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  • It'll take a great college football Saturday to top a very good Friday

    OK, Saturday, take your best shot, because the Friday after Thanksgiving set a high bar. It started with Western Kentucky handing Marshall its first defeat by a basketball score of 67-66. The Hilltoppers won in overtime when they gambled on, and...
  • Eight would be great for Steve Sarkisian and USC against Notre Dame

    Steve Sarkisian is aware of the label. He heard it often enough during his five seasons at Washington when his teams struggled to reach the eight-win plateau. Seven-win Sark. Asked this week if it bothered him, USC's first-year coach said, "Not at...
  • Pac-12 is benefiting the most from craziness of new playoff system

    A wise man wrote last July, "The BCS was a torture chamber to the Pac-12 and the league should rejoice its death." Wait, that was me! The first playoff season is off to a beautiful-mess start, with the 12-person selection committee trying to white-...
  • An eight-team College Football Playoff would level playing fields

    An eight-team College Football Playoff would level playing fields
    The College Football Playoff is a 12-year arrangement still three weeks from naming its first four-team field, and people are already calling for change. Four, it seems, might not be enough. And no, that sentiment does not come from the caffeine-...
  • It's UCLA vs. USC, but really it's all about the Bruins

    It's UCLA vs. USC, but really it's all about the Bruins
    With all the subtlety of a Jim Mora stare or a Steve Sarkisian chest bump, the crosstown rivalry narratives are upon us. One team is trying to overcome its demons. One team is trying to fulfill its potential. One team is fighting to find its niche in...
  • Temple coach Matt Rhule on UCF game: Last year not a factor for us

    Temple coach Matt Rhule on UCF game: Last year not a factor for us
    Just say the phrase, "the catch" and nearly everyone in the state of Florida knows that refers to J.J. Worton's amazing one-handed touchdown reception to beat Temple 39-36 on the road last year. UCF players admit that was a game they should have lost...
  • Denver Broncos release John Boyett after arrest for drunken incident

    John Boyett was released by the Denver Broncos on Thursday after he was arrested for allegedly assaulting a taxi driver, then attempting to hide from police by covering himself in mulch. Boyett, 24, a Woodland native and former Napa High School and...
  • Former Orlando-area star Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, family savor his time in NFL

    Former Orlando-area star Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, family savor his time in NFL
    As Ha Ha Clinton-Dix emerged from the tunnel at Miami's Sun Life Stadium following his best ever performance as an NFL rookie, a throng of Green Bay Packers fans awaited beyond the security barriers. They screamed his name, held out pens for...
  • Fond, and not-so-fond, remembrances of college football's poll system

    A few days from now, eyes will be fixed on the first top-25 list released by the College Football Playoff selection committee. Those rankings, due for release Tuesday, will be the only ones that matter. So we thought this might be a good time to pay...
  • College Football Playoff committee to release top 25 on Tuesday

    Michael Kelly put it succinctly: "There's a new ranking in town." Kelly, the former chairman of the Jacksonville host committee for Super Bowl XXXIX and now the chief operating officer of the College Football Playoff, seems as excited as any fan for the...
  • 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...