| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:37 PM
A lot of people hate the Bowl Championship Series, but no conference needs it to go away faster than the Pac-12.
No league has been more tormented by its quartile quirkiness and, at times, outright chicanery.
The BCS would not have been possible...
| 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...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Welcome to Take the Points. I took a bye week from my picks last week, but now I'm back. I'm well-rested, my injuries have healed, I’ve put in extra time in the film room and I'm ready for week 11. This is a very strange week. We've got three...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Here's a complete list of this weekend's NCAA Division I football games and TV information courtesy of the National Football Foundation. American Athletic Date Time Game Network (Talent) Sat., Oct. 26 12 p.m. Houston at Rutgers ESPNews (Dave Lamont, Ray...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 8:45 PM
At least K-State wasn’t the only one; Iowa State and #25 Oregon State were also beaten by FCS teams over the weekend, not that it lessens any of the Wildcats angst.
It’s not just the defense---
Kansas State’s defense bore the brunt...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Tickets for Kansas State’s nationally-televised men’s basketball game with Gonzaga in the Wichita Wildcat Classic at INTRUST Bank Arena will go on sale to the public on Friday, Sept. 13.
Tickets for the game on Saturday, Dec. 21 will go on...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:54 PM
It feels like an eternity since bowl season ended, but fortunately today marks the greatest day of the year, when football returns to rescue us from the barren sports wasteland of August. Baseball? The U.S. Open? That stuff is a nice filler, like the...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:09 PM
An earlier start to practice sounded just fine to Kansas State coach Bruce Weber.
The Wildcats, who won a share of the Big 12 title last season, have to replace their top two scorers in graduated senior Rodney McGruder and point guard Angel...
| 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...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 2:10 PM
The sign of a good coaching staff is how the team adjusts in the second half. Down 21-10 at the half, Kansas State showed it knows how to adjust, as the Wildcats outscored Baylor 15-0 in the third quarter to take a 25-21 lead, and setting up a battle in...