| Dec 8, 2014
| 2:51 AM
NCAAF Team Report - Louisiana Tech - INSIDE SLANT
Louisiana Tech will be looking to rebound from a tough loss in the Conference USA championship game -- and it will have to do so against a Big Ten team.
The Bulldogs (8-5) return to the postseason for...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 4:24 PM
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2014-15 bowl schedule
The 2014-15 college football bowl schedule by date, site, kickoff time (Eastern).
New Orleans Bowl: Nevada vs. Louisiana-Lafayette, New Orleans, La., 11 a.m.
New Mexico Bowl: UTEP vs. Utah State,...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 5:15 PM
A surprising winning streak. A victory in the rivalry game. A bowl game.
The end-of-season flourish seemed to save Illinois coach Tim Beckman, who was retained by athletic director Mike Thomas with an announcement Sunday.
Those achievements would whip...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:14 PM
As postseason play nears, the opportunity is there for the Maryland football team to maybe face the Southeastern Conference's defending champion.
The Terps enter Saturday's game at Michigan with a 6-4 overall record, including a 3-3 mark in the Big...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 6:23 AM
The biggest question regarding the Big Ten's new bowl system is not how it will work. It's why anyone didn't think of this sooner.
For decades the bowls determined which teams they would invite. They based their decisions on potential ticket sales,...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 4:31 PM
People laugh at the awkward sponsor names of the bottom-tier bowl games.
Hey, there's a Bitcoin Bowl! How many stadium nachos can one get me?
But there's a serious side, too, and that became clear when cornerback Nick VanHoose spoke Monday about...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 6:49 PM
With the nation's second-youngest football roster, Penn State certainly would benefit from the extra practices a bowl game affords. But quarterback Christian Hackenberg is motivated by a different reason.
Hackenberg said Penn State's small group of...
| 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...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Don Markus, Jeff Barker and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports.
Who's to blame for Maryland not winning close games, Mark Turgeon or his players?
Don Markus: After...
| May 11, 2014
| 11:57 AM
The Ravens take their recruiting and signing of undrafted rookie free agents extremely seriously, with coach John Harbaugh personally attempting to convince players to sign.
It's an exercise coordinated by scouts, including Joe Douglas and Mark Azevedo,...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:47 PM
The son of Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice has been invited to try out for the Ravens during their rookie minicamp that starts Friday.
UNLV wide receiver Jerry Rice Jr. has not been signed or agreed to a contract, but he will...