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  • College football: Top-10 teams are toppled across the nation

    College football: Top-10 teams are toppled across the nation
    Sunday's first release of the Bowl Championship Series standings got a last-minute shipment of adjustments, edits and amendments. They arrived in a packaged labeled "Saturday." The last year of the BCS (sob, sob) is sure going to be fun. The top...
  • Weeding them out for the Rose Bowl title game

    Weeding them out for the Rose Bowl title game
    There are 10 unbeaten major-college football teams and a couple potential interlopers trying to cram into the Bowl Championship Series title game at the Rose Bowl. Oregon already got passed in the standings after scoring 62 points in a blowout win....
  • Bargoer's Guide to College Football: Vol. 8

    Bargoer's Guide to College Football: Vol. 8
    Well that escalated quickly. For the second consecutive weekend, college football was glorious. Plenty of teams disappointed, a few rose to the occasion, and with the BCS standings now out (for the last season) we've got plenty to talk about. Before...
  • San Jose State ends Fresno State's BCS bid with wild 62-52 upset

    San Jose State ended No. 16 Fresno State's BCS dreams Friday with a crazy 62-52 win in San Jose. The upset probably set off firewords in DeKalb, where Northern Illinois (12-0) now controls its destiny for a BCS spot. Northern Illinois moved past...
  • College football: In BCS race, the West is the late-night place to be

    College football: In BCS race, the West is the late-night place to be
    The late-show time slot on Saturday night continues to provide enthralling bedtime stories. Ah, but what do those games mean anyway? This weekend, two heart-stoppers only affected the Bowl Championship Series title race plus the Rose and Fiesta bowls....
  • Will Alabama and Oregon roll to a national title tilt or fade?

    Full disclosure, college football fans, I'm feeling very pessimistic today. Wait, check that. I just found $5 in the laundry and now my mood is very optimistic. At times, your mood about a college football team can change just as quickly. Let's take a...
  • Pac-12 football championship game 2013 date, time and TV channel

     
    Pac-12 football championship game 2013 date, time and TV channel: The BCS No. 7 Stanford Cardinal take on the No. 11 Arizona State Sun Devils in Tempe, Ariz., for the Pac-12 Championship Game for a berth in the Rose Bowl. ASU has lost three straight games...
  • Who made the grade in recent college football coaching hires?

    Who made the grade in recent college football coaching hires?
    It didn’t take long for several high-profile college football jobs to secure new head coaches. How did these programs do? We grade the recent hires: Chris Petersen, Washington The Buzz: One of the hottest coaching commodities over the past...
  • UConn Candidate Narduzzi Wins Broyles Award As Top Assistant

    Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi, a candidate for the UConn football head coaching job, is the 18th recipient of the Broyles Award, given to the top assistant coach in college football. Narduzzi was honored, along four other finalists,...
  • Lynch fulfilling boyhood dream

     Lynch fulfilling boyhood dream
    As a 12-year-old running back celebrating St. Christina's grade-school football team championship, Jordan Lynch stood next to Johnny Lattner and placed his right hand on the Heisman Trophy the former Notre Dame star won in 1953. Never did anybody at the...
  • UCF rises to No. 16 in BCS standings

    UCF rises to No. 16 in BCS standings
    UCF moved up to No. 16 in the BCS standings with one week left in the regular season. The Knights (10-1, 7-0) are one game away from locking up the American Athletic  Conference’s automatic BCS bid. UCF can secure the berth with either a...