| Dec 11, 2014
| 6:09 AM
While most football fans were focused on which teams would get into the new College Football Playoff, the players themselves said they didn’t pay any attention to all of the hype surrounding the new four-team playoff system.
| Dec 4, 2014
| 4:27 PM
If Nebraska was looking for the coaching antithesis of bad-boy Bo Pelini, boy, did they get their man.
In a move that shocked everyone from Corvallis to Council Bluffs, Nebraska on Thursday pried Mike Riley away from Oregon State.
Pelini averaged nine...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 2:44 PM
When the University of Maryland committed to joining the Big Ten Conference, media pundits speculated that Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank played a key role behind the scenes.
Two years later, Plank wants to set the record straight.
"These decisions were...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Five things to watch this week in college football:
1: Notre Dame at Florida State is this year's best top-10 matchup not involving schools from the SEC West. The No. 5 Irish seem to be replaying the 2012 season as they survive one close game after...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Jay Paterno has been doing consulting work and has written one book and is in the midst of another.
It's been nearly three years since he coached a football game.
He believes that will change soon enough.
Getting his second book completed (It's a...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Acknowledging that college football's new four-team playoff could someday inch toward a larger basketball-style tournament, we finish our 'Super 16' countdown, with No. 1 Oregon:
The race for championships, trophies and recruits will continue unabated,...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 5:50 AM
Steamy conditions prompted the University of Virginia to issue heat advisories to fans prior to the Cavaliers' first two football games this season. And if spectators were at risk, well, you can just imagine the challenges that confronted players...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Each week during the college football season, national analyst Chris Dufresne will burn a timeout to answer questions and exchange opinions. You can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes.
It seemed to...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 8:59 PM
Time to round up the usual Pac-12 Conference suspects as well as those who may be suspect.
Arizona enters conference play ranked No. 1 in the nation, taking its familiar role as Pac-12 behemoth.
UCLA has old-school tradition and was the 2013 regular-...
| Sep 5, 2013
Fashionistas can rate Oregon's myriad uniforms. Architectural Digest can critique the Ducks' opulent and excessive — take a bow, Nike — football support complex. Analysts can dissect the program's warp-speed, no-huddle offense.
| Sep 5, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Boo Williams has never strolled the Basketball Hall of Fame, never re-lived and absorbed the history of a game —Naismith’s peach baskets, Kareem’s sky hooks, Jordan’s aerial shows — that’s defined his life since...