| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:42 AM
At the top of UCLA Coach Jim Mora’s list of concerns this week is the unknown.
Nevada, the Bruins’ opponent Saturday night in the Rose Bowl, has a new coach, Brian Polian.
The Wolf Pack retained offensive coordinator Nick Rolovich and will...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 4:51 PM
The Rose Bowl celebrates its 100th game this season and it only seems as if Wisconsin has been in all of them.
The Badgers have actually appeared in only eight but have infiltrated the last three, all defeats.
It would be unkind to suggest folks are...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Writers from around the Tribune Co. offer their predictions on which teams will play for and win the Pac-12 and ACC championship games. Feel free to join the conversation by leaving a comment of your own.
Chris Dufresne, Los Angeles Times
| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Crimson Tide fans, book your vacation plans to sunny California.
If that line sounds familiar, it's because I wrote it Oct. 12, 2012 — in a blog post after the Southeastern Conference released its 2013 schedule.
It was weird not knowing then...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:43 PM
It sounds strange but this could be the last chance any outsider has to take down the Southeastern Conference, winners of seven straight national titles and heavily favored to make it eight.
Next season, when the playoff replaces the Bowl Championship...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:20 PM
There is a reason why top college football coaches demand top dollars:
Forget trying to figure out how to hire a great one, as there seems no reliable formula.
Pete Carroll was an ordinary, out-of-work NFL coach in 2001 when he took the...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:18 PM
One of the unforeseen perks of the maligned Bowl Championship Series was the annual major-bowl quest of the mid-major.
Will the last year of the BCS mean the last year of the underdog?
Not necessarily, but the new College Football Playoff in two years...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 11:21 AM
You work with the tools available.
California hasn’t been to the Rose Bowl since losing to Iowa, 38-12, in 1959. Probably few, if any, current Golden Bears players have heard of Joe Kapp.
So first-year Coach Sonny Dykes tapped the only piece...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Welcome to the season Urban Meyer, Mark Emmert and Johnny Manziel can't wait to get started.
All three of these men, in some form or fashion, had issues with their snooze alarms.
Oregon skips merrily into fall camp like a schoolchild after getting a...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Stanford proved last season that it did not need star quarterback Andrew Luck to continue as a consistent national power.
The Cardinal got a boost from the play of Kevin Hogan, who passed for nine touchdowns, with three interceptions, after...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 9:33 AM
Sherman Oaks Notre Dame has announced its 2013 inductees into the athletic Hall of Fame on Feb. 23 in the school gym, and among the honorees will be kicker Chris Sailer and basketball standout Nigel Miguel. Sailer was the nation's......