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BALTIMORE -- The University of Akron's romp to the NCAA men's soccer national championship was just the first chapter in the legacy for coach Caleb Porter's 2010 squad. With a record seven players taken in the MLS SuperDraft on Thursday, the 2010 Zips could potentially supply the strongest haul of talent by one college program in a single draft.

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10 offbeat college essay topicsupdated: Thu Nov 19 2009 10:25:00

As high school seniors across the country are hard at work polishing their college applications, let's take a look at some of the stranger questions those wacky admissions officers have asked. Andy Staples: Looking back at projected first-round picks through eyes of college recruitniksupdated: Tue Apr 21 2009 15:14:00

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"Metabolism" is the name of the bodily system that converts food calories to energy needed to perform various tasks, like pumping oxygen to muscles during a long walk. Many variables contribute to your metabolism, including heredity, gender and age. But you can quicken yours; here's how. Seth Davis: Syracuse's weapons, Arizona's runupdated: Mon Mar 23 2009 02:04:00 caught up with Seth Davis, who's serving as a CBS studio analyst during the tournament, to get his impressions of Sunday's first-round action. Aaron Curry: 2009 NFL Draft Diary, Entry No. 4updated: Wed Mar 18 2009 14:08:00

As a walkup to the NFL draft on April 25, writer Ted Keith has arranged to get diary entries from Aaron Curry, an All-America linebacker at Wake Forest who is projected to go high in the first round. You can read his first entry here, his second entry here and his third entry here. Seth Davis: Bracket disappointments, early favorites and sleepers to watchupdated: Mon Mar 16 2009 11:05:00 caught up with Seth Davis, who's serving as a CBS studio analyst during the tournament, to get his impressions of the bracket. Andy Glockner: UConn, Louisville, UNC, Pitt projected as the No. 1 seedsupdated: Sun Mar 15 2009 13:28:00

With the bracket announcement only hours away away,'s Andy Glockner projects the field. Andy Glockner: Latest Bubble Watch updateupdated: Sun Mar 15 2009 10:47:00

Well, we're here. Almost. There's still that sticky "Mississippi State hijacking a bid" problem looming for the final few teams in the bracket, but a Tennessee win in the SEC final should finalize the picture below. Bill Trocchi: Backs to the wall, Terrapins and Hokies live to fight another dayupdated: Thu Mar 12 2009 23:24:00

ATLANTA -- Dave Odom was sitting at courtside, enjoying his first ACC Tournament since leaving Wake Forest after a 12-year run in 2001. He was watching his friend and former foe from Maryland work the sidelines, and he said, "No one is better with his back against the wall than Gary Williams." Andy Glockner: Latest Bubble Watch updateupdated: Thu Mar 12 2009 16:20:00

On Wednesday, coach Keno Davis was pushing the position that Providence (19-13, 10-8; RPI: 71; SOS: 60) didn't have to beat Louisville to get an at-large. That was unlikely to begin with, but even Davis probably realizes that an 18-point loss to the Cardinals doesn't even qualify as a moral victory for consideration. The defeat leaves the Friars just 2-8 against the RPI Top 50 and 6-13 against the Top 100. As bubble peers like Minnesota (21-9, 9-9, RPI: 41; SOS: 41) continue to advance in other tournaments, it looks like the NIT for Provy. Aaron Curry: 2009 NFL Draft Diary, Entry No. 3updated: Fri Feb 27 2009 14:18:00

As a walkup to the NFL draft on April 25, writer Ted Keith has arranged to get diary entries from Aaron Curry, an All-America linebacker at Wake Forest who is projected to go high in the first round. You can read his first entry here and his second entry here. Aaron Curry: 2009 NFL Draft Diary, Entry No. 2updated: Thu Feb 19 2009 13:49:00

As a walkup to the NFL draft on April 25, writer Ted Keith has arranged to get diary entries from Aaron Curry, an All-America linebacker at Wake Forest who is projected to go high in the first round. In them, Curry will talk about his preparation for the combine, his workouts for NFL teams and his hopes and fears leading to and including draft day. You can read his first entry here. Luke Winn: What we've learned in the first halfupdated: Sun Feb 15 2009 22:26:00

