| Aug 7, 2013
| 9:11 AM
Shockingly, the ACC’s inaugural slate of Big Monday basketball games on ESPN leaked on ESPN.com. As stunning, the worldwide leader reserved that exclusive, prime-time window for the conference’s best projected teams.
That group includes...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 7:09 AM
CORAL GABLES — When Miami coach Al Golden said at the beginning of preseason practices that he wasn't done adding player to the Hurricanes roster, he wasn't kidding.
Golden officially added Oklahoma State freshman transfer Naim Mustafaa to his...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Crimson Tide fans, book your vacation plans to sunny California.
If that line sounds familiar, it's because I wrote it Oct. 12, 2012 — in a blog post after the Southeastern Conference released its 2013 schedule.
It was weird not knowing then...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:32 PM
College Football Kickoff 2013: North Carolina at South Carolina, Alabama vs. Virginia Tech and a roundup of opening weekend college football highlights. College football season kicks off on Aug. 29 with a Thursday night matchup at Williams-Brice Stadium...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 8:45 PM
At least K-State wasn’t the only one; Iowa State and #25 Oregon State were also beaten by FCS teams over the weekend, not that it lessens any of the Wildcats angst.
It’s not just the defense---
Kansas State’s defense bore the brunt...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Cash and sham jobs doled out to football players from wealthy Oklahoma State boosters. Academic improprieties. Players using and selling drugs. A corrupt football program where university hostesses regularly had sex with recruits.
Those are the primary ...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:54 PM
It feels like an eternity since bowl season ended, but fortunately today marks the greatest day of the year, when football returns to rescue us from the barren sports wasteland of August. Baseball? The U.S. Open? That stuff is a nice filler, like the...
| 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...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:23 PM
This is the week we say "whew" for the day in August that Rankman looked at his preseason top 25 and noticed only one FSU was penciled on his working list. It was Fresno State at No. 23. The countdown in the paper was already down to No. 15 when the...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 3:36 PM
This ranking may be more intuitive hunch than it is rooted in statistical study.
The way I see it, Halley's comet comes around every 75 or 76 years and Texas football comes around every four.
Texas has appeared in the Bowl Championship Series title...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:20 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Stephen Morris threw two first-quarter touchdown passes, and Miami took advantage of Florida turnovers during four red-zone opportunities on the way to knocking off the 12th-ranked Gators, 21-16, on Saturday.
Duke Johnson added...