| Oct 10, 2012
| 4:50 PM
Time is running out to champion a worthwhile cause. "Death to the BCS" is settled law and "Save the WAC" didn't seem worth gumming up a car bumper.
The "West Virginia Defense Fund" closed shop after the Mountaineers' offense showed that it didn't need...
| May 6, 2012
| 7:19 PM
It's the million dollar question.
It's the 360-plus million dollar question and everyone with any ties to college football has been asked it one time or another over the past several weeks: What are your thoughts on a playoff?
| Jun 19, 2013
Missouri-Kansas City's Hall accepts post as UMBC AD
UMBC announced the appointment of Tim Hall as athletic director, effective July 8. Hall has served as AD at Missouri-Kansas City since February 2007. He succeeds Charles Brown, who...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Tired of tracking the conference whereabouts of your favorite school?
Well, take a number and get in realignment line.
Even the people paid to cover the sport have trouble keeping up.
INTERACTIVE: Conference Realignment chart
The turning point for...
| 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...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 3:54 PM
As in all divorces, this one has been messy.
The football and basketball-only members of the Big East Conference have been at odds for quite some time and no amount of counseling was going to bring these two parties back together again.
| Nov 28, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Rankman has rarely been this excited about two recently "dropped out" teams playing on a Thursday night in Piscataway, N.J. The showdown between Rutgers and Louisville now features two teams representing three different conferences. Rutgers is joining the...
| Nov 22, 2012
This could be a first in the history of Rankman — two teams in the top 25 with the nickname Aggies: Texas A&M (11) and Utah State (24). Throw in Kansas State (8) if you count the nearby "Aggieville" bar scene. Missing the Aggies cut: North...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 4:17 PM
At first glance, Urban Meyer and Will Muschamp don't have much in common besides the obvious Florida connection. Meyer has coached two national championship teams, while is Muschamp in his second season as a head coach.
However, both coaches have done...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 6:25 PM
The Southeastern Conference, taken out of the national title hunt for as long as three non-SEC teams keep winning, mostly takes the week off as it openly cheers for upsets of Oregon, Kansas State and Notre Dame. SEC schools bully up to play seven 1-AA...
| Nov 17, 2012
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: If UCLA beats USC, will The Times let them be in the Sunday sports page headline?
Answer: That's a tough call but we can probably make a one-time exception to get UCLA out on the cover, especially if the...