| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:35 PM
The world in 1959 was introduced to the famed Mercury 7 astronauts, who led America's epic race to the moon.
They were "The Right Stuff."
The world on Wednesday was introduced to an inaugural 13 members of the College Football Playoff selection...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 7:54 PM
No. 11 South Carolina (5-1) at Tennessee (3-3)
9 a.m., ESPN
Tennessee coach Butch Jones said South Carolina was as good as any team his Volunteers have faced this year. That's saying something when you consider Tennessee trailed No. 2-ranked...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 7:54 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games:
Air Force (1-4) at Navy (2-1)...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Stanford and Oregon continue to form a Pac-12 sandwich around Alabama after combining for 110 weekend points as the Crimson Tide held Ole Miss pointless. Oklahoma has moved up 12 spots since opening day in a rebuttal to Rankman's preseason evaluation....
| Oct 19, 2013
| 10:20 PM
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Nick Marshall accounted for four scores and No. 24 Auburn battered Johnny Manziel in a 45-41 win over No. 7 Texas A&M on Saturday.
Tre Mason's 5-yard score with less than two minutes to play was first ruled down at the 1, but...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:49 PM
The Atlantic Coast Conference has been waiting so many years for this stand-alone moment it might collectively have to take a nervous pill and sit down.
The ACC has spent years failing to prove it was more than just a basketball conference. It wanted so...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Louisville, even though it was undefeated and ranked No. 8, was always going to be a long shot to win this year’s college football national title.
The Cardinals simply did not have the schedule strength to keep up with the best teams from the...
| 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....
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Joe Paterno and Bobby Bowden were legends and friends and headed for train-wreck finishes. There was no easy way to extricate themselves from the Penn State and Florida State kingdoms they ruled, so both men decided to hold on until fate intervened....
| 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...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:45 PM
And they call this progress?
The vagaries of modern football have already strip-mined us of great rivalries such as Texas vs. Texas A&M and Kansas vs. Missouri, with others on the way.
Conference realignment and financial concerns have made schools...