Mark Beech

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All Mark Beech Stories

Dec. 07, 2009


Still grieving over a teammate's death, UConn rallied with a pair of victories to become bowl-eligible

June 20, 2005


With Jennie Finch and a realistic financial plan, a women's professional league looks to go mainstream

Nov. 23, 2009

Safety First

Executing a conservative game plan, Terrelle Pryor led Ohio State to its fifth straight Big Ten title

Oct. 04, 2004

Born Leader

Inspired by his deaf parents and brother, quarterback Stefan LeFors is lifting Louisville to new heights

Aug. 17, 2009

Cruise Control

With four races left to make the Chase, the fiercely competitive Kyle Busch needs to focus on points, not wins

Aug. 21, 2006



Aug. 31, 2009

Fast Company

With an experienced defense led by cat-quick linebacker Greg Jones, Michigan State is a Big Ten dark horse

April 03, 2000

Kayak Pack

From Captain Yossarian to Corporal Klinger, Hollywood alwaysseems to send its military deserters to sea in rubber rafts thatinflate with the ...

Nov. 16, 2009

Wise Guy

With a relentlessly local recruiting approach, Al Golden has the Temple Owls bowl eligible for the first time since 1979

Sept. 21, 2009

Hello, Houston

The high-scoring Cougars entered the BCS conversation with a stunning victory at No. 5 Oklahoma State

Oct. 26, 2009

Highlight Show

Everyone likes what they see of Dion Lewis now. The overlooked Pitt freshman is the country's No. 3 rusher

Nov. 28, 2005

Coollege Football

Comeback Kid George O'Leary has turned around the program at Central Florida , putting the résumé fiasco at Notre Dame behind him ...

April 12, 2010

Rosy Outlook

A dominant performance in the Wood stamps Eskendereya as the favorite for the Kentucky Derby

Nov. 03, 2008

Going Nowhere

A lost weekend for front-runners Pitt and South Florida left the Big East with no team worthy of its BCS berth

May 09, 2005

The Anniversary Shuffle

Beloved in Chicago, the '85 Bears alumni have teamed up to cash in on the upcoming celebration of their NFL title

Sept. 21, 2009

Look Out Ahead

Jimmie Johnson is eyeing a historic four-peat, but he faces a field of former champs and proven race winners (including one very hungry, very fast old man). Here are five checkpoints to watch for as the most competitive Chase yet unfolds

Sept. 15, 2008

Live and in HD

The new spread offense at Penn State has an unconventional name—and so far, it has been close to unstoppable

Nov. 05, 2007

An Embarrassment of Riches

Tracks go empty, but check out horse racing's bottom line: It ain't hay