| Dec 20, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Notre Dame won't play a Big Ten opponent in 2015, the first time that's happened in more than 100 years, but the Fighting Irish will play a home game against Boston College at Fenway Park.
Athletic Director Jack Swarbrick released schedules for the next...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:47 PM
Lindsey Vonn had the second-fastest run in World Cup downhill training Thursday as she increased the pace in her comeback from injury.
The American finished only 0.04 seconds behind Dominique Gisin of Switzerland, who clocked 1 minute, 49.07 seconds...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 10:15 PM
Sergio Garcia won the Thailand Golf Championship on Sunday for his first victory in a year, finishing with a four-under-par 68 to beat Henrik Stenson by four strokes at Chonburi.
Garcia had a 22-under 266 total at Amata Spring for his fourth Asian...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:56 PM
Sunday night I was emailed the last Bowl Championship Series standings ever assembled.
I didn't cry, but I sniffled.
The standings were compiled and delivered, seven Sundays a season, by the National Football Foundation. You could click the short-form...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Question: Who would get the fourth berth in the playoff?
That's the question I'd love to see you tackle.
Answer: I tackled this question so hard in Monday's column I almost got called for "targeting."
And that ejection would have...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 3:53 PM
What a thrill it is to welcome any other Big Ten school to this year's Rose Bowl.
Thank you, Michigan State Spartans, for not being Wisconsin.
Thanks for your childlike exuberance in advance of the historic 100th game.
"They'll get to see some movie...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 7:45 PM
LAS VEGAS — USC deserves something for completing the strangest 10-win season in the history of college football.
How about some credit?
In the old days 10 wins got you a wire-service trophy and your team picture in the media guide.
| Dec 28, 2013
| 4:05 PM
The Rose Bowl was born a year before the flight at Kitty Hawk and was still kicking last year as Endeavor crawled through the streets of Los Angeles on the way to its final resting spot.
Between the Rose's first bloom in 1902 and this year's 100th game,...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:51 PM
This season's college bowl schedule is reminiscent of how it used to be in the last months of the year in pro golf, or the last five minutes of an NBA rout.
ESPN fills airtime and sells ads, but there is no compelling reason to watch...
| 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.
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:07 PM
At first glance, sure, it seems USC is outrageously placing its wobbly football program in the hands of a guy who was part of the regime which sent it staggering.
How could the Trojans hire Steve Sarkisian when he is so closely tied to a coach they just...