| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:13 PM
STORRS — You want to know the name of the next UConn football coach. We want to know the name of the next UConn football coach. And because we are unable to deliver that name today, you may decide to stop reading right about … here.
| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Rivalry week should be cutthroat, not complicated. "Yeah, buts" have no place in this basic tenet of mutual disdain.
One does not hesitate when a frat brother says, "We're going to paint their cow blue and green. You in?"
You are always in. There is...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
University of Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley did the right thing when he came out earlier this week and let it be known that Will Muschamp will be back next year as the coach of the Gators no matter how...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:18 PM
The Florida Gators and some of their frothing-at-the-mouth, fire-the-coach football fans don't want to hear this, but they need to hear it.
They need to hear that they would be a whole lot better off if they were more like UCF.
| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:01 AM
Running off at the typewriter. …
We already know there is a 99.9 percent chance Florida State is going to be in the BCS National Championship Game by virtue of Oregon going down to Stanford on Thursday night, but I've got news for you: The...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Take a snapshot of these rankings because they could look different next week. Florida State and Ohio State could be the new 1-2 if Louisiana State and Stanford take out the nation's leaders in Tuscaloosa and Palo Alto. Clemson's Tigers should be...
| Nov 18, 2012
Saturday is the reason they play the regular season all the way to the end.
Just when you think you know everything, you know nothing.
Kansas State was No. 1 in the Bowl Championship Series standings but now it's not.
Oregon was No. 2 but now it's...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:00 PM
The Southeastern Conference is, for now, a helpless Bowl Championship Series bystander as it monitors three undefeated outliers competing for this season's title.
Winners of six straight BCS crowns, the SEC needs any two among these three teams —...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 5:38 PM
We combed the hills and scoured the wires for this batch of weekend tidbits:
• Boston College has knocked undefeated Notre Dame out of the national title race in each of the last two decades: 1993 and 2002. Notre Dame (9-0) plays at Boston College...
| Nov 8, 2012
Rankman's steadfast "Never play on Election Tuesday" rule came back to bite Toledo when the Rockets forfeited their poll position by joining Mitt Romney in the loss column. Toledo, located in swing-state Ohio, lost to Ball State. Otherwise, it was...
| Nov 7, 2012
RUSTON, La. — The triggerman for the highest-scoring college offense this side of Oregon can't be found anywhere in this week's NCAA passing statistics.
Stephen Warner is built like a cinder block at 6 feet and nearly 300 pounds, and not one day in...