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  • 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...
  • Michigan-Louisville NCAA title game: Gratitude adjustment required

    Michigan-Louisville NCAA title game: Gratitude adjustment required
    ATLANTA — Michigan will have three or four thank-you notes to hand out should it win Monday night's national championship game against Louisville at the Georgia Dome. It can start with Penn State, which beat the Wolverines by 14 points in State...
  • NCAA Final Four: Syracuse vs. Michigan

    NCAA Final Four: Syracuse vs. Michigan
    SYRACUSE Starters P; Ht.; Wt.; Statistics F; C.J. Fair; 6-6; 215; 14.3 ppg F; James Southerland; 6-8; 215; 13.5 ppg C; Rakeem Christmas; 6-9; 242; 4.6 rpg G; Brandon Triche; 6-4; 210; 13.7 ppg G; Michael Carter-Williams; 6-6; 185; 12.1 ppg...
  • True underdogs mix with pedigreed types in wide-open NCAA tournament

    True underdogs mix with pedigreed types in wide-open NCAA tournament
    My dream of a West Regional foursome of Wichita State, La Salle, Harvard and Iowa State came only half true. Los Angeles fell two underdogs short from hitting for the Cinderella cycle. The disappointment abated when, in Philadelphia, the hallucination...
  • Pitt's blowout loss to Wichita State a real shocker to Jamie Dixon

    Pitt's blowout loss to Wichita State a real shocker to Jamie Dixon
    SALT LAKE CITY -- Wow, that was one lousy job audition for Pittsburgh Coach Jamie Dixon. Dixon, a potential candidate for the USC basketball opening for what seems like years now, left it all over the floor Thursday at EnergySolutions Arena. No. 9...
  • Gregg Marshall's success at Wichita State isn't a Shocker to him

    Gregg Marshall's success at Wichita State isn't a Shocker to him
    Wichita State Coach Gregg Marshall can't wait to get the Shockers to Los Angeles for the West Regional at Staples Center. His ninth-seeded team meets No. 13 La Salle in Thursday night's battle of NCAA overlooked underdogs. Two wins in the West earns one...
  • For Louisville, injury leads to inspiration in NCAA win over Duke

    For Louisville, injury leads to inspiration in NCAA win over Duke
    Tears are part of the NCAA tournament. They flow when teams win and flow when they lose. The tears shed for Louisville guard Kevin Ware on Sunday, though, were different. They almost spontaneously gushed in response to Ware's gruesome leg break during...
  • Conference tournaments take their chances in Las Vegas

    Conference tournaments take their chances in Las Vegas
    The last Big East basketball tournament as we know it hits New York's stage this week at Madison Square Garden. What sportswriter Dan Wetzel recently described as "the most honest event in college sports" is breaking up after a messy divorce that will...