Posts Tagged College sports

Self-help book has more teams riding ‘Energy Bus’

In this Aug. 25, 2014 photo, provided by the University of Cincinnati, Jon Gordon, author of the book “The Energy Bus: Ten Rules To Fuel Your Life, Work And Team With Positive Energy” speaks to Cincinnati student athletes in Cincinnati. The book’s popularity among coaches has surprised its author, Gordon, who says he didn’t have sports in mind when he wrote it. Now he’s regularly speaking to teams and exchanging text messages with coaches. (AP Photo/University of Cincinnati)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — On some practice fields across the country, one of the worst things a football player can be called sounds like something out of a young-adult novel or a television show on The CW.

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No. 14 South Carolina needs focus against Vandy

South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier, right, talks with tight end Jerell Adams (89) during the second half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Steve Spurrier figures he’s got an equally difficult task getting No. 14 South Carolina ready for Vanderbilt as he did last week for Georgia.

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Kaaya quickly emerges as a Miami leader

FILE- In this Sept. 6, 2014, file photo, Miami quarterback Brad Kaaya watches from the sideline during the second half of an NCAA football game against Florida A&M in Miami Gardens, Fla. Kaaya was walking through the Miami campus earlier this week, totally unbothered and unnoticed as he strolled around Lake Osceola. Call it a rare moment of solitude for the Hurricanes' quarterback, who has been thrust into the fire as a freshman starter and is now getting ready for No. 24 Nebraska on Saturday night. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Brad Kaaya was taking a midday walk around Lake Osceola on the Miami campus one day this week, fiddling with his phone and perfectly blending in with other students.

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UW wideout basks in the silence of first touchdown

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Tanner Gentry’s milestone was greeted with sweet, deafening silence.

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Olsen leaves Miami after DUI arrest

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Kevin Olsen is no longer a Miami student.

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