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  • Jaguars shaft local fans by playing Cowboys in London

    Running off at the typewriter … Shame, shame, shame on Jacksonville Jaguars management and the NFL for putting the Jaguars' most attractive home game — Sunday's marquee matchup with the Dallas Cowboys — in London. I don't care how...
  • In college football's weekend, escape artists are featured performers

    In college football's weekend, escape artists are featured performers
    It was difficult penning this weekend wrap-up column without sneaking a glance toward next weekend. After a tip jar stuffed with payday games like Louisiana State versus New Mexico State, LSU vs. Sam Houston State and LSU vs. Louisiana Monroe, college...
  • Bowl predictions: Separating the winners from losers

    Bowl predictions: Separating the winners from losers
    You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for motivation in each...
  • Opening weekend college football losers looking to rebound

    A weird thing happened last weekend to 10 proud bowl teams that went a combined 94-37 in 2012: They all lost. This is bounce-back (or else?) Saturday for Virginia Tech, Kansas State, Texas Christian, Brigham Young, Boise State, San Diego State, Georgia,...
  • The Times' 'Super 16' countdown: No. 15 Mississippi

    Acknowledging that college football's new four-team playoff could someday inch toward a larger basketball-style tournament, we continue our Super 16 countdown, with No. 15 Mississippi: This is what we mean when we say Southeastern Conference teams...
  • Tailback Ameer Abdullah is Nebraska's spark plug

    If you follow college football, you've seen the ugly record: The Big Ten is 1-10 against teams from the Power Five conferences and Notre Dame. Instead of East and West, should the conference change its division names to Doom and Gloom? But it's not...
  • Southeastern Conference has a nightmare of a day

    Southeastern Conference has a nightmare of a day
    The Southeastern Conference had a bad day … wait, is it even legal to type those words? The nation’s loudest football congregation was riding high Tuesday when it put three schools in the top four of the first College Football Playoff...
  • Pac-12 Conference is getting to be a tougher neighborhood

    Pac-12 Conference is getting to be a tougher neighborhood
    The talk this summer was that Pac-12 Conference football was as strong as anyone with a memory could remember it. "Those are statements usually made prior to the season, where everyone kind of has that overall, positive look," Oregon State Coach Mike...
  • FSU, Alabama among those who face challenges on road to college football's Final Four

    FSU, Alabama among those who face challenges on road to college football's Final Four
    The path to the College Football Playoff is a winding road and there are still twists and turns that need to be maneuvered before we find out who will make the final four. Take a closer look at the 10 teams in the playoff picture and the potential...
  • Grumbling over Michigan coach coming from all sides

    Grumbling over Michigan coach coming from all sides
    Credit Michigan coach Brady Hoke with one good decision: He's tuning out all the harsh criticism. "Not to hurt anybody's feelings, but no, I don't (read or listen to media reports). Never have," he said. "For us to get unfocused would be cheating this...
  • College football on TV this Saturday

    College football on TV this Saturday
    Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping: MORNING Tennessee (2-1) at No. 12 Georgia (2-1) 9 a.m., ESPN Missouri's shocking home...