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  • Stardom comes at a price for UCLA's Myles Jack

    Stardom comes at a price for UCLA's Myles Jack
    UCLA's Myles Jack was doing an interview, one of many since the freshman linebacker added running back to his chores and became a college football phenomenon. Teammate Eddie Vanderdoes saw this as his cue. "Man, we were walking on campus after the...
  • Todd Christensen dies at 57; record-setting NFL tight end

    Todd Christensen dies at 57; record-setting NFL tight end
    As an eloquent and colorful All-Pro tight end for the Los Angeles Raiders, Todd Christensen seemed to have a playbook in one hand and a dictionary in the other. "All you'd have to say was, `Todd, will you just shut up? Give me a $2 word instead of a $10...
  • Fourth spot in playoff would be choice among three champions

    Fourth spot in playoff would be choice among three champions
    Question: Who would get the fourth berth in the playoff? That's the question I'd love to see you tackle. Ted Frank Answer: I tackled this question so hard in Monday's column I almost got called for "targeting." And that ejection would have...
  • USC offense under Steve Sarkisian will be up-tempo, up to date

    USC offense under Steve Sarkisian will be up-tempo, up to date
      New USC Coach Steve Sarkisian will wait until spring practice to install the up-tempo, no-huddle offense he brought with him from Washington. Trojans quarterbacks are already looking forward to it. "I'm very excited," said starter Cody Kessler,...
  • Can you name the Heisman Trophy winners in Pro Football Hall of Fame?

    Can you name the Heisman Trophy winners in Pro Football Hall of Fame?
    There are eight -- and there's one active NFL player who will be a shoo-in -- Heisman Trophy winners in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Can you name them? Two are running backs who won the Heisman as college football's best player in the 1980s. Two...
  • Johnny Manziel is back to being good

    Johnny Manziel is back to being good
    Marcus Mariota of Oregon and Jameis Winston of Florida State are generally considered to be the front-runners for this season’s Heisman Trophy, but there’s another quarterback having a pretty good season. His name is Johnny Manziel (a.k.a....
  • Wes Welker's concussions inspire words of warning

    Wes Welker's concussions inspire words of warning
    Some holiday-season stocking stuffers: —The Wes Welker situation is now officially serious. The Denver Broncos wide receiver suffered a concussion Nov. 17 against the Kansas City Chiefs. He played the next Sunday. Last Sunday against the...
  • Mack Brown resigns as Texas football coach

    Mack Brown resigns as Texas football coach
    Texas announced Saturday that Mack Brown will resign as football coach after the Longhorns play Oregon in the Alamo Bowl on Dec. 30, with an accompanying statement from the 16-year coach saying he felt the "time is right for a change." The university...
  • Jameis Winston hears the accolades, but echoes of accusations linger

     Jameis Winston hears the accolades, but echoes of accusations linger
      On a fine football Saturday night, Jameis Winston proudly took possession of the most prestigious sculpture in American sports, the Heisman Trophy. In the background of all of these accolades, there is a woman who claims he raped her. The victim...
  • UCLA's Brett Hundley knows staying in school could help or hurt

    UCLA's Brett Hundley knows staying in school could help or hurt
    UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley could look across the city last season and see the perils of staying in school. Former USC quarterback Matt Barkley, whom many thought to be a first-round pick after his junior season, came back for a senior year. The...
  • Florida State wins big but keeps it classy

    Florida State wins big but keeps it classy
    With Ohio State and Baylor right behind in the Bowl Championship Series standings, Florida State needed a big win over Wake Forest on Saturday, and got it, 59-3. It could have been bigger, too, and unseemly, if not for some class shown by Seminoles...