| Nov 22, 2014
| 8:00 PM
It is not a question of "if" anymore in Tallahassee, it's a question of "how."
As in, "How in the world are they doing this?"
The Florida State Seminoles pulled out another squeaker Saturday, needing Roberto Aguayo's 26-yard field goal to eke out a...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Trevor Knight still hadn't called Katy Perry, at least as of early Monday afternoon -- more than two days after the pop princess basically pleaded for the Oklahoma quarterback to do so on national television.
Um, why not???
She seems like a lot of fun...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:03 PM
The UCLA men’s basketball team successfully navigated their first four games of the season, and on Monday, they were rewarded. When the national polls came out, UCLA moved into the rankings.
UCLA jumped to the No. 22 spot in this week’s...
| Dec 8, 2014
The College Football Playoff selection committee got it right Sunday. The teams and seedings. Precisely at 12:45 p.m., as scheduled, complete with the requisite social media outrage.
Two hours later, with a curious about-face on two teams that were idle...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 8:06 PM
Getting back on defense, Kevon Looney shook his head and grimaced. Down by five points with 4 minutes 29 seconds left in the game, Looney had missed a pair of free throws.
Once within reach, UCLA's chance at a win was slipping away in a flurry of missed...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:42 PM
Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote on Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping:
Indiana (3-7) at No. 6 Ohio State (9-1)
9 a.m., Big Ten Network (BTN)
| Nov 23, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Where's everyone running off to?
It's time to give credit where credit is due.
After being marginalized, pushed aside, passed over and relegated to the second or third rounds of the NFL Draft, it's suddenly cool to be a running back. From Wisconsin'...
| 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 4, 2014
| 5:08 PM
John Spear, a longtime resident of Glendale, California, peacefully entered the Kingdom of Heaven on November 23, 2014, ending a courageous and hard fought battle with cancer.
John was born in Glendale on January 3, 1925, to Fred and Stella Spear. The...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Notre Dame gained a spot in the Associated Press college football poll without playing, climbing to No. 8 despite being idle Saturday.
The Irish (3-0) play Syracuse on Saturday at East Rutherford, N.J.
Florida State remained the top-ranked team in...
| Aug 29, 2014
College football spent the last eight months in therapy, facing its flaws and refining its goals.
It returned in earnest Thursday night after a transformative and tumultuous offseason new and improved, more honest about where the sport is headed and open...