| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Joe Paterno and Bobby Bowden were legends and friends and headed for train-wreck finishes. There was no easy way to extricate themselves from the Penn State and Florida State kingdoms they ruled, so both men decided to hold on until fate intervened....
| Oct 19, 2013
| 9:33 PM
Jameis Winston and Florida State sucked the life out of Death Valley.
The Seminoles' remarkable redshirt freshman threw for 444 yards and three touchdowns and No. 5 Florida State crushed No. 3 Clemson 51-14 Saturday night, making a statement that should...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:49 PM
The Atlantic Coast Conference has been waiting so many years for this stand-alone moment it might collectively have to take a nervous pill and sit down.
The ACC has spent years failing to prove it was more than just a basketball conference. It wanted so...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 8:23 PM
The score was so one-sided it looked like a paycheck game for homecoming.
The winning school totaled 614 yards to the losing team's 234 and won the first-down battle, 33-9.
So was this No.1 Alabama against winless Georgia State?
Actually, it was No....
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:18 PM
The announcement that ESPN would be taking its rollicking GameDay show to North Dakota State this week should have been a tip-off to make weekend getaway plans.
The network packages these excursions as wholesome, public service peeks into the...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:26 PM
Hiring a staff and schmoozing with boosters was not the toughest thing Mike Bellotti had to do after he was hired as head coach at Oregon in 1995.
The toughest part was replacing the offensive coordinator, Mike Bellotti.
It meant giving up the thing...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:35 PM
There will be plenty of fresh faces at Florida State games this season and one very old one.
After years of irreconcilable differences, former coach Bobby Bowden has agreed to be honored at the football kingdom he built from scratch in the 1970s....
| Jul 25, 2013
| 9:39 AM
During an interview last month, Florida State football Coach Jimbo Fisher mentioned that tight end Nick O’Leary was in a motorcycle accident, saying he “wrecked that daggone scooter and was banged up for about a month.”
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The intrigue surrounding Florida State signee Matthew Thomas and USC has apparently ended.
A day after his father said Thomas wanted a release from his national letter of intent so he could transfer to USC, Thomas on Tuesday released a statement to...
| 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 15, 2012
Texas A&M won't let Johnny Manziel talk to the media this year because it has a policy against freshmen doing interviews.
The fear is that these young Aggies, even redshirts like Manziel, might say something immature or inappropriate.
Manziel led the...