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  • Bianchi: ESPN, Oregon owe FSU an apology

    Bianchi: ESPN, Oregon owe FSU an apology
    PASADENA, Calif. — Running off at the typewriter … Believe me, I get it that Florida State is not well-liked and the nation's sports fans gleefully celebrated about the Seminoles getting pummeled by Oregon in the Rose Bowl, but the piling...
  • UCLA misses its chance to rise in college football

    UCLA misses its chance to rise in college football
    It was a terrific/horrific proposition UCLA faced: Having so many hours to ponder its possible, lofty perch in college football's high chair. UCLA does not always ponder well, and has had issues with vertigo. By sunset, on a brutally hot Saturday, the...
  • FSU reclaims consensus No. 1 spot after wild college football weekend

    FSU reclaims consensus No. 1 spot after wild college football weekend
    FSU is the consensus No. 1 team in the country, according to the latest top 25 polls released Sunday after a wild college football weekend that saw a slew of ranked teams lose. The Seminoles returned to the top spot in the USA Today coaches' poll one...
  • After a wild college football weekend, let's all calm down

     After a wild college football weekend, let's all calm down
    The only thing more stunning than an incredible weekend of games, perhaps, was the stunning overreaction to them. We warned you that wild times were coming and that the polls were about to get poached and scrambled. It happened, just as predicted, yet...
  • USC beats out Alabama for 2008 playoff spot in mock selection

    USC beats out Alabama for 2008 playoff spot in mock selection
    If the first College Football Playoff does not work out for the Pac-12 Conference, well, it can always brag about what might have happened after the 2008 season. Media members from around the nation were invited to Dallas this week to participate in a...
  • SEC's West division has nation's (and pollsters') undivided attention

    SEC's West division has nation's (and pollsters') undivided attention
    The SEC West is truly remarkable. It is 90% dominance, which is to be admired, and 10% snake charmer. No man behind a curtain has worked levers more deftly. The Southeastern Conference's glamour division not only has five or six (or seven?) of the...
  • USC's 2004 team selected by AP as the best of the BCS era

    USC's 2004 team selected by AP as the best of the BCS era
    USC’s 2004 national championship team was the best of Bowl Championship Series era. That was the determination by a panel of 32 Associated Press top 25 voters -- some of the 60 who rank teams each week. The BCS era lasted from 1998 to 2013....
  • SEC commissioner Mike Slive to retire in 2015

      Mike Slive said this summer that he planned on continuing with his role as commissioner of the Southeastern Conference adding, “I’ll work until I’m not working.” The 74-year-old Slive has decided that the moment to stop...
  • SEC Commissioner Mike Slive set to retire in 2015

    SEC Commissioner Mike Slive set to retire in 2015
    Mike Slive became Southeastern Conference commissioner in 2002 promising to clean up the league's renegade reputation. He vowed to have all of its then-12 schools probation free within five years. He eventually delivered on that goal and then...
  • Slive sets retirement as SEC commissioner for 2015

    Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive will retire next year after leading the SEC since 2002. In an announcement Tuesday that Slive step aside on July 31, 2015, it was also revealed that he is beginning treatment for a recurrence of prostate...
  • For the military, Army-Navy game is a big chance to sell itself

    For the military, Army-Navy game is a big chance to sell itself
    At lunchtime Friday the Inner Harbor buzzed with martial activity — all of it carefully calibrated not just to whip up excitement for the Army-Navy game Saturday, but also to sell any youngsters nearby on the idea of a career in the military....