| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:11 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino said earlier this week that UCF was a “sleeping giant.”
And then on Friday night, Louisville football coach Charlie Strong and his undefeated, No. 8-ranked Cardinals not only...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 9:52 AM
HOOVER, Ala. – AJ McCarron knows exactly who he is.
He's AJ and the Alabama quarterback is happy to be just that.
He also happens to be the first quarterback to lead his team to back-to-back national championships in the BCS era and the fourth...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:36 PM
From the number crunchers at ESPN: The probability of the Patriots rallying from four points down and 70 yards away in the last 1:20 and that the Red Sox would rally from four runs down in the eighth inning to win on the same day was 0.2 percent....
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:41 AM
Kansas State was picked to finish eighth and sixth in the Big 12 over the last two years---they went 15-3 and came within four yards of back to back to Big 12 titles. How glad do you suppose that K-Staters are to be picked sixth again this year?...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Five things to watch this week in college football:
1: USC fans thinking Steve Sarkisian should be their next coach will be watching as Sark leads Washington into a Friday night game against UCLA at the Rose Bowl. Washington is 6-3 and has rebounded...
| Nov 9, 2013
Hindsight is 20/20. Stanford "could" beat Oregon. Really went out on a limb. Shower yourself in Gatorade podcast.
I was asked in my weekly Monday podcast on latimes.com whether I would be shocked if Stanford beat Oregon. I said "no."...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 7:50 PM
The Milan Puskar Stadium scoreboard has been condemned until electricians can repair all the short circuits, while three volunteers working Saturday's press box have already filed for stat-man's compensation.
West Virginia's 70-63 victory over Baylor...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 7:27 PM
We had most of it right. This year's early Heisman Trophy favorite was correctly identified as the quarterback with "unfinished business."
He returned for his senior year to lead a high-octane offense, featuring the nation's best receiver tandem, on a...
| Oct 6, 2012
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: Put down the Trojan Kool-Aid. Title-game hopes? Now, if you're talking about Alamo Bowl title hopes, then we're in the realm of reality.
Answer: For the record, I much prefer Trojan Tang because it's easier...
| Oct 4, 2012
Louisiana State can't afford to keep winning like this. The Tigers are 2-0 the last two weeks and are dropping faster than a first-time drinker at Mardi Gras. Oregon State is No.1 in two of the six Bowl Championship Series computers and also in the...
| 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...