| 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...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 6:41 PM
ESPN's "Octomom" family of networks hopes you enjoy this year's cavalcade of commercials and center snaps as it furiously tries to secure the two games it doesn't broadcast.
Conspicuously missing from the lineup is Ohio State (12-0) vs. Louisiana Tech...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 3:33 PM
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...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 9:36 PM
Saturday's Highlights 'Would You Rather…?' on BBC America...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 4:33 PM
After a record number of points and more than 1,100 yards in offense, the 98th Rose Bowl ended at a standstill Monday evening in Pasadena. With Wisconsin 25 yards away from potentially tying the score, an officials' review determined that......
| Jul 4, 2010
With her head and neck arched forward and her arms outstretched behind her, Diane Kleen steels herself for a curious test of perseverance.
As someone nearby shouts, "Go!" her tensed muscles relax. She teeters toward the table in front of her, and an...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 4:34 PM
The Big 12 and Big East conferences appear to be in jeopardy with the likely departure of several teams. Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss what will happen to the remaining teams in the Big 12 and Big East conferences....
| May 4, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Aaron Fuller, an All-Big Ten honorable mention forward at Iowa, has signed with USC as a transfer and will redshirt this coming season, the Trojans announced Tuesday morning. Signing Fuller, a 6-foot-6, 230-pound sophomore who averaged 9.7 points and 6.2....
| Mar 18, 2010
I just heard the tragic news: My cheese smuggler died.
He was from my dad's native rancho of Jomulquillo in the central Mexican state of Zacatecas, a quesero whom hundreds depended on for their queso añejo, a thick, salty fromage unique to the region...
| Nov 23, 2008
Bob Jeter, a former University of Iowa halfback who was named most valuable player of the 1959 Rose Bowl and went on to play defensive back for the Green Bay Packers, died of a heart attack Thursday at his home in Chicago. He was 71 and had undergone...