| Dec 23, 2014
| 3:07 PM
From the top of Clermont's Citrus Tower, visitors once gazed out over a vast landscape of groves. Stretching out as far as the eye could see, citrus was king.
But those days were numbered after disastrous freezes in the 1980s, punctuated by the...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 7:29 AM
PENN STATE (6-6) VS. BOSTON COLLEGE (7-5)
4:30 p.m. at Yankee Stadium, Bronx, N.Y.
RADIO: WAEB AM 790
SERIES HISTORY: Penn State leads 19-4
LAST MEETING: Boston College 21-7 in 2004
| Dec 19, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Bowl games have come and gone since the first Rose Bowl in 1902, but let's not forget some of the grandest and strangest bowls that have bowed out.
Gator Bowl, 1946-2014. Last year gave us the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl, now the "Gator" is gone....
| Nov 29, 2014
| 6:43 PM
There was a lot at stake on Saturday at Byrd Stadium and everybody knew it. The Maryland Terrapins were in a position to improve their bowl status with a victory over Rutgers and -- for most of the first half -- it looked like they would do that without...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 4:43 PM
It was the same message Maryland coach Randy Edsall has shared with quarterback C.J. Brown at different points this season: Relax.
That is what Edsall is emphasizing to Brown as the Terps enter a critical two-game stretch that will determine whether...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 8:05 AM
Michael Kelly put it succinctly: "There's a new ranking in town."
Kelly, the former chairman of the Jacksonville host committee for Super Bowl XXXIX and now the chief operating officer of the College Football Playoff, seems as excited as any fan for the...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Five questions with Marc Weiszer of the Athens Banner-Herald (@marcweiszer):
1. Nick Chubb has done a nice job filling in for Todd Gurley, but what do the Bulldogs lose when Gurley is not on the field?
The feeling was that any play can turn into a...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Rich Rodriguez is the man of the hour after his unranked and unbeaten Arizona team defeated No. 2 Oregon, 31-24, on Thursday night.
Brady Hoke definitely is not the man of the hour, facing heavy scrutiny for letting Michigan quarterback Shane Morris...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:01 PM
The morning after Northwestern lost its second straight home game, the Wildcats coaching staff gathered to meet the new boss. Who looked exactly like the old boss, except something definitely was different about Pat Fitzgerald.
"Sometimes you have to...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Lane Stadium was a teenager when we first met. It was the fall of 1980, my senior year at James Madison, and as a fledgling scribe I accompanied the Dukes to Virginia Tech for the first football game between the I-81 neighbors.
| Jul 23, 2014
Virginia Tech entered the 2005 ACC championship game against Florida State 10-1 and ranked fifth nationally. An Orange Bowl bid and potential matchup with Penn State seemed inevitable.
But a loss to the unranked Seminoles dropped the Hokies to 10th in the...