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  • 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...
  • The Times' 'Super 16' countdown: No. 15 Mississippi

    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...
  • William and Mary, Richmond prove worthiness of FBS-FCS games

    William and Mary, Richmond prove worthiness of FBS-FCS games
    William and Mary went 1-9 versus Football Bowl Subdivision opponents during the last 10 seasons, but don’t for a moment believe that the Tribe was overwhelmed. Seven of those setbacks were by less than two touchdowns, three by a combined 11 points....
  • 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...
  • College football: What games to watch Saturday on TV

    Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote on Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping: MORNING Texas (3-4) at No. 11 Kansas State (5-1) 9 a.m., ESPN It took Kansas State...
  • Mailbag: What if baseball were more like college football?

    Mailbag: What if baseball were more like college football?
    Each week during the college football season, national analyst Chris Dufresne will burn a timeout to answer questions and exchange opinions. You can email him at chris.dufresne@latimes.com and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes. Unbuckling the...
  • Bianchi: ESPN, Oregon owe FSU an apology

    Bianchi: ESPN, Oregon owe FSU an apology
    PASADENA, Calif. — Running off at the typewriter … Believe me, I get it that Florida State is not well-liked and the nation's sports fans gleefully celebrated about the Seminoles getting pummeled by Oregon in the Rose Bowl, but the piling...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Virginia has only itself to blame for not making NCAA field

    Virginia has only itself to blame for not making NCAA field
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Middle Tennessee State has one top-100 victory. Virginia boasts eight. The Blue Raiders defeated two teams that made the NCAA tournament. The Cavaliers bested four. Yet when the NCAA unveiled its 68-team bracket Sunday, Middle...