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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • New College Football Playoff could deliver a crushing blow to FCS teams

    New College Football Playoff could deliver a crushing blow to FCS teams
    On the surface, Bethune-Cookman's 54-6 loss to Florida State last season was another rout by the eventual national champion Seminoles. But if you dig past FSU's nearly 500 yards of total offense and B-CU's three turnovers, you'll find a few surprises....
  • Wisconsin's Gary Andersen receives raise to $2.2 million in 2014

    Wisconsin's Gary Andersen receives raise to $2.2 million in 2014
      Wisconsin’s Gary Andersen was rewarded with a raise after guiding the Badgers to a 9-4 record and a berth in the Capital One Bowl. The school’s board of regents approved a new package, which pays the second-year coach $2.2 million in...
  • Injured Miami RB Duke Johnson said he's likely to miss spring drills

    Injured Miami RB Duke Johnson said he's  likely to miss spring drills
    Injured Miami running back Duke Johnson was making the rounds, pumping up his teammates prior to Saturday night’s Russell Athletic Bowl. It was difficult to sit out the game for Johnson, who broke his right tibia during the Hurricanes’ 41-14...
  • College football top 25 countdown: No. 24 Wisconsin

    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...
  • College football preview: Wisconsin

     College football preview: Wisconsin
    One of the Ten Commandments of Sports is a football coach eventually must be replaced by his opposite. Even Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez, the maverick who uttered, "I won't use a search committee; most search committees use me," followed...
  • ESPN's David Pollack: Women don't belong on college playoff committee

    ESPN's David Pollack: Women don't belong on college playoff committee
    Oh brother (but not sister), here we go. I knew the college football selection committee was going to be controversial, but I didn't think it would happen before the panel was actually announced. News that former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is...
  • College Football Playoff names 13-member selection committee

    College Football Playoff names 13-member selection committee
    The names became official Wednesday when the new College Football Playoff unveiled the 13-member selection committee in charge of picking future national champions. Starting next year, the panel will replace the current BCS system and choose the top...
  • Teel Time: Swofford hails football selection committee, again pans NCAA

    Teel Time: Swofford hails football selection committee, again pans NCAA
    Basketball was the sport du jour Wednesday, but during interviews at the ACC’s preseason media gathering, commissioner John Swofford applauded the freshly minted selection committee for college football’s playoff and again broadsided the...