| Oct 6, 2012
Last weekend was a football carnival with jugglers, clowns, cotton candy, flamethrowers and sword swallowers.
My favorite act was "The Bearded Bevo."
It was fun in a nonthreatening, do-or-die way. Who besides Nick Saban didn't like West Virginia and...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:54 PM
The Texans made second-year defensive end J.J. Watt a captain this week. This was after the media pronounced him defensive player of the year about a month ago. And after defensive coordinator Wade Phillips put him in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in...
| Nov 18, 2012
Saturday is the reason they play the regular season all the way to the end.
Just when you think you know everything, you know nothing.
Kansas State was No. 1 in the Bowl Championship Series standings but now it's not.
Oregon was No. 2 but now it's...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 8:50 PM
Things have taken a bombshell Baylor turn since we last convened, but don't worry, this is nothing the eight-team playoff in 2014 won't solve.
What … it's only a four-team playoff?
In that case, the selection committee replacing the BCS...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 7:50 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — On a golf cart long ago after Notre Dame football practice, when Lou Holtz could be at his philosophical best, the coach wistfully recalled the time adversity reinforced what Holtz considered his career destiny.
| Nov 8, 2012
November is "Nervous Wreck Month" on the College Channel as highly stressed coaches contemplate the trap doors and trip wires that can turn a sensational season sour.
The difference between college football and the pros is that the New York Giants can be...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 9:10 PM
Top-ranked Alabama's stunning-if-you-say-so home defeat Saturday narrowed the national-scope scenarios but also raised the gun barrels of anxiety — especially in South Bend.
The idea that Notre Dame could ever be left out of anything seems...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 10:24 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — By the time Alabama amassed 529 yards and annihilated Notre Dame 42-14 Monday night to win the Bowl Championship Series title game at Sun Life Stadium, everything had eluded linebacker Manti Te'o's grasp but the truth.
| Nov 19, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Bill O'Brien is among the 16 semifinalists for the Maxwell Club's college football coach-of-the-year award. Here's the list of nominees. Dave Doeren, Northern Illinois Sonny Dykes, Louisiana Tech Darrell Hazell, Kent State Brian Kelly, Notre Dame Chip...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Michigan at Notre Dame 2012 A rare night game in South Bend, Ind., has the No. 18 Michigan Wolverines (2-1) visiting the No. 11 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (3-0) on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 7:30pm ET on NBC. Notre Dame has only hosted eight prime-time games,...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Notre Dame radio analyst Allen Pinkett suspended...