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  • Times college football rankings: Five California schools make the list

    Times college football rankings: Five California schools make the list
    Rankman has rarely been this excited about two recently "dropped out" teams playing on a Thursday night in Piscataway, N.J. The showdown between Rutgers and Louisville now features two teams representing three different conferences. Rutgers is joining the...
  • USC and Notre Dame prove that football rankings can be wacky business

    USC and Notre Dame prove that football rankings can be wacky business
    Notre Dame began the season unranked in the Associated Press media poll and is now No. 1; USC started No.1 and is now unranked. Oops, sorry, and welcome to my jungle. Pro pundits can pick the New York Giants to win the Super Bowl and still be right when...
  • At the NCAA tournament, sifting the pieces of the Elite Eight

    At the NCAA tournament, sifting the pieces of the Elite Eight
    A party that started with 68 invitations has been downsized to a table reservation for eight. It will be business attire for the coaches (suit and tie) and casual for the players (shorts, sneakers OK). A lot can change between Selection Sunday and...
  • This time, Wichita State has the major target on its back

    This time, Wichita State has the major target on its back
    It takes years to climb the mid-major success ladder and minutes for it to be pulled out from under you. Last year, Gonzaga finally got to the top rung when it entered the NCAA tournament as the top-ranked team in the nation. The Bulldogs rolled...
  • NCAA selection committee rewards UCLA, but Wichita State has hard road

    NCAA selection committee rewards UCLA, but Wichita State has hard road
    Wichita State wrapped its perfect 34-0 season on March 9 only a few hours after UCLA mailed in one of the worst performances in program history — an 18-point defeat at lowly Washington State the previous night. You never could have imagined then...
  • It's Louisiana Tech's turn to try to crack BCS elitism

    It's Louisiana Tech's turn to try to crack BCS elitism
    Time is running out to champion a worthwhile cause. "Death to the BCS" is settled law and "Save the WAC" didn't seem worth gumming up a car bumper. The "West Virginia Defense Fund" closed shop after the Mountaineers' offense showed that it didn't need...
  • The Times' top 25 college football rankings

    The Times' top 25 college football rankings
    The SEC (a.k.a., BCS) standings were released this week and it was a surprise to see that former Big 12 Conference member Texas A&M is the only Southeastern Conference school ranked between 13th and 25th. The SEC really needs to upgrade its...
  • Things are heating up in college football

    Things are heating up in college football
    Here is some weekend pigskin to chew on: —How hot will it get for Texas? You thought things couldn't get worse after the Longhorns got scorched by Oklahoma last week at the State Fair of Texas. Friday, though, came word that "Big Tex," the 52-foot...
  • Let's really assess these score values

    Let's really assess these score values
    You've seen the score, but do you really know it? People waking up Sunday morning to see Oregon had defeated Arizona, 49-0, could have rightfully concluded: --Oregon's offense must have gone nuts. --De'Anthony Thomas took a step closer to winning the...
  • Trojans can run but Lane Kiffin can't hide

    Trojans can run but Lane Kiffin can't hide
    Unbuckling the mailbag: Question: Do you get paid for writing (##$%$) like that? Did the USC coach say something to you and hurt your feelings? Your article screams of self-pity. Why don't you just go to Fox News and throw your 2-year-old tantrum on TV?...
  • Law of probability may catch up to some college football unbeatens

    Law of probability may catch up to some college football unbeatens
    The only thing more endangered than being Arkansas' head coach is being undefeated. Stanford found out Thursday night what others will discover Saturday. The Cardinal sin of losing at Washington leaves 26 unbeatens as the season winds toward an Agatha...