| Jan 1, 2015
| 4:39 PM
Winning meant proving people wrong. It meant saying goodbye the right way.
Winning meant making history.
It’s why No.16 Missouri (11-3, 7-1 SEC) took risks, broke records and ultimately won the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl on New Year’...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 3:01 PM
It's been called the happiest place on earth.
Gary Pinkel wanted to see it for himself.
Pinkel, a tight end on the Kent State football team, was in Central Florida as the Golden Flashes prepared to take on Tampa University in the 1972 Tangerine Bowl...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 1:46 PM
With a straight face, Dave Steckel said he wasn't an emotional person.
A few seconds later his eyes looked a little watery as he choked out, "I'm going to miss 'em."
It was a lone, hairline fracture in the Missouri defensive coordinator's stoic...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 7:40 PM
1) April Ross
The Costa Mesa resident and Newport Harbor High product was named Most Valuable Player by the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals beach tour and was also USA Volleyball's female beach player of the year after a dominant season with partner...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 4:16 PM
College football bowl games on Thursday (other than national semifinal Rose and Sugar bowls):
No. 18 Wisconsin (10-3) vs. No. 19 Auburn (8-4)
Time: 9 a.m. PST. Location: Tampa, Fla. TV: ESPN2.
The buzz: The Badgers enter the...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 5:00 PM
• Last January, the Rose Bowl ushered out the Bowl Championship Series era with a terrific closing act. Florida State scored with 13 seconds left to cap an exciting victory over Auburn. The Rose Bowl played host to four national titles in...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 10:05 PM
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Illinois coach John Groce welcomed Big Ten play with open arms Saturday after a 93-45 win against Kennesaw State.
"I think we're capable of special things," Groce said. "But as I've told them a lot this past week, talk is cheap. You'...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Autozone Liberty Bowl
Texas A&M (7-5) vs. West Virginia (7-5)
Date: Dec. 29, 2 p.m.
Location: Memphis, Tenn.
The Buzz: Two pass-heavy offenses will square off in what could be a high-scoring bowl. Texas A&M got off to a 5-0 start,...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Rankman is flabbergasted Ohio State somehow pole-vaulted to No. 4 in the final Super 16 ranking, just as it did in the College Football Playoffs final ranking. There was only one way it could happen: a 59-0 win over Wisconsin with the Buckeyes' third-...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 5:54 PM
The last unbeaten team in the nation is the last team in the all-important top four of the College Football Playoff rankings, which were announced Tuesday evening.
Florida State (12-0) slipped from No. 3 to No. 4 this week after a come-from-behind 24-19...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Rivalry weekend lived up to the hype as the season wraps up.
Here are 10 things we learned from this college football weekend.
1. Six teams remain in the hunt for Playoff spots. Mississippi’s win over Mississippi State in the Egg Bowl...