| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:22 PM
James Franklin introduced his assistant coaches Friday before the staff began an important recruiting weekend at Penn State. Get used to the raised index finger. It's a common theme of the group. From left to right: Herb Hand: Offensive line......
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:19 PM
We thought Louisville was the team that would go undefeated this season but not have the schedule strength to stay in the title race. Turns out it was Ohio State, which is perpetually stuck in fourth gear until one of the Big Three loses. Our comeback...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Miami Dolphins rookie tight end Dion Sims started his first NFL game during Saturday night's 24-17 preseason loss to the Houston Texans, and it likely won’t be his last of 2013.
Considering the season-ending knee injury Dustin Keller suffered in...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Michigan State fell far below the bar of typical high expectations last season. After back-to-back 11-victory seasons, the Spartans finished a disappointing 7-6 and fourth in the Big Ten Legends Division.
"I think of the inches that we didn't come up...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Maryland's game against Old Dominion on Saturday marks the beginning of the end of an era. The Terps plan to phase out games against Football Championship Subdivision opponents in the coming years.
But Maryland (1-0, 0-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) knows...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Penn State will host San Diego State in 2015, a one-year contract that nearly completes the team's schedule that year. The Lions still have one non-conference game to schedule for Oct. 3. The game will be the first between the......
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:36 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Thursday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games:
No. 5 Stanford (1-0) at Army...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Duke fans get enjoyment from chanting that Maryland is "not our rival" and, based on some of Mike Krzyzewski's comments about the Terps' move to the Big Ten, it doesn't seem like the Blue Devils intend on getting too nostalgic about the upcoming end of...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 5:37 PM
You won't find senior cornerback Darqueze Dennard's greatness in any analytic study of NCAA statistics.
Thirty players have more interceptions than Dennard's four, and he's not listed among the leaders in pass breakups.
Three of his Michigan State...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 4:51 PM
The Rose Bowl celebrates its 100th game this season and it only seems as if Wisconsin has been in all of them.
The Badgers have actually appeared in only eight but have infiltrated the last three, all defeats.
It would be unkind to suggest folks are...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Thirty years ago (1983) Stanford and Northwestern put their brainy football heads together to go a combined 3-19.
And no one blinked, cared, or was the least bit surprised, because mediocrity then was considered the price to be paid for academic...