| Sep 16, 2014
| 10:11 AM
The cheapest places to live aren't necessarily the best places to live. Cities with super-low living costs can suffer from high unemployment, poverty and a lack of services. So while cost of living is an important consideration in choosing where you...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 10:47 AM
This weekend features a big dose of conference showdowns, along with a few interesting nonconference matchups.
Check out our super-sized top six college football games to watch this week:
No. 5 Auburn at No. 20 Kansas State
Thursday, 7:30 p.m....
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:57 PM
It's good to know there are still some things you can count on.
The USA Today coaches' poll, for example, remains a model of cockeyed consistency.
On Saturday, Virginia Tech improved to 2-0 with an impressive victory at Ohio State.
On Sunday, the...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Boise State (1-1) at Connecticut (1-1)
9 a.m., ESPN2
Had things worked out as planned — but do they ever? — this would have been a major league Big East game between schools that have played in the Fiesta Bowl since 2005.
| Sep 12, 2014
| 2:00 AM
Virginia Tech-Clemson and Florida State-Georgia Tech are compelling and natural ACC football rivalries that should be played each season. The conference’s most northern schools, Boston College and Syracuse, want greater access to the league’...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Get ready for another face-saving Saturday involving a "Power Five" conference that might be one loss from four-team playoff elimination.
Hint: The conference name begins with "Big" and the league has 10 members.
Yes, it's the Big 12 — as...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:14 PM
CINCINNATI — Gunner Kiel threw for a school record-tying six touchdown passes - each one to a different receiver - in his first collegiate start as the Bearcats overwhelmed Toledo 58-34 Friday night.
Cincinnati (1-0) led 34-0 early in the second...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 12:26 AM
At this early point in the season, it's hard to determine just how much wins and losses will actually affect the bowl chances of teams.
With very few conference games - and sometimes, a whole handful of cupcakes - it's tough to get a good read on...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:14 PM
With the NCAA announcing that Penn State would be bowl eligible this season, I've gone in and updated the bowl projections after Week 2.
The Nittany Lions will return to a bowl for the first time since the 2011 TicketCity Bowl and I project them to play...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 10:20 PM
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Nick Marshall accounted for four scores and No. 24 Auburn battered Johnny Manziel in a 45-41 win over No. 7 Texas A&M on Saturday.
Tre Mason's 5-yard score with less than two minutes to play was first ruled down at the 1, but...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:49 PM
The Atlantic Coast Conference has been waiting so many years for this stand-alone moment it might collectively have to take a nervous pill and sit down.
The ACC has spent years failing to prove it was more than just a basketball conference. It wanted so...