| Sep 24, 2012
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...
| Sep 27, 2012
Monday night's NFL outrage with the officials reminds me of the time in 2010 that "replacement Rankman" put Boise State at No. 1 and kept the Broncos there until the Friday night after Thanksgiving. This week's standings offer their own controversial...
| Sep 27, 2012
It must be a slow week if ESPN's "GameDay" is headed to the Big Ten Conference, which doesn't have a title-eligible school ranked among the top 19 of the Associated Press media poll.
Close-as-it-gets No. 20 Michigan State is locking down for its...
| Sep 29, 2012
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: USC hangover? As a Stanford fan, this is painful but familiar.
Answer: You're not kidding. Stanford looked like it spent its bye week after USC wasting away again in Margaritaville.
Blew out my flip-...
| Sep 29, 2012
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...
| Apr 16, 2012
Swimmer won Olympic gold medals
Murray Rose, 73, a four-time Olympic gold medal swimmer from Australia who also competed at USC while studying acting in the late '50s, died Sunday in Sydney of leukemia, Swimming Australia said.
| Feb 6, 2013
| 7:43 PM
The Southeastern Conference conducted its annual player draft Wednesday in advance of winning its eighth straight national title next season.
There's nothing like national SEC signing day, with other conferences participating the way the Washington...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 6:45 PM
The end of this season means there's only a year left of the snaggle-toothed Bowl Championship Series, a cartel dreamed up by Satan that has been infuriating college football fans since 1998. We can't wait for the new four-team playoff starting in 2014...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 6:20 PM
The Rose Bowl pregame weather has been about as crummy as the seven combined losses for Stanford and Wisconsin.
It's never good to make Dick Butkus, who made the game-clinching interception for Illinois in the 1964 game, slog through drenching rain...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 9:30 PM
The Wisconsin Badgers slinked out of Pasadena again Tuesday, defeated for the third straight year in the Rose Bowl. The good news was, by now, they certainly know the backroads out of town.
There was distinction in their 20-14 loss, but not the sort for...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Tired of tracking the conference whereabouts of your favorite school?
Well, take a number and get in realignment line.
Even the people paid to cover the sport have trouble keeping up.
INTERACTIVE: Conference Realignment chart
The turning point for...