| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Of the top two teams in the final regular-season ranking, one almost got left out of the preseason rating and the other didn't win a Southeastern Conference game last season. Who said picking champions was easy? Rankman's preseason top two, Stanford and...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:29 AM
In the wee hours after a game in which it had been finally and completely transformed into something else, something small and embarrassing and even irrelevant, the USC football program has finally been slapped with some sense.
Pat Haden has fired...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 4:50 PM
ATHENS, Ga. -- Aaron Murray threw for 408 yards and three touchdowns, ran for another score, and led No. 9 Georgia to a 45-21 victory over pesky North Texas on Saturday.
Murray overcame an early interception in the end zone, hooking up with freshman...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 5:51 PM
Lane Kiffin was never the long-term solution for USC football.
He was an eleventh-hour poker play in 2010 by former athletic director Mike Garrett, a desperate short-term move to save a program from the NCAA sanctions that were about to be handed down...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 10:20 PM
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Nick Marshall accounted for four scores and No. 24 Auburn battered Johnny Manziel in a 45-41 win over No. 7 Texas A&M on Saturday.
Tre Mason's 5-yard score with less than two minutes to play was first ruled down at the 1, but...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 11:11 PM
First, the good news for USC football fans.
The offense looked better.
The Trojans gained 527 yards, running for 247 as both Tre Madden and Justin Davis reached triple digits.
Yet, USC was still routed, 62-41, by Arizona State Saturday night at...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:47 PM
UCLA finally broke its jinx in the state of Utah with a hard-fought 34-27 win over the University of Utah at Rice-Eccles Stadium.
Was it easy?
Well, um, no.
UCLA had a 10-point lead and nearly blew it.
It came down to one last play and one last...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:10 PM
Are we having fun yet? The answer for the USC football team, playing its first game under interim coach Ed Orgeron Thursday night, was a resounding “yes.”
Orgeron vowed to inject some more life, emotion and creativity into a program that had...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 11:14 PM
Arizona State 74, UC Irvine 61
TEMPE, Ariz. — Junior Will Davis and 7-foot-6 freshman Mamadou Ndiaye recorded double-doubles for the visiting Anteaters in the nonconference game on Saturday.
Davis made seven of nine field-goal...
| Dec 31, 2013
EL PASO, Texas — From the sombrero he wore to the practices he ran, Frank Beamer has enjoyed everything about Sun Bowl week. His Virginia Tech team prepared well , embraced locals' endearing hospitality and avoided the myriad trouble lurking in...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Welcome to week 4 of the college football season, or as it’s also known, Snoozefest ’13. This week’s schedule is more disappointing than the final season of “Dexter.” The biggest game of the week is Notre Dame vs....