| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:18 PM
To honor, or dishonor, the 16th and final season of the Bowl Championship Series, here are 16 questions and answers as college football opens 2013:
1. How soon does USC Coach Lane Kiffin need to decide on a quarterback?
Answer: Sept. 21. Penn & Teller...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 10:40 AM
The SEC has won seven consecutive national titles, including back-to-back wins to cap the 2011 and 2012 seasons.
Luck can only take you so far in this game.
That’s why until someone steps forward and knocks the SEC off its perch, I’m all...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 2:39 PM
When is a signature worth more than the paper it's written on?
When that signature belongs to Johnny Manziel, apparently.
A week after it came to light the Texas A&M quarterback was being investigated by the NCAA for allegedly accepting cash in...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Running off at the typewriter. . . .
Gotta give Dwight Howard credit for one of the great Twitter comeback lines of all-time. A woman named Brittni chided Dwight earlier this week with a tweet that said, "You ain't never getting a ring." Howard,...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Running off at the typewriter. ...
OK, the bowl games are over, the beer glasses are empty and the final plate of chicken wings has been reduced to a bunch of bones, which means I'm ready to answer the age-old question: Who had the better season –...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Tim Tebow has a message for those University of Florida fans who think Urban Meyer might be turning him from Gator to Traitor:
Don't be ridiculous.
"My parents are Gators, I was born a Gator, I played for the Gators, I gave my heart to the University of...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:06 PM
The accent has been removed from the second "e" in Montee Ball. Apparently it was slowing him down.
Before the season, Wisconsin's star tailback asked that his name be pronounced "Mon-TAY" to reflect what's on his birth certificate. But he got...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Punxsutawney Phil usually predicts the start of spring.
Here in the South, spring is marked by the start of football practice. On Saturday, most of the Sunshine State schools wrapped up their spring practices with their annual football games, leaving...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 4:23 PM
First, this was excellent. The Ohio State band's halftime show saluted "Hollywood blockbusters." One formation featured a dinosaur eating a guy wearing a Michigan jersey. College kids. Then there was this. Two pirate ships. One sank. Note the flags....
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Penn State coach Bill O'Brien was in a fairly good mood during his press conference Tuesday, except when he talked about himself. "My least favorite thing to do is to talk about myself as a player or myself as anything,"......
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:32 PM
We'll try this for a few Tuesday mornings to see if there's a comment constituency for regularly scheduled chatter about sports -- pro, college, recreational. Here's some chum for the waters: Major League Baseball's one-game play-in for each league's two....