| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:37 PM
A lot of people hate the Bowl Championship Series, but no conference needs it to go away faster than the Pac-12.
No league has been more tormented by its quartile quirkiness and, at times, outright chicanery.
The BCS would not have been possible...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:17 PM
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- AJ McCarron threw three touchdown passes, T.J. Yeldon ran for 133 yards and two scores and No. 1 Alabama overwhelmed No. 10 Louisiana State, 38-17, on Saturday night.
The Crimson Tide (9-0, 6-0 Southeastern Conference) turned to...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 11:45 PM
PITTSBURGH -- James Conner ran for two short touchdowns, including the go-ahead score with 9:36 remaining as Pittsburgh upset No. 24 Notre Dame, 28-21, Saturday night.
Tom Savage passed for 243 yards and two touchdowns to Devin Street as the Panthers...
| Nov 9, 2013
Hindsight is 20/20. Stanford "could" beat Oregon. Really went out on a limb. Shower yourself in Gatorade podcast.
I was asked in my weekly Monday podcast on latimes.com whether I would be shocked if Stanford beat Oregon. I said "no."...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:09 PM
What you need to know about the latest epic showdown featuring Alabama and Louisiana State:
• It's not as epic as two years ago, when LSU went to Alabama in what was billed as the "Game of the Century."
That hyped-up-on-helium affair ended up a...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:07 PM
The creamy filling in these rankings may be soft but check out the historic crust. You have Alabama and Florida State on top, destined to meet for this season's Bowl Championship Series title, offset by a new bottom of Texas and USC. The Longhorns and...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:02 PM
No. 2 Florida State (8-0) at Wake Forest (4-5)
9 a.m., Channel 7
Is it possible Florida State could have a let down one week after its emphatic win over Miami, against an inferior Wake Forest team? Wake Forest has won four of the last...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 6:08 PM
There’s another big change in the Bowl Championship Series standings but, once again, it might not be a big deal.
Florida State used its big victory over Miami on Saturday to move past Oregon into the No. 2 spot Sunday in the third release of...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:22 PM
You prepare for a season with flash cards: The nickname of Texas State is….?
You purchase the best college football magazines, re-read "Death to the BCS," and hang on every one of Kirk Herbstreit's words.
There are still things you...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Mark this down as we whitewater-raft through the final weeks of the final BCS rapids: Something is going to happen, give, buckle or burst.
Some team is going to be robbed and maybe ripped off.
Grownups are going to scream, sulk, petition, lobby and...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Longtime USC assistant coach Ed Orgeron has been chosen to be the Trojans' interim football coach, Athletic Director Pat Haden announced at a Sunday afternoon news conference.
Orgeron replaces Lane Kiffin, who was fired after Saturday night's 62-41 loss...