| Jan 8, 2013
| 6:45 PM
The end of this season means there's only a year left of the snaggle-toothed Bowl Championship Series, a cartel dreamed up by Satan that has been infuriating college football fans since 1998. We can't wait for the new four-team playoff starting in 2014...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 7:30 PM
People to this day buy Robin Weber bar drinks.
"It's been good for beer," he joked in a recent phone interview.
On New Year's Eve, 1973, a year after the scoop-for-score that made Franco Harris famous, Notre Dame executed its own "Immaculate...
| 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...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 8:50 PM
ATLANTA -- No one down here in Southeastern Conference country was surprised Sunday when the final Bowl Championship Series standings confirmed Alabama would be playing Jan. 7 for the national title.
The surprise is why the SEC isn't playing the SEC...
| Dec 1, 2012
ATLANTA -- Alabama and Georgia haven't played in football since 2008 but won't be completely startled when they bump into each other at the Georgia Dome on Saturday.
At stake is the Southeastern Conference championship — otherwise known as the...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 5:44 PM
All together now:
Come on you Huskies,
Fight you Huskies
And win for NIU
Or, as fellow Northern Illinois University alumnus Ned Colletti put it Monday morning, "Long overdue."
The Huskies didn't need to change uniform numbers to...
| 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...
| Jan 23, 2012
During a six-decade career, Joe Paterno transformed sleepy Penn State University into a national football power, creating a legacy that no one thought could be beaten — or tarnished.
But the Ivy League-educated coach who demanded that his players...
| Feb 20, 2011
Ollie Matson, a remarkably versatile football player who had the misfortune during a 14-year career in the National Football League to play on mostly bad teams, among them some of the worst Los Angeles Rams clubs in history — and made it to the Hall...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 9:36 PM
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| Jan 3, 2012
| 9:37 PM
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