second win against North Dakota in its semifinal, the Gophers must come back down to earth in time to focus on Union in Saturday's championship game.

    Apr 11 3:00 PM ET | By David Albright

  • BC's Gaudreau named Hobey Baker winner

    Boston College forward Johnny Gaudreau won the Hobey Baker Award on Friday night as the top Division I college hockey player, and signed with the Calgary Flames.

    Apr 12 2:36 AM ET

  • Stanford's Ogwumike wins Wooden Award

    Chiney Ogwumike of Stanford has won the John R. Wooden Award as college basketball's female player of the year.

    Apr 12 12:14 AM ET

  • Missouri failed to follow law in investigating rape

    High-ranking Missouri officials were required to report to authorities their knowledge of rape allegations involving Tiger football players and failed to do so on multiple occasions long before ESPN disclosed evidence about the possible crime.

    Apr 11 9:06 PM ET | By Tom Farrey

  • UConn fans win again with burrito bonanza

    A group of burrito franchisees gave away close to $500,000 in business as part of a promotion that rewarded fans of the University of Connecticut Huskies basketball teams.

    Apr 11 3:13 PM ET | By Darren Rovell

  • Gophers into title game with last-second goal

    Justin Holl and the Minnesota Golden Gophers cut it about as close as possible after waiting all season to renew their long rivalry with North Dakota.

    Apr 11 9:12 AM ET

  • Albright: BC's fate decided in 5 minutes

    A five-minute penalty late in the game should've been Boston College's chance to overtake Union, but instead the Dutchmen took advantage and will play for the national championship.

    Apr 10 11:16 PM ET | By David Albright

  • Union ousts BC to reach Frozen Four finale

    Daniel Ciampini and tiny Union College are thriving on college hockey's biggest stage.

    Apr 11 12:15 AM ET

  • Buzz That Was: Welcome to the costume party

    Buzz That Was: Playing Dress-Up

    Caroline Wozniacki as a pink-haired putting wiz. Lindsey Vonn as a bespectacled ski-resort employee. Reds first baseman Joey Votto as a Mountie. It's the midweek athletes' costume party.

    Apr 10 12:03 PM ET | By D'Arcy Maine

  • 18-year vet Mitchell out as Marquette coach

    Marquette says women's basketball coach Terri Mitchell will not return next season.

    Apr 10 10:42 AM ET

  • Hays: North Texas' Brooke Foster plays for son

    It's more than a game for North Texas shortstop Brooke Foster: She plays softball so she can earn a degree and support her 4-year-old son, Layton.

    Apr 10 9:41 AM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Voepel: UConn title embodies the Geno way

    No matter the opponent, no matter the stage, no matter the names of his players, Geno Auriemma keeps yielding the same result: NCAA titles. And UConn's road to a record ninth championship was no different.

    Apr 8 | By Mechelle Voepel

  • Hays: Oregon's turn at No. 1 in softball power rankings

    In a wide-open season, Oregon rode its deep lineup to a series win over previous No. 1 UCLA and became the latest team to grab the top spot in the espnW power rankings.

    Apr 9 3:14 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Buzz That Was: On Cloud Nine in Nashville and beyond

    Buzz That Was: On Cloud Nine

    Geno Auriemma shed tears, Stefanie Dolson shouted out to the president and students hit the streets (again) following Connecticut's historic win over Notre Dame in the NCAA women's basketball championship game.

    Apr 9 10:31 AM ET | By D'Arcy Maine

  • UConn celebration continues with title sweep

    UConn forward DeAndre Daniels got a chance to storm the court at Gampel Pavilion as a fan Tuesday night, joining thousands of other UConn students in celebrating the school's dual national basketball titles.

    Apr 9 8:54 AM ET

  • Stollings: 'Cupboard not bare' at Minnesota

    New coaches at major conference programs often inherit struggling or talent-deficient teams.

    Apr 9 8:52 AM ET

  • Voepel: Mosqueda-Lewis turns around season in tourney

    What was a star-crossed season for UConn junior forward Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis turned into a starring role in the NCAA tournament.

    Apr 8 | By Mechelle Voepel

  • Hays: UConn's Stewart delivers again in NCAA title game

    For the second consecutive season, nobody played bigger on women's college basketball's biggest stage than sophomore Breanna Stewart.

    Apr 8 | By Graham Hays

  • Smith: Perfect season a perfect ending for UConn seniors Dolson, Hartley

    UConn's perfect season also marked the perfect ending for All-American seniors Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley, who will leave the program after winning back-to-back national titles.

    Apr 8 | By Michelle Smith