| Oct 26, 2013
| 7:38 PM
Nick Saban, people trainer. The coach tells Alabama fans to sit and stay, they sit and stay.
Saban made news in the days leading up to Saturday's game against Tennessee when he complained about the Crimson Tide's late-arriving and early-leaving...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 9:40 PM
USC has not defeated Stanford since 2008, a four-game losing streak that began with the infamous "What's your deal?" blowout at the Coliseum and continued with last season's loss at Stanford Stadium.
Ed Orgeron, the Trojans' interim coach, has been a...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Any given season can drive you nuts, but this one has shuttle-bused me to an assortment pack of walnuts and cashews.
We're two weeks from Thanksgiving and still no one has satisfactorily explained how USC scored only seven points against Washington...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 8:33 PM
The late-show time slot on Saturday night continues to provide enthralling bedtime stories.
Ah, but what do those games mean anyway?
This weekend, two heart-stoppers only affected the Bowl Championship Series title race plus the Rose and Fiesta bowls....
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Su’a Cravens is the freshman safety who has received most of the attention, but Leon McQuay III could grab some of the spotlight as USC’s season continues.
McQuay played nickel back and safety in USC’s 19-3 victory over Utah and got...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:09 PM
What you need to know about the latest epic showdown featuring Alabama and Louisiana State:
• It's not as epic as two years ago, when LSU went to Alabama in what was billed as the "Game of the Century."
That hyped-up-on-helium affair ended up a...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:02 PM
No. 2 Florida State (8-0) at Wake Forest (4-5)
9 a.m., Channel 7
Is it possible Florida State could have a let down one week after its emphatic win over Miami, against an inferior Wake Forest team? Wake Forest has won four of the last...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:01 PM
How and why college football jilted Saturday for Thursday is a question for another time.
Short answer: Give blame or credit to the rise of cable networks, ratings, greed, financial survival, the gush of television money and the insatiable desire for...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 10:15 PM
EUGENE, Ore. — So what we know about UCLA is it trailed Stanford by three at the half last week in Palo Alto and, Saturday night, took Oregon into intermission tied at 14-all.
It was so unexpected it brought to mind that famous headline "Harvard...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:34 PM
The NCAA has made it clear it isn't giving football scholarships back to USC, or presenting Matt Barkley with an honorary Rose Bowl participation plaque.
Being the NCAA means never having to say you're sorry. The governing body of college athletics...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 1:29 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Philip Nelson rushed for two touchdowns and passed for another, guiding Minnesota to a 34-23 upset Saturday of 25th-ranked Nebraska, the first win by the Gophers since 1960 against the Cornhuskers.
Nelson made all of his seven...