| 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 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...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 8:13 AM
A few people have asked me where's Brent Musburger, who had been the lead voice of ESPN's college football coverage.
He is on the SEC Network, which is still part of the ESPN family.
Musburger is working the South Carolina game at Vanderbilt on...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping:
Eastern Michigan (1-2) at No.11 Michigan State (1-1)
9 a.m., Big Ten Network...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 10:47 AM
This weekend features a big dose of conference showdowns, along with a few interesting nonconference matchups.
Check out our super-sized top six college football games to watch this week:
No. 5 Auburn at No. 20 Kansas State
Thursday, 7:30 p.m....
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:57 PM
It's good to know there are still some things you can count on.
The USA Today coaches' poll, for example, remains a model of cockeyed consistency.
On Saturday, Virginia Tech improved to 2-0 with an impressive victory at Ohio State.
On Sunday, the...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 6:06 AM
The Lakers have been in discussions to acquire Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson for the seventh pick in next week’s draft, the Los Angeles Times has learned.
The deal would be part of a larger three-way trade that sends Minnesota All-Star...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 8:59 PM
Time to round up the usual Pac-12 Conference suspects as well as those who may be suspect.
Arizona enters conference play ranked No. 1 in the nation, taking its familiar role as Pac-12 behemoth.
UCLA has old-school tradition and was the 2013 regular-...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Another quarterback will be in the mix for Miami’s starting job this year.
The school announced on Sunday afternoon that former Kansas quarterback Jake Heaps has transferred to Miami. Because he is scheduled to graduate at the end of the month,...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 3:43 PM
COLLEGE PARK — As different as the gym rat and blue-chip star seemed on the surface, Mark Turgeon and Danny Manning had a lot in common when they became teammates and best friends playing for Larry Brown at Kansas in the 1980s.
"They've got the...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:24 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
What would be the local recruiting impact if James Franklin is hired by Penn State?