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  • Chris Dufresne's final regular-season football rankings

    Chris Dufresne's final regular-season football rankings
    Of the top two teams in the final regular-season ranking, one almost got left out of the preseason rating and the other didn't win a Southeastern Conference game last season. Who said picking champions was easy? Rankman's preseason top two, Stanford and...
  • USC's Ed Orgeron has done well so far, but can he keep it up?

    USC's Ed Orgeron has done well so far, but can he keep it up?
    Halfway through your story today I got a sick feeling and tossed the sports section into the couch. What exactly would a "big name" coach do for SC that Ed Orgeron can't do, recruit? Paul Hovsepian Hope you're feeling better and thanks, really, for...
  • Las Vegas Bowl: USC looks to end topsy-turvy season on an upswing

    Las Vegas Bowl: USC looks to end topsy-turvy season on an upswing
    LAS VEGAS — They played under or met four USC head coaches in less than three months. They shed tears of elation in a frenzied victory celebration after beating Stanford at the Coliseum, tears of sorrow on the steps of the McKay Center as a...
  • Terry Donahue sees a UCLA team ready for prime time

    Terry Donahue sees a UCLA team ready for prime time
    The last coach to lead UCLA to victory in the Rose Bowl game — or any significant bowl contest, for that matter — still refers to the Bruins as “we” out of habit and affection. Terry Donahue’s heart is still with UCLA, and...
  • Ed Orgeron is ready for his leading role as USC's interim coach

    Ed Orgeron is ready for his leading role as USC's interim coach
    Ed Orgeron tried to be Pete Carroll. When he left USC to become Mississippi's head coach in 2005, Orgeron said he attempted "to do everything we did here with Coach Carroll." It did not go as planned. "Some of them worked and some of them did not,"...
  • Plantation's Ryan Shazier reflects on 'crazy' journey back to South Florida

    Plantation's Ryan Shazier reflects on 'crazy' journey back to South Florida
    Ask Ohio State linebacker and South Florida native Ryan Shazier to summarize his college career, and you'll be met with a laugh. Coming out of Plantation High, Shazier planned on one day playing for coach Urban Meyer in a BCS game. He's excited for that...
  • UCLA vs. Colorado: How they match up

    UCLA vs. Colorado: How they match up
    UCLA plays Colorado at the Rose Bowl on Saturday. Get out the abacus. The Buffaloes have given up 50 or more points in six of 13 Pac-12 games the last two seasons. Staff writer Chris Foster examines the story lines: Heal thy self UCLA is coming off...
  • Biggest loser in Miami's NCAA football sanctions case? It's USC, again

    Biggest loser in Miami's NCAA football sanctions case? It's USC, again
    The NCAA has made it clear it isn't giving football scholarships back to USC, or presenting Matt Barkley with an honorary Rose Bowl participation plaque. Being the NCAA means never having to say you're sorry. The governing body of college athletics...
  • UCF is 17.5-point underdog in Fiesta Bowl

    UCF is 17.5-point underdog in Fiesta Bowl
    It appears sportsbooks have little respect for UCF. Many casinos and offshore sportsbooks haven’t yet announced betting lines for bowl games, but at least one has established UCF as a 17.5-point underdog against Baylor in the Fiesta Bowl....
  • Bruins' reaction to first BCS standings: 12th isn't so bad

    Bruins' reaction to first BCS standings: 12th isn't so bad
    The first Bowl Championship Series standings, announced Sunday, could have been a big moment for UCLA players — except for that 24-10 loss to Stanford on Saturday. UCLA was 12th in the BCS standings. Stanford was sixth. That might have been...
  • Devin Fuller gives UCLA a much-needed breakaway ability at receiver

    Devin Fuller gives UCLA a much-needed breakaway ability at receiver
    This was something new for UCLA, a receiver racing down field and a long pass going to him. Devin Fuller, who hauled in a 76-yard touchdown pass against Colorado, could feel a difference on the sideline. Fans who booed after the Bruins failed to get a...