After coming out of nowhere to win the 2013-14 SEC regular-season race, Charlie Creme writes that South Carolina is the overwhelming conference favorite this season.
The additions of Maryland and Rutgers to the Big Ten will only make the conference deeper and more competitive, writes Charlie Creme as he previews the league race.
Despite an ordinary season so far, world No. 1 Serena Williams owns the Sony Open, Greg Garber writes.
With Serena Williams again absent, which player will deliver in the desert?
In a reversal of last season's league race, Penn State could be chasing Nebraska all season long in the Big Ten.
Tennessee, Kentucky and LSU are expected to dominate the SEC this season -- with all eyes on nearby Nashville and giving the league a Final Four team for the first time since 2008.
Finally healthy again after injuries sidelined two stars last year, coach Jeff Walz knows the Cardinals are capable of big things this season.
Reaching the Elite Eight in two of the past three seasons, Kentucky has established itself among the other echelon of women's basketball. This season, the Wildcats aim to go even further.
Seeking a sixth straight Final Four, Stanford will adopt an up-tempo attack led by Chiney Ogwumike and wait to see who else emerges.
Despite a No. 1 ranking, Victoria Azarenka will have a tough time winning the Madrid Open. Heck, she might not survive her quarter of the draw.
Kenya's Mary Keitany, who ran 2:19:19 to win the London Marathon in April, is the prohibitive favorite to win Sunday's New York City Marathon.
After a four-month hiatus, the women's title race restarts
No matter how much the Northwestern women's lacrosse team tries to put its four consecutive national titles in the past, it's hard not to associate the 2009 Wildcats with the word "repeat."
Allyson Felix has withdrawn from the 100 meters at the world track and field championships to concentrate on the 200, where she is the defending champion.
A preview of the women's events at the 2005 World Track and Field Championships, which begin Saturday in Helsinki.
Stanford gave the women's hoops world exactly what it needed. But how will the upset affect UConn? And which team might ultimately benefit the most?