| Dec 27, 2012
This is being called a "traditional" Rose Bowl because the football champions of the Pac-12 and Big Ten conferences just hit town, went to Disneyland, plan to eat wheelbarrows of prime rib and then play in the sacred Jan.1 post-parade time slot....
| Dec 28, 2012
Curt Phillips was asked Thursday, by the only reporter interviewing him, how far he could walk outside his downtown hotel without being recognized.
"The whole way," Phillips joked.
"Wherever you want me to...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 11:50 PM
SAN DIEGO — There have been rumors down here that the Chargers might be interested in UCLA's Jim Mora as a replacement for Coach Norv Turner.
If the Holiday Bowl was an audition, Mora could not have done more to prove himself the ideal choice to...
| May 7, 2013
| 9:41 AM
The 2013 inductees into the College Football Hall of Fame were announced on Tuesday. They are: Heisman Trophy winner Danny Wuerffel of Florida, two-time national champion Tommie Frazier of Nebraska, Heisman winner Ron Dayne of Wisconsin, Heisman winner...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 8:50 PM
Things have taken a bombshell Baylor turn since we last convened, but don't worry, this is nothing the eight-team playoff in 2014 won't solve.
What … it's only a four-team playoff?
In that case, the selection committee replacing the BCS...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 5:38 PM
We combed the hills and scoured the wires for this batch of weekend tidbits:
• Boston College has knocked undefeated Notre Dame out of the national title race in each of the last two decades: 1993 and 2002. Notre Dame (9-0) plays at Boston College...
| Nov 8, 2012
Rankman's steadfast "Never play on Election Tuesday" rule came back to bite Toledo when the Rockets forfeited their poll position by joining Mitt Romney in the loss column. Toledo, located in swing-state Ohio, lost to Ball State. Otherwise, it was...
| Oct 5, 2012
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, the Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games.
No. 24 Northwestern (5-0) at Penn...
| 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......
| Jan 22, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Jerry Sandusky, the longtime assistant coach who is the focus of child sex abuse allegations that led to the firing of Joe Paterno as Penn State football coach, issued a statement Sunday offering condolences to the Paterno family. “This is......
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:33 AM
Quarterback Johnny Stanton of Santa Margarita played pretty well in 2011, passing for 2,439 yards and 13 touchdowns while rushing for 1,428 yards and 21 touchdowns. He enters 2012 about the same height, 6 feet 2, and the same weight,......