| Dec 29, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Barry Alvarez had trouble adjusting his chair at Saturday's Rose Bowl media day but eventually settled in without even spilling his coffee.
Alvarez said no other adjustments would be necessary. "This has been easy," he said. "Just give me a whistle. I...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 6:41 PM
ESPN's "Octomom" family of networks hopes you enjoy this year's cavalcade of commercials and center snaps as it furiously tries to secure the two games it doesn't broadcast.
Conspicuously missing from the lineup is Ohio State (12-0) vs. Louisiana Tech...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:37 PM
MADISON, Wis. — Before we all sat down to lunch, a Wisconsin official told a story about Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson.
While at Wisconsin, Wilson asked to borrow a button-down shirt before meeting with a reporter. The official reminded...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 12:05 AM
MINNEAPOLIS Gary Andersen knew what he wanted last winter when he went shopping for Wisconsin's next offensive coordinator.
A coach who could adapt his schemes and philosophies to the talent at his disposal.
A coach who had proved...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:53 AM
Basketball was the sport du jour Wednesday, but during interviews at the ACC’s preseason media gathering, commissioner John Swofford applauded the freshly minted selection committee for college football’s playoff and again broadsided the...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 11:32 AM
The members that will compose the first College Football Playoff Selection committee were announced Wednesday in Dallas putting to end the worst-kept secret in college football.
Thirteen relative strangers from various backgrounds whose association with...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long will chair the first College Football Playoff selection committee.
“I'm proud and humbled to serve as the College Football Playoff Selection Committee's first chairman,” Long said in a prepared video...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:37 PM
One of the Ten Commandments of Sports is a football coach eventually must be replaced by his opposite.
Even Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez, the maverick who uttered, "I won't use a search committee; most search committees use me," followed...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 7:15 AM
The Orlando Sentinel has ranked all 125 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 125 to our projected No. 1 team.
Today at No. 23: Wisconsin
| Dec 11, 2012
| 4:32 PM
College football bowl games 2012-13 TV schedule begins with the Gildan New Mexico Bowl Dec. 15 and ends with the BCS National Championship Jan. 7. The Gildan New Mexico Bowl between Nevada and Arizona Dec. 15 at 1pm ET on ESPN won’t be the most...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 6:44 PM
MOBILE, Ala. — "Relentless equals high velocity, nonstop."
That coaching slogan sure sounds like it could have come out of the Rod Marinelli book of wisdom.
But it didn't.
It is the motto of the new Bears defensive coordinator, not the old....