| Sep 26, 2013
Put away the running clocks. Silly season should be over — at least until Alabama hosts Chattanooga in late November.
It is ridiculous to think Ohio State could play a team so overmatched that the Buckeyes' backup quarterback could throw six...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:52 PM
It never ceases to amaze how sports can become a morality play, and take so many wrong and disgusting turns along the way.
Take the case of the football coach of the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers, Jerry Kill. Kill has epilepsy. He has had...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:30 PM
1: Oklahoma looks to avenge last year's shocking 30-13 home loss to Notre Dame when it visits South Bend. The win legitimized Notre Dame as a national title contender and improved its all-time record over Oklahoma to 9-1. The Sooners' lone win in the...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 8:50 PM
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- After starting quarterback Jeff Driskel was lost to a season-ending ankle injury, Tyler Murphy led No. 19 Florida to five scores in a somewhat ugly game, helping the Gators open Southeastern Conference play with a 31-17 victory over...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Nebraska Coach Bo Pelini said Tuesday he doesn't know if he'll be disciplined for his profane rant about Cornhuskers fans two years ago, but that he expects most will continue to support him.
An audio of Pelini's tirade from October 2011, after...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 5:57 PM
The Pac-12 continued its (Eastern) time-honored tradition of playing host to some of the most compelling football ever played after midnight in Altoona.
Anybody can roll out great games on CBS in broad daylight, but the Pac-12 excels at impasses with...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 11:44 AM
If you missed the end of Wisconsin at Arizona State late Saturday night (Sunday morning in the east), you missed a bizarre finish and yet another raging controversy involving Pac-12 officials.
Arizona State won the game, 32-30, and that outcome won&...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:36 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Thursday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games:
No. 5 Stanford (1-0) at Army...
| 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...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 3:49 PM
The Ohio State football nation held its collective breath after star quarterback Braxton Miller left Saturday's game against San Diego State with a left knee injury. Miller reportedly suffered a medial collateral ligament sprain and did not return to the...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:31 PM
They started calling him "Johnny Football" as a kid because, when things didn't go his way on the playground, he took his ball and went home.
Now hit me with a rim shot and a "piling on" penalty.
Unlike the paid psycho-babble experts on ESPN, I...