| Jan 1, 2014
| 9:34 PM
Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook walked to the Rose Bowl sideline Wednesday, unsure of the greeting he would get from Coach Mark Dantonio.
Stanford had returned a second-quarter interception for a touchdown.
"Coach D was just giving me this look...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 9:42 PM
Stanford didn't go totally without a victory in the Rose Bowl on Wednesday, even though Michigan State won the game, 24-20.
The Cardinal and its young and successful coach, David Shaw, took top honors in stubbornness. They were rock-solid in that...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 7:08 PM
Turn out the lights, the parity's over. The Bowl Championship Series era of equal access and catering to college football's "little guys" ended Monday night at the Rose Bowl when Florida State ended the Southeastern Conference's winning streak. The new...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Smarty, meet Sparty.
The race for this year's 100th Rose Bowl game was not nearly as exciting as the race for tickets to this year's 100th Rose Bowl Game.
Stanford, the defending Rose Bowl champions, may have even been outsmarted by ticket-hungry fans...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:44 PM
You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for motivation in each...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Michigan State is moving on without suspended senior linebacker Max Bullough.
Michigan State announced announced late Wednesday night that Bullough, a team captain, had been suspended for the Rose Bowl for violating unspecified team rules.
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Michigan State linebacker Denicos Allen is enjoying the Southern California sunshine as the Spartans prepare for the Rose Bowl against Stanford.
"It's definitely a big change, you know, coming from an ice storm to nice palm trees and nice weather -- it'...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Michigan State’s Kyler Elsworth and Darien Harris have been splitting reps during Rose Bowl practices as they prepare to replace starting middle linebacker Max Bullough, a team captain who was suspended on the eve of the Spartans’ arrival...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Michigan State running back Jeremy Langford did not burst onto the scene for the Spartans.
The junior from Wayne, Mich., patiently waited his turn.
Langford contributed on special teams for two seasons before moving into a starting role for the...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 9:06 PM
Alabama played lousy and Auburn got lucky, but nothing changes as another November starts to coalesce around SEC headquarters in Birmingham, Ala.
It's almost like the swallows returning to Capistrano.
When undefeated Auburn was left out of the BCS...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Did Coach O get himself a head coaching job (Saturday) night?
Not unless I missed a big story in my morning paper, but I do think USC interim Coach Ed Orgeron is moving closer to the point of no return. This is the "careful what you wish...