| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Boise State (1-1) at Connecticut (1-1)
9 a.m., ESPN2
Had things worked out as planned — but do they ever? — this would have been a major league Big East game between schools that have played in the Fiesta Bowl since 2005.
| Sep 13, 2014
Thank you, Gov. Chris Christie. By lifting the ban on sports wagering at New Jersey casinos and racetracks, you have made this column a must-read for the fine folks of your state.
Indiana (minus 7.5) at Bowling Green: You know times are tough when you...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 2:09 PM
As most of us know, strength of schedule is going to be an important factor considered by members of the new selection committee as they move forward in selecting the teams to qualify for the new College Football Playoff.
That means wins against...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Acknowledging that college football's new four-team playoff could someday inch toward a larger basketball-style tournament, we continue our Super 16 countdown, with No. 10 Baylor:
The 13-person selection committee might want to start keeping a file on...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:20 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Stephen Morris threw two first-quarter touchdown passes, and Miami took advantage of Florida turnovers during four red-zone opportunities on the way to knocking off the 12th-ranked Gators, 21-16, on Saturday.
Duke Johnson added...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Only the very best teams in college basketball have advanced to the NCAA tournament's round of 16.
Take Dayton versus Stanford in the South Regional … please.
Dayton finished fifth in the Atlantic 10 Conference and absorbed a 26-point loss this...
| 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...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Doubters and haters. That's how Mack Brown described the critics who have been howling for the head of the 16-year Texas football coach.
"The only way to shut them up is to win," Brown said in a television interview last week. "You shut them up, they're...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 11:02 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Bill Belton ran for a 2-yard touchdown in the fourth overtime to lift Penn State past No. 18 Michigan 43-40 in maybe the biggest win in Coach Bill O'Brien's two seasons with the Nittany Lions.
Penn State's Christian Hackenberg...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. The Times’ national college football writer handicaps what’s worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday’s menu of games:
No. 3 Ohio State (9-0) at...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 3:02 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Although Shabazz Napier's achievement — leading UConn in scoring, assists and rebounding — is unique and impressive, it's not ideal.
Coach Kevin Ollie is not shy about reminding his big men that rebounding should be...