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  • CBS' Gary Danielson: Playoff committee got it right, but did TCU and Baylor a disservice

    Despite all of the second-guessing, Gary Danielson believes the College Football Playoff selection committee got it right when it came to its choices for the top four teams. However, the veteran college football analyst for CBS Sports wasn’t...
  • ODU gains football foothold during its first year in Conference USA

    ODU gains football foothold during its first year in Conference USA
    Old Dominion broke even in its first season at college football's highest level, a step down from the young program's customary success, but a better result than many forecast. The Monarchs' 6-6 record was the product of a dynamic offense, an...
  • 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....
  • NFL trade deadline: Mark Barron to Rams, Jonathan Casillas to Patriots

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made two trades at the NFL deadline Tuesday, sending safety Mark Barron to the St. Louis Rams and linebacker Jonathan Casillas to the New England Patriots, according to multiple reports. For Barron, the seventh overall pick in...
  • Mississippi State leads the first College Football Playoff rankings

    College football's new four-team playoff was supposed to give other schools a chance to compete with the Southeastern Conference, which won seven of the last eight titles in the Bowl Championship Series. It didn't look that way Tuesday when the SEC West...
  • Big Ten fares poorly in first playoff rankings

    When Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany finally gave his blessing to a playoff, it was a nod to hyperventilating college football fans and a thumbs-up to extra TV money. Another benefit: Given that the SEC champion was practically guaranteed to advance...
  • In a new era of rankings, Mississippi State is at the top

    Tuesday's release of the College Football Playoff rankings will not impede our pursuit to generate the most reputable ranking produced in less than an hour every Wednesday afternoon. We have outlasted the 16-year Bowl Championship Series rankings,...
  • College Football Playoff: Somehow, Ole Miss wins for losing

    Until this week there was no question about the greatest defeat in the history of Mississippi football. It is etched in Rebels lore: Oct. 4, 1969. That was the night Ole Miss quarterback Archie Manning was magnificent in a 33-32 loss to Alabama at...
  • Southeastern Conference has a nightmare of a day

    Southeastern Conference has a nightmare of a day
    The Southeastern Conference had a bad day … wait, is it even legal to type those words? The nation’s loudest football congregation was riding high Tuesday when it put three schools in the top four of the first College Football Playoff...
  • Pac-12 football is halfway to ... what?

    The halfway point of a brand new season, with a brand new system, has prompted plenty of questions. We'll start in the Pac-12 Conference with Stanford and ask: •What if Dr. Condoleezza Rice's favorite team knew how to close out games?...
  • Getting inside the college football playoff system

    Getting inside the college football playoff system
    All I can say after spending a day in Texas portraying USC Athletic Director Pat Haden is: "Fight on! We [retroactively] did it!" Exhuming positive USC news from 2008 was not in the plan upon being granted a one-day membership on the College Football...