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  • Ravens tight end Daniels keeps an eye on the skies

    Ravens tight end Daniels keeps an eye on the skies
    Owen Daniels remembers one of the first times he went on camera to deliver the weather. For a guy who makes his living on the football field, it was a nerve-racking experience. Like most first-timers, he said, he butchered his performance, blaming it,...
  • Former Terp Danny O'Brien says he won't return to Wisconsin

    Former Terp Danny O'Brien says he won't return to Wisconsin
    After playing for two teams and four head coaches in four seasons, quarterback Danny O'Brien is again college football's version of a free agent, hoping to find a school where he can fulfill the promise he showed in a redshirt freshman season at...
  • Terps Trio: Big Ten schedule, previously scheduled games, road trips

    Terps Trio: Big Ten schedule, previously scheduled games, road trips
    Baltimore Sun reporters Don Markus and Jeff Barker and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. Given the 2014 schedule announced Thursday by the Big Ten, how tough will Maryland’s road back...
  • Big Ten targeted Maryland partly because it feared losing Penn State

    Big Ten targeted Maryland partly because it feared losing Penn State
    Affable Barry Alvarez is back coaching the Wisconsin Badgers football team, and we're all better for it. Speaking the university's athletic board Friday, he revealed another motivation for the Big Ten to go after Maryland and Rutgers: keeping Penn...
  • FAU's Charlie Partridge comfortable in Schnellenberger's shadow

    BOCA RATON – It was one of those "where-were-you-when" moments for FAU first-year coach Charlie Partridge. He remembers exactly what he was doing when the University of Miami defeated Nebraska in the 1984 Orange Bowl. When he thinks of it, it makes...
  • College football mailbag: Pat Haden still has them talking

    Each week during the college football season, national analyst Chris Dufresne will burn a timeout to answer questions and exchange opinions. You can email him at chris.dufresne@latimes.com and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes. --- It seemed to...
  • Bob Suter, former UW and 'Miracle on Ice' star, dies at age 57

    MADISON, Wisc. The news spread quickly through the Wisconsin hockey community and left friends of former UW defenseman Bob Suter stunned, struggling to find the right words to share. Suter died Tuesday of an apparent heart attack. He was 57. "We are all...
  • A primer on the College Football Playoff

     A primer on the College Football Playoff
    Playoffs? Yep. Playoffs. For the first time in major-college football history, the national champion will be crowned this year after a four-team playoff. The College Football Playoff, as it is officially — and unoriginally — named,...
  • Ten-game Big Ten schedule would solve conference's issues

    Ten-game Big Ten schedule would solve conference's issues
    What if there was a way to make Big Ten season ticket holders happier, to give players a better experience, to get more cash from TV partners, to create a more legitimate conference champion, to impress the playoff selection committee and to avoid writing...
  • College football's opening weekend raises eyebrows

    College football's opening weekend raises eyebrows
    Getting a line on opening weekend was not easy. Selection committee members, as you read this, are rearranging all the postseason Post-it notes on their refrigerators. Texas A&M moved up near the freezer compartment, replacing down-by-carrots-now...
  • Pat Haden allowed to stay on College Football Playoff selection panel

    Pat Haden allowed to stay on College Football Playoff selection panel
    A wild weekend of egregious errors and brain burps has smartly been reworked into common-sense damage control. College football leaders finally started making dollars and sense. USC Athletic Director Pat Haden wisely got out in front of his inevitable...
  • Pat Haden in wrong place at wrong time at USC-Stanford game

     Pat Haden in wrong place at wrong time at USC-Stanford game
    A blue-ribbon committee convened early Sunday to choose the weekend's low-light playoff team. The 13-member panel was fictional, formulated in a columnist's post-Oregon drive back to the hotel, but included so many upstanding citizens its credibility...