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  • FSU, Alabama among those who face challenges on road to college football's Final Four

    FSU, Alabama among those who face challenges on road to college football's Final Four
    The path to the College Football Playoff is a winding road and there are still twists and turns that need to be maneuvered before we find out who will make the final four. Take a closer look at the 10 teams in the playoff picture and the potential...
  • Top-ranked Mississippi State prepares for its national close-up

    Top-ranked Mississippi State prepares for its national close-up
    Alabama has had so many big-program moments it's hard for the Crimson Tide to keep track. However, for Mississippi State this is it. Saturday is the most important day in the school's 115-year football history. It took years of planning, and crafty...
  • Thrilling season makes it tough to predict college football's playoffs

    Thrilling season makes it tough to predict college football's playoffs
    Notre Dame was the last program you thought would screw up a simple throw and catch. The Fighting Irish didn't invent the forward pass, but certainly modernized it during a 1913 game against Army. Gus Dorais and Knute Rockne practiced all summer while...
  • Mailbag: SEC is playing by its own set of rules

    Mailbag: SEC is playing by its own set of rules
    Each week during the college football season, national analyst Chris Dufresne will burn a timeout to answer questions and exchange opinions. You can email him at chris.dufresne@latimes.com and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes Unbuckling the...
  • The Prospector: First Academy long-snapper Kyle Crofoot is down to Florida, Auburn, South Carolina

    The Prospector: First Academy long-snapper Kyle Crofoot is down to Florida, Auburn, South Carolina
    Mommas don't let your babies grow up to be … anything but long snappers or holders. Of course, if that were the case, the world would no longer be in need of football special teams specialists like Kyle Crofoot and his four older brothers....
  • Spiders learn from last season's tournament disappointment

    Spiders learn from last season's tournament disappointment
    Last season was a landmark for the University of Richmond's basketball program. The Spiders matched the school record for wins, cracked the national polls for the first time in a generation and earned their highest NCAA tournament seed. Two hours in...
  • VCU's March eerily similar to George Mason's run to the Final Four in 2006

    VCU's March eerily similar to George Mason's run to the Final Four in 2006
    The parallels were clear Selection Sunday. Two weeks later, they're downright spooky. VCU 2011, George Mason 2006. Colonial Athletic Association teams receive controversial bids to the NCAA basketball tournament after losing in the conference clambake...
  • Spiders have no answers for Jayhawks' talent, depth

    Spiders have no answers for Jayhawks' talent, depth
    Richmond coach Chris Mooney called three timeouts during the first 15 minutes Friday. None curbed the bleeding. Indeed, no tourniquet was going to work during this NCAA Southwest Regional. Kansas' talent, size and depth were all that Mooney...
  • VCU the most improbable Final Four team ever

    VCU the most improbable Final Four team ever
    Call the roll of Final Four gate-crashers. Butler. George Mason. Penn. Indiana State. Recount their upsets, harrowing finishes and, yes, miracles. None matches VCU. Virginia Commonwealth University for the basketball-impaired. The Rams on Sunday...
  • Comfortably in NCAA tournament, Virginia faces uncomfortable opening game against Florida

    As suspected, Virginia was comfortably in the NCAA tournament field. The Cavaliers' opening game Friday against two-time national champion Florida in Omaha, Neb., will not approach comfortable. "They have elite talent," Virginia coach Tony Bennett said...
  • Busted brackets, sneaky good underdogs remain part of NCAA tournament's charm

    Busted brackets, sneaky good underdogs remain part of NCAA tournament's charm
    The champions of the ACC, Big 12, Pacific 12 and Southeastern Conference are done. As are Duke and Connecticut. As is my bracket — more on that bloodletting in a moment. First, some reflections on the NCAA tournament's first weekend and the...