Now that we're halfway through the conference season, here's a look at the top 10 lessons we've learned so far: Seth Davis: Ten things to watch for in the second half of the seasonupdated: Thu Feb 05 2009 11:18:00

1. Will anyone beat UConn again? The Huskies, whose only loss was on Dec. 29 against Georgetown, officially established themselves as TTTB (The Team To Beat) with their pasting of Louisville this week. Of their final five regular season games, they have two games against Pittsburgh and a road date at Marquette. Seth Davis: Behind Duke's loss and more in the latest mailbagupdated: Thu Jan 29 2009 12:46:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- The University of Connecticut should consider itself forewarned: This number one stuff ain't all it's cracked up to be. Luke Winn: The prized fighter that has helped make Wake Forest a contenderupdated: Wed Jan 28 2009 14:35:00

James Johnson last entered the cage on May 13, 2006. Since then the Wake Forest sophomore has competed exclusively on a basketball court, but just pose the question -- "When you were a fighter... " -- and he's visibly offended by the verb tense. He slides forward in his seat at the Demon Deacons' practice facility. "I'm not done fighting," he says, throwing a few air jabs while exhaling sharply for effect. "I think about fighting all the time." His last fight seems as fresh in his mind as the previous night's 92-89 home court upset of North Carolina, an outcome that had fans storming the court and, for one week anyway, made Wake Forest the No. 1 team in the nation. Aaron Curry: 2009 NFL Draft Diary, Entry No. 1updated: Fri Jan 23 2009 10:00:00

As a walkup to the NFL draft on April 25, writer Ted Keith has arranged to get diary entries from Aaron Curry, an All-America linebacker at Wake Forest who is projected to go high in the first round. In them he'll talk about his preparation for the combine, his workouts for NFL teams and his hopes and fears leading to and including draft day. Soccer America: Who did what, and well, at the '09 MLS SuperDraftupdated: Mon Jan 19 2009 15:30:00

The MLS SuperDraft annually reveals games within the game, moves that may interlock or interfere with others, perhaps logically, perhaps not. Seth Davis: Teague's growth puts Wake Forest in good hands, more hoop thoughtsupdated: Tue Jan 13 2009 17:13:00

During the summer of 2006, Dino Gaudio, who was then an assistant coach at Wake Forest, watched Jeff Teague, a point guard from Indianapolis, play AAU ball more than a dozen times. On the occasions when Gaudio's boss, Skip Prosser, wasn't with him, he would call Gaudio to ask how the prospect performed.'s college football writers adjust their selectionsupdated: Thu Oct 16 2008 16:51:00

After providing their original forecasts back in August,'s college football writers Stewart Mandel, Andy Staples, Cory McCartney, Luke Winn, Arash Markazi, Bill Trocchi and Gennaro Filice regroup at the halfway point and offer their predictions for the rest of the season.

More colleges move toward optional SATsupdated: Fri May 30 2008 11:33:00

Jen Wang of Short Hills, New Jersey, took her first SAT when she was in sixth grade, long before she would start filling out college applications. Wake Forest Drops SAT Requirementupdated: Tue May 27 2008 10:00:00

Wake Forest University will no longer require applicants to take the SAT and ACT exams, boosting a movement to lessen the importance of standardized tests in college admissions Stewart Mandel: Loss doesn't keep Duke from No. 1 seedupdated: Tue Feb 19 2008 08:27:00

I reluctantly confess that last week's first bracket of the season was a little ... off. I'm blaming it on rustiness. I made a few errors in judgment, which I came to regret, primarily failing to give Tennessee a No. 1 seed and giving Arizona far too high a seed. Bowl Breakdown: Meineke Car Careupdated: Fri Dec 28 2007 13:34:00's Cory McCartney analyzes the matchups. Kevin Armstrong: Deacons recruiting class forms bond in coach's deathupdated: Mon Nov 19 2007 13:08:00

