| Nov 10, 2014
| 10:28 AM
We won’t know which teams will find their way into the top four of this week’s College Football Playoff rankings until Tuesday night, but it’s a good guess that Mississippi State, Florida State and Oregon will remain at the top....
| Oct 21, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Oscar Pistorius, the double amputee sprinter from South Africa who competed in the 2012 Olympics, was sentenced to five years in prison for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Judge Thokozile Masipa cited the "gross negligence" that Pistorius showed when...
| May 8, 2014
| 5:23 PM
ROUND 1: Tonight in New York, 5 PDT. ROUND 2-3: Friday, 4 p.m. ROUNDS 4-7: Saturday, 9 a.m. TV: ESPN, NFL Network.
NO. TEAM, PLAYER , SAM FARMER'S COMMENT
1. HOUSTON, Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina, Clowney is a physical freak. Texans can pair...
| Oct 1, 2014
Condoleezza Rice knows consensus-building. Tom Osborne and Pat Haden know championship-caliber teams. Mike Tranghese knows selection-committee procedures and metrics.
In short, the College Football Playoff has assembled a stellar cast to determine the...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:00 PM
After the longest wait, the Longest Day has finally arrived.
If you don't know what I'm talking about, congratulations. You qualify for protection under the Endangered Species Act for being oblivious to college football.
That's hard to do around here....
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:37 AM
The Notre Dame-Florida State may qualify as the most hyped game of the regular season.
You have so many subplots going into this one, starting with the quarterbacks.
But you have the defending national champs and a controversial Heisman Trophy...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping:
No. 4 Baylor (6-0) at West Virginia (4-2)
9 a.m., Fox Sports 1
The over-under is...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Mississippi State earned the top spot in this week’s NFF-FWAA Grantland Rice Super 16 poll.
The Bulldogs (6-0, 3-0 SEC) earned 625 points and 30 of the 41 possible first-place votes following their 38-23 win over Auburn Saturday. It was...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Adam Herring figured his dad would kill him, and his mom figured he was right. So he waited about four weeks to deliver the news.
Reggie Herring's aversion to tattoos is surpassed only by his dislike for losing football games. Adam had been threatened...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:46 PM
How long has it been since the state of Mississippi was relevant in the Southeastern Conference?
Consider: The state's last SEC championship was in 1963, when Ole Miss won it. Man had not yet been to the moon, Mississippi State still hadn't integrated...
| 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...