| Dec 27, 2013
| 6:25 PM
Stanford is thrilled to be in the Jan. 1 Rose Bowl and had another fantastic college football season under Coach David Shaw.
The Cardinal won its second straight Pac-12 Conference title, will be making its fourth consecutive Bowl Championship Series...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 3:53 PM
What a thrill it is to welcome any other Big Ten school to this year's Rose Bowl.
Thank you, Michigan State Spartans, for not being Wisconsin.
Thanks for your childlike exuberance in advance of the historic 100th game.
"They'll get to see some movie...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Mark this down as we whitewater-raft through the final weeks of the final BCS rapids: Something is going to happen, give, buckle or burst.
Some team is going to be robbed and maybe ripped off.
Grownups are going to scream, sulk, petition, lobby and...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:00 PM
It is not a shock to open a paper to find Florida State listed as a 22-point favorite.
The Seminoles (7-0) are No. 3 in the Bowl Championship Series standings and have defeated their last three opponents by a combined score of 163-31.
Florida State is...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:52 PM
This USC coaching hire is reminiscent of the Bowl Championship Series standings in November — what a difference a play, and a day, makes.
Like Auburn beating Georgia two weeks ago on a last-second Hail Mary, the sport's volatility never ceases...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Are you happy? Steve Sarkisian, the loser from the U DUB, the new head coach for USC? When the first loss comes, next year, the boos will ring darkly across the Coliseum.
"Ring darkly across the Coliseum." Did you steal that from a...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:34 PM
This just in: The man who gets paid to know is suddenly a know-nothing.
Blame it on the sinister Bowl Championship Series master plot to faucet-drip the suspense until the last Harris pollster is tracked down at a bar singing his college fight song on a...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:54 PM
There are 10 unbeaten major-college football teams and a couple potential interlopers trying to cram into the Bowl Championship Series title game at the Rose Bowl.
Oregon already got passed in the standings after scoring 62 points in a blowout win....
| Dec 21, 2013
| 7:45 PM
LAS VEGAS — USC deserves something for completing the strangest 10-win season in the history of college football.
How about some credit?
In the old days 10 wins got you a wire-service trophy and your team picture in the media guide.
| Dec 27, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Stanford is thrilled to be in the Jan. 1 Rose Bowl and had another fantastic year under David Shaw.
The school won its second straight Pac 12 title, is making its fourth straight BCS bowl appearance and is playing a top-five opponent in Michigan State....
| Dec 28, 2013
| 4:05 PM
The Rose Bowl was born a year before the flight at Kitty Hawk and was still kicking last year as Endeavor crawled through the streets of Los Angeles on the way to its final resting spot.
Between the Rose's first bloom in 1902 and this year's 100th game,...