For Anjirlic Aminu, the mother of highly recruited Norcross (Ga.) forward Al- Farouq Aminu, the cutthroat, win-at-all costs nature of the recruiting game had finally reached laughable proportions last July. An early look at NFL draft prospects on the moveupdated: Tue Sep 04 2007 05:47:00

Appalachian State's upset victory over Michigan notwithstanding, most of last weekend's games looked like scrimmages between varsity and JV squads rather than competitive NCAA teams. Yet, there were a number of outstanding performances by NFL prospects that must be mentioned. Luke Winn: Top recruits sticking with Wake after Prosser's deathupdated: Mon Aug 06 2007 00:00:00

More than a thousand mourners were on the campus of Wake Forest Tuesday for the funeral of Skip Prosser, whose legacy, above all, will be the example he set for fellow coaches to be not merely basketball men but well-read, well-spoken and well-meaning men, too. All 11 of his fellow ACC coaches were there on the last day of the summer recruiting period, as were legions of fans and former players. The 56-year-old Prosser was remembered, albeit less so, for tangible things too: elevating Xavier to powerhouse status in the Atlantic 10, or winning a league title with the Demon Deacons in 2003, or inspiring the tie-dyed army that filled Wake's student section, or shepherding players such as Josh Howard and Chris Paul into the NBA. Seth Davis: College hoops loses gem in Prosserupdated: Thu Jul 26 2007 21:07:00

When I heard the shocking news that Wake Forest coach Skip Prosser had died of a heart attack on campus Thursday morning, for some reason my mind flashed back to the day I spent at Wake two years ago previewing the Deacs for SI's college hoops issue. It was one of those perfect North Carolina fall afternoons, and Skip and I were headed out to lunch. As we walked to his car, Prosser said hello to a pack of students who were passing by. Kevin Armstrong: Wake makes big Georgia splashupdated: Fri Jul 13 2007 00:30:00

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. -- Virginia Tech's Seth Greenberg was walking down a hallway in the Riverview Park Activities Center on Thursday evening when he spotted Wake Forest's Skip Prosser a few paces ahead. Unable to catch up by foot, Greenberg chose to shout a question at Prosser, who less than 18 hours earlier had received verbal commitments from two top-20 recruits in the class of 2008. ACC schedule rankingsupdated: Thu Jun 21 2007 06:04:00

Based on the arrival of offensive coordinator Jimbo Fisher, other changes to the offensive staff and the return of 15 starters, Florida State expects to be significantly improved. Big 12 schedule rankingsupdated: Thu Jun 21 2007 04:21:00

A few years ago Big 12 Commissioner Kevin Weiberg urged league schools to upgrade their nonconference football schedules, which were typically infested with mid-majors and dotted with Division I-AA teams. The 10 Spot: March, 20, 2007updated: Tue Mar 20 2007 09:41:00

1. No room at the inn: Maybe there's one reason that's been overlooked to explain the dearth of big first-round upsets in this year's tournament -- a lousy breakfast buffet. According to the Washington Post, the NCAA assigns teams to hotels based on their seedings. The top-seeded teams get the best digs, typically downtown Marriotts, while lower-seeded squads might end up at an airport Holiday Inn or a rundown "historic" hotel. I wish I'd known that, say, Butler was finally loving life in a luxury hotel as a No. 5 seed rather than its usual No. 11 or 12 before I picked them to lose against Maryland. Maybe the scouting reports should include the thread count of the sheets at the team's hotel. Devil of a teamupdated: Mon Feb 12 2007 10:16:00

There's no question now. Duke is the best team in the nation. The Blue Devils have taken on a slew of contenders and have come out on top every time. After knocking off rival North Carolina last Thursday and Wake Forest on Sunday, they stand alone atop the ACC standings. As the only unbeaten team remaining, Duke also keeps its spot at the top of our rankings. Orange squeezeupdated: Tue Jan 02 2007 13:05:00

Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe is either a realist or a man who enjoys playing the role of coy Cinderella. On New Year's Day, in his last news conference before facing Louisville's high-powered attack in the Orange Bowl, he said, "You'd just like to see yourself heading into the fourth quarter with a chance."

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