| Oct 27, 2013
| 8:33 PM
The late-show time slot on Saturday night continues to provide enthralling bedtime stories.
Ah, but what do those games mean anyway?
This weekend, two heart-stoppers only affected the Bowl Championship Series title race plus the Rose and Fiesta bowls....
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Rankman's pipe dream of Stanford and Northwestern meeting in the BCS title game at the Rose Bowl is over. Gone is the utopian idea two schools with integrity and academic standards might also compete on football's grandest stage. We're left now with a No....
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:49 PM
The Atlantic Coast Conference has been waiting so many years for this stand-alone moment it might collectively have to take a nervous pill and sit down.
The ACC has spent years failing to prove it was more than just a basketball conference. It wanted so...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 11:02 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Bill Belton ran for a 2-yard touchdown in the fourth overtime to lift Penn State past No. 18 Michigan 43-40 in maybe the biggest win in Coach Bill O'Brien's two seasons with the Nittany Lions.
Penn State's Christian Hackenberg...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 5:28 PM
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Fitzgerald Toussaint scored a go-ahead, two-yard touchdown with 2:49 left and No. 11 Michigan made a desperately needed stop on the final play to hold on for a 28-24 victory over Akron on Saturday.
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:36 PM
Brady Hoke isn't a Michigan man. He was born in Ohio (boo, hiss) and attended college in Indiana (Ball State).
Yet if Bo Schembechler were alive, he'd say something such as "This is more like it."
The spread might have worked for Rich Rodriguez at...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:55 AM
It was news last week when UCLA was picked to win the South Division in the annual Pac-12 media poll.
UCLA was first, followed by Arizona State and USC. It was the first time since 2001 that the Bruins had been picked ahead of the Trojans.
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:29 PM
College football is no longer the "Saturday's America" sportswriter Dan Jenkins wrote about all those years ago.
It is now "Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday's America … and Monday's too."
It used to be only hungry-for-exposure conferences took...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Welcome to the season Urban Meyer, Mark Emmert and Johnny Manziel can't wait to get started.
All three of these men, in some form or fashion, had issues with their snooze alarms.
Oregon skips merrily into fall camp like a schoolchild after getting a...
| 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 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...