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  • Oregon 45, Stanford 16

    The Sports Xchange By Steve Mims, The Sports Xchange Oregon 45, Stanford 16 EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon had its national title hopes dashed by Stanford in each of the past two seasons, but not this time. Quarterback Marcus Mariota ran for two touchdowns...
  • Mariota totals 4 TDs as Oregon routs Stanford

    Mariota totals 4 TDs as Oregon routs Stanford EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon found the answer to its Stanford problem. After having their national title hopes dashed by Stanford in each of the past two seasons, the fifth-ranked Ducks blew away the Cardinal 45-...
  • 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...
  • Mississippi State leads the first College Football Playoff rankings

    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...
  • 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...
  • Preview: Florida State at Louisville

    One year after averaging a margin of victory of 39.5 points en route to a national title, No. 2 Florida State has proven it also can handle itself in tighter contests. The Seminoles, who hope to extend their winning streak to 24 games on Thursday at...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • College Football Playoff ready to put weight behind its playoff projections

    Starting this week, the College Football Playoff projections come with teeth. Members of the selection committee seeding this year's four-team playoff bracket meet Monday and Tuesday in Grapevine. After Tuesday's session, the first set of weekly CFP...
  • First College Football Playoff poll is sure to bring controversy

    The first College Football Playoff poll is set for Tuesday, and like every ranking, it will carry no practical meaning. But it will be analyzed like the Zapruder film, complete with irrational conspiracy theories. Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen,...