| Dec 4, 2014
Major college football enters conference championship weekend with one undefeated team. That squad hails from a power conference, owns three national titles and is quarterbacked by the reigning Heisman Trophy winner.
Yet Tuesday night's penultimate...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Rankman has no idea what's going on with that other ranking committee. Maybe Condi Rice is not listening to the Grantland Rice in the room, you know, the only former sportswriter on the selection board. Moving Texas Christian to No. 3 by dropping...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Florida State is staring down the precipice of the College Football Playoff.
The Seminoles find themselves in this uncomfortable situation after the selection committee moved FSU down a spot to No. 4 in this week’s rankings, replaced by TCU at...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The college highlight video starts with rapper DMX shouting lyrics as Arthur Brown delivers a punishing hit to future New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith that sends the former West Virginia star to the ground.
The montage from Brown's time at Kansas...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 8:31 PM
New Hampshire is on a roll again, but this one could be of record-setting proportion.
Five Lehigh Valley-area players are along for the ride, though they hardly are spectators.
The Wildcats won their ninth consecutive game last Saturday — 43-...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 8:33 PM
Trevone Boykin did an acrobatic flip on the second of his three touchdown runs and threw for 219 yards and another score for No. 6 Texas Christian in a 41-20 victory over No. 7 Kansas State on Saturday night that had huge Big 12 and playoff implications....
| Nov 22, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Oklahoma freshman Samaje Perine set a major college record by running for 427 yards in a driving rainstorm, scoring five touchdowns and leading the No. 21 Sooners over Kansas, 44-7, on Saturday.
A week after Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon set the mark by...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Five things to watch this week in college football:
1. Spoiler Alert. Playoff-hopeful Texas Christian plays at Texas on Thanksgiving in the Longhorn opponent spot formerly occupied by Texas A&M. Texas can't win the Big 12 but has won three straight...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 4:14 PM
The Long Beach State men's basketball team already had a demanding schedule to start the season, and that was before the plane troubles.
The team landed in Chicago last week on the way to play Xavier. Mechanical problems led to a flight cancellation,...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 6:17 PM
New Hampshire and Villanova, both featuring several local players, survived strong challenges in rivalry games last Saturday to secure first-round byes in the upcoming Division I FCS playoffs.
The Wildcats (10-1) won the Colonial Athletic Association...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 6:18 PM
A thrilling next-to-last football weekend was briefly interrupted Sunday when Nebraska announced it had fired Bo Pelini for winning only nine games, or more, in each of his seven seasons.
"Nine-win Bo," a higher-expectations knockoff slam of "Seven-...