| Nov 30, 2013
| 10:35 PM
Now that your heart rates have retreated to somewhere near normal, didn’t we tell you the Bowl Championship Series (almost) always works out?
Shoot, after days like Saturday, why are they even scrapping it for next season’s playoffs?
| Nov 20, 2013
| 11:16 AM
The Jameis Winston story took a potentially significant turn Wednesday when the Tampa Bay Times reported that a Tallahassee police detective allegedly warned an alleged sexual abuse victim that her life could "be made miserable" if she pursued charges...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 7:45 PM
LAS VEGAS — USC deserves something for completing the strangest 10-win season in the history of college football.
How about some credit?
In the old days 10 wins got you a wire-service trophy and your team picture in the media guide.
| Dec 27, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Stanford is thrilled to be in the Jan. 1 Rose Bowl and had another fantastic year under David Shaw.
The school won its second straight Pac 12 title, is making its fourth straight BCS bowl appearance and is playing a top-five opponent in Michigan State....
| Dec 28, 2013
| 4:05 PM
The Rose Bowl was born a year before the flight at Kitty Hawk and was still kicking last year as Endeavor crawled through the streets of Los Angeles on the way to its final resting spot.
Between the Rose's first bloom in 1902 and this year's 100th game,...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Does Stanford own the “been there” advantage?
This is the Cardinal’s second straight Rose Bowl trip and fourth consecutive BCS invitation.
Michigan State is playing in its first major bowl in the BCS era.
Trent Murphy, Stanford&...
| Nov 9, 2013
Hindsight is 20/20. Stanford "could" beat Oregon. Really went out on a limb. Shower yourself in Gatorade podcast.
I was asked in my weekly Monday podcast on latimes.com whether I would be shocked if Stanford beat Oregon. I said "no."...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:00 PM
It's too bad we can't junk the last year of the BCS and move right to the four-team playoff.
While it may not be contractually possible, the 13-members of the new selection committee are ready for the challenge.
The group met formally for the first...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Five things to watch this week in college football:
1. Fresno State's loss to San Jose State left Northern Illinois (12-0) as the only non-automatic qualifier school with a chance to snag a BCS bowl bid. Northern Illinois (12-0) must defeat Bowling...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Are you happy? Steve Sarkisian, the loser from the U DUB, the new head coach for USC? When the first loss comes, next year, the boos will ring darkly across the Coliseum.
"Ring darkly across the Coliseum." Did you steal that from a...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:34 PM
This just in: The man who gets paid to know is suddenly a know-nothing.
Blame it on the sinister Bowl Championship Series master plot to faucet-drip the suspense until the last Harris pollster is tracked down at a bar singing his college fight song on a...