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  • 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...
  • With college football playoff committee in place, the real work begins

    The world in 1959 was introduced to the famed Mercury 7 astronauts, who led America's epic race to the moon. They were "The Right Stuff." The world on Wednesday was introduced to an inaugural 13 members of the College Football Playoff selection...
  • Wisconsin Badgers ranked No. 23 in the Sentinel's preseason rankings

    Wisconsin Badgers ranked No. 23 in the Sentinel's preseason rankings
      The Orlando Sentinel has ranked all 125 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 125 to our projected No. 1 team. Today at No. 23: Wisconsin Coach:...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Arkansas Bret Bielema addresses 'thug' comment by Gordon Gee

    Arkansas Bret Bielema addresses 'thug' comment by Gordon Gee
    Arkansas coach Bret Bielema addressed comments made by Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee last week where he said the Wisconsin AD referred to him as a ‘thug.’ “Dr. E. Gordon Gee and I have spoken regarding comments he has now...
  • Teel Time: ACC, Notre Dame among targets of Gordon Gee's barbs

    Ohio State president Gordon Gee’s disparaging, ignorant and condescending comments about Catholics, Louisville, Bret Bielema and the Southeastern Conference have drawn considerable and deserved ridicule. Made during a December meeting of Ohio...
  • Five new coaches to watch: Wisconsin's Gary Andersen

    Five new coaches to watch: Wisconsin's Gary Andersen
    From Auburn to Western Michigan – the coaching carousel was in overdrive as 30 different Football Bowl Subdivision jobs were vacated and filled this offseason. Each day this week, we will debut a new coach who will make an impact in 2013-14....
  • 18 holes with … Tim Beckman

    18 holes with … Tim Beckman
    Tim Beckman faced a dilemma on the 14th hole at Olympia Fields' North Course: lay up or try to fly it 160 yards from the right rough to clear the scrub area. "You know me," the Illinois football coach said. "I'm not going to play it dang short." At...
  • Did the Big Ten really fear Penn State might leave?

     
    This likely will draw sharp reactions from Penn State fans who remain less than thrilled with the Big Ten. Wisconsin Athletic Director Barry Alvarez said Friday that the Big Ten added Maryland and Rutgers, in part, to ensure that Penn......
  • Bowl games 2012-13 TV schedule

     
    College football bowl games 2012-13 TV schedule begins with the Gildan New Mexico Bowl Dec. 15 and ends with the BCS National Championship Jan. 7. The Gildan New Mexico Bowl between Nevada and Arizona Dec. 15 at 1pm ET on ESPN won’t be the most...