| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: I can understand why you don't read your own lousy newspaper, but USC is ranked No. 25 [by the Associated Press]. Don't worry, we will never accuse you of being a homer.
I realize it is old news, but your sports...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 6:45 PM
The end of this season means there's only a year left of the snaggle-toothed Bowl Championship Series, a cartel dreamed up by Satan that has been infuriating college football fans since 1998. We can't wait for the new four-team playoff starting in 2014...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 5:10 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Nick Saban and Brian Kelly dropped strong hints Saturday they would be coaching at Alabama and Notre Dame beyond Monday night's Bowl Championship Series title game.
It's understandable the men leading the top two college...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 5:26 PM
The exact timing of the Big East's imminent implosion is not particularly important.
One outlet reported the news would hit Thursday. Another outlet reported it would not.
The "big" news did not break, as it turned out, but it is breaking.
| Mar 25, 2013
My dream of a West Regional foursome of Wichita State, La Salle, Harvard and Iowa State came only half true.
Los Angeles fell two underdogs short from hitting for the Cinderella cycle.
The disappointment abated when, in Philadelphia, the hallucination...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Florida Gulf Coast is a hot story and, gee, that old La Salle played great, but all of that may not matter.
Forget Louisville, Indiana, Duke and Syracuse and save your talk about difference-maker guards Peyton Siva of Louisville, Miami's Shane Larkin,...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 9:40 PM
What an autograph-rush weekend it should be at the Northern Trust Open, with headliners such as Phil Mickelson, Bill Haas, Keegan Bradley, Adam Scott, Ernie Els, Sergio Garcia and Fred Couples all ... well, making the cut.
Never mind the top of the...
| Oct 1, 2012
We exit September with the understanding that Alabama, in football, is first and fundamentally foremost.
It's almost universal.
The Crimson Tide picked up all 60 first-place votes in Sunday's Associated Press poll and all but two in the USA Today...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 5:55 PM
The NCAA's plan to cripple Penn State as it humiliates innocent players could not be working out better.
The NCAA defeated Penn State, 17-16, on Saturday to improve its record to 2-0.
This week, the organization embedded in the University of Virginia....
| Sep 19, 2012
| 5:14 PM
USC can get back in the national hunt only if it adopts our 10-step self-help program.
The plan does not involve blending wheat grass with beets and carrot juice or walking over hot coals. It does require some post-Andrew luck, the boys catching a few...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 3:52 PM
No more deception
Absolutely. Especially after USC's Lane Kiffin made a fool of himself last week by suspending a beat writer for (correctly) reporting that a Trojans kicker had undergone surgery. Kiffin ignored his